Useful Information

IWPP 2 - QUITO 2020

Currency, Credit Cards and Exchange Rate


1 US Dollar =  0.8 Euro
1 US Dollar = 109,31 Japanese Yen
1 US Dollar = 0.70 British Pound
1 US Dollar = 1.23 Canadian Dollar
1 US Dollar = 18.58 mexican peso
1 US Dollar = 6.32 Chinese Yuan
1 US Dollar = 63,61 Indian Rupee

 January 26th 2018 rate



The dry season goes from May to September. The weather in July is usually sunny in the morning and cloudy in the afternoon with occasional showers.



Ecuador' sales tax rates is 12%


Time Zone

Ecuador Time Zone: UTC/GTM -5 hours


Useful Numbers

Emergency:   911

Police:    101

Fire Department:   102

Red Cross:    131

Telephone Information Service:  104

International long distance: 105

Country′s area phone code: 593

City′s area phone code: 02

Airport:   395 4200 //



In Ecuador the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.



For most countries in Europe, Canada and the US, no visa is required to enter Ecuador (for a stay of less than 90 days)

Note that your passport must be valid for at least six months after your arrival.