Ecuador Travel

Travel Safe in Ecuador


Your peace of mind and safety is important to us.

We are ready to welcome you! In Ecuador we work with biosafety protocols and standards established by international organizations and local authorities. Enjoy the touristic wonders on the Country of Four Worlds.

Be Well in Ecuador

What do you need to travel to Ecuador?

As from July 18th, 2022 all travelers over 3 years old entering the country by air must present either one of these two health requirements:

  • Vaccination certificate with its QR code or a valid vaccination card with at least 14 days validity after completing the scheme, or
  • negative result of a qualitative RT-PCR or antigen test carried out up to 72 hours previous to departure to Ecuador.

In addition, those who enter by air must present the “Traveler’s Health Declaration” in digital form when boarding the plane.

Additionally, national or foreign tourists must presents the Transit Control Card issued by the Galapagos Government Council.

Travel in Ecuador

Security and trust

Ecuador develops several actions against Covid19:
  • Massive vaccination to the tourism industry
  • 84% of the population is vaccinated
  • Protocols and biosecurity measures in open and closed spaces


We are connected with external travelers through two international airports: Mariscal Sucre (Quito) and José Joaquín de Olmedo (Guayaquil). In addition, Ecuador has several local airports that makes easier the internal connectivity, including: Mariscal Lamar (Cuenca), Baltra and San Cristóbal (Galapagos), Ciudad de Catamayo (Loja), Eloy Alfaro (Manta) and others.

General rules at airports

  • Arrive early at the airport
  • Follow the instructions of the staff
  • Try to check-in online
  • Respect shifts during check-in

Ground transportation

  • In Ecuador, you will find public and private, local and interprovincial ground transportation
  • The circulation of local and interprovincial public transport varies according to each canton
  • In the main cities, public transport generally circulates between 06:00 and 21:00
  • To move around provinces, you can purchase your travel tickets at the cities terminals
  • How do we take care of you?

    We adapt, change and develop biosafety protocols for the tourism sector at different levels: accommodation, food and beverages, land and sea transport, tour operators, meeting industry, beaches and spas.

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    Ecuador has the Safe Travels Stamp, created by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Tourist establishments in Ecuador will be able to receive visitors safely and with international support.
    Quito’s International Airport received the Airports Council International. Remember that wellbeing is a joint responsibility.

    TIPS for your next journey

    Check your destination status

    Contact with a tour operator

    Check schedule and transportation information

    Purchase tickets with anticipation

    Make a previous hotel reservation

    Enjoy unforgettable experiences

    Visit an enjoy Ecuador!

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    If you still got some questions, please ask your travel operator or travel agency before your arrival.

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