Ecuador Requiring Visitors to Have Health Insurance

ecuadorAccording to an announcement made by the Ecuador Tourism Ministry, Ecuador will require all visitors to have health insurance starting on May 1, 2018.

This requirement will also be enforced for visitors to the Galapagos Islands, an Ecuadorian province.

If you are planning a trip to Ecuador or the Galapagos, the best way to ensure you are compliant to this new regulation is to purchase a travel insurance policy.

All of RoamRight’s plans meet Ecuador’s health insurance requirement as well as provide coverage for other trip-related mishaps, such as trip cancellation, trip interruption, or baggage damages and delays. In 2017, Ecuador was the second most popular South American travel destination for RoamRight travelers, behind only Peru.

If you are a travel agent who frequently plans trips to Ecuador and want to make sure your travel insurance offering meets Ecuador’s new requirements, you can contact us directlyfor a free travel insurance evaluation.

If you are a traveler planning your own trip, you can visit RoamRight.com and complete the quote form at the top of the page. Or you can call us directly at 844-289-3448 and one of our licensed customer service representatives will help you find the policy that best fits your needs. 


Whether you are planning trips to Ecuador or Australia, Chicago or Copenhagen, RoamRight travel insurance wishes you a safe trip.

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