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Ecuador Travel Tips

Tipping taxi drivers in Ecuador

Curious how to handle tipping on your upcoming Ecuador trip? In this post, you’ll learn the ins and outs of tipping in Ecuador. Tipping in Ecuador: A Travelers Guide There is some debate over tipping in Ecuador. But you need not worry, the “rules” are pretty basic, and as in most places it is a personal ... [Read more]

how long is the flight to ecuador

So you’re planning a trip to Ecuador? And you want to know: how long is the flight to Ecuador? It isn’t as long as you might think. Ecuador receives direct flights from 17 international departure cities. Which one is fastest? Keep reading… How Long is the Flight to Ecuador? So, how long does it take to fly ... [Read more]

6 best things to buy in Ecuador

As you travel the country, you’ll see lots of souvenirs. While many of the products are made in Ecuador, an equal number are imported from other countries. In this post, you’ll learn about six of the best things to buy in Ecuador – that are actually made in the country. 6 Best Things to Buy ... [Read more]

Packing List for Amazon Rainforest Trip

Are you getting ready for a trip to the Amazon rainforest? You’re in the right place! In this post, we share a free downloadable packing list for Amazon rainforest trip. Download your free Amazon Packing List PDF or keep reading for more detail. The weather in the Amazon Jungle is hot and humid year round. ... [Read more]


Here are seven Ecuador fruits that you should taste on your trip to Ecuador. In this post, you’ll learn about some unique fruit that you should taste on your Ecuador trip. Most of these are available at the local markets and supermarkets – depending on the season. Don’t forget to ask for these at restaurants ... [Read more]

What currency does Ecuador use?

So, what currency does Ecuador use? In this post, you’ll learn about Ecuador’s (and Galapagos) currency and some tips for handling your cash in the country. What Currency Does Ecuador Use? What is Ecuador’s currency? Ecuador uses the U.S. dollar. It’s true. March 13, 2000 marked the dollarization of Ecuador’s economy – switching from the ... [Read more]

Do I need a visa to travel-to Ecuador

“Do I need a visa to travel to Ecuador?” If you are wondering about travel visas for Ecuador, you aren’t alone. It’s one of the most common questions that we get asked. This post will answer that question. We will also let you know what identification you’ll need to enter the country and travel with ... [Read more]

Things to know about Ecuador travel

Are you planning a trip to Ecuador? It’s a country rich in culture and natural beauty. In this post we share 11 things to know about Ecuador travel. You may have questions about money, language and food (among other things) in Ecuador. This list should help answer many of them, but feel free to talk to the sales ... [Read more]


Are you planning a trip to the Galapagos Islands? This post is all about how to get to the Galapagos from Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands are one of the main reasons people travel to Ecuador. Over 215,000 tourists visit the Galapagos each year. But first they have to stop on the mainland – let’s learn more about ... [Read more]

The best time to visit Cuenca Ecuador

Cuenca Ecuador is a UNESCO world heritage site and a popular travel destination. In this post, you’ll learn the best time to visit Cuenca Ecuador. Many people refer to Cuenca’s climate as an eternal spring. And while Cuenca stays relatively warm year-round, some months may be better to visit than others. So, when should you visit Cuenca? When ... [Read more]


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