Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Ecuador

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Ecuador can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Ecuador

inexpensive cost of living
⚡ Above average wifi
⛅ warm weather
🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
🏖️ beaches
mild weather

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Grun, and Claro


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is USD.

1 SVC = 0.114360 USD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $3.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Ecuador. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Ecuador has announced that, foreigners will no longer be permitted into Ecuador. Non-essential movement is limited, schools and universities are closed and all public gatherings and sports activities are cancelled. Commercial venues are closed, with the exception of essential services such as grocery stores, medical facilities, financial services and take-away food services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Ecuador.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Ecuador. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.22 / 5)
Safety (3.20 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.96 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$39.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$3.00 USD

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