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Bus

Bus – unlike Buenos Aires in nearby Argentina, there is no Metro subway system that provides public transportation in Montevideo – only buses (run by various private services). The problem is that there are no maps of the bus routes or timetables posted at stops. Taking a bus in Montevideo will often mean checking your […]

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TAXI

TAXI – the black and yellow taxis that operate on the streets of Montevideo use meters that count fichas (pulses) – at 1/10 km per pulse. When one reaches his/her destination, the driver calculates the fare from the number of pulses that elapsed. The average fare from the Centre to Pocitos (for example) is US$4 […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Montevideo:   Aventura Rent a Car: +598 02 683 2836 Avis: +598 02 903-0303 Budget: +598 02 712-2020 Dollar: +598 02 682-8350 Europcar: +598 02 401-0575 Hertz: +598 02 712-5000 Multicar: +598 02 902-2555 Puntacar: +598 02 900-2772 Thrifty: +598 02 481-8170  

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