Flights to Galapagos (SCY) for Ecoventura passengers are serviced by AVIANCA Airlines from Quito and Guayaquil to Galapagos (San Cristobal). Flight reservations for confirmed passengers are made automatically through our allotment of seats. Passengers who purchase their tickets through Ecoventura for the Avianca flights noted below will receive assistance with the check in procedure and the option to pre-pay the transit card and park entrance fee. A representative from Ecoventura accompanies our passengers on this flight.
On the day of departure, please be at the airport in Quito or Guayaquil two hours prior to departure for check-in. A message will be left at your hotel the evening prior with the exact check in time. You must first have your bags inspected by SICGAL as required to travel to Galapagos. Next, look for the Ecoventura representative at the AVIANCA Airline ticket counter to collect your boarding pass, transit card (if prepaid) and get assistance with check in. Do not stand in line to pay the TCT card if you have already prepaid. Upon arrival in Galapagos, you will form a line to process passengers for the Park entrance fee. The representative from the park has a list of our that have pre-paid the entrance fee to Ecoventura. Once through, our guides will be waiting for you with signs. You must then claim your checked bag so that our crew can deliver them to your cabin.
Passengers who choose to travel to Galapagos earlier or choose to purchase tickets on another carrier will not be provided with the arrival services.
AIRFARES in LOW Season: January 1 – 30 June & September 1 – 31 December
AIRFARES in HIGH Season: July 1 – 31 August
Airfares include all airport taxes and airfare fuel surcharges. Airfares are subject to change at any time up until the day of departure and even after tickets have been paid in full.
Upgrade to Business Class: There are twelve business class seats available on the flights to Galapagos. For an additional charge of $57.00 each way from UIO or GYE you will receive preferred seats in the front of the aircraft, wine and beer, choice of two hot meals, pillow and blanket. You may check one suitcase (up to 50 lbs./ 23 kg and up to 62″/ 158 cm) or two small suitcases (up to 70 lbs./ 32 kg combined) and one carry-on bag (up to 22 lbs./ 10 kg and up to 45″/ 115 cm) per passenger. Available upon request.
BAGGAGE POLICY: The airline allows one checked suitcase (up to 50 lbs./ 23 kg and up to 62″/ 158 cm) and one carry-on bag (up to 22 lbs./ 10 kg and up to 45″/ 115 cm) per passenger. All overweight, oversized and excess baggage will be charged additional and are checked subject to space available. The fees are: Excess Baggage fee: $30 + IVA for up to 50 lbs/ 23 kg, $40 + IVA 51-70 lbs/ 23-32 kg, $50 + IVA 70-99 lbs/ 32-45 kg. Overweight baggage fee: $10 + IVA 50-70 lbs/ 23-32 kg, $20 + IVA 70-99 lbs/ 32-45 kg. Oversize baggage fee: $50 + IVA for 63-85″/ 159-215 cm. IVA (tax) is 12% and is subject to change.
Airlines are required to spray the overhead compartments inside the aircraft with a special process after doors are closed and preparing for landing. This is considered common procedure for flights bound to fragile island eco-systems that are susceptible to prevent any invasive species or virus being accidentally transported to the islands