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Old 29 Jan 2011
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How to store your bike 365 days in uruguay

This in good information to share:
If you want to leave you bike and go back to your country in argentina maximum time given by the customs is 8 months but in uruguay is 1 year. but if you go from buenos aires to montevideo by ferry its only 90 days, you have to enter to uruguay by paysandu or salto to get the permission for one year..
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Old 11 Feb 2011
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haaha , That's funny you post this now! Certainly what you say is true and I found out the hard way after crossing with the ferry! Indeed only 90 days is given at the ferry but I understand that all the road ports will give 1 year (from Brazil also).

If someone is looking to store their moto in Uru, Kevin Lemes is the fellow to help with that. (lemes54@hotmail.com) . Kevin lives in Montevideo and is a real nice guy. If you need any work done on the bike his father has a great shop with a few mechanics (also real nice people) and they will help out.

My KLR is nestled in there right now waiting to be ridden home in a year.

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365 days granted via BA-Uruguay ferry today

Someone is watching over us after I read this tonight I just looked at the "Temp entry form" issued today and it is valid 365. Funny thing is we have yet to show any proof of insurance. Transit was by ferry from BA to Colonia
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It's funny how variable things can be. After a lengthy discussion in the main Aduana office in downtown Montivideo I was told deffintly that only road ports would give 365 days and had to ride out of he country and come back in to get it .... lol
As for insurance, I did have to produce my "insurance" document (enough said) when I came back in and 4 people looked it over before deciding that it was acceptable . I guess it depends on who is working that day!
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You don't what you have

I think it was just that good Karma thing that protects wayward Moto tourists P
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