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    • THings to do in the city

      Guayaquil Jan 27, 2017 at 12:57 PM

      Planning to be there for 5 days, and trying to stay in urban areas with low risk of yellow fever, but also cant go to the mountains due to health condition/altitude risks
      Any suggestions on things to do would be appreciated!!

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      taxi from Terminal Quitumbe to Cento Historico

      by Dragonlady Online Now Sep 8, 2016 at 2:31 PM

      How long is the taxi ride (late afternoon traffic) and what should I expect to pay?

      3 Answers Sep 9, 2016 at 3:23 AM
    • Quito to Cuenca

      by singltravlr Online Now Jul 28, 2016 at 11:39 PM

      Would like to go by bus in 1 direction but have read horror stories about dangers, cleanliness of bathrooms or lack thereof, no break stops on a 10 hour trip, etc. The picture has not been pretty but this info may be old. I am not a 1st class flyer but do need certain comforts. Can someone update me on this means of travel.....which bus line is the best, etc. I value the responses I have received in the past so look forward to any info one can provide. Thanks!

      2 Answers Jul 29, 2016 at 2:32 AM
    • Alpaca Goods

      by JanK366 Online Now Jul 2, 2016 at 2:34 PM

      Does anyone have some general idea as to what alpaca goods will cost in Ecuador or Peru in US Dolars?

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2016 at 1:13 PM
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      Bus and taxi at International Airport in Quito

      by shavy Online Now Apr 30, 2016 at 6:33 AM

      I see that there is Aeroservicios (shuttle) outside terminal building for $8 per trip

      How about taxi, how much for a taxi ride to the center of Quito?



      5 Answers May 13, 2016 at 10:08 PM
    • short of breath

      by sibani Online Now Mar 8, 2016 at 2:53 AM

      i am short of breath,is it ok to go there

      5 Answers Mar 8, 2016 at 6:16 PM
    • Suspenders

      by TimP57 Online Now Dec 16, 2015 at 8:13 AM

      Where can I buy suspenders in Quito?

      1 Answer Dec 16, 2015 at 10:59 AM
    • Taxi from the airport to downtown Quito

      by LoulouC Online Now Oct 12, 2015 at 12:26 PM

      I would like to know if anyone has a taxi friend that could pick me up at the new airport Sucre this thursday because I will be alone and I do not feel safe to take any taxi driver, and my flight from Canada is arriving at 11pm. Thank you very much Louise

      2 Answers Oct 12, 2015 at 9:04 PM
    • Ecuador in May?

      by Imaraguen Online Now Sep 21, 2015 at 12:25 PM

      I am planning a trip to Ecuador for May 2016. As of now, we (active retired couple) plan Quito, 5 day Amazon tour, travel south to Cuenca, fly back to Quito. Is May before the tourist season? I am looking for options for travel between Quito and Cuenta. The Tren Crucero tours are not within our budget. Are there other rail options or are car rentals and driving a possibility?

      3 Answers Oct 3, 2015 at 10:38 AM
    • advice for researching travel/accomodation to Ecuador

      by WestCoastCanucks Online Now Sep 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM

      We are just starting research into planning a 3 wk trip to Ecuador (either Quito, Cuena or both- not sure yet) I'd like a modestly priced apartment, so any advice on the best website to search apartments or suites would be appreciated. Also we'll be flying from either Vancouver, BC or Seattle, WA - any tips on booking flights? Dates we are looking at are late December for 3 weeks. I am not even sure of the weather there at that time ;) Any referral for starting this research would be great!

      Thanks, Lisa

      4 Answers Sep 28, 2015 at 7:40 AM
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      Private Transfer service from Quito´s Airport

      by Rickjo Online Now Aug 12, 2015 at 9:39 AM

      I gonna arrive at Quito´s airport at 23:00 approximately the next week, I don want to take a taxi or a public bus, can someone advise me a private service to contact them? reliable guys please...

      3 Answers Aug 12, 2015 at 12:01 PM
    • clothing to pack for quito september/october

      by janemorrison Online Now Jul 26, 2015 at 12:21 AM

      l will be travelling to quito september 18th to 28th September then travelling to galapogos islands for a further 6 days stopping in los angeles on the way home. on th 7th October.
      What clothing to pack?

      2 Answers Jul 26, 2015 at 5:29 AM
    • One month in acuador

      by Carmen61 Online Now Jul 21, 2015 at 11:29 AM

      I be going to acuador and galabacos island in February and I am into nature and scenery I like to walk but not alot.. can anyone give me some sort of iternary pls.. much appreciated. Thanks

      2 Answers Jul 21, 2015 at 9:23 PM
    • Purchase waterproof jacket

      by Smudge1 Online Now Jul 19, 2015 at 1:39 AM

      Where's the best place to buy a cheap waterproof jacket. My son has been had his rucksack stolen

      6 Answers Jul 20, 2015 at 10:41 AM
    • La Florista area

      by singltravlr Online Now Feb 20, 2015 at 7:26 PM

      Am planning a week in September and found a great apartment in La Florista area. The owner says it is an artsy area with lots for fun resturants, cafes, etc. If you know Quito would you stay in this area? I don't need to be in the heart of activity (too old for that) but do like to have the area be interesting. Thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 1, 2015 at 7:35 AM
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      taxi from airport.

      by ramblercarol Online Now Jan 27, 2015 at 1:35 PM

      I am arriving at Quito airport at 23:20 so will me round midnight before I clear customs etc. can anyone help re getting a taxi to the city as I believe the airport is a fair distant away from the city. Can you give me an idea of cost. Also is it fairly safe to use the taxi as I am a female travelling on my own.

      5 Answers Feb 27, 2015 at 11:49 AM
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      Is 1 day enough?

      by roamer61 Online Now Dec 17, 2014 at 6:13 AM

      I am exploring the possibility of Ecuador for 2015/16. (I was on the mainland in the 80s briefly when I went to the Galapagos). Is 1 day enough to explore the main historical sites of Quito? Being in the US, flights arrive late at night and the city would be the 2nd day of any itinerary. Total days I am thinking about 8 or 9.

      29 Answers Dec 21, 2014 at 5:39 AM
    • buying panama hat in old town quito

      by stsen Online Now Oct 22, 2014 at 6:59 PM

      Hi there - I am in Quito for 3 days of work and no time to see anything! we do have a dinner tomorrow in old town and I hope to have a bit of time to try and buy a panama hat...any ideas where if I want a good one / willing to spend $100? thanks!

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2014 at 8:59 AM
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      What neighboorhood to stay in Quito ? Safe ?

      by valeriebruce Online Now Oct 21, 2014 at 6:12 AM

      hello everyone !
      I will be spending 3 nights in Quito very soon. I am looking for an area where it is mainly safe (I read a lot of stories and must say it stresses me a little).
      I was planning to take an AirBnB but cannot seem to locate the right areas that would be :
      - Safe
      - Close to main attraction and transportation
      - But not too noisy also
      I cannot figure out whether it is better to be close to Plazza grande or Parque El Ejido ? Is it beter in Mariscal (is this just north to Parque El Ejido) or the historic area (close to Plazza Grande).

      Or am I just getting it all wrong ? :-)
      thanks so much for your answers

      15 Answers Dec 17, 2014 at 1:07 PM
    • Taxi fare in Quito, Ecuador

      by Greydudes Online Now Aug 28, 2014 at 5:40 PM

      Could anyone tell me a aproaximate cost of taxi to go from Bus terminal to Avenida Cristobal Colon at Baca Ortize. Roughly 9 kM (according to google map). Are we talking about $5 or something like $35. Appreciate the info. Thanks.

      1 Answer Aug 28, 2014 at 8:44 PM
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      Where to stay and what to do for a 3 night stay before Galapagos

      by Dabs Online Now May 6, 2014 at 5:53 PM

      We're going to be flying into Quito in the evening on a Thursday so we will have Friday and Saturday to visit Quito, then we will fly to the Galapagos on Sunday. I've got two places reserved in the centro historico, the San Francisco was not available so I have the Mia Leticia and the Casa El Eden reserved and will probably opt for the Casa El Eden

      We're not real late night people so the lack of bars doesn't bother me but are there places to eat in the centro historico? Or should we expect to have to take taxis to eat out? Any good places for Ecuadorian cuisine either in the centro historico or elsewhere since taxis appear to be inexpensive?

      It sounds like there is about a day's worth of sightseeing in the centro historic, what should we do with day 2? Should we wait to see if the altitude is a problem? Thursday will be pretty much an all day affair to get there from Chicago (transfer Miami) and that will be draining. If we wanted to go somewhere on the 2nd day, would we be able to arrange something while down there?

      Money, the currency is USD so will I be OK bringing some cash, an ATM card and a credit card? The hotel takes Visa, the cruise is already paid for so it'd be for meals, taxis, etc. I assume also that the taxi from the airport will have to be paid with cash and I've seen prices in the $25-35 range.


      12 Answers May 8, 2014 at 8:18 AM
    • Yellow Fever Certificate

      by kathwest Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM

      We are flying from Lima to Quito after a 13 day holiday in Peru. We do not have Yellow Fever Certificates. Is that a problem or not?

      3 Answers Apr 5, 2014 at 7:29 AM
    • Arriving to Quito airport by night

      by LyQuito Online Now Feb 10, 2014 at 3:14 PM

      Flights from Montreal to Quito seem to only arrive late at night. What should I do? Is it safe? Is it possible to sleep a couple hours at the airport? Are there hostales close to the airport? Etc.
      Thank you!!

      6 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 1:54 PM
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      furnished apartment for a month

      by lmongov Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 10:03 AM

      I am looking for an apartment in Quito for a month beginning December 22? I like quiet, peaceful, clean, safe, and cheap. All help will be appreciated.

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      Romantic Dinner at Quito - Ecuador.

      by salamq Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 5:27 AM

      Hello all; I am planning to visit Quito and Manta - Ecuador for two weeks and would like to know more about the top tourism destinations and some info about restaurants for a romantic dinner. Thank you.

      8 Answers Dec 12, 2013 at 9:27 PM
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      Where to Find Molasses

      by katiebeckwith Online Now Nov 6, 2013 at 11:35 AM

      Anyone know where to find "Melaza" in Quito? I've asked at Supermaxi but they told me to look at where they sell animal feed. In English it is Molasses, and I want some to make recipes that originate from home but can't find it anywhere. Help please!

      2 Answers Nov 7, 2013 at 11:06 AM
    • Tour Guide

      by cappearl Online Now Nov 1, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      Can anyone recommend a tour guide/company ? My husband and I will have 1 1/2 days in Quito in March of 2014 and would like to see as much as possible. Also recommendations for a good hotel in Quito for just two nights. Thank yu

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      Vegan Restaurant in Quito (Ecuador)

      by Sharon Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 9:41 AM

      Hi Guys,

      Has anyone been recently in Quito and knows of a vegan restaurant(S) ?
      I'll appreciate your help !


      2 Answers Oct 24, 2013 at 1:04 AM
    • Low cost hotels

      by interalia Online Now Oct 13, 2013 at 10:15 PM

      I would like to know of some quality but lower cost hotels in Quito.

      2 Answers Oct 14, 2013 at 8:53 AM
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      How to get from Quito to Lima in 8/9 days

      by Lauren0690 Online Now Oct 2, 2013 at 12:32 PM

      My tour from the Galápagos Islands ends on 21st cot and I have to be in Lima for flight on 30th oct am. Anybody now the best way to utilize the time and get down there, e.g stops to make, transportation for me to take? Any help would be great!!

      2 Answers Oct 2, 2013 at 9:40 PM
    • Quito to San Clemente with lots of luggage

      by phensica Online Now Sep 18, 2013 at 9:56 PM

      Hello, my wife and I along with our 2 children need to get from Quito to San Clemente. The main issue is that we have 7 large suitcases each weighing 50lbs plus 4 small backpacks. I was planning to rent a van or SUV but they charge $500 for 2 days!!! Anyone have a better suggestion?

      1 Answer Sep 20, 2013 at 6:45 AM