Tips for tourists
Arriving to Ecuador
No visas are required to visit Ecuador for a period of 90 days per year.
Currency: American dollar. ATM network in all cities. Many locals accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club.
Plus / Voltages
110v and 60Hz Outlets are single phase two wire. You can get adapters in any hardware store.
If you have not booked yet, in Ecuador you will find accommodations for all travelers spirits, both luxury and backpack. Couchsurfing culture is still developing. Tripadvisor is a good counselor+150 4 and 5 star hotels
Carry around personal medicines of frequent use, a basic first aid kit, and a personal hygiene kit.
Que vestimenta llevar
AndesWarm clothing. Sunhats.
Costa del PacíficoFresh linen fabrics. Swimwear. Raincoats for rainy season. Bugs spray.
Ways of transport
Taxi CabOnly use those with the seal of Secure Taxi. Ask your hotel to get you a taxi. Ask for a reliable app for cab via mobile.
BusIdeal for journeys between provinces. Urban: USD 0.25 ticket.
BicycleFree bikes in Quito.
Rental CarOperators at airports and major cities: Avis - Budget rent a car Localiza - Simon Car Rental Hertz
Nationals AirportsAndes: Quito, Cuenca, Latacunga, Loja
Pacific Coast: Manta, Guayaquil
Amazon: Tena, Coca
Galapagos Islands: Baltra