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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
Most international flights have resumed, including from the USA, Canada and Europe.
Domestic flights are operating
Updated Mar 22, 2021

Elsewhere in South America:

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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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