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Uruguay vs Northern Ireland football friendly travel advice

Travel advice for Northern Ireland fans travelling to Montevideo for the Uruguay vs Northern Ireland friendly match on Friday 30th May 2014.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Centenario Stadium, Montevideo - Uruguay

Advice for fans travelling to Uruguay for Northern Ireland’s match with Uruguay on Friday 30th May 2014.

Date: Friday 30th May 2014

Venue: ESTADIO CENTENARIO (Address: Av Dr. Americo Ricaldoni, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay Tel:+598 2487 2059)

Kick off: 20.30pm (LOCAL TIME)

As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for URUGUAY

Passports and visas

  • Usually you don’t need a visa to travel to Uruguay, but your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay
  • You may need to carry your passport to the match to gain entry to the stadium or when buying tickets for the match

Getting to the stadium

  • For bus routes to the Centenario Stadium please see: Montevideobus
  • You can also get taxis to and from the stadium by dialling 141, 1919 or through Easytaxi


  • As in any other city beware of pickpockets and bag snatchers around the town centre and when using public transport - only carry what you need and leave spare cash and valuables in hotel safety deposits

Contact the British Embassy in Montevideo

British Embassy Montevideo

Marco Bruto 1073, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay

Telephone +598 26223630 (also for out of hours emergencies)

Office hours: Monday to Thursday : 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.30pm. Fridays the Embassy closes at 2.00pm.

For more information please visit British Embassy Montevideo

Emergency services numbers

Department of Health Ambulance (MSP) 105
Fire Brigade 104
Police 911
Highway Police 108
Medical Emergencies 1727

Private ambulance companies:

Emergencia UNO 1830
SEMM 159
SUAT 133
UCM 147

Further information

Ministry of Tourism

Estadio Centenario

Published 14 May 2014