Are you leaving for Uruguay soon? Then after reading our travel advice on this country, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. The specific precautions and vaccinations Uruguay requires depend, among other things, on your trip and the length of your stay in this South American country.
Uruguay lies on the Atlantic Ocean and borders Argentina and Brazil. Uruguay has a mild maritime climate and especially in summer, when temperatures average around 28 degrees, it is very pleasant. The summer months of December to March are therefore considered the best time to travel to Uruguay. Capital Montevideo, where half the population lives, is Uruguay’s main tourist attraction. Furthermore, the Uruguayan coast is a destination that attracts holidaymakers from all over the world, and the historic World Heritage-listed town of Colonia del Sacramento is also a must-see.
Vaccinations Uruguay: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Uruguay that you are not normally immune to. The right vaccinations can therefore protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Uruguay requires. In addition, read our travel tips. So you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.