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FAQ Ecuador

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Got some questions about travelling to Ecuador or the Galapagos Islands? We’ve put together a list of questions our Ecuador Travel Specialists get asked by our customers and additional some helpful information to get you on your way.

If you still have unanswered questions, contact our destination experts who will be happy to help.

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What should I pack for a trip to Ecuador?
  • What vaccinations do I need for Ecuador?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Ecuador?
  • What is the food like in Ecuador?
  • What aspects of Ecuadorian culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Ecuador?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Ecuador?
  • How does tipping in Ecuador work?