Uruguayan Currency

Going on a trip to Uruguay and wants to know the name of the Uruguayan money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $10 American dollars in Uruguayan currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local money used in Uruguay, currency symbol, notes and more.


Uruguayan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Uruguay Money

  • The local money used in Uruguay is Peso.

  • The currency symbol of the Uruguayan money is $.

  • The Uruguayan currency code is UYU.

  • The Peso Notes: The Uruguayan currency notes are made up of $20, $50, $100, $200, $500, $1000, $2000.

  • The Peso Coins: 1 Peso is made up of 100 Centesimos. Uruguayan Centesimo Coins go from $1, $2, $5, $10.

What is the best currency to use in Uruguay? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Uruguayan money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Uruguay. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Uruguay? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Uruguay (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s wise to ask for the the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Uruguayan Peso before ordering the Peso you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Uruguayan Peso before ordering the Peso you require for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.