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The most affordable car hire agency in Uruguay is Avis. Travellers have found Avis rental cars for as little as £21/day at some locations, which is a cheaper deal compared to the national average price of £26/day. Keep in mind that prices tend to vary depending on your car hire needs.
Avis has more car hire locations within Uruguay than any other agency. With 12 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. If you haven’t chosen a city to travel to within Uruguay, consider Montevideo, which is the most popular destination in the country. Here you will find that Avis has 3 locations throughout the area.
Whether you hire or own a car in Uruguay, you are required by law to drive on the right. Keep in mind that if you do not feel comfortable driving on this side of the road, you can always call a taxi or opt for a ride share.
According to 2019 data, Uruguay ranks 96 in the world for road quality. The country has a road quality score of 3.3 out of 7, where 7 is the highest possible score. Keep in mind that weather and construction can also affect road conditions during your visit.
1.43 mg/l is the maximum Blood Alcohol Concentration you can have to legally drive a car in Uruguay. Both residents and visitors of Uruguay can face legal penalties for having a BAC higher than this amount. Keep in mind that there are stricter penalties for those who drink-drive and are under the legal drinking age. In Uruguay, you must be at least 18 to drink.
There are plenty of different types of cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting Uruguay, the most popular type to hire is a Economy. An estimated 73% of our users chose a Economy in the past 30 days and paid on average £16 per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.
The average price of petrol in Uruguay is £0.95 per litre as of last week. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Algeria at £0.25 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at £1.75 per litre.