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No vaccinations are required for Uruguayan travel. Uruguay has a good public-health system, and tap water is generally safe to drink.
Worldwide travel insurance is available at www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-insurance. You can buy, extend and claim online anytime – even if you’re already on the road.
Uruguay has some of Latin America's most lenient drug laws. Possession of small amounts of marijuana or other drugs for personal use has been decriminalized, but their sale remains illegal.
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