Ecuador Travel

Travel Safe in Ecuador

Today more than ever we are ready to welcome you, in the center of the world, a country with all of the safety and wellness standards, established by some of the most important international organizations. We want you to smile when you hear “Ecuador”, and to transmit you joy, safety and wellness.

Being in Ecuador means feeling well.

Be Well in Ecuador!

What do you need to travel to Ecuador?

Any person entering Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands by air must present the following requirements:

  1. Negative RT-PCR or antigen test, for Covid-19 detection, with a maximum validity of 72 hours prior to the trip, from sample collection day. This will not apply to children under two (2) years.
  2. Covid-19 vaccination certificate with complete immunization, issued at least 14 days prior to the flight.

In addition of these requirements, tourists must also have the traffic control card issued by the Galapagos Government Council.

Source: Entry Guidelines to Continental and Insular Ecuador by air – MSP (See complete guidelines)

What do you need to travel to Galápagos Islands?

How to travel within Ecuador by air?

Ecuador has two International Airports located in Quito and Guayaquil. To get to destinations such as: Cuenca, Loja, Manta, Baltra, San Cristobal, or any other destination, you must depart from Quito or Guayaquil on a domestic flight.

How to travel within Ecuador by air?

Ecuador has two International Airports located in Quito and Guayaquil. To get to destinations such as: Cuenca, Loja, Manta, Baltra, San Cristobal, or any other destination, you must depart from Quito or Guayaquil on a domestic flight.

Important

Local restrictions may vary at different services and destinations. Please ask your travel operator or travel agency before your arrival.

Airports in Ecuador

Quito International Airport “Mariscal Sucre”

Guayaquil International Airport “José Joaquín del Olmedo”:

Manta Airport

Galápagos Airports - Baltra

Galápagos Airports - San Cristóbal

Cuenca Airport “Mariscal Lamar”

Keep in mind to:

  • Only people carrying a ticket will be allowed inside the airport terminal.
  • One companion will be allowed for underage or disabled persons traveling alone
  • Use your protection mask at all times.
  • Keep a 2-meter (6 feet) distance from other travelers.
  • Use the different sanitizing devices located across the airports
  • Observe the body temperature check points.
  • Follow the signs to airline check in procedures. Counter check-in zones are clearly marked.
  • At the departure lounge, use the seats indicated to keep the social distance.

Ground transportation:

Check the circulation hours in the different cities, remember reviewing the mobility restrictions by COE Nacional (National Emergency Operations Center).

Public transport circulates with 50% of the capacity.

How we look after you?

Ecuador developed 21 Health and Wellness protocols for the tourism industry including: Hospitality, Touristic transportation, food and beverages, tour operators, Meetings Industry, beaches and pools.

More than 600 establishments and 27 destinations have the Safe Travels stamp.

Ecuador was granted the Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council, We keep innovating to deliver unique and safe experiences.

Quito’s International Airport receive the Airport Council International Health Accreditation. Remember that wellbeing is a joint responsibility.

Safe travel tips:

Check opening hours of touristic places

Check the circulation hours

Purchase the right plane ticket for the right route and schedule

Book your lodging, transportation and tour services on time

Contact a tour operator for registered services and information.

Travel and 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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