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27 August 2021

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UPDATED PROTOCOLS IN ECUADOR

 

Effective July 01 2021 the Government of Ecuador established that all arriving passengers to Ecuador require to present either:

 

  • VACCINATION CARD stating that the traveler has received the corresponding COVID-19 vaccine ( this vaccination card should have been issued at least 14 days prior to the flight), or
  • Travelers who still have not received the COVID-19 vaccine should present a negative corona test (COVID-19 RT-PCR test) taken up to 3 days (72 hours) before entering the

 

Passengers arriving from Brazil or India should have a negative corona test ( COVID- 19-RT-PCR- Test) taken up to 72 prior to entering Ecuador; upon arrival to Ecuador even with the negative COVID-Test they should make a quarantine of 10 days at their own expense.

 

Effective September 11,2021 PROTOCOLS TO ENTER THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

 

  • All travelers aged 02 years or above visiting the Galápagos Islands with or without the vaccination certificate must present:A COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test taken up to 3 days (72 hours) prior to the flight to the Galápagos Islands

 

Any arriving passenger that presents any of the COVID-19 symptoms will be denied the entry to the Galápagos Islands.

 

General information:

  • Upon arrival at the international airports of Quito or Guayaquil all passengers go through temperature detectors. If the temperature is higher than normal or if the traveler presents any of the symptoms related to COVID-19, he/she will be evaluated by the personnel of the Health Department and required to take the corresponding COVID-19 test. If the test is positive, the passenger should go to quarantine for ten (10) days at his/her home or hotel. Nevertheless, if the test is negative, the passenger can continue with his/her planned visits.
  • It is required during the stay in Continental Ecuador and in the Galápagos Islands to wear a mask at all times, wash their hands continuously with disinfectants and observe social distance.
  • The costs of all PCR tests performed in Ecuador and the Mandatory Preventive Isolation period (APO) in hotels, hospitalization and or medicines if required are to be paid by the passenger.
  • Both to enter Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands, the clients are required to bring their travel insurance with medical coverage for COVID-19

 

These protocols could change at any time. You must check the most up to date status by contacting us as soon as you have decided to travel to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.

 

We are at your disposal for any questions or further information: sales@expeditionsandtours.com

 

Mónica Córdova V.

Manager

Email: sales@expeditionsandtours.com

 

Ana María Córdova V.

Operations Director

Email: operations@expeditionsandtours.com

 

Ruth Carrillo

Sales Manager

Email: sales8@expeditionsandtours.com

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