Money in Uruguay
Money, Budgeting & Tipping
The currency is the Peso, symbolized with the $ dollar sign. Expect prices that are much lower than in North America or Europe; the price of typical breakfast from a supermarket for 4 people will cost about 58 pesos ($3 USD).
You may want to budget for locally-made handicrafts such as yerba mate gourds, wool textiles, and leather goods.