The office hours at each airport are:
Guayaquil: from 6.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Quito: from 5.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
To speed up the procedures we recommend that you do not bring products of animal or plant origin, as they will be thoroughly reviewed. The complete list of prohibited products can be found here.
Once your luggage is checked, you will have to pay $ 20 to obtain the Transit Card. You can do it by card or cash, that is, keep in mind that the entrance to the Galapagos National Park can only be paid in cash. So if you don’t have much cash, you better use your card to pay the fee.