Cheap Flights to Uruguay
Flights to Uruguay
In the past, the country of Uruguay—the smallest country in South America—was heralded by many as the continent's tourism underdog. This mindset drastically changed over the past years and it has given neigboring countries Brazil and Argentina a run for their money when it comes to tourism. It is finally getting its share of recognition as many tourists flock to Uruguay to experience its laidback vibe and tranquil beauty.
Filipino visitors can have a grand time there and enjoy the country's modern attractions like the eclectic city of Montevideo, the picturesque town of Colonia del Sacramentio, and the calming sea-side town of Punta del Este. Alternatively, they can check out the country's natural wonders,go wildlife watching at Uruguay's Atlantic coast, swim at the Rio Uruguay hot springs, or have an ecological tour at the Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve. But before going on with their trip, they need to consider a couple of important things and some of them are elaborated in the succeeding paragraphs.
Best time to fly over
October to March are the best months to visit the country of Uruguay. During these months, the sun is always up, but the temperatures remain mild. On the other hand, those who'll vacation during the said period should bear in mind that the country is also at its busiest during this time that is why they should prepare themselves for the influx of other tourists from other parts of the globe. Nonetheless, there are plenty of accommodation facilities and holiday resorts in the country, which makes having a hassle-free vacation easily within reach.
Attractions to visit
· Punta Del Este
Punta Del Este is seen by many as the Miami Beach of Uruguay because of its fine beaches and vibrant nightlife. It is the place to be for those who want to soak up the sun, get a little tan, and indulge in some crazy parties.
· The Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve
The Bañados del Este Biosphere Reserve is a UNESCO recognized biosphere that is home to close to 500 species of birds and endangered wildlife creatures such as sea turtles, franca whales, capybaras (largest rodent in the world), and so much more!
· Isla de Lobos
Located about five miles from the coast of Punta de Este, Isla de Lobos is known for its unbelievably massive colonies of sea lions and South American fur seals. According to reports, about 15,000 sea lions as well as 250,000 South American fur seals treat Isla de Lobos as their home. It is a great beach attraction that is spiced up with fun and exciting photo opportunities.
Flights from the Philippines
Flights from the Philippines to Uruguay are plenty and for this reason, going there will not be a problem. Passengers can choose Philippines Airlines, Emirates Airlines, Gulf Air, Cathay Pacific, Qantas Airlines, Air New Zealand, TAM Airlines, Air France, and other reputable airline companies.
Regardless of the length of their stay, Filipino citizens who intend to visit the country of Uruguay for tourism purposes need to obtain visas and the same time present their Philippine passports (valid for six months), round trip airline tickets, and proof sufficient funds. In some cases, visas need to be utilized within 60 days, but they can be extended to up to 90 days. Also, those who'll be traveling to the country for education or business purposes need to obtain the necessary visas and other paperwork for their trip.
For more information about traveling to Uruguay, interested parties are encouraged to contact the Consulate of Uruguay; its address and contact numbers can be found below.
5th Floor, PCCI Building
118 Alfaro St., Salcedo Village
Telephone: (+63-2) 815-0625 / 815-0631
Fax: (+63-2) 816-3057
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