Ecuador Travel Insurance
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Area: 276,840 sq km
Capital City: Quito
± GMT: -5 hours
Nearby Countries to Ecuador
Ecuador information and travel advice from Smart Traveller
Exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Ecuador because of the risk of crime, civil unrest and the general threat of domestic terrorism.
Pay close attention to your personal security and monitor the media for information about possible new safety or security risks.
Protests and demonstrations are frequent in Ecuador. You should avoid public demonstrations and large public gatherings throughout Ecuador as they may become violent.
The Tungurahua volcano in central Ecuador is active and Ecuadorian authorities have forbidden access to it. See the Natural Disasters and Health Issues sections below for further advice.
You are advised not to travel to Carchi, Orellana, Sucumbios and Napo provinces in north-eastern Ecuador bordering Colombia and Peru. There is a high threat of terrorist and serious criminal activity in these provinces.
You are advised not to hike to the antennas of Pichincha volcano, because of the high risk of serious crime.
*Please use information as a guide and always check Smart Traveller for the most up to date information.
Note: Remember to register with Smart Traveller before travelling overseas.
Ecuador travel insurance guide
The Australian government and Smart Traveller recommend appropriate insurance information if you are travelling overseas and to ensure that you are properly covered with comprehensive travel insurance. The cost of medical, dental and let alone the inconvenience of the lost luggage can ruin your holiday.
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