Galapagos Travel Requirements as of November 23, 2022

 

CELEBRITY CRUISES SAILING REQUIREMENTS TO SAIL

As of November 23, 2022, all guests are welcome to cruise with us, regardless of vaccination status. Guests will no longer be required to provide proof of pre-departure testing on 7-, 10-, and 11- Night Cruise Packages, as well as our 16-Night Cruise Package including Peru.

 

Galapagos-specific Travel Requirements​ 

Travel Insurance with medical and evacuation coverage for Galapagos is a government requirement and guests may be asked to show printed or digital proof upon arrival in Baltra.  CruiseCare Travel Protection provides the necessary coverage.

 

Ecuador-specific  Country Travel Requirements​

A Traveler’s Health Declaration Form must be presented to the airline at time of boarding. This questionnaire will need to be filled out completely prior to flying into Quito, Ecuador. Copies will be available at the airport prior to your departure for your convenience. This form can be downloaded here.

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.  

 

ADDITIONAL TRAVEL INFORMATION

 

QUITO

Arrival to Quito Airport​ 

  • Masks are optional during the pre & post-cruise stay in Quito and on our exclusive flight to Galapagos, this policy is continually re-evaluated, and any updates will be shared with guests.
  • Package Guests - If you have independent air booked, please be sure to provide your flight information to Galapagosflightinfo@celebrity.com to coordinate your transfers, information must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to sailing.

 

Arrival to Hotel in Quito​ for Package Guests​ 

  • Guests are recommended to stay with their group during the City Tour.

 

BALTRA

Arrival in Baltra​ 

  • Check-in for your cruise will be completed on board.

 

Package Guests

  • Package guests will arrive via exclusive flight. 

 

Non-Package Guests

  • At the airport in Quito or Guayaquil guests are required to obtain their Transit control Card (TCT) prior to check-in for your commercial flight to Galapagos.

 

While On Board

  • Crew onboard will be vaccinated.
  • Currently, face masks are optional onboard Celebrity ships for all guests.

 

While Ashore​ 

  • Masks are optional while visiting the islands.

 

Returning to Quito​ 

  • Post-cruise day trips currently are suspended.

 

Guests that do not meet the testing and health screening policy requirements will be denied boarding.  

NOTICE: For U.S. cruises and guests: Prior to sailing, please consult all applicable U.S. Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel, at www.cdc.gov/travel/notices. If a certain threshold level of covid-19 is detected onboard the ship during your voyage, the voyage will end immediately, the ship will return to the port of embarkation, and your subsequent travel, including your return home, may be restricted or delayed. For cruises and guests worldwide: Health and safety protocols, guest conduct rules, and regional travel restrictions vary by ship and destination, and are subject to change without notice. Due to evolving health protocols, imagery and messaging may not accurately reflect onboard and destination experiences, offerings, features, or itineraries. These may not be available during your voyage, may vary by ship and destination, and may be subject to change without notice.