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Currency

ARGENTINA

The official currency of Argentina is the Argentinian Peso (ARS).

The exchange rate according to xe.com on 29 May 2018 was:

1€ = 28,56 ARS

It is also important to know that you often may be asked to present your ID or passport when you pay with a credit card.

Please note that most convenience stores do not accept credit cards so it is highly advised to have some cash with you for small expenses (coffee, water, etc.).
There is no ATM in the hotel. If you go outside of the hotel to the left, on the corner of the street there is the Santander Rio bank with ATM machines.

 

URUGUAY

The Uruguayan currency is the Uruguayan Peso (UYU)

The exchange rate according to xe.com on 29 May 2018 was:

1€ = 36, 18 UYU  

Exchange offices are recommended for exchanging foreign currencies. ATM’s are easily located nearby the hotel. Credit cards are widely accepted.

 

Internet at the hotel

Internet is included in your room rate, provided you made reservations through CWT.

Phones

The country code for Argentina is + 54.

The country code for Uruguay is + 59.

Electricity

ARGENTINA
As Argentina uses two different types of wall outlets, having an international travel adapter
is the best choice to avoid any inconvenience.

URUGUAY

Electricity in Uruguay is 220 Volts, 50 Hertz.
Below, pictures of the most common plugs used in Uruguay: