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What to bring to the Galapagos Islands

Packing tips and suggestions

In short, less is more when planning your trip to the Galapagos Islands. The less you bring in your suitcase, the less you carry, the more you enjoy your tours. Below are some general suggestions on what you may need when travelling to the Galapagos Islands

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Frequently asked questions

Can I bring alcoholic drinks for my trip?

Each person can bring to Galapagos up to 1 liter of alcohol. Uncork charges may apply.

What is the currency in Galapagos and how can I get money on the Islands?

In all Ecuadorian territory, US Dollars is the only currency. It is recommended to bring enough cash from Mainland.

What is the maximum luggage permitted to enter Galapagos?

1 luggage up to 20 kilos & 1 carry-on / back-pack up to 10 kilos (plus camera bag or purse).

How much money I need in cash for my trip?

Enough US Dollars to pay for entrance fees, rentals on board, drinks, tips and extras.

Can I get most of the suggested stuff at the Islands?

Some things you can, others it is best to get them on Mainland or from home.