Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands - Power Supply and Travel Adapters
Plugs and travel adapters in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
In Ecuador, the standard voltage is 120 V, and the frequency is 60 Hz. Batteries from 110 V to 240 V are usually acceptable, but this may not always be the case. High-class hotels and several cruises at the Galapagos Islands offer up to 220 V in their rooms.
The flat US power pin is used in Ecuador, and there is no earthing in most places. Adapters and voltage devices can be bought from shops in Quito and Guayaquil. Do check out other tips and advice on travelling in Ecuador, such as language and culture in Ecuador as well as the top things to buy!
Charging your camera
As stated above, the voltage in Ecuador is only 110 V. Therefore you should check if your camera battery charger requires an adaptor or if it can be changed from 220 V to 110 V. In most big cities, storage cards can be easily purchased. If you like to save your pictures and beautiful memories from the trip on the internet, you can do that in one of the many internet cafes or with the computers available in your hotel.