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Ecuador & Galapagos Covid 19 Travel info

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Feb 26, 2021

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Covid-19 Update: Ecuador is OPEN!

Entry requirements:
Travelers who can prove they've been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.
Additionally, an antigen test may be carried out on arrival in Ecuador
A health declaration must be presented on arrival in Ecuador
Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.
See full details at IATA Travel Centre
Flights:
Most international flights have resumed, including from the USA, Canada and Europe.
Domestic flights are operating
Updated Mar 22, 2021

Elsewhere in South America:

Country
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Open without quarantine? Covid-19 test required before travel?
Antarctica See entry country details (Argentina or Chile) -
Argentina YES Recommended
Bolivia YES Yes - PCR (72hrs) if not fully vaccinated
Brazil YES Must be fully vaccinated (12 years+) or Antigen or PCR - 24hrs prior to boarding flight
Chile YES Proof of full vaccination required (6 years+)
Negative PCR test, taken maximum 72 hours before boarding final leg of flight to Chile
Colombia YES PCR (72hrs) required if not fully vaccinated
Ecuador & Galapagos YES Must be fully vaccinated (12 years+)
French Guiana YES -
Guyana YES Yes (PCR)
Paraguay YES Yes (PCR or LAMP)
Peru & Machu Picchu YES Proof of vaccination required (12 years+)
If not fully vaccinated, PCR Test required within 48 hours of planned departure to Peru
Suriname YES -
Uruguay YES -
Venezuela YES -
Updated May 12, 2022
See IATA Travel Centre for more detail

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