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The Best Photos from Taylor Swift's Eras Tour Opening Night in London

Celebs stepped out and the singer shimmered as she hit the stage at the iconic Wembley Stadium

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She made the whole place shimmer — and then some.

Taylor Swift charmed the crowd once again on Friday, June 21, kicking off two nights of Eras Tour concerts in London at Wembley Stadium.

Among the adoring fans were her boyfriend Travis Kelce , her parents and Travis's brother Jason, who was seeing the show for the first time alongside his wife, Kylie .

And there was even a royal presence as Prince William and his family celebrated his 42nd birthday at the concert.

Here, see the best photos from the night as the European leg of Swift's tour rolls on.

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Swift referred to the backstage moment, which included prince william's eldest children, prince george and princess charlotte, as "a splendid start.", by joyann jeffrey | today • published june 22, 2024.

Taylor Swift had a few special guests at her "Eras Tour" concert in London.

On Saturday, June 22, the official Instagram account of the Prince and Princess of Wales  shared a photograph  of Swift taking a selfie with Prince William and his  two oldest kids , Prince George, 10, and Princess Charlotte, 9, backstage at her concert.

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In the snap, everyone smiled for the picture, including Charlotte, who looked elated to see the  "So High School"  singer.

"Thank you @taylorswift for a great evening! #LondonTSTheErastour," the caption read.

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On her account, Swift also  shared a photo  of herself meeting the royal family, and her  boyfriend, Travis Kelce , was also seen in the pic.

In the caption, she referenced Prince William's 42nd birthday on June 21st and said, "Happy Bday M8! London shows are off to a splendid start 🇬🇧🇺🇸🤝."

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Prince William dances to “Shake It Off” at Taylor Swift concert

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William and his kiddos watched Swift's concert at Wembley Stadium in London.

In a  viral video  that’s been circulating on X, William was reportedly seen dancing along to Swift’s song “Shake It Off” with his daughter in the audience.

William shares George, Charlotte, and his youngest son, Prince Louis, 6, with his wife, Catherine, the Princess of Wales.

Aside from her appearance at  Trooping the Colour  on June 15, the former Kate Middleton has not made any public appearances since she revealed in March that she had been  diagnosed with cancer  and was undergoing  preventative chemotherapy.  

Before Trooping the Colour, her last public engagement was in 2023 at her  family’s annual Christmas church outing in December.

“I am making good progress, but as anyone going through chemotherapy will know, there are good days and bad days,"  she said in a statement  on June 14. "On those bad days you feel weak, tired and you have to give in to your body resting. But on the good days, when you feel stronger, you want to make the most of feeling well."

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Taylor Swift Goes Instagram Official With Travis Kelce by Sharing Pic of Them With Prince William and Kids

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“Happy Bday M8! London shows are off to a splendid start 🇬🇧🇺🇸🤝@princeandprincessofwales,” Swift wrote. William celebrated his birthday yesterday at her concert.

William posted a photo with Swift, George, and Charlotte on his own Instagram too, although Kelce wasn’t in it. “Thank you @taylorswift for a great evening! #LondonTSTheErastour,” he wrote.

While spending time with royalty marks Swift and Kelce’s biggest public post-show moment yet, this isn’t the first Eras Tour show where a post-performance reunion got media attention. Videos of Swift running to Kelce and kissing him came out after her Singapore and Buenos Aires shows and also made headlines.

Tonight’s London moment carries extra weight though, as it is the first time Swift and Kelce have been seen together in a month and marks them going Instagram official.

Following the couple’s Lake Como, Italy vacation in mid-May, Kelce returned to the U.S., where he spent the last couple weeks doing various football and acting work commitments. The Kansas City Chiefs player is in his offseason, following the Chiefs’ Super Bowl win in February. He’ll begin training camp for the team on July 21.

Swift, meanwhile, has been traveling across Europe, playing her Eras Tour shows there. Their families joined them last night at the London concert; Swift’s parents were in the audience, along with Kelce’s brother Jason and his wife Kylie.

A source spoke to Entertainment Tonight last week about how the couple of almost one year is trying to minimize their time apart now. “Taylor and Travis make sure that the current long-distance aspect of their relationship doesn’t last very long,” they said. “They both move their schedules around if it’s feasible and try to carve out as much time as they can to see each other, as well as each other’s families and friends.”

“They prioritize each other and do anything and everything to make each other happy,” the insider added. “Their relationship is genuine, and they both want to make it work, so it does.”

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Ecuadorian Authorities have introduced the following entry requirements for Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, which will take effect from February 11th All passengers over 3 years old, entering Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands must present: Complete COVID-19 vaccination certificate with QR Code; or Vaccination card (two doses, and at least 14 days of validity after completing […]

Ecuadorian Authorities have introduced the following entry requirements for Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, which will take effect from February 11th

All   passengers over 3 years old , entering Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands must present:

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Ecuador, o ne of South America ’s most popular travel destinations, is currently under a state of emergency after an infamous gang member escaped from prison. There have been reports of violence, explosions and abductions of law enforcement officers in cities like Quito, Guayaquil and Quevedo. 

Understandably, foreigners in the country and those with trips booked are concerned about how safe it is to visit. Here’s everything we know so far about travelling to Ecuador right now.

Is it safe to travel to Ecuador?

While there has been no official advice issued against travelling to Ecuador, a 60-day state of emergency was declared on January 8, and tourists were advised to stay put in their accommodation. That advice has since been lifted, but there is a daily curfew from 11pm to 5am. Travellers are advised to follow updates from Ecuador’s  Ministry of Tourism on official channels.

What is going on in Ecuador right now?

On Sunday, January 7, notorious gang leader Adolfo Macias escaped from prison, sparking a series of riots and violent attacks across the country. There have been reports of looting, burning vehicles, gunfire, explosions and abductions of police officers. A live TV broadcast was stormed by gunmen in the city of Guayaquil.

President  Daniel Noboa declared a 60-day state of emergency on January 8. In an attempt to crack down on gang violence, the military has been enlisted to patrol cities and prisons. 

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The UK  Foreign Office has not officially advised against travel to the country, but it updated its advice on January 10 to advise against all but essential travel within 20 km of the Ecuador-Colombia border. On January 12, this advice was expanded to include the following coastal region provinces:

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Ecuador Entry Requirements

To enter Ecuador, all travelers need a passport that’s valid for at least six months from the date of entry. You’ll also need to provide proof of onward travel (or a return ticket) and evidence that you have enough money to pay for your trip. These last two requirements aren’t often addressed, but it’s a good idea to have proof of them just in case a border guard stops you.

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Most tourists are allowed to stay in Ecuador for 90 days without a visa. Extensions can be requested through local migration offices. If you wish to stay longer than 90 days, you must get a visa prior to traveling. To get a visa, get in touch with the nearest Ecuadorian consulate — they’ll tell you what you’ll need to be issued a visa. It’s a good idea to start this process well in advance, as it can take a while.

Once you’re in Ecuador, you’re required to carry proof of identification (and citizenship) at all times. We recommend printing off a few copies of your passport before traveling and carrying these around with you during the day. Leave your actual passport at your hotel, preferably in a safety deposit box.

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Following the outbreak of violence and the decree of a state of emergency in Ecuador , concerns have been raised over the safety of prospective visitors and foreign nationals currently in the country.

A popular destination with those visiting South America, the nation has been rocked by violence in recent days after the apparent escape of a powerful gang leader from prison.

There have been reports of explosions and the abduction of police officers in cities such as Quevedo and Quito, the capital. On 9 January, gunmen stormed a TV station in the city of Guayaquil, just one day after the president declared a 60-day state of emergency.

Despite reports of increasing unrest, the majority of the country is trying to carry on as usual, with the army drafted in to maintain law and order.

Infrastructure such as airports is largely functioning as normal, while the UK Foreign Office has stopped short of advising against travel to the country. But is it safe to go, and what are your rights if you have a trip booked? Here’s what we know so far.

What has happened in Ecuador?

On 8 January, president Daniel Noboa declared a state of emergency in response to what he called “transnational organised crime” groups, also designating them as “terrorist organisations and belligerent non-state actors” and recognising “an internal armed conflict”. He also stated that he has ordered the country’s armed forces to “neutralise” these groups.

The declaration followed reports of increasing numbers of riots and escapes in the country’s prisons. Notably, 7 January saw the alleged escape of a notorious gang member from his low-security prison cell. Authorities reported that Adolfo Macías, leader of the Los Choneros gang, wasn’t in his cell during a transfer between prisons.

Since then there have been reports of explosions and abductions of police officers, with a high-profile incident involving an armed attack on a TV station. Police managed to neutralise the situation , with 13 arrests made and only two injuries.

On 11 January, a nightclub arson in the eastern city of Coca killed two people, while a bomb threat in Quito caused the evacuation of the area around the Playon de la Marin bus station.

What is the latest Foreign Office advice?

Ecuador lies on the west coast of South America, and is a compact country that is far smaller than most on the continent

Following the state of emergency, the Foreign Office (FCDO) updated its advice in accordance with that of the Ecuadorean Ministry of Tourism. The most recent update on 12 January says that “the Ecuadorean Ministry of Tourism is no longer advising tourists to remain in their accommodation”, though there is “a daily curfew from 11pm to 5am which you should observe”.

“Exceptions to the curfew include passengers travelling to/from airports who will need to show their passports or ID and their relevant boarding pass or flight booking.

“For all airports, only passengers will be allowed to enter the airport, family members and friends will not be allowed into the terminals to drop off or pick up passengers.”

The FCDO adds that “there has been an increase in the reporting of security incidents throughout the country, especially in Guayaquil and Quito. There have been reports of a series of explosions, shooting, vehicles set on fire and the abduction of police officials and prison security guards.

“Travellers are likely to see increased military and police presence around key public buildings, airports and on the streets. This may also include closure of the public buildings, shopping centres and key tourist destinations. You should monitor local media and stay away from areas involving increased security activity.”

Despite this additional advice, the FCDO has stopped short of advising against travel to any parts of Ecuador. Only a small section of the country – within 20km of the northern border with Colombia – carries a warning, with visitors advised against all but essential travel to the area, which includes towns like San Lorenzo and Nueva Loja. The warning does not apply to El Ángel Ecological Reserve, the Rumichaca border crossing, the Pan-American Highway or the town of Tulcan.

Are flights operating as normal?

While there are no direct flights from the UK, most flights from destinations such as Madrid are operating as usual. Flights from major South American destinations such as Lima and Bogota are running with some cancellations, but domestic flights from airports such as Cuenca, Guayaquil and Quito are currently in operation.

The official Twitter/X accounts of these airport have sent out updates assuring travellers that they are operating as normal.

What if I have booked a holiday to Ecuador?

In theory, upcoming trips should be running as normal, so contact your accommodation, flight or trip provider if you want to postpone. There are currently no grounds for customers to claim the money back through travel insurance; this will change if the FCDO issues a blanket “avoid all non-essential travel” advisory, as this would enable travellers to cancel their plans for a full refund.

In addition, remember that deliberately travelling to areas where there are travel warnings – in this case the border with Colombia – may invalidate any existing insurance.

If you have booked a package holiday, you may be able to move the dates or cancel for a refund due to the Package Travel Regulations legislation; the trip arguably won’t perform as promised if tourists are expected to stay inside their accommodation as per the FCDO advice. Contact your tour operator or travel agent to discuss your options.

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Exercise increased caution in Ecuador due to  civil unrest ,  crime , and  kidnapping . Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Do not travel to:

Guayaquil,  south  of Portete de Tarqui Avenue, due to  crime .

  • The cities of Huaquillas and Arenillas in the province of El Oro, due to  crime .
  • The cities of Quevedo, Quinsaloma, and Pueblo Viejo in the province of Los Rios, due to  crime .
  • The canton of Duran, in the province of Guayas, due to crime .

Esmeraldas city and all areas north of Esmeraldas city in Esmeraldas province, due to  crime .

Reconsider travel to:

  • Guayaquil  north  of Portete de Tarqui Avenue due to  crime .

El Oro province outside the cities of Huaquillas and Arenillas, due to  crime .

  • Los Rios province outside the cities of Quevedo, Quinsaloma, and Pueblo Viejo, due to  crime .
  • All areas south of Esmeraldas city in Esmeraldas province, due to  crime .
  • The provinces of Sucumbios, Manabi, Santa Elena, and Santo Domingo due to  crime .

Country Summary: Crime is a widespread problem in Ecuador. Violent crime, such as murder, assault, kidnapping, and armed robbery, is prevalent and widespread. The rate of violent crime is significantly higher in areas where transnational criminal organizations are concentrated.

Demonstrations occur frequently throughout the country, usually motivated by political and/or economic factors. Demonstrators routinely block local roads and major highways, often without prior notice which can lead to disruption in access to critical infrastructure.  

Outside of Ecuador’s major towns and cities, much of the country’s territory is sparsely populated and isolated. Government assistance may be very limited and can lead to significant delays for assistance to U.S. citizens in remote areas.

Land Border Restrictions : All foreign citizens entering the country via land border crossings from Colombia or Peru are required to present an apostilled certificate showing a lack of criminal record. Further information is available on the Ministry of Tourism’s webpage and at Ecuador.Travel . All U.S. citizens planning to enter Ecuador via a land border should comply with this requirement. See Travel.State.Gov ’s Office of Authentications webpage and Criminal Records Check webpage for information on how to obtain a criminal record check and apostille from the United States. The U.S. Embassy and Consulate General in Ecuador cannot assist citizens crossing a land border in obtaining the required documentation.    

Read the  country information page  for additional information on traveling to Ecuador.

If you decide to travel to Ecuador:

  • Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on  Facebook ,  Twitter , and  Instagram
  • Review the  Country Security Report  for Ecuador.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the  Traveler’s Checklist .
  • Visit the CDC page for the latest  Travel Health Information  related to your travel.

Level 4: Do Not Travel

The cities of Huaquillas and Arenillas in the Province of El Oro, due to  crime .

The cities of Quevedo, Quinsaloma, and Pueblo Viejo in the province of Los Rios, due to  crime.

The canton of Duran, in the province of Guayas, due to crime.

Transnational criminal groups and local gangs regularly engage in violent criminal acts in these areas, including indiscriminate attacks without warning in public spaces. Violent crimes have included murder, targeted assassinations, armed robberies, bombings, kidnappings, and assaults, among others. Violence in these areas has steadily increased in frequency and brutality in recent months, posing an increased security risk to U.S. citizens. U.S. government personnel are prohibited from traveling to these areas without prior authorization. As a result, the U.S. government is limited in its ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in these areas.

Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Guayaquil  north  of Portete de Tarqui Avenue, due to  crime .

Los Rios province outside the cities of Quevedo, Quinsaloma, and Pueblo Viejo, due to  crime .

All areas south of Esmeraldas city in Esmeraldas province, due to  crime.

The provinces of Sucumbios, Manabi, Santa Elena, and Santo Domingo, due to  crime.

Transnational criminal groups and local gangs have sporadically engaged in violent criminal activity in these areas, with violence increasing in recent months. U.S. government personnel are directed to exercise extreme caution and maintain increased vigilance when traveling in and around these areas. 

Visit our website for  Travel to High-Risk Areas .

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Not for stays less than 90 days in any 12-month period.

Travelers must declare currency in amounts greater than $10,000. See the Ecuadorian customs website.

There is a 5 percent tax on currency taken out of Ecuador above $1200.00. See the Ecuadorian Revenue Service website.

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Avigiras E12-170 y  Eloy Alfaro  Quito, Ecuador Telephone: 593-2-398-5000 Emergency After-Hours Telephone: 593-2-398-5000 or 593-9-9788-3222 Email:   [email protected]

U.S. Consulate General Guayaquil Santa Ana St. and Jose Rodriguez Bonin Ave. San Eduardo Sector Guayaquil, Ecuador Telephone: 593-4-371-7000 Emergency After-Hours Telephone: 593-4-371-7000 Email:   [email protected]

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See the Department of State’s Fact Sheet on Ecuador for information about U.S.-Ecuador relations.  

Entry, Exit and Visa Requirements

Contact the Embassy of Ecuador in Washington, DC, for the most current visa information.

If you are traveling for  business or tourism, you do not need a visa for stays of up to 90 days  in any 12-month period. You can request an extension through provincial migration offices. Additional information is available on the  Ecuadorian Ministry of Interior website .

  • If you are planning a visit longer than 90 days, you must obtain a visa in advance. 
  • The Ministry of Tourism provides general information for travelers on its  website .
  • You must carry identification, including proof of U.S. citizenship. Carry a photocopy of your passport (including the entry stamp and/or visa) with you at all times.
  • If your passport is lost or stolen while you are in Ecuador, you should obtain a police report and apply for a new passport at the U.S. Embassy or U.S. Consulate General. We also recommend obtaining an entry/exit report from an Ecuadorian immigration office before leaving the country. For further information, see the  Ecuadorian Ministry of Interior website .
  • U.S. citizens born in Ecuador are required to show an Ecuadorian passport or national ID card upon entering and exiting Ecuador. 
  • U.S. citizen children born in Ecuador who are traveling without one or both parents must present a copy of a birth certificate and written authorization from the absent parent(s). If the parent is deceased, a notarized copy of the death certificate is required. For more information, contact the Embassy of Ecuador in Washington, DC.
  • While no specific vaccinations are required for entry, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) recommends travelers obtain certain immunizations. See the CDC  website  for more information.

The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Ecuador.

Find information on  dual nationality ,  prevention of international child abduction , and  customs regulations  on our websites.

Safety and Security

Exercise increased caution when traveling in Ecuador, and do not travel to the province of Carchi, the province of Sucumbíos, and the northern part of Esmeraldas province, including Esmeraldas city due to crime. U.S. government personnel may travel to the northern bank of the Napo River in Sucumbíos, where tourist lodges are located, an area approximately four miles wide, and to the portion of Esmeraldas province that is south of Esmeraldas city.

All other U.S. government travel to the northern border area is prohibited without prior permission. This region has a high rate of violent crime. U.S. citizens are not targeted, but have been victims of crime there in the past.

Crime:  Crime is a widespread problem in Ecuador.

  • Pick-pocketing, robbery, and hotel room theft are the most common crimes. Tourists have been robbed at gunpoint on beaches and along hiking trails. Passengers arriving at the Quito and Guayaquil airports have also been targets of armed robberies.
  • Use hotel safes if available, avoid wearing obviously expensive jewelry or clothing, and carry only the cash or credit cards that you need. Stay alert in crowds and on public transportation. Be aware that thieves might create distractions to target you.
  • Be alert for robberies, in which criminals enter a taxi and force victims to withdraw money from ATMs. Some victims have been beaten or raped. Avoid hailing taxis on the street. Order taxis by phone or use a service affiliated with major hotels. Avoid withdrawing large amounts of cash at one time. Use ATMs in well-protected indoor areas.
  • To avoid carjacking or theft from your car while you are stopped at intersections, drive with your doors locked and windows rolled up. Do not leave valuables in plain view.
  • Sexual assaults and rapes can occur, even in tourist areas. Travel in groups, do not leave food or drinks unattended, and never allow a stranger to give you a drink.
  • Do not let your credit card out of your sight in order to avoid credit card “skimming.”
  • Incapacitating drugs, such as rohypnol and scopolamine, have been used to facilitate violent robberies and sexual assaults.

Civil Unrest:  Demonstrations may occur occasionally. They may take place in response to local or international events or on politically significant holidays. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly become violent. Protesters may block roads and sometimes burn tires, throw rocks, and damage property.

  • Police may respond using water cannons and tear gas.
  • Avoid demonstrations and prepare back-up transportation plans. Even peaceful demonstrations can turn violent with little or no warning.
  • A disaster can disrupt food supply, so plan to have at least a 3-day supply of food and medicine on hand.

Check local media for updates and traffic advisories.

International Financial Scams:  See the  Department of State  and the  FBI   pages for information.

Victims of Crime:  U.S. citizen victims of sexual assault are encouraged to contact the U.S. Embassy in Quito or Consulate in Guayaquil for assistance. Report crimes to the local police by calling 911 . In Quito, you can visit an  Ecuadorian Tourist Security Service Attention Center . You can also contact the U.S. Embassy at +593-2-398-5000 or the U.S. Consulate General in Guayaquil at +593-4-371-7000.

Remember that local authorities are responsible for investigating and prosecuting crimes.

See our webpage on help for U.S. victims of crime overseas .

Information about victim’s assistance programs in Ecuador is available on the U.S.  Mission in Ecuador website .

  • help you find appropriate medical care
  • assist you in reporting a crime to the police
  • contact relatives or friends with your written consent
  • provide general information regarding the victim’s role during the local investigation and following its conclusion
  • provide a list of local attorneys
  • provide our information on  victim’s compensation programs in the United States.
  • provide an emergency loan for repatriation to the United States and/or limited medical support in cases of destitution
  • help you find accommodation and arrange flights home
  • replace a stolen or lost passport

Domestic Violence:  U.S. citizen victims of domestic violence are encouraged to contact the Embassy or Consulate General for assistance.

Tourism:  The tourism industry is unevenly regulated, and safety inspections for equipment and facilities do not commonly occur. Hazardous areas/activities are not always identified with appropriate signage, and staff may not be trained or certified either by the host government or by recognized authorities in the field. In the event of an injury, appropriate medical treatment is typically available only in/near major cities. First responders are generally unable to access areas outside of major cities and to provide urgent medical treatment. U.S. citizens are encouraged to purchase medical evacuation insurance. See our webpage for more  information on insurance providers for overseas coverage . 

Local Laws & Special Circumstances

Criminal Penalties:  You are subject to local laws. If you violate local laws, even unknowingly, you may be expelled, arrested, or imprisoned.

  • Penalties for possessing, using, or trafficking illegal drugs in Ecuador are severe. Offenders can expect long jail sentences and heavy fines.
  • Never agree to carry a suitcase or package through customs for anyone.

Furthermore, some laws are also prosecutable in the United States, regardless of local law. For examples, see the State Department’s website on  crimes against minors abroad  and the  Department of Justice  website.

Arrest Notification:  If you are arrested or detained, ask police or prison officials to notify the U.S. Embassy or U.S. Consulate General immediately. See our webpage  for further information.

Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Although counterfeit and pirated goods are prevalent in many countries, they may still be illegal according to local laws. You may also pay fines or have to give them up if you bring them back to the United States. See the U.S. Department of Justice website for more information.

Seismic Activity:  There are numerous active volcanoes, and earthquakes are common. Earthquakes can trigger deadly tsunamis. Visit  Ecuador’s National Risk Management Secretariat  and the  Ecuadorian Geophysical Institute  for more information.

  • Mud or lava flows from  Tungurahua volcano  could pose a significant and immediate threat to travelers in Baños.
  • The town of Latacunga is directly in the path of potential mud or lava flow from the  Cotopaxi volcano . Even small emissions from the volcano can trigger avalanches and landslides. Low lying areas in the greater Quito area could also be affected if Cotopaxi erupts.
  • Reventador volcano is located in Napo province and is one of the most active in the country.
  • Sangay volcano is located in Morona Santiago province is active and local authorities advise against approaching the volcano and nearby Upano river.
  • In the event of a natural disaster, pay attention to the news media for updates. A disaster can disrupt food supply, so plan to have at least a 3-day supply of food and medicine on hand.
  • See the  Centers for Disease Control website  for information on emergency preparedness and response.

Hallucinogens:  Traditional hallucinogens, often referred to as ayahuasca or San Pedro, are often marketed to tourists as “spiritual cleansing” and typically contain dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a strong hallucinogen that is illegal in the United States, Ecuador, and many other countries. Health risks are not well understood, and, on occasion, people suffer serious illness or death after taking these drugs. Intoxicated travelers also have been assaulted and robbed. These incidents often occur a great distance from medical facilities, making the risks even greater.

Galápagos   Islands: Be aware of the following challenges:

  • Many Ecuadorian tour vessels operating in the Galápagos do not meet international safety standards. Inquire about safety features when boarding vessels.
  • The two hospitals on Santa Cruz and San Cristobal Islands do not perform major medical procedures.
  • Serious injury or illness in the Galapagos typically requires medical evacuation to the Ecuadorian mainland or the United States. This can cost $60,000 or more and take significant time to arrange.  We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance that includes health coverage and air evacuation .
  • There are limited decompression facilities for scuba divers.
  • The Ecuadorian government restricts the entry of certain items into the Galapagos. Visit the  Agency for Biosecurity and Quarantine Regulation and Control for the Galapagos  for more information.

Retiring in Ecuador:  In recent years, Ecuador has become a top overseas destination for retiring U.S. citizens.

  • U.S. citizens have reported unethical practices by lawyers, real estate agents, and others, resulting in costly losses and little hope of remedy through the local judicial system.
  • Ecuadorian rules governing visas and customs are subject to change with little notice.  The Ecuadorian government publishes little information in English. The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General cannot give detailed advice about Ecuadorian immigration law.

Faith-Based Travelers:  See our following webpages for details:

  • Faith-Based Travel Information
  • International Religious Freedom Report
  • Human Rights Report
  • Hajj Fact Sheet for Travelers
  • Best Practices for Volunteering Abroad

LGBTI Travelers:  There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Ecuador.

See   our  LGBTI Travel Information   page and section 6 of our  Human Rights report  for further details.

Travelers Who Require Accessibility Assistance:   Travelers with disabilities might have difficulty accessing buildings. Sidewalks in some areas are narrow and poorly maintained.

Students:  See our  Students Abroad  page and  FBI travel tips .

Women Travelers:  See our travel tips for  Women Travelers .

For emergency services in Ecuador, dial 911.

Ambulance services are:

  • not present throughout the country and unreliable in most areas except Quito. 
  • not equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Injured or seriously ill travelers may prefer to take a taxi or private vehicle to the nearest major hospital rather than wait for an ambulance, particularly outside of Quito.

Adequate medical and dental care is available in major cities. In smaller communities and in the Galapagos Islands, services are limited, and the quality is generally well below U.S. standards.

  • Ambulance service is limited.
  • Specialized medical care can cost tens of thousands of dollars or is not available.
  • Pharmacies are widely available. However, some medications might not be offered, and brand names will differ from products in the United States. Not all pharmacies purchase medications from pharmaceutical companies that adhere to quality control standards.
  • Exercise caution if you explore herbal and folk remedies.
  • Quito is 9,400 feet above sea level. Some other tourist destinations in the mountainous region may be higher. Consult your doctor for recommendations concerning medication and lifestyle tips at high altitude.

We do not pay medical bills.  Be aware that U.S. Medicare/Medicaid does not apply overseas. Most hospitals and doctors overseas do not accept U.S. health insurance.

Medical Insurance : Make sure your health insurance plan provides coverage overseas. Most care providers overseas only accept cash payments. See  our webpage  for more information on insurance providers for overseas coverage. Visit the  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  for more information on type of insurance you should consider before you travel overseas.

We strongly recommend  supplemental insurance  to cover medical evacuation.

Always carry your prescription medication in original packaging, along with your doctor’s prescription. Check with the government of Ecuador’s  National Customs Service  to ensure the medication is legal in Ecuador.

The following diseases are present:

  • Chagas disease
  • Chikungunya
  • Tuberculosis
  • Yellow fever

Vaccinations : Be up-to-date on all  vaccinations  recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Further health information :

  • World Health Organization
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)

Air Quality : Visit  AirNow Department of State  for information on air quality at U.S. Embassies and Consulates.

The U.S. Mission in Ecuador maintains a list of doctors and hospitals on its  webpage . We do not endorse or recommend any specific medical provider or clinic.

Health facilities in general :

  • Adequate health facilities are available in Quito and Guayaquil but health care in rural areas may be below U.S. standards.
  • Public medical clinics lack basic resources and supplies.
  • Hospitals and doctors often require payment “up front” prior to service or admission.
  • Private hospitals usually require advance payment or proof of adequate insurance before admitting a patient.
  • Medical staff may speak little or no English.

  Pharmaceuticals:

  • Exercise caution when purchasing medication overseas. Pharmaceuticals, both over the counter and requiring prescription in the United States, are often readily available for purchase with little controls. Counterfeit medication is common and may prove to be ineffective, the wrong strength, or contain dangerous ingredients. Medication should be purchased in consultation with a medical professional and from reputable establishments.
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Food and Drug Administration are responsible for rules governing the transport of medication back to the United States. Medication purchased abroad must meet their requirements to be legally brought back into the United States. Medication should be for personal use and must be approved for usage in the United States. Visit the  U.S. Customs and Border Protection  and the  Food and Drug Administration  websites for more information.

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Surrogacy:

  • If you are considering traveling to Ecuador to have a child through use of assisted reproductive technology (ART) or surrogacy, see our  ART and Surrogacy Abroad page .
  • Surrogacy is legal for foreigners in Ecuador.

Water Quality:

  • In many areas, tap water is not potable. Bottled water and beverages are generally safe, although you should be aware that many restaurants and hotels serve tap water unless bottled water is specifically requested. Be aware that ice for drinks may be made using tap water.
  • Many cities in Ecuador, such as Quito, are at high altitude. Be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness, and take precautions before you travel. Visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for more information about  Travel to High Altitudes .

Adventure Travel:

Visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for more information about  Adventure Travel .

Travel and Transportation

Road Conditions and Safety:   Some roads are poorly maintained and may lack crash barriers, guard rails, signs, and streetlights. Heavy fog and rain make conditions more treacherous.

  • Due to a lack of sidewalks, many roads are also used by pedestrians.
  • Slow-moving buses and trucks frequently stop in the middle of the road unexpectedly.
  • In rural areas, you may encounter livestock in the road.
  • Many vehicles are poorly maintained, and breakdowns are common.

Traffic Laws:

You may use your U.S. driver’s license for up to 90 days. If you are staying in Ecuador longer, you should contact the  National Transit Agency  to obtain a valid driver’s license.

  • Drivers often disobey traffic laws and signals. They rarely yield to pedestrians and cyclists.
  • If you are involved in an accident, even if you are not at fault, you may be taken into police custody,  especially if there are injuries or if you do not have insurance. If the injuries or damages are serious, you may face criminal charges.
  • You might encounter intoxicated drivers. Chances of a drunk-driving accident are higher on weekends and Ecuadorian holidays.
  • If you want to import a vehicle, contact  Ecuador’s National Customs Service  for local regulations. You must pay for local liability insurance, called SPPAT.

Public Transportation: Intra- and inter-city bus passengers are often targets of crime, including robbery and sexual assault.

  • Armed criminals have been known to board local city buses and rob passengers.
  • Numerous bus accidents occur every year in Ecuador. Many buses are overcrowded, poorly maintained, and lack safety features such as seat belts.

See our  Road Safety page  for more information. Visit the website of Ecuador's  national tourist office  and national authority responsible for road safety.

Aviation Safety Oversight:   The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has assessed the Government of Ecuador’s Civil Aviation Authority as being in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aviation safety standards for oversight of Ecuador’s air carrier operations. Further information may be found on the  FAA’s safety assessment page .

Maritime Travel: Mariners planning travel to Ecuador should also check for U.S. maritime advisories and alerts . Information may also be posted to the U.S. Coast Guard homeport website , and the NGA broadcast warnings .

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Ecuador was cited in the State Department’s 2022 Annual Report to Congress on International Child Abduction for demonstrating a pattern of non-compliance with respect to international parental child abduction. Review information about International Parental Child Abduction in  Ecuador . For additional IPCA-related information, please see the  International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act ( ICAPRA )  report.

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The uk government agency warned that the south american country’s regional state of emergency allows authorities to seize assets and enter private buildings without permission.

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) has updated its advisory for travellers visiting Ecuador, following the declaration of a new 60-day state of emergency (SOE) in seven provinces.

The SOE, which began on 22 May in response to armed violence in the country, is due to end on 21 July. It applies to the provinces of Guayas, El Oro, Santa Elena, Manabí, Sucumbíos, Orellana, and Los Ríos. The district of Camilo Ponce Enríquez, in the province of Azuay, is also covered by the emergency measure.

The FCDO stated that while there is “no curfew in place, the SOE allows the military and police to seize assets, conduct inspections, and enter private properties without permission”.

This second SOE follows the declaration of a previous nationwide one on 19 April in response to Ecuador’s energy crisis. The FCDO explained that that SOE – currently due to end on 18 June – “may see an increased military and police presence around public buildings, including key energy infrastructure, to avoid threats or sabotage”.

Fellow South American country Brazil has improved its perceived safety among tourists, according to a recent study by Mabrian and Embratur.

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Ecuador is a country of rich traditions. It is known for its hiking trails and nature, including the famous Galapagos Islands.

The capital city of Ecuador is Quito. Other large cities include Guayaquil, Cuenca, and Santo Domingo.

The country’s varying regions and attractions make it a must visit for many travellers.

Do I Need Vaccines for Ecuador?

Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Ecuador. The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Ecuador: hepatitis A , hepatitis B , typhoid , yellow fever , rabies and tetanus .

See the bullets below to learn more about some of these key immunisations:

  • Hepatitis A – Food & Water – Recommended for most travellers to the region, especially if unvaccinated.
  • Hepatitis B – Blood & Body Fluids – Recommended for travellers to most regions.
  • Tetanus – Wounds or Breaks in Skin – Recommended for travellers to most regions, especially if not previously vaccinated.
  • Typhoid – Food & Water – Recommended for travellers to most regions.
  • Yellow Fever – Mosquito – Recommended for travel to regions under 2,200 metres elevation, excludes Guayaquil, Quito and the Galapagos Islands
  • Rabies – Saliva of Infected Animals – High risk country. Vaccine recommended for long-stay travellers and those who may come in contact with animals.

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Ecuador is home to a few different mosquito-borne diseases. Malaria , dengue , Zika and yellow fever can all be found in the country. Be sure to bring repellents and netting with you. Passport Health clinics carry the yellow fever vaccine and can often prescribe antimalarials for your trip. Contact your local Passport Health clinic to learn more.

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Do I Need a Passport or Visa for Ecuador?

No visas are required for Ecuador if staying for 90 days or less within a 365 day period. Proof of onward travel may be required at entry. Passports must have at least six months validity when entering the country.

Sources: Embassy of Ecuador and GOV.UK

What Is the Climate Like in Ecuador?

Ecuador’s climate changes depending on the region. The western regions are warm with temperatures as high as 25 degrees. The hot and rainy seasons are between January and April.

Other regions of Ecuador experience a subtropical highland climate. It is usually dry from June to September and wet from October to May. Average temperature stay around 15 to 17 degrees.

How Safe Is Ecuador?

Travellers are not permitted to go to northern Ecuador without prior permission due to kidnappings. These areas include Carchi, northern Esmeraldas, and Sucumbíos.

Robbery is common in Ecuador, especially in hotel rooms, on seasides and on hiking trails. Use hotel safes, don’t wear valuable items, and always be alert.

Always travel in groups, be alert, and be aware of where your drinks are at all times. Drugging is common.

Pickpocketing and petty theft are common in tourist areas. Be aware of your surroundings and avoid situations that could lead to theft.

The Galapagos Islands In Ecuador

One of the most famous places in the world for biodiversity are the Galapagos Islands. These islands were studied by Charles Darwin and helped him come up with the theory of evolution.

Although known for their biodiversity, the islands are part of volcanic group of islands and have little vegetation. But, that’s what makes the wildlife so peculiar. The Galapagos National Park is officially a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Travellers can access the island by plane or by boat. Most travellers go to the islands from December to January and June to August.

Animals on the Galapagos Islands include: bottlenosed dolphins, the Galapagos turtles, and Darwin’s finches.

What Should I Take To Ecuador?

Here are some essential items to consider for your trip to Ecuador:

  • Mosquito repellent to prevent mosquito-borne diseases like Zika , yellow fever and dengue .
  • Raincoat and rain gear is a must, especially if you’re travelling during the rainy season.
  • Medications can be hard to find in Ecuador. Ensure you bring everything you need with you.
  • Sun cream and sunnies to protect against the sun.
  • Clothes for layering as the temperature may change from day to night.

Embassy of the United Kingdom in Ecuador

If you are in Ecuador and have an emergency (for example, been attacked, arrested or someone has died) contact the nearest consular services. Contact the embassy before arrival if you have additional questions on entry requirements, safety concerns or are in need of assistance.

British Embassy Quito Citiplaza Building, Naciones Unidas Avenue and República de El Salvador, 14th Floor PO Box 17-17-830 Quito Ecuador Telephone: (593) (2) 3972 200 Contact Form: Click Here

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  • Getting to Ecuador and the Galápagos by air

Direct flights to Ecuador’s international airports in Quito and Guayaquil depart from a relatively small number of places outside of Latin America. In the United States, regular services leave from Miami, Houston and Atlanta; in Europe, they go from Madrid and Amsterdam. Higher prices are likely in the July to September high season and during December.

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Ecuador's Best in 3 Weeks

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Ecuador's Best in 3 Weeks

A journey to the heart of Ecuador: discover the Andean highlands, go on a deep dive in the Amazon jungle, explore the colonial cities on the Pacific Coast and end your trip with the incredibly diverse Galapagos Islands. This trip packs all into one, the adventure of a lifetime!

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Unique Lodges of Ecuador

Prepare yourself for the epitome of adventure and prestige with not one but two Unique Lodges in Ecuador into the lush and captivating nearby cloud forest to discover Mashpi Lodge. After that, prepare yourself for the wonders at your doorstep at the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel.

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Best of Peru & Galapagos Islands

Split your South America trip into two fascinating countries: Peru with Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, as well as ocean-facing capital Lima. Afterwards, proceed to the Galapagos Islands. You will stay on 3 different islands and explore many more.

Pristine rainforest - Ecuador's Amazon

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Pristine rainforest - Ecuador's Amazon

Start in Ecuador's capital Quito with nearby Cotopaxi volcano. Afterwards proceed to your adventure in the Amazon - a luxurious Lodge awaits with plenty of excursions from river canoes, bird watching, rainforest hikes and more.

Mesmerizing Ecuador - Amazon & Galapagos

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Mesmerizing Ecuador - Amazon & Galapagos

Despite its small size, Ecuador packs an incredible variety of wildlife, nature and culture. On this trip, you will explore the Amazon on a river cruise, getting close to not just the wildlife but also the native cultures. Afterwards, fly to the Galapagos for a unique wildlife adventure.

Luxury Andes and Galapagos

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Luxury Andes and Galapagos

Combine Ecuador's mainland, visiting Cotopaxi volcano, the fascinating city of Quito, the market in Otavalo, hot springs in Papallacta and more, with the unique wildlife and nature of the Galapagos. A once in a lifetime trip with extraordinary hotels and lodges awaits.

If you’re planning to include Ecuador as part of a South American tour, consider an “ open-jaw ” ticket, which lets you make your own way overland between your arrival and departure points. Popular combinations are Quito and Lima, or Quito and La Paz, and tickets cost about the same as a normal return.

Ecuador is too small to warrant its own airpass , but is included in larger networks, such as the LAN airlines Airpass, which links LAN destinations and offers further discounts if you have a transatlantic ticket with them.

Flights from the US and Canada

While there are few direct routes to Ecuador, it’s easy to pick up connecting flights to the main hubs. From the US, direct routes to Quito and Guayaquil are operated by American Airlines , Delta , LATAM and United from Atlanta, Houston and Miami. JetBlue and Spirit fly from Ft Lauderdale. Avianca and Copa Airlines have indirect flights via cities such as Bogotá, Panama City and San Salvador (El Salvador). There are no direct flights from Canada to Ecuador; Canadian travellers generally have to travel via the US or Mexico, with Aeroméxico .

Approximate flying times from the US to Quito without stops are around four hours from Miami, and around five hours from Houston and Atlanta. Prices are roughly $500–700 return from Miami, $600–800 from Houston and Atlanta, and CAN$700–900 from Toronto, but shop around, as prices can vary greatly.

Flights from the UK and Ireland

There are no direct flights to Ecuador from Britain and Ireland , but there are plenty of indirect flights to both Quito and Guayaquil involving a change of plane in either a European or American city. The US airlines fly via their respective hubs (see above), while Iberia routes via Madrid, and KLM via Amsterdam. Other possibilities include taking a flight to a South American hub, such as Bogotá or Lima, from where connections to Ecuador can be made.

Typical journey times are between 15 and 17 hours. You can expect to pay around £700–900 return in low season and £800–1100 in high, though prices can vary widely.

Flights from Australia and New Zealand

There are no direct flights to Ecuador from Australia or New Zealand. The most straightforward route is with Qantas / LATAM from Sydney to Quito and Guayaquil, stopping in Auckland and changing in Santiago. Alternatively, you can travel via the US, or fly to Buenos Aires with Aerolineas Argentinas and pick up a connection from there. Typical travel times are around 25 to 40 hours. Expect to pay at least around A$2000 from Australia, and NZ$2100 from New Zealand.

Flights from South Africa

To get to Ecuador from South Africa, you’re best off flying to a South American hub, such as São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Santiago or Lima, from where there are onward services to Quito. Johannesburg to São Paulo with South African Airlines is a ten-hour flight costing from ZAR6000. Brazilian airline GOL flies to São Paulo three times a week (6 hours) and is the only direct option.

It is possible to enter Ecuador by bus from Peru via Macará , Huayquillas and La Balsa , or from Colombia via Tulcán . However, the region around the border with Colombia is unsettled and may be unsafe – check the latest security situation before attempting this route. It’s also worth noting that cross-border buses are notorious hunting grounds for pickpockets and bag-snatchers; keep a very close eye on your belongings. Be aware, too, that scams are common – spurious stories along the lines of “the road is closed” or “there are protests” can be ploys to get travellers into the scammers’ vehicles or to an isolated place with the aim of robbing them.

Want to learn more useful information before your upcoming trip to Ecuador? Read our tips for traveling in Ecuador . You might also find it helpful to read about what you need to know before traveling to Ecuador .

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Plan your visit to Ecuador with this seasonal guide

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There are just two major seasons in Ecuador: wet and dry. But which one is right for the things you want to do? © Westend61 / Getty Images

Ecuador perfectly illustrates South America’s geographic and atmospheric diversity.

With its varied ecosystems, Ecuador experiences only two major seasons: wet season running from October to May and dry season, which takes place between June and September. This means it enjoys relatively steady and moderate weather (22 Celsius) throughout the year, and deciding when to visit will mostly depend on what it is you want to do while you're there.

Nevertheless, Ecuador’s contrasting regions (Serranía, Coast, Amazon rainforest and the Galápagos archipelago) do experience some ebb and flow of seasonal change and climate zones. After all, the country sits right on the equator, leaving half its territory in the northern hemisphere and the other half in the south.

Here’s our guide for the best times to visit Ecuador . 

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December to February is the best time for coastal fun

From December to February, days on the Pacific Coast and the Galápagos Islands are generally warm, with occasional but tame rain and the best underwater visibility for those booking snorkeling or scuba diving trips. 

This time of the year is also ideal for wildlife enthusiasts hoping to spot courtship rituals and newborns, as the hatching, breeding and nesting season of species such as giant tortoises, birds and sea lions take place in the Galápagos.

On the Pacific shoreline, daring wave riders benefit from winter storms in the North and the west swells making their way south, bringing optimal surfing conditions.

Meanwhile, the weather varies from chill to moderately cold in the Andean region, and the Oriente experiences relative dryness. Though rain is constant all year round in the Amazon rainforest, during this time of the year visitors are less likely to get soaked under pouring rain and will find it easier to explore the trails. 

In recent years, however, due to changing climate conditions, the lack of rain has started to disrupt water transportation, which is the only means available to reach many reserves and communities. 

With festivities like Christmas, New Year and Carnaval as well as school breaks taking place on the Ecuadorian coast, December, January and February are high tourist months. 

Prices are slightly higher and accommodation is hard to secure on major holidays, so planning ahead of time is recommended if you want to visit at this time. But don’t fret. The difference between other seasons is not too substantial and won’t dramatically affect your budget. 

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March to May is ideal for a rainy Amazon getaway

During March to May, good conditions continue on the Coast and the Galápagos archipelago for surfing and underwater activities. On the islands, spotting albatrosses, iguanas, tortoises and blue-footed boobies will be an everyday occurrence as they arrive for hatching season. Keep your eyes peeled for the blue-footed boobies’ mating dance, which occurs in May. 

Rain takes over the highlands as early as the last days of February until early May. Ecuadorians live by the Spanish saying "Abril aguas mil" (in April, thousand waters) during April, which is the rainiest month of the year and generally coincides with Holy Week celebrations — though the rain never stops devotion, and religious demonstrations will take place regardless. 

The Amazon rainforest also experiences rain, bringing out a particularly luscious and verdant landscape, better navigation conditions and higher chances of spotting animals that thrive in rainy weather. 

This is the best time of the year to see flora and fauna, including some birds that hide during the dry season to avoid the heat. You will, however, need to pack sturdy rubber boots, a raincoat and insect repellent in your travel essentials.

Flight and accommodation prices will fluctuate during this period as important holidays unfold throughout April and May. Holy Week, Labor Day (May 1) and the anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha (May 24), which are observed nationwide, will encourage tourism, bringing prices up and making it hard to find accommodation. Book hotels in advance if you plan to stay in the Coastal region, where Ecuadorians flock during this season.

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Unveil the wonders of the highlands from June to September

Benefiting from sunny days and summer breaks in the Andean region, the Ecuadorian highlands thrive from June to September. Clear skies, good weather conditions and a slew of cultural activities make this period a favorite for national and foreign tourists. 

Though increased tourist activity naturally leads to higher prices, hiking trips to some of the most beautiful Andean mountains and colorful traditional festivals will justify the slightly higher prices. Make sure you book your tickets and plan well in advance if you aim to visit Ecuador at this time of the year.

In June, the central and northern highlands put their best foot forward for their traditional and religious festivals. Pujilí, a town in Chimborazo, celebrates Corpus Christi the first week of June with big parades, where the danzante (the dancer) — a traditional figure carrying a large, adorned headpiece — dances to the rhythm of the bombo (bass drum) and pingullo (a traditional Andean flute). 

Inti Raymi, celebrating the summer solstice, follows, with the most prominent fêtes taking place in Peguche, Otavalo and other towns in Imbabura. In August, Indigenous people in the northern highlands celebrate Fiesta del Yamor to express their gratefulness to Pachamama (Mother Earth) for the harvest season.

In September, places like Latacunga and Zámbiza, a rural community in Quito , honor the Virgin of Mercy and Saint Michael the Archangel, respectively, with gatherings that mix Indigenous culture and Catholic devotion.

But it's not only the highlands that teem with activity. Adventure-loving tourists can enjoy the arrival of humpback whales to the Ecuadorian coast starting June through September. Droves of these majestic animals arrive in the waters of Puerto López in Manabí every year for the breeding season. Whales stay as they give birth to their calves and mate again, guaranteeing their return for the next year.

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October and November are the best months for off-peak travel

Because of the transition between seasons, the Amazon region has a less predictable weather pattern in October and November. This is shoulder season and an ideal time for exploring the rainforest and avoiding heavier rain and flooding.

The Coast and Galápagos Islands might experience light morning mists and drizzle during this season, which signals the arrival of warmer days.

Temperatures start to drop in the highlands, bringing gentle rain and slighter chillier nights. In October, people in the region prepare for the Lash of St Francis (el Cordonazo de San Francisco) — northern winds expected to bring heavy squalls on Saint Francis Day (October 4).

Though precipitation might bring a few challenges, this is still a good time for hikers and tourists with an exploring agenda. It's a relatively low season compared to other times of the year. Flight tickets won’t be gasp-inducingly cheap, but prices will certainly reduce and accommodation will be easily available.

However, watch out for November, as Día de los Difuntos (Day of the Dead) on November 2 and Cuenca’s Independence celebrations on November 3 are commemorated with long weekend holidays that prompt travel throughout the country.

This article was first published Nov 26, 2021 and updated Jun 6, 2024.

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The Esquire Travel Guide: Ecuador, the Galapagos, and Peru

S hould a trip to Ecuador or Peru be on your bucket list , know this; either destination alone is entirely worth travelling across the globe for.

Know also that a single trip will, inevitably, barely scratch the surface – rather than having ‘done’ these countries, you will instead find yourself filled with a persistent and insatiable desire to go back, to explore vastly more of each country’s rich and extraordinary culture, ecosystem, and cuisine.

And know, finally that, when you set foot on the shores of the Galapagos, you will almost certainly be greeted, immediately, by a sea lion, and it will take every ounce of willpower that you have not to stroke its furry fat belly.

There are, of course, infinite ways you could explore Ecuador, the Galapagos, and Peru – but here’s one, and it’s real good. Trust us, we’ve checked.

To begin in Quito is a win-win. The capital of Ecuador is a beautiful historic city in which to acclimatise to the altitude which will be your perennial companion (and occasional nemesis) throughout your trip.

Casa Gangotena , a beautifully-restored colonial mansion in Quito’s Old Town, is a perfectly-placed base from which to explore the relaxed, bustling neighbourhood. Up on the rooftop terrace, look out across the city and drink in both the spectacular view and one of the signature cocktails - go for the ‘ Diablada de Píllaro ’, a punchy combination of rum, apple, ginger and hot pepper, if you’ve got nowhere to be the next morning. Down in the restaurant , gorge on ceviche (NB. assume you’ll be gorging on ceviche more or less constantly throughout your trip) but do take pains to seek out the cream of potato soup - no, genuinely – which, with its delicate combination of truffle, poached egg, cocoa nibs and onion foam, is an absolute showstopper.

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The Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site – full of ornate, beautiful cathedrals, tiny family-run shops, and street vendors offering everything from scarves to corn. For a concentrated hit of traditional commerce, head to Mercado Central – the vibrant and lively market. Amidst bustling stalls piled high with fresh fruit and vegetables, chilled meat counters, and vendors selling almost addictively-moreish herbal teas, the market is also home to the curanderas - traditional healers who use natural remedies to cure ailments and imbalances, both spiritual and physical.

Ecuador is home to some of the finest chocolate in the world – much of it made with the superior Arriba bean – so take a Chocolate Masterclass to learn all about it. Chez Tiff offers an immensely-enjoyable afternoon which deftly combines rigorous academic study with eating huge quantities of incredibly high-quality chocolate, so arrive hungry to learn (and, you know, in general).

A short cycle away from the Old Town is Quito’s beautiful Botanical Garden . Ecuador is also the orchid capital of the world – there are over 4500 species – and here a dazzling array are on display (along with a wide-ranging collection of bonsai trees, if that’s your thing).

And from more or less wherever you are, look up and you will be greeted by the enormous statue of the Virgen de El Panecillo, who overlooks the city. A pilgrimage up to her hilltop vantagepoint is well worth it.

THE CHOCÓ RAINFOREST

There’s no quick ‘n’ easy means of making it to Masphi Lodge , but the bumpy three-hour drive northwest of Quito is more than worth it. Deep in the heart of the Chocó Cloud Forest, through gates not unreminiscent of the entrance to Jurassic Park, Masphi Lodge is a lush modernist hotel and resort that blends entirely into its unique surroundings.

Mashpi began as an ecological project – the owner, Roque Sevilla, a businessman and former mayor of Quito, purchased the land in order to protect it from destruction at the hands of a timber company. Today the 6,178-acre nature reserve, which is entirely carbon neutral, is home to over 400 species of bird, frog, tree, and endemic species – many of which can be seen through the spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows which cover one entire side of the building. You’ll inevitably want to get up closer than that, though, and Mashpi’s expert team of guides offer round-the-clock expeditions in which to inspect the flora and fauna in thrilling detail. For a truly staggering view, ascend to the canopies and ride the Dragonfly gondola or the pedal-powered Skybike, which allow you to travel, suspended through the air, through the very tops of the trees, surrounded by endless forest on every side. It’s a dreamlike, awe-inspiring experience. And, before you leave, make sure you take in a night walk – it’s then that the forest seems to come truly alive, teeming with glass-bottom frogs, glow-in-the-dark spiders, skittish lizards, and umpteen more unseen (but loudly heard) creatures.

THE GALAPAGOS

A short series of flights and an entire universe away from the Ecuadorian mainland, the Galapagos - another UNESCO World Heritage Site - is an unreal destination.

Closely-monitored and carefully-preserved, the islands are a marvel of the natural world – both for what they contain, and the fact that they have been left so immaculately preserved. Much of the latter due to the fact that they are 97% national park – every visitor is accompanied by a well-trained National Guide, and preserving the sanctity of the ecosystem is paramount (no snack-smuggling onto the island is permitted).

For a restful hotel experience, Finch Bay Hotel is a winning destination. With a warm and welcoming team, and fresh seasonal food served at their poolside restaurant (you will also be attended by a number of friendly and helpful ducks), the hotel is a short water-taxi away from Santa Cruz island’s bars, shops and restaurants.

STAY, EXPLORE:

But there is, famously, more to the Galapagos than bars, shops and restaurants – you are in the midst of one of the most extraordinary ecosystems on the planet, and you’ll want to explore. So hop on board the Yacht La Pinta – the sunny and hugely-experienced crew run a tight ship, with expeditions which start bright and early in the morning, though you can opt out if you want to (NB. you don’t want to).

Each day will see you hopping into a dinghy and sailing off across a vibrant and pure blue sea which is the stuff of Hollywood films and screensavers. You’ll see Giant Tortoises – who give off a quiet hiss when they sense an approaching foe. You’ll hike across Islands formed entirely from cooled lava, the folds and rivulets of the flow forever hardened, but still giving off a feeling of rapid and powerful movement.

You’ll encounter basking sea-lions at every turn, scuttling crabs, languid iguanas, the occasional proud penguin stood, meerkat-like, surveying its surroundings before diving into the sea, and an array of mad-eyed staring blue-footed boobies (fear not, ‘I love boobies’ t-shirts are readily available in any and all of the Galapagos’ gift shops).

To snorkel in the Galapagos is to experience an embarrassment of riches. At a minimum, you’ll swim with darting schools of vibrantly coloured fish, but remain keen-eyed and you’ll likely find yourself dancing an aquatic dance with a sea lion or two (infinitely more elegant in the water than when blubbering happily across land), keeping pace with turtles as they soar angelically across the surface of the ocean, or coming into contact with dolphins, sharks (cheerfully benign), rays, and penguins.

Your life thusly changed forever, bid a fond farewell to your companions, both human and animal (it is not inconceivable that a sea lion may quite literally wave you goodbye upon your exit…) and make your way to Peru.

For a whistle-stop tour of The Land of the Incas, taking in the mighty Machu Picchu – but travelling, make no mistake, via the (incredibly) scenic route – look no further…

SACRED VALLEY

A short ride from Cusco airport, the Rio Sagrado is home to stunning views, gorgeous boutique rooms, and baby alpacas which guests can help milk twice-daily (a winning combination, overall). The property is in the lush and verdant Sacred Valley, a wonderfully-relaxing stopping off point as you begin the next leg of your expedition.

Visit the Catarata Poc Poc (Poc Poc Waterfall), a beautiful waterfall with a 30-metre drop, known as ‘the birthplace of the rainbow’.

HIRAM BINGHAM

All aboard the Orient Express of Peru – the Hiram Bingham is a fabulously-appointed luxury train which is simply the only way to get to Machu Picchu (NB. Many other ways to get to Machu Picchu are available).

A golden-age throwback, replete with cocktails on arrival, table service, a cocktail bar carriage with accompanying live band, and a gorgeous open-ended viewpoint at the back of the train, it’s the only train service in which a slower-than-expected journey time would be immensely welcome. You’ll set off from the Sacred Valley’s Ollantaytambo train station, and travel in fine style to a destination unlike any other…

MACHU PICCHU

Iconic, spectacular, and an almost-certainly-essential component of any first-time trip to Peru, Machu Picchu is a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in 2007 was voted one of the new seven wonders of the world. It’s not difficult to see why.

Sanctuary Lodge has the twin advantages of a) being extremely beautiful and b) being directly outside the entrance. You can’t go far wrong.

Though you’ll have seen all the photos, the Incan citadel is even more incredible in the, erm, stone. Set across vertiginous mountainside, the intricately-designed outpost seems utterly implausible.

Find a reputable guide, and hurl yourself into experiencing as much of Machu Picchu as your schedule, fitness and altitude acclimatisation permits. There are five day hikes available for the professional explorer – but one can glean a taste of the ancient Incan city in two or three hours, by starting at the top and marching downwards. Either way – come for the jaw-dropping ancient construction, and stay for the surprise community of llamas who will greet you utterly ignore you about halfway up.

Oh, and if you can manage it, set your alarm for 4.30am and get there bright and early, for a spectacular, brag-worthy, tourist-free photo of Machu Picchu in all its considerable glory.

Peru’s charming second city, Cusco can be reached from Machu Picchu via one all-too-short journey on the Hiram Bingham (or, again, via multiple ‘more sensible and less extravagant’ means, if you’re so inclined).

Palacio Nazarenas is a former nunnery, which has been converted into an exquisite, romantic hideout in the heart of the old city. The suites offer butler service – so enjoy a Pisco Sour made theatrically in your room, before heading down for dinner at Mauka, the hotel’s superb restaurant overseen by highly influential Peruvian chef Pía León (winner of World’s Best Female Chef in 2021).

Take a tour around San Blas, a short stroll from Cusco’s historic centre – it’s a beautiful artisan neighbourhood, and home to the remains of Pachacutec, the Incan leader who ordered the construction of Machu Picchu.

With reality on the horizon, finish your trip in Peru’s vibrant capital.

The grand, elegant Miraflores Park offers a rooftop infinity pool and a ground floor culinary treat. Tragaluz, the restaurant, is no vibeless corporate dining room, but a fully-fledged destination in its own right – offering a zingy modern menu and lethally-strong cocktails - that simply happens to be attached to the hotel.

Wander through the historic square of the Plaza de Armas, breeze through in the cafés and boutiques of the Barranco neighbourhood, and take in the pottery of the Larco Museum , replete with a vast array of treasures from across the Peru’s history, including more pre-Columbian erotic pottery than you can shake a stick at (though many of the subjects appear to be doing something along those lines).

Finally, before you leave, make sure you enjoy the ceviche you deserve. In one final shout-out to UNESCO, ceviche has been recognised by the organisation as an expression of Peruvian traditional cuisine, and appears on their ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ list, and there’s truly no better example of the dish than at Al Toque Pez. The hole-in-a-wall café is as rough and ready as they come, but there’s real magic in the soup – so work up your appetite in the queue, and treat yourself to a truly transcendent bowl of the good stuff.

And there you have it – a once-in-a-lifetime trip. The only snag being, you’ll immediately want to start planning your return.

Esquire was a guest of Belmond , Metropolitan Touring , and Rainbow Tours . Rainbow Tours can offer an 11-night Ecuador & Galapagos itinerary incorporating stays at Casa Gangotena, Mashpi Lodge, Finch Bay and a four-night cruise aboard the yacht La Pinta from £7,995 per person.

The most breathtaking trip you'll ever take (and that’s down to more than just the altitude...)

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Yellow Fever Vaccine & Malaria Prevention Information, by Country

Cdc yellow book 2024.

Author(s): Mark Gershman, Rhett Stoney (Yellow Fever) Holly Biggs, Kathrine Tan (Malaria)

The following pages present country-specific information on yellow fever (YF) vaccine requirements and recommendations, and malaria transmission information and prevention recommendations. Country-specific maps are included to aid in interpreting the information. The information in this chapter was accurate at the time of publication; however, it is subject to change at any time due to changes in disease transmission or, in the case of YF, changing entry requirements for travelers. Updated information reflecting changes since publication can be found in the online version of this book and on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travelers’ Health website. Recommendations for prevention of other travel-associated illnesses can also be found on the CDC Travelers’ Health website .

Yellow Fever Vaccine

Entry requirements.

Entry requirements for proof of YF vaccination under the International Health Regulations (IHR) differ from CDC’s YF vaccination recommendations. Under the IHR, countries are permitted to establish YF vaccine entry requirements to prevent the importation and transmission of YF virus within their boundaries. Certain countries require proof of vaccination from travelers arriving from all countries ( Table 5-25 ); some countries require proof of vaccination only for travelers above a certain age coming from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines areas with risk for YF virus transmission as countries or areas where YF virus activity has been reported currently or in the past, and where vectors and animal reservoirs exist.

Unless issued a medical waiver by a yellow fever vaccine provider, travelers must comply with entry requirements for proof of vaccination against YF.

WHO publishes a list of YF vaccine country entry requirements and recommendations for international travelers approximately annually. But because entry requirements are subject to change at any time, health care professionals and travelers should refer to the online version of this book and the CDC Travelers’ Health website for any updates before departure.

CDC Recommendations

CDC’s YF vaccine recommendations are guidance intended to protect travelers from acquiring YF virus infections during international travel. These recommendations are based on a classification system for destination-specific risk for YF virus transmission: endemic, transitional, low potential for exposure, and no risk ( Table 2-08 ). CDC recommends YF vaccination for travel to areas classified as having endemic or transitional risk (Maps 5-10 and 5-11 ). Because of changes in YF virus circulation, however, recommendations can change; therefore, before departure, travelers and clinicians should check CDC’s destination pages for up-to-date YF vaccine information.

Duration of Protection

In 2015, the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices published a recommendation that 1 dose of YF vaccine provides long-lasting protection and is adequate for most travelers. The recommendation also identifies specific groups of travelers who should receive additional doses, and others for whom additional doses should be considered (see Sec. 5, Part 2, Ch. 26, Yellow Fever ). In July 2016, WHO officially amended the IHR to stipulate that a completed International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis is valid for the lifetime of the vaccinee, and YF vaccine booster doses are not necessary. Moreover, countries cannot require proof of revaccination (booster) against YF as a condition of entry, even if the traveler’s last vaccination was >10 years ago.

Ultimately, when deciding whether to vaccinate travelers, clinicians should take into account destination-specific risks for YF virus infection, and individual risk factors (e.g., age, immune status) for serious YF vaccine–associated adverse events, in the context of the entry requirements. See Sec. 5, Part 2, Ch. 26, Yellow Fever , for a full discussion of YF disease and vaccination guidance.

Table 2-08 Yellow fever (YF) vaccine recommendation categories 1

Malaria prevention.

The following recommendations to protect travelers from malaria were developed using the best available data from multiple sources. Countries are not required to submit malaria surveillance data to CDC. On an ongoing basis, CDC actively solicits data from multiple sources, including WHO (main and regional offices); national malaria control programs; international organizations; CDC overseas offices; US military; academic, research, and aid organizations; and the published scientific literature. The reliability and accuracy of those data are also assessed.

If the information is available, trends in malaria incidence and other data are considered in the context of malaria control activities within a given country or other mitigating factors (e.g., natural disasters, wars, the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic) that can affect the ability to control malaria or accurately count and report it. Factors such as the volume of travel to that country and the number of acquired cases reported in the US surveillance system are also examined. In developing its recommendations, CDC considers areas within countries where malaria transmission occurs, substantial occurrences of antimalarial drug resistance, the proportions of species present, and the available malaria prophylaxis options.

Clinicians should use these recommendations in conjunction with an individual risk assessment and consider not only the destination but also the detailed itinerary, including specific cities, types of accommodations, season, and style of travel, as well as special health conditions (e.g., pregnancy). Several medications are available for malaria prophylaxis. When deciding which drug to use, consider the itinerary and length of trip, travelers’ previous adverse reactions to antimalarials, drug allergies, medical history, and drug costs. For a thorough discussion of malaria and guidance for prophylaxis, see Sec. 5, Part 3, Ch. 16, Malaria .

Entry requirements : None

CDC recommendations : Not recommended

  • All areas <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation (April–December)
  • Chloroquine
  • P. vivax  (primarily)
  • P. falciparum (less commonly)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

Other Vaccines to Consider

See Health Information for Travelers to Afghanistan

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission 1

No malaria transmission

See Health Information for Travelers to Albania

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

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American Samoa (US)

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Entry requirements : Required for arriving travelers  ≥9 months old

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old

  • P. falciparum (primarily)
  • P. malariae , P. ovale , and P. vivax (less commonly)

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Anguilla (U.K.)

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Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

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CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to Corrientes and Misiones Provinces. Generally not recommended for travel to Formosa Province or to designated areas of Chaco, Jujuy, and Salta Provinces. Not recommended for travel limited to provinces and areas not listed above.

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Map 2-01 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Argentina & neighboring countries

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Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Entry will be denied if a valid vaccination certificate cannot be provided.

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Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Travelers arriving from the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador are exempt from this requirement.

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Azores (Portugal)

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Bahamas, The

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

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Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Districts of Chittagong Hill Tract (Bandarban, Khagrachari, and Rangamati); and the following districts: Chattogram (Chittagong) and Cox’s Bazar (in Chattogram [Chittagong] Division); Mymensingh, Netrakona, and Sherpur (in Mymensingh Division); Kurigram (in Rangpur Division); Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj, and Sylhet (in Sylhet Division)
  • No malaria transmission in Dhaka (the capital)
  • P. falciparum (90%)
  • P. vivax (10%)
  • P. malariae  (rare)

See Health Information for Travelers to Bangladesh

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Travelers arriving from Guyana or Trinidad & Tobago are exempt from this requirement, unless an outbreak is occurring.

See Health Information for Travelers to Barbados

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  • Rare transmission
  • No malaria transmission in Belize City or on islands frequented by tourists (e.g., Ambergris Caye)
  • P. vivax (primarily)
  • None (insect bite precautions / mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Belize

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥9 months old

  • P. falciparum  (primarily)
  • P. malariae ,  P. ovale,  and  P. vivax  (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Benin

Bermuda (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Bermuda (U.K.)

  • Rare cases in rural areas <1,700 m (≈5,500 ft) elevation in districts along the southern border shared with India
  • P. falciparum  (less commonly)
  • None (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Bhutan

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to areas <2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, east of the Andes Mountains: the entire departments of Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz, and designated areas in the departments of Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, and Tarija. Not recommended for travel limited to areas >2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation and any areas not listed above, including the cities of La Paz (administrative capital) and Sucre (constitutional [legislative and judicial] capital).

  • All areas <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation
  • No malaria transmission in La Paz (administrative capital)
  • P. vivax  (99%)
  • P. falciparum  (1%)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3

Map 2-02. Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Bolivia & neighboring countries

See Health Information for Travelers to Bolivia

See Health Information for Travelers to Bonaire

See Health Information for Travelers to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes transits through countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Districts/ subdistricts of Bobirwa, Boteti, Chobe (including Chobe National Park), Ghanzi, Mahalapye, Ngamiland (Ngami), North East (including its capital, Francistown), Okavango, Serowe/ Palapye, and Tutume
  • Rare cases or sporadic foci of transmission in districts/ subdistricts of Kgalagadi North, Kgatleng, Kweneng, and Southern
  • No malaria transmission in Gaborone (the capital)
  • P. malariae ,  P. ovale , and  P. vivax  (less commonly)
  • Districts/subdistricts of Bobirwa, Boteti, Chobe (including Chobe National Park), Ghanzi, Mahalapye, Ngamiland (Ngami), North-East (including its capital, Francistown), Okavango, Serowe/Palapye, and Tutume: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • Areas with rare cases or sporadic foci of transmission: no chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Botswana

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Distrito Federal (including the capital city, Brasília), Espírito Santo,* Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraná,* Piauí, Rio de Janeiro (including the city of Rio de Janeiro and all coastal islands),* Rio Grande do Sul,* Rondônia, Roraima, Santa Catarina,* São Paulo (including the city of São Paulo and all coastal islands),* Tocantins, and designated areas of Bahia*. Vaccination is also recommended for travelers going to Iguaçu Falls. Not recommended for travel limited to any areas not listed above, including the cities of Fortaleza and Recife *In 2017, in response to a large YF outbreak in multiple eastern states, CDC expanded its vaccination recommendations for travelers going to Brazil. The expanded YF vaccination recommendations for these states are preliminary. For updates, refer to the CDC Travelers’ Health website.

  • All areas in the states of Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Rondônia, and Roraima
  • Present in the states of Maranhão, Mato Grosso, and Pará, but rare cases in their capital cities (São Luis [capital of Maranhão], Cuiabá [capital of Mato Grosso], Belém [capital of Pará])
  • Rural and forested areas in the states of Espírito Santo, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso do Sul, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, São Paolo, and Tocantins
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Brasília (the capital), Rio de Janeiro, or São Paolo
  • No malaria transmission at Iguaçu Falls
  • P. vivax  (90%)
  • P. falciparum  (10%)
  • Areas with rare cases: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4
  • Map 2-03 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Brazil & neighboring countries
  • Map 2-04 Malaria prevention in Brazil

See Health Information for Travelers to Brazil

British Indian Ocean Territory; includes Diego Garcia (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to British Indian Ocean Territory (U.K.)

  • No human malaria
  • Rare transmission of P. knowlesi 6 in primarily forested or forest-fringe areas
  • P. knowlesi 6 (100%)
  • None (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Brunei

See Health Information for Travelers to Bulgaria

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥9 months old

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old.

  • P. malariae ,  P. ovale , and  P. vivax (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Burkina Faso

  • All areas <1,000 m (≈3,300 ft) elevation, including Bagan
  • Rare transmission in areas >1,000 m (≈3,300 ft) elevation
  • Chloroquine and mefloquine
  • P. vivax (60%)
  • P. falciparum (40%)
  • P. knowlesi 6 , P. malariae , and P. ovale (rare)
  • Areas <1,000 m (≈3,300 ft) elevation in the regions of Bago and Tanintharyi, and in the states of Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, and Shan: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, tafenoquine 3
  • Areas <1,000 m (≈3,300 ft) elevation in all other areas: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine  3
  • Areas >1,000 m (≈3,300 ft) elevation: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only)  4

See Health Information for Travelers to Burma (Myanmar)

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥9 months old.

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old.

See Health Information for Travelers to Burundi

  • Present throughout the country
  • No (or negligible) malaria transmission in the cities of Phnom Penh (the capital) and Siem Reap
  • No (or negligible) malaria transmission at the main temple complex at Angkor Wat
  • P. vivax (80%)
  • P. falciparum (20%)
  • P. knowlesi 6 (rare)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Cambodia

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥1 year old.

See Health Information for Travelers to Cameroon

See Health Information for Travelers to Canada

Canary Islands ( Spain )

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  • No indigenous cases reported since 2018
  • Previously, rare cases on Santiago (São Tiago) Island and Boa Vista Island
  • Previously, chloroquine
  • Previously, P. falciparum (primarily)

See Health Information for Travelers to Cape Verde

Cayman Islands (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Cayman Islands (U.K.)

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥9 months old .

See Health Information for Travelers to Central African Republic

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to areas south of the Sahara Desert. Not recommended for travel limited to areas in the Sahara Desert.

See Health Information for Travelers to Chad

See Health Information for Travelers to Chile

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Travelers with itineraries limited to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) or Macao SAR are exempt from this requirement.

See Health Information for Travelers to China

Christmas Island (Australia)

See Health Information for Travelers to Christmas Island (Australia)

Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

See Health Information for Travelers to Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from Angola, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Uganda; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in any of these countries.

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old except as follows. Generally not recommended for travel limited to the cities of Barranquilla, Cali, Cartagena, or Medellín. Not recommended for travel limited to areas >2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, the archipelago department of San Andrés and Providencia, or the city of Bogotá (the capital).

  • All areas <1,700 m (≈5,600 ft) elevation
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Bogotá (the capital), Cartagena, or Medellín
  • P. falciparum  (50%)
  • P. vivax  (50%)

Map 2-05 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Colombia & neighboring countries

See Health Information for Travelers to Colombia

  • P. malariae and P. vivax (rare)

See Health Information for Travelers to Comoros

Congo, Republic of the (Congo-Brazzaville)

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers ≥9 months old.

See Health Information for Travelers to Congo, Republic of the

Cook Islands (New Zealand)

See Health Information for Travelers to Cook Islands (New Zealand)

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Included in this requirement are travelers arriving from Tanzania and Zambia, and designated areas of: Colombia (the entire country, except the cities of Barranquilla, Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, and Medellín, and the archipelago department, San Andrés and Providencia); Ecuador (the provinces of Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Sucumbíos, and Zamora-Chinchipe, and excluding the rest of the country); Paraguay (the entire country, except the city of Asunción); Peru (the entire country, except the cities of Cusco and Lima, the regions of Cajamarca, Lambayeque, Piura, and Tumbes, and the highland tourist areas of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail); Trinidad & Tobago (the entire country, except the urban areas of Port of Spain; travelers with itineraries limited to the island of Tobago, and travelers with airport transits or layovers are also exempt from this requirement). Travelers arriving from Argentina and Panama are exempt from this requirement.

  • Present in the provinces of Alajuela and Limón
  • Rare to no transmission in other parts of the country
  • P. falciparum (86%)
  • P. vivax (14%)
  • Alajuela and Limón Provinces: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas: None (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Costa Rica

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

See Health Information for Travelers to Côte d'Ivoire

See Health Information for Travelers to Croatia

See Health Information for Travelers to Cuba

Curaçao, Netherlands

See other recommended vaccines and medicines for travelers to Curaçao

See Health Information for Travelers to Cyprus

See Health Information for Travelers to Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old

See Health Information for Travelers to Democratic Republic of the Congo

See Health Information for Travelers to Denmark

  • P. falciparum (60–70%)
  • P. vivax (30–40%)
  • P. ovale (rare)

See Health Information for Travelers to Djibouti

See Health Information for Travelers to Dominica

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from the following states in Brazil: Espírito Santo, Mina Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in any of these states

  • Primarily in the provinces near the border with Haiti, and the provinces (including resort areas) of La Altagracia, San Cristóbal, San Juan, and Santo Domingo
  • In the Distrito Nacional, city of Santo Domingo (the capital), primarily in the La Ciénaga and Los Tres Brazos areas
  • Rare transmission in other provinces
  • P. falciparum  (100%)
  • Provinces near the border with Haiti, and the provinces (including resort areas) of La Altagracia, San Cristóbal, San Juan, and Santo Domingo: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Dominican Republic

Easter Island (Chile)

Entry requirements : Easter Island has not stated its YF vaccination certificate requirements

See Health Information for Travelers to Easter Island (Chile) .

Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Uganda; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in any of these countries .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to areas <2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, east of the Andes Mountains, in the provinces of Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Sucumbíos, Tungurahua,* and Zamora-Chinchipe. Generally not recommended for travel limited to areas <2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, west of the Andes Mountains, in the provinces of Esmeraldas,* Guayas, Los Ríos, Manabí, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, and designated areas in the provinces of Azuay, Bolívar, Cañar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, El Oro, Imbabura, Loja, and Pichincha. Not recommended for travel limited to areas >2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, the cities of Guayaquil or Quito (the capital), or the Galápagos Islands *CDC recommendations differ from those published by WHO .

  • Areas <1,500 m (≈5,000 ft) elevation in the provinces of Carchi, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Morona-Santiago, Orellana, Pastaza, and Sucumbíos
  • Rare cases <1,500 m (≈5,000 ft) in all other provinces
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Guayaquil or Quito (the capital)
  • No malaria transmission on the Galápagos Islands
  • P. vivax  (85%)
  • P. falciparum  (15%)
  • Transmission areas in the provinces of Carchi, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Morona-Santiago, Orellana, Pastaza, and Sucumbíos: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with reported malaria transmission: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

Map 2-06 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Ecuador & neighboring countries

See Health Information for Travelers to Ecuador .

See Health Information for Travelers to Egypt .

See Health Information for Travelers to El Salvador .

  • P. malariae, P. ovale , and P. vivax  (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Equatorial Guinea .

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to the regions of: Anseba, Debub (also known as South or Southern Region), Gash Barka, Ma’ekel (also known as Ma’akel or Central Region), or Semenawi K’eyih Bahri (also known as Northern Red Sea Region). Not recommended for travel to any areas not listed above, including the Dahlak Archipelago.

  • All areas <2,200 m (≈7,200 ft) elevation
  • No malaria transmission in Asmara (the capital)
  • P. falciparum  (80–85%)
  • P. vivax (15–20%)
  • P. malariae and P. ovale (rare)

Map 5-10 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Africa

See Health Information for Travelers to Eritrea .

See Health Information for Travelers to Estonia .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Eastern areas bordering Mozambique and South Africa, including the entire region of Lubombo and the eastern half of Hhohho, Manzini, and Shiselweni Regions
  • P. malariae , P. ovale , and  P. vivax  (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Swaziland .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old except as follows. Generally not recommended for travel limited to the regions of Afar or Somali.

  • All areas <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation, except none in Addis Ababa (the capital)
  • P. falciparum  (80%)
  • P. vivax  (20%)
  • P. malariae and P. ovale  (rare)

Map 2-07 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Ethiopia & neighboring countries

See Health Information for Travelers to Ethiopia .

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), UK Overseas Territory (also claimed by Argentina)

See Health Information for Travelers to Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) .

Faroe Islands (Denmark)

See Health Information for Travelers to Faroe Islands (Denmark) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Fiji .

See Health Information for Travelers to Finland .

See Health Information for Travelers to France .

  • Areas associated with gold mining, primarily the communes near the border with Brazil and Suriname, especially Régina and Saint-Georges-de-l’Oyapock; also, the communes of Kourou, Matoury, and Saint-Élie
  • No malaria transmission in coastal areas west of Kourou
  • No malaria transmission in Cayenne City (the capital)
  • P. falciparum (15%)

See Health Information for Travelers to French Guiana (France) .

French Polynesia, including the Society Islands [Bora-Bora, Moorea & Tahiti]; Marquesas Islands [Hiva Oa & Ua Huka]; and Austral Islands (Tubuai & Rurutu), France

See Health Information for Travelers to French Polynesia (France) .

  • P. malariae , P. ovale , and P. vivax  (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Gabon .

Gambia, The

See Health Information for Travelers to The Gambia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Georgia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Germany .

  • P. malariae,   P. ovale, and   P. vivax (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Ghana .

Gibraltar (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Gibraltar (U.K.) .

  • Rare, local transmission in agricultural areas, associated with imported malaria (May–November)
  • No malaria transmission in tourist areas
  • Not applicable
  • P. vivax  (100%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Greece .

Greenland (Denmark)

See Health Information for Travelers to Greenland (Denmark) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Grenada .

Guadeloupe (including Marie-Galante, La Désirade & Îles des Saintes)

See Health Information for Travelers to Guadeloupe .

Guam (U.S.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Guam (U.S.) .

  • Primarily in the departments of Alta Verapaz, Escuintla, Izabal, Petén, and Suchitapéquez
  • Few cases reported in other departments
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Antigua or Guatemala City (the capital)
  • No malaria transmission at Lake Atitlán
  • P. vivax (99%)
  • P. falciparum  (1%)
  • Departments of Alta Verapaz, Escuintla, Izabal, Petén, and Suchitapéquez: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3
  • Other areas with reported malaria transmission: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Guatemala .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 Required for all arriving travelers from all countries if traveler is ≥9 months of age and arriving at Ahmed Sékou Touré International Airport in Conakry.

See Health Information for Travelers to Guinea .

See Health Information for Travelers to Guinea-Bissau .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >4-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Rare cases in the cities of Georgetown (the capital) and New Amsterdam
  • All areas (except the cities of Georgetown and New Amsterdam): Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • Cities of Georgetown and Amsterdam: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Guyana .

  • All (including Labadee, also known as Port Labadee)
  • P. falciparum (99%)
  • P. malariae  (rare)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Haiti .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers 1-60 years old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Throughout the country and on the island of Roat á n and other Bay Islands
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of San Pedro Sula or Tegucigalpa (the capital)
  • P. vivax (93%)
  • P. falciparum  (7%)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Honduras .

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

See Health Information for Travelers to Hong Kong SAR (China) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Hungary .

See Health Information for Travelers to Iceland .

  • Arrive within 6 days of leaving an area with risk for YF virus transmission, or
  • Have been in such an area in transit (exception: passengers and members of flight crews who, while in transit through an airport in an area with risk for YF virus transmission, remained in the airport during their entire stay and the health officer agrees to such an exemption), or
  • Arrive on a ship that started from or touched at any port in an area with risk for YF virus transmission ≤30 days before its arrival in India, unless such a ship has been disinsected in accordance with the procedure recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), or
  • Arrive on an aircraft that has been in an area with risk for YF virus transmission and has not been disinsected in accordance with the Indian Aircraft Public Health Rules, 1954, or as recommended by WHO.
  • Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo, Uganda
  • Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago (Trinidad only), Venezuela
  • Throughout the country, including the cities of Bombay (Mumbai) and New Delhi (the capital)
  • No malaria transmission in areas >2,000 m (≈6,500 ft) elevation in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, or Sikkim
  • P. vivax (50%)
  • P. falciparum (>40%)

See Health Information for Travelers to India .

  • All areas of eastern Indonesia (the provinces of Maluku, North Maluku, East Nusa Tenggara, Papua, and West Papua), including the town of Labuan Bajo and the Komodo Islands in the Nusa Tenggara region
  • Rural areas of Kalimantan (Borneo), West Nusa Tenggara (includes the island of Lombok), Sulawesi, and Sumatra
  • Low transmission in rural areas of Java, including Pangandaran, Sukabumi, and Ujung Kulon
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Jakarta (the capital) or Ubud
  • No malaria transmission in the resort areas of Bali or Java, the Gili Islands, or the Thousand Islands (Pulau Seribu)
  • Chloroquine ( P. falciparum and P. vivax )
  • P. falciparum (60%)
  • P. vivax (40%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Indonesia .

  • Previously, March-November in rural areas of Fars Province, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, and southern, tropical parts of Hormozgan and Kerman Provinces.
  • Recent outbreaks in Sistan-Baluchestan Province near the border with Pakistan.
  • Previously, P. vivax (93%)
  • Previously, P. falciparum  (7%)
  • Sistan-Baluchestan Province along the border with Pakistan: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 2
  • All other areas with previous transmission: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Iran .

See Health Information for Travelers to Iraq .

See Health Information for Travelers to Ireland .

See Health Information for Travelers to Israel, including the West Bank and Gaza .

Italy (including Holy See [Vatican City])

See Health Information for Travelers to Italy .

See Health Information for Travelers to Jamaica .

See Health Information for Travelers to Japan .

See Health Information for Travelers to Jordan .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

See Health Information for Travelers to Kazakhstan .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old except as follows. Generally not recommended for travel limited to: the city of Nairobi (the capital); the counties of the former North Eastern Province (Mandera, Wajir, and Garissa); or the counties (except Taita-Taveta) of the former Coast Province (Kilifi, including the city of Malindi; Kwale; Lamu; Mombasa, including the city of Mombasa; Tana River) .

  • All areas (including game parks) <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation, including the city of Nairobi (the capital)
  • Map 2-08 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Kenya & neighboring countries
  • Map 2-09 Malaria prevention in Kenya

See Health Information for Travelers to Kenya .

Kiribati (formerly Gilbert Islands), includes Tarawa, Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), and Banaba (Ocean Island)

See Health Information for Travelers to Kiribati .

See Health Information for Travelers to Kosovo .

See Health Information for Travelers to Kuwait .

See Health Information for Travelers to Kyrgyzstan .

  • All, except in Vientiane (the capital) where there is no transmission
  • P. vivax (55%)
  • P. falciparum (45%)
  • P. knowlesi 6 , P. malariae, and P. ovale (rare)
  • Areas bordering Burma (the provinces of Bokeo and Luang Namtha), Cambodia; Thailand (the provinces of Champasak and Salavan); and Vietnam: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Laos .

See Health Information for Travelers to Latvia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Lebanon .

See Health Information for Travelers to Lesotho .

See Health Information for Travelers to Liberia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Libya .

See Health Information for Travelers to Liechtenstein .

See Health Information for Travelers to Lithuania .

See Health Information for Travelers to Luxembourg .

Macau Special Administrative Region, China

See Health Information for Travelers to Macau SAR (China) .

  • All; except in Antananarivo (the capital) where malaria transmission is rare
  • P. ovale and P. vivax (less commonly)
  • All areas (except the city of Antananarivo): Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • Antananarivo: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Madagascar .

Madeira Islands (Portugal)

See Health Information for Travelers to Madeira Islands (Portugal) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Malawi .

  • No indigenous cases of human malaria since 2017
  • Zoonotic transmission of simian malaria occurs in rural, forested areas
  • No malaria transmission in other areas, including Kuala Lumpur (the capital), in Penang State, on Penang Island, or in George Town (capital of Penang State)
  • P. knowlesi 6 (primarily)
  • Previously, P. falciparum , P. malariae , P. ovale , and P. vivax
  • In rural, forested areas: atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Malaysia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Maldives .

See Health Information for Travelers to Mali .

See Health Information for Travelers to Malta .

See Health Information for Travelers to Marshall Islands .

See Health Information for Travelers to Martinique (France) .

  • All; except in the regions of Dakhlet Nouadhibou and Tiris Zemmour where there is no transmission

See Health Information for Travelers to Mauritania .

See Health Information for Travelers to Mauritius .

Mayotte (France)

See Health Information for Travelers to Mayotte (France) .

  • Chiapas and southern part of Chihuahua state
  • Rare in the states of Campeche, Durango, Nayarit, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Sonora, and Tabasco
  • No malaria transmission along the U.S.–Mexico border
  • Chiapas and southern part of Chihuahua state: Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

Map 2-10 Malaria prevention in Mexico

See Health Information for Travelers to Mexico .

Micronesia, Federated States of (including Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei & Yap)

See Health Information for Travelers to Micronesia, Federated States of .

See Health Information for Travelers to Moldova .

See Health Information for Travelers to Monaco .

See Health Information for Travelers to Mongolia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Montenegro .

Montserrat, United Kingdom

See Health Information for Travelers to Montserrat (U.K.) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Morocco .

See Health Information for Travelers to Mozambique .

  • In the regions of Kavango (East and West), Kunene, Ohangwena, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, Otjozondjupa, and Zambezi
  • Rare in other parts of the country
  • No malaria transmission in Windhoek (the capital)
  • Kavango (East and West), Kunene, Ohangwena, Omaheke, Omusati, Oshana, Oshikoto, Otjozondjupa, and Zambezi: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Namibia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Nauru .

  • Throughout the country in areas <2,000 m (≈6,500 ft) elevation
  • No malaria transmission in Kathmandu (the capital) or on typical Himalayan treks
  • P. falciparum (<10%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Nepal .

See Health Information for Travelers to The Netherlands .

Netherlands Antilles (Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustasius, and St. Maarten)

Entry requirements : See Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustasius, and St. Maarten for yellow fever information.

  • See Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustasius, and St. Maarten for malaria information.

New Caledonia (France)

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 In the event of an epidemic threat to the territory, a specific vaccination certificate may be required.

See Health Information for Travelers to New Caledonia (France) .

See Health Information for Travelers to New Zealand .

  • Región Autónoma Atlántico Norte (RAAN) and Región Autónoma Atlántico Sur (RAAS)
  • Rare cases in the departments of Boaco, Chinandega, Estelí, Jinotega, León, Matagalpa, and Nueva Segovia
  • No malaria transmission in Managua (the capital)
  • P. falciparum  (20%)
  • Región Autónoma Atlántico Norte (RAAN) and Región Autónoma Atlántico Sur (RAAS): Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to Nicaragua .

See Health Information for Travelers to Niger .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old.  

See Health Information for Travelers to Nigeria .

Niue (New Zealand)

See Health Information for Travelers to Niue (New Zealand) .

Norfolk Island (Australia)

See Health Information for Travelers to Norfolk Island (Australia) .

  • Southern provinces
  • P. vivax (100%)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to North Korea .

See Health Information for Travelers to North Macedonia .

Northern Mariana Islands (U.S.), includes Saipan, Tinian, and Rota Island

See Health Information for Travelers to Northern Mariana Islands (U.S.) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Norway .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥9 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission, with the addition of Rwanda and Tanzania; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

  • Rare sporadic transmission after importation only
  • Previously, P. falciparum and P. vivax

See Health Information for Travelers to Oman .

  • All areas (including all cities) <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation

See Health Information for Travelers to Pakistan .

See Health Information for Travelers to Palau .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to all mainland areas east of the Canal Zone including Darién Province, the indigenous provinces (comarcas indígena) of Emberá and Kuna Yala (also spelled Guna Yala), and areas of the provinces of Colón and Panamá, east of the Canal Zone. Not recommended for travel limited to the Canal Zone; areas west of the Canal Zone; Panama City (the capital); Balboa district (Pearl Islands) of Panamá Province; or the San Blas Islands of Kuna Yala Province.

  • The provinces of Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí, Colón, Darién, Panamá, and Veraguas
  • The indigenous provinces (comarcas indígena) of Emberá, Kuna Yala (also spelled Guna Yala) and Ngäbe-Buglé
  • No malaria transmission in the province of Panamá Oeste, in the Canal Zone, or in Panama City (the capital)
  • Chloroquine (east of the Panama Canal)
  • P. vivax (97%)
  • P. falciparum  (3%)
  • Darién, Emberá, Kuna Yala, and eastern Panamá Provinces : Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3
  • Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí, Colón, Veraguas, and Ngäbe-Buglé Provinces : Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , tafenoquine 3
  • Map 2-11 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Panama & neighboring countries
  • Map 2-12 Malaria prevention in Panama

See Health Information for Travelers to Panama .

  • Chloroquine (both P. falciparum and P. vivax )
  • P. falciparum (75%)
  • P. vivax (25%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Papua New Guinea .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, or Venezuela; this includes this includes >24-hour transits or layovers in those countries 1

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old except as follows. Generally not recommended for travel limited to the city of Asunción (the capital).

See Health Information for Travelers to Paraguay .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to areas <2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation in the regions of Amazonas, Cusco, Huánuco, Junín, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, Puno, San Martín, and Ucayali, and designated areas of Ancash (far northeast), Apurímac (far north), Ayacucho (north and northeast), Cajamarca (north and east), Huancavelica (far north), La Libertad (east), and Piura (east). Generally not recommended for travel limited to the following areas west of the Andes: the regions of Lambayeque and Tumbes, and designated areas of Cajamarca (west-central), and Piura (west). Not recommended for travel limited to areas >2,300 m (≈7,550 ft) elevation, areas west of the Andes not listed above, the city of Lima (the capital), and the highland tourist areas (the city of Cusco, the Inca Trail, and Machu Picchu).

  • All areas of the country <2,500 m (≈8,200 ft) elevation, including the cities of Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado, and only the remote eastern areas in the regions of La Libertad and Lambayeque
  • No malaria transmission in the following areas: Lima Province; the cities of Arequipa, Ica, Moquegua, Nazca, Puno, or Tacna; the highland tourist areas (the city of Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca); along the Pacific Coast
  • Map 2-13 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Peru & neighboring countries
  • Map 2-14 Malaria prevention in Peru

See Health Information for Travelers to Peru .

  • Palawan and Mindanao Islands
  • No malaria transmission in metropolitan Manila (the capital) or other urban areas
  • P. falciparum (85%)
  • P. vivax (15%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Philippines .

Pitcairn Islands (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Pitcairn Islands (U.K.) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Poland .

See Health Information for Travelers to Portugal .

Puerto Rico (U.S.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Puerto Rico (U.S.) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Qatar .

Réunion (France)

See Health Information for Travelers to Réunion (France) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Romania .

See Health Information for Travelers to Russia .

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to Rwanda.

See Health Information for Travelers to Rwanda .

Saba, Netherlands

See Health Information for Travelers to Saba .

Saint Barthelemy, France

Saint helena, united kingdom.

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1 *For YF vaccine entry requirements and recommendations and malaria prevention information for Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha archipelago, see: UNITED KINGDOM (including CHANNEL ISLANDS, ISLE OF MAN, ASCENSION ISLAND & TRISTAN DA CUNHA ARCHIPELAGO)

See Health Information for Travelers to Saint Helena (U.K.) .

Saint Kitts (Saint Christopher) & Nevis

See Health Information for Travelers to Saint Kitts and Nevis .

See Health Information for Travelers to Saint Lucia .

Saint Martin, France

Saint pierre and miquelon (france).

See Health Information for Travelers to Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .

Samoa (formerly Western Somoa)

See Health Information for Travelers to Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) .

See Health Information for Travelers to San Marino .

São Tomé and Príncipe

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to São Tomé and Príncipe.

See Health Information for Travelers to São Tomé and Príncipe.

  • Asir and Jazan (also spelled Jizan) Regions near the Yemen border only
  • No malaria transmission in the cities of Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, Riyadh (the capital), or Ta’if
  • P. vivax (rare)

See Health Information for Travelers to Saudi Arabia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Senegal .

See Health Information for Travelers to Serbia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Seychelles .

Entry requirements : Required for all arriving travelers.

See Health Information for Travelers to Sierra Leone .

See Health Information for Travelers to Singapore .

Sint Eustatius, Netherlands

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥6 months old arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

See Health Information for Travelers to Sint Eustatius .

Sint Maarten, Netherlands

See Health Information for Travelers to Sint Maarten .

See Health Information for Travelers to Slovakia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Slovenia .

  • P. vivax (70%)
  • P. falciparum (30%)
  • P. ovale (<1%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Solomon Islands .

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to the regions of Bakool, Banaadir, Bay, Galguduud, Gedo, Hiiraan (also spelled Hiran), Lower Juba (also known as Jubbada Hoose), Middle Juba (also known as Jubbada Dhexe), Lower Shabelle (also known as Shabeellaha Hoose), or Middle Shabelle (also known as Shabeellaha Dhexe). Not recommended for travel to areas not listed above.

  • P. vivax (5–10%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Somalia .

  • Along the border with Mozambique and Zimbabwe
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province: uMkhanyakude District; the districts of King Cetshwayo and Zululand (few cases) Limpopo Province: the districts of Mopani and Vhembe; the districts of Capricorn, Greater Sekhukhune, and Waterberg (few cases)
  • Mpumalanga Province: Ehlanzeni District
  • Kruger National Park
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province (uMkhanyakude District); Limpopo Province (the districts of Mopani and Vhembe); Mpumalanga Province (Ehlanzeni District); and Kruger National Park: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission (including the districts of King Cetshwayo and Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal Province, and the districts of Capricorn, Greater Sekhukhune, and Waterberg in Limpopo Province): No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

Map 2-15 Malaria prevention in South Africa

See Health Information for Travelers to South Africa .

South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands, UK Overseas Territory (also claimed by Argentina)

Entry requirements : South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands has not stated its YF vaccination certificate requirements.

See Health Information for Travelers to South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (U.K.) .

Entry requirements : Required if traveling from a country with risk of YF virus transmission and ≥1 year of age. 1

  • Limited to the months of March– December in rural areas in the northern parts of the provinces of Inch’ŏn (also spelled Incheon), Kangwŏn (also spelled Gangwon), and Kyŏnggi (also spelled Gyeonggi), including the demilitarized zone (DMZ)
  • Atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine, doxycycline, mefloquine, primaquine 5 , or tafenoquine 3

See Health Information for Travelers to South Korea .

See Health Information for Travelers to South Sudan .

See Health Information for Travelers to Spain .

See Health Information for Travelers to Sri Lanka .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to areas south of the Sahara Desert. Not recommended for travel limited to areas in the Sahara Desert or the city of Khartoum (the capital).

See Health Information for Travelers to Sudan .

  • Primarily in Sipaliwini District, near the border with French Guiana
  • Limited transmission in Brokopondo, Marowijne, and Para (near the border with French Guiana)
  • No malaria transmission in the districts along the Atlantic Coast or in Paramaribo (the capital)
  • Sipaliwini District near the border with French Guiana: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions / mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Suriname .

See Health Information for Travelers to Sweden .

See Health Information for Travelers to Switzerland .

See Health Information for Travelers to Syria .

See Health Information for Travelers to Taiwan .

  • No indigenous cases reported since 2014
  • Previously, P. vivax (90%)
  • Previously, P. falciparum  (10%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Tajikistan .

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to Tanzania.

  • All areas below 1,800 m (≈5,900 ft) elevation
  • P. malariae and P. ovale (less commonly)

See Health Information for Travelers to Tanzania .

  • Primarily the provinces that border Burma, Cambodia (few cases in Buri Ram Province), and Malaysia (few cases in Satun Province) Also, the provinces of Phitsanulok and Ubon Ratchathani (bordering Laos), and Surat Thani (especially in the rural forest and forest-fringe areas of these provinces)
  • Rare to few cases in other parts of Thailand, including the cities of Bangkok (the capital), Chiang Mai, and Chiang Rai, or on the islands of Koh Pha Ngan, Koh Samui, or Phuket
  • No malaria transmission on the islands of Krabi Province (Ko Lanta, Koh Phi, Koh Yao Noi, Koh Yao Yai) or in Pattaya City
  • P. falciparum (<20%)
  • Provinces that border Burma, Cambodia (except Buri Ram Province), and Malaysia (except Satun Province); the provinces of Phitsanulok, Ubon Ratchathani, and Surat Thani: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission (including the provinces of Buri Ram and Satun): No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions and mosquito avoidance only) 4

Map 2-16 Malaria prevention in Thailand

See Health Information for Travelers to Thailand .

  • Rare cases; outbreak in Indonesia border area in mid-2020
  • Previously, P. falciparum (50%)
  • Previously, P. vivax (50%)
  • Previously, P. malariae  and  P. ovale  (each <1%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Timor-Leste (East Timor) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Togo .

Tokelau (New Zealand)

See Health Information for Travelers to Tokelau (New Zealand) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Tonga .

CDC recommendations : Recommended for travelers ≥9 months old going to densely forested areas on Trinidad. Not recommended for cruise ship passengers, airplane passengers in transit, or travel limited to Tobago.

See Health Information for Travelers to Trinidad and Tobago .

See Health Information for Travelers to Tunisia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Turkey .

See Health Information for Travelers to Turkmenistan .

Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.)

See Health Information for Travelers to Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.) .

See Health Information for Travelers to Tuvalu .

See Health Information for Travelers to Uganda .

See Health Information for Travelers to Ukraine .

See Health Information for Travelers to United Arab Emirates .

United Kingdom (including Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Ascension Island & Tristan Da Cunha Archipelago)

See Health Information for Travelers to United Kingdom .

United States of America

See Health Information for Travelers to United States .

See Health Information for Travelers to Uruguay .

See Health Information for Travelers to Uzbekistan .

  • P. vivax (75%–90%)
  • P. falciparum (10-25%)

See Health Information for Travelers to Vanuatu .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year old arriving from Brazil; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in Brazil

CDC recommendations : Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months old except as follows. Generally not recommended for travel limited to the Distrito Capital or the states of Aragua, Carabobo, Miranda, Vargas, or Yaracuy. Not recommended for travel limited to areas >2,300m (≈7,550 ft) elevation in the states of Mérida, Táchira, or Trujillo; the states of Falcón or Lara; Margarita Island; or the cities of Caracas (the capital) or Valencia .

  • All areas <1,700 m (≈5,600 ft) elevation and Angel Falls
  • P. vivax (75%)
  • P. falciparum  (25%)

Map 2-17 Yellow fever vaccine recommendations for Venezuela & neighboring countries

See Health Information for Travelers to Venezuela .

  • Rural areas only. Rare cases in the Mekong and Red River Deltas
  • None in the cities of Da Nang, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Nha Trang, and Quy Nhon.
  • P. falciparum (65%)
  • P. vivax (35%)
  • Provinces of Bình Dương, Bình Phước, Đắk Lắk, Đắk Nông, Gia Lai, Khánh Hòa, Kon Tum, Lâm Đồng, Ninh Thuận, Tây Ninh: Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, tafenoquine 3
  • All other areas with malaria transmission (except Mekong and Red River Deltas): Atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline, mefloquine, tafenoquine 3
  • Mekong and Red River Deltas: No chemoprophylaxis recommended (insect bite precautions / mosquito avoidance only) 4

See Health Information for Travelers to Vietnam .

Virgin Islands, British

See Health Information for Travelers to Virgin Islands, British .

Virgin Islands, U.S.

See Health Information for Travelers to Virgin Islands, U.S. .

Wake Island, U.S.

See Health Information for Travelers to Wake Island .

  • All areas <2,000 m (≈6,500 ft) elevation
  • No malaria transmission in Sana’a (the capital)

See Health Information for Travelers to Yemen .

Entry requirements : Required for travelers ≥1 year of age arriving from countries with risk for YF virus transmission; this includes >12-hour airport transits or layovers in countries with risk for YF virus transmission. 1

CDC recommendations : Generally not recommended for travel to North-Western Province or Western Province. Not recommended for travel to any areas not listed above.

See Health Information for Travelers to Zambia .

See Health Information for Travelers to Zimbabwe .

1 Current as of November 2022. This is an update of the 2010 map created by the Informal WHO Working Group on the Geographic Risk of Yellow Fever.

2 Refers to Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unless otherwise noted.

3 Tafenoquine can cause potentially life-threatening hemolysis in people with glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Rule out G6PD deficiency with a quantitative laboratory test before prescribing tafenoquine to patients.

4 Mosquito avoidance includes applying topical mosquito repellant, sleeping under an insecticide-treated mosquito net, and wearing protective clothing (e.g., long pants and socks, long-sleeve shirt). For additional details on insect bite precautions, see Sec. 4, Ch. 6, Mosquitoes, Ticks & Other Arthropods.

5 Primaquine can cause potentially life-threatening hemolysis in people with G6PD deficiency. Rule out G6PD deficiency with a quantitative laboratory test before prescribing primaquine to patients.

6 P. knowlesi is a malaria species with a simian (macaque) host. Human cases have been reported from most countries in Southwest Asia and are associated with activities in forest or forest-fringe areas. P. knowlesi has no known resistance to antimalarials.

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2 In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded its YF vaccination recommendations for travelers going to Brazil because of a large YF outbreak in multiple states in that country. Please refer to the CDC  Travelers’ Health website for more information and updated recommendations.

3 YF vaccination is generally not recommended for travel to areas where the potential for YF virus exposure is low. Vaccination might be considered, however, for a small subset of travelers going to these areas who are at increased risk for exposure to YF virus due to prolonged travel, heavy exposure to mosquitoes, or inability to avoid mosquito bites. Factors to consider when deciding whether to vaccinate a traveler include destination-specific and travel-associated risks for YF virus infection; individual, underlying risk factors for having a serious YF vaccine–associated adverse event; and destination entry requirements.

The following authors contributed to the previous version of this chapter: Mark D. Gershman, Emily S. Jentes, Rhett J. Stoney (Yellow Fever) Kathrine R. Tan, Paul M. Arguin (Malaria)

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FCDO travel advice for Ecuador. Includes safety and security, insurance, entry requirements and legal differences.

UPDATE OF THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS TO ECUADOR. PRESS RELEASE 041. Friday, December 03, 2021. 10H00. (Quito, Pichincha). - The Ministry of Tourism informs that the requirements for entering Ecuador, by plane, have been updated by the Ministry of Public Health. The new requirements came into force at 00H00 on the 1 st December, 2021.

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Prince William Dancing to "Shake It Off" at Taylor Swift Concert Is a Must-See Moment

Prince william showcased his dance moves while attending taylor swift's eras tour concert in london with children prince george, 10, and princess charlotte, 9..

Prince William was dancing like nobody was watching at Taylor Swift 's London concert.

That is, if "nobody" was the some 90,000 fellow fans at London's Wembley Arena. While watching the singer's Eras tour show from a VIP box with kids Prince George , 10, and Princess Charlotte , 9, June 21, the Prince of Wales danced to "Shake It Off" and a fan's video of him showcasing his moves has gone viral.

William, who was celebrating his 42nd birthday , and the children got to meet Taylor in person as well. He and the "Blank Space" singer shared photos of themselves taking selfies backstage, with the Grammy winner including her boyfriend  Travis Kelce  in her pic, making their relationship Instagram official  less than a year after they began dating.

"Happy Bday M8!" she captioned her post. "London shows are off to a splendid start."

William, who famously performed with Taylor and  Jon Bon Jovi  at an event in Kensington Palace in 2013 , captioned his pic, shared on his and wife Kate Middleton 's Instagram page, "Thank you @taylorswift for a great evening! #LondonTSTheErastour."

The royal family outing comes less than a week after the Princess of Wales joined her husband and kids , including youngest son   Prince Louis , 6, at the annual Trooping the Colour parade, a celebration of King Charles III 's birthday. It marked Kate's first in-person public appearance since last Christmas and took place almost two months after she revealed her cancer diagnosis . She is still undergoing treatments.

On June 14, Kate shared an update on her health battle , saying on Instagram she hoped to "join a few public engagements over the summer, but equally knowing I am not out of the woods yet."

The princess said she was undergoing chemotherapy and was "making good progress," adding that her "treatment is ongoing and will be for a few more months."

William, the couple's eldest kids and Travis were not the only celebs spotted at Taylor's London concerts this weekend. Also seen at the June 21 show: the athlete's brother Jason Kelce   and his wife Kylie Kelce ,  Bridgerton 's  Nicola Coughlan , Queer Eye  alum  Jonathan Van Ness ,  Leslie Mann and  Cara Delevigne . A day later, stars such as Tom Cruise , Ashton Kutcher  and wife Mila Kunis , were seen dancing inside a VIP area at the second Wembley show to..."Shake It Off."

Read on to see photos of stars who have supported Taylor on her Eras Tour... 

Travis Kelce, Prince William, Princess Charlotte & Prince George

Taylor made her relationship with Travis Instagram official June 21, 2024, with the help of the royal family as they all joined her backstage at her concert in Wembley Stadium in London.

Prince William, Princess Charlotte & Prince George

Taylor also took another selfie with the royal family at her Wembley show.

Nicola Coughlan, Cara Delevingne & Jonathan Van Ness

The trio united in the VIP tent in London on June 21, 2024. 

Leslie Mann & Jonathan Van Ness

The  Knocked Up actress also hung out with the Queer Eye alum at the Wembley concert.

Travis Kelce & Jonathan Van Ness

The NFL star was a true London Boy at Wembley Stadium with the Queer Eye star.

Jonathan Van Ness & Nicola Coughlan

Dearest reader, how adorable is this friendship?

Christina Milian

The "Dip It Low" singer and her teen daughter Violet were in a lavender haze at Taylor Swift 's Paris show.

Jessica Capshaw

The Grey's Anatomy actress attended the Eras Tour in France in May 2024, captioning this pic with the Midnights lyric, "Cause we were in Paris."

Travis Kelce & Rita Ora

"It’s fair to say Sydney always delivers," Rita Ora captioned Instagram photos from Taylor's Feb. 23 show, including a snap with Travis Kelce . "Or shall we say our TayTay @taylorswift always delivers!”

Taika Waititi, Taylor Swift & Rita Ora

Taylor's dad Scott Swift delivered an epic photobomb.

"Got to see an old friend shine tonight," Katy Perry captioned footage on Instagram from the Feb. 23 concert.

Tom DeLonge & Rebel Wilson

The Blink-182 rocker—whose band was playing near Taylor's Sydney venue on the same day—and the Pitch Perfect alum hung out in the VIP tent.

The Oscar winner captioned the moment with friends in Mexico City, "Spamming u w really good @taylorswift Eras Tour content."

The Pretty Little Liars star attended with friends  Morgan Pesante , Katie Greenthal and  Claire Leahy . "Omg??? @taylorswift putting on a show that was so good I can't even process," she wrote. "Nostalgic, empowering, and sparkly."

The "Bad at Love" singer got in the spirit by making friendship bracelets to trade with fans during the last Los Angeles show.

Mariska Hargitay & Savannah Guthrie

"Still in the afterglow of the most magical night," the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star wrote on Instagram Aug. 9 after a bejeweled night out in L.A. "Deepest gratitude to @taylorswift for your poetry and wisdom. You inspire us and connect us to our #delicate tenderness, joy, hope and strength—and most of all, our wish to live and love courageously."

Sharing pics from an L.A. show, Chris Olsen  quoted the T.Swift lyrics in his caption, "I DON'T KNOW HOW IT GETS BETTER THAN THIS."

"Eras tour (Dylan's version)," the influencer captioned fits of her rocking a Stella McCartney outfit. "@taylorswift you are a goddess best night ever."

Spencer Pratt & Heidi Montag

The  Hills stars filled a blank space in their calendar with a date night in Los Angeles at the Eras Tour. Heidi Montag  captioned their pics, "This was the concert of a lifetime! Legendary! Thank you for the tickets @taylorswift."

Jessica Alba & Cash Warren

"@taylorswift with the fam," Jessica Alba wrote, "what a show!" She and husband Cash Warren  celebrated their love story by taking their kids  Honor , Haven  and Hayes .

The Mad Max star danced to "Shake It off" with her kids August and Jackson . "Thank you for the best birthday ever @taylorswift!!!" she wrote. "We had such a great f--king time."

Paula Abdul & Vince Vaughn

"What a SHOW," Paula Abdul  wrote while posting for a photo with Vince Vaughn  and Taylor's parents  Scott and Andrea Swift in Los Angeles.

James Kennedy, Paula Abdul, Scheana Shay & Ally Lewber

The Vanderpump Rules stars made their wildest dreams come true on the floor with Paula.

The "No One singer" attended the Aug. 5 show at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles with her 8-year-old son Genesis .

The actress attended one of Swift's shows at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles with Anastasia Beverly Hills cosmetics founder Anastasia Soare and her daughter, Claudia .

The late  Kobe Bryant 's wife  Vanessa Bryant and their daughters  Natalia Bryant , 20,  Bianka Bryant , 6, and  Capri Bryant , 4 attended Swift's show at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles Aug. 3. While performing her song "22," the singer approached Bianka at the end of the stage, hugged her and gifted her a black hat she typically gives a fan during the number. The family later got to hang out with the pop star backstage.

The Hills alum was ready to be enchanted at the Aug. 4 show.

The New Girl star shared a family photo on TikTok ahead of the Aug. 4 show.

Elizabeth Banks & Amy Adams

The duo snapped a selfie at SoFi Stadium on the first night of the Eras Tour in Los Angeles, with Elizabeth Banks  writing of Taylor's performance, "She was an Angel and a Unicorn and Pure Magic."

Elizabeth took a pic of Sarah Paulson showing off her Eras Tour merch from the Casamigos suite.

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Friday night was a big one for Taylor Swift and the Eras Tour. The 14-time Grammy winner performed her first night of three for this stay in London, and it was a star-studded affair.

Swift’s boyfriend, Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce, was in attendance, as were Kelce’s big brother, Jason, and sister-in-law, Kylie . It was the first Eras Tour show for Jason and Kylie, and it appeared as though they had a marvelous time.

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While the Kelces may be football royalty in the United States, there was  actual royalty at the show as Prince William made an appearance at Wembley Stadium to sing, dance and meet Miss Americana herself before the show.

In a post shared from her personal Twitter account, Swift wished the future king a happy birthday and included a photo of herself, Travis, Prince William and his eldest children.

Happy Bday M8! London shows are off to a splendid start 🇬🇧🇺🇸🤝 @KensingtonRoyal pic.twitter.com/VlD6V0PiEL — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 22, 2024

If that was night one in London, what is in store for nights two and three?

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A gigantic blaze ravaged a Canadian bridge this week, causing the smoldering traverse to look like a scene straight out of a war movie.

The inferno erupted Thursday night and extended through Friday morning, engulfing the rail trestle bridge, which was already obsolete, but still connected Vancouver with Richmond in British Columbia, Canada.

Photos obtained by TMZ showed the up-close devastation.  Check out the footage ... as the fire was raging, thick plumes of black smoke rose up from the bridge, spreading like a mushroom cloud into the sky.

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Welcome to Russia, where everything and anything is possible—especially riding on a tank, shooting an AK-47 and a bazooka, all while drinking vodka.

At Put-in tours, we have put together the ultimate excursion for men (and their girlfriends). Join us in our Soviet van for an entire afternoon of all-inclusive Russian fun on the battlefield!

Start by visiting Park Patriot, the impressive Russian army exhibition center and museum. There, try your driving skills at the T-80 tank official simulator ,  before you ride on two iconic Soviet armored vehicles (BMP-1 and/or BTR-80) on an off-road training path. Along the way, hone your skills while a drill sergeant shouts commands at you. You may not understand, but impress him anyway with your grenade launching technique and AK-47 assembling speed. Or suffer the consequences.

After that, take another shot of vodka , enjoy the army field lunch provided, and move on to the next activity…

Tank &amp; Shooting Excursion

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Phase two brings a variety of iconic Russian war weapons to the tip of your trigger finger. Learn about and test the Makarov PM, PPSH-41, Kalashnikov AK-47, RPK, DP28 machine gun, several semi-auto or auto carbines and more… Firing off a bazooka is the grand finale, sure to leave you breathless—just before you send the photos to your mom.

To prevent you from inadvertently blowing up your best friend or transforming your girlfriend into a strainer, we only use non-lethal (but real!) ammo.

And because you’ll want to keep the good times rolling, we also offer a 10% discount on pub-crawl tickets.

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By Alex Schultz · Last updated on May 4, 2024

The capital of Russia is an incredible place to explore. Visitors to Moscow come away spellbound at all the amazing sights, impressed at the sheer size and grandeur of the city. Lying at the heart of Moscow, the Red Square and the Kremlin are just two of the must-see tourist attractions; they are the historical, political and spiritual heart of the city – and indeed Russia itself.

A fascinating city to wander around, stunning cathedrals, churches, and palaces lie side-by-side with bleak grey monuments and remains from the Soviet state. In addition to its plethora of historical and cultural tourist attractions, Moscow is home to world-class museums, theaters and art galleries.

Renowned for its performing arts, fantastic ballets and amazing circus acts, catching a show while in Moscow is a must. The wealth of brilliant restaurants, trendy bars, and lively nightlife means there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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17. Tsaritsyno Palace

Tsaritsyno Palace

Once the summer residence of Catherine the Great, the stunning Tsaritsyno Palace is now a museum-reserve. The architecture is magnificent and there is a lovely park surrounding it for visitors to explore.

Located in the south of Moscow, the palace was commissioned in 1775 and recent renovations mean its lavish interior looks better than ever before with its elegant halls and beautiful staircases.

The exhibits on display look at the life of the empress as well as the history of Tsaritsyno itself. The huge palace grounds are also home to some other delightful buildings with the elegant opera house and wonderful brickwork of the Small Palace being particularly impressive to gaze upon.

VDNKh

Starting out in 1935 as the ‘All-Union Agricultural Exhibition’, VDNKh has slowly morphed over the years into the fascinating open-air museum of today. Remarkably, over 400 buildings can now be found within its confines.

The huge park complex has numerous pavilions representing former Soviet republics on show, such as those of Armenia and Turkmenistan and the distinctive architecture of each of the buildings is always interesting to gaze upon. In addition to this there is the fascinating Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics which is dedicated to space exploration and the fun Moskvarium aquarium even offers you the chance to swim with dolphins.

With lots of eateries scattered about and numerous entertainment options such as horse-riding and zip-lining, there is something for everyone to enjoy; the Friendship of Nations fountain truly is wonderful.

15. Kremlin Armoury

Kremlin Armoury

One of the oldest museums in the city, the Kremlin Armoury has a wealth of treasures; highlights include the ornate Grand Siberian Railway egg, the historic Cap of Monomakh and the stunning Imperial Crown of Russia which often has a crowd of tourists around it, jostling to take a photo.

Once the royal armory, there are loads of fascinating objects on display. Perusing the many sabers, jewelry, armor and more is as interesting as it is educational and entertaining and the swords are so finely crafted that you’ll almost wish you could pick up one and wield if yourself.

Established in 1851, the museum is situated in the Moscow Kremlin.

14. GUM Department Store

GUM Department Store

Standing for ‘Main Universal Store’ in Russian, GUM is stunning. Its wonderful skylights and beautiful facades mean it doesn’t look out of place alongside its illustrious neighbors on Red Square.

With over 200 shops, boutiques and upmarket eateries inside, it is a shopaholic’s heaven and concerned partners will be glad to find more affordable options alongside luxury brands such as Dior and Prada.

The main department store in the city, GUM was opened in 1893. The stunning architecture makes it well worth a visit even if shopping isn’t your thing.

13. Moscow Metro

Moscow Metro

It’s not often that public transport looks like a work of art. So many stops on the Moscow Metro will astound visitors with their beauty and elegance.

Decked in marble and with frescoes covering the walls, the stations are amazing to gaze upon and are part of one of the longest metro systems in the world, with the first stations opened in 1935.

Using the metro is the quickest and easiest way to get around Moscow and braving the crowds of commuters is well worth it for the beauty all around you.

12. Arbat Street

Arbat Street

An elegant yet lively street, Arbat is full of impressive architecture and was once a popular place to live for aristocrats, artists, and academics.

A historic place, it is down Arbat Street that Napoleon’s troops are said to have headed on their way to capture the Kremlin.

Nowadays, there are many cafes, restaurants, and shops, as well as various monuments and statues to former residents such as Alexander Pushkin who was reputed to be a lover of the Russian Empress due to his massive influence in court.

11. Novodevichy Convent

Novodevichy Convent

Drenched in history, the Novodevichy Convent is located in a striking building that was once a fortress. This captivating place is well worth visiting when in Moscow.

Founded in 1524, the convent houses four cathedrals; Smolensk Cathedral is the undoubted highlight due to its delightful 16th-century frescoes.

Wandering around the grounds is like stepping back in time. The Novodevichy Cemetery is where many famous leaders of the Soviet Union are buried, such as Yeltsin and Khrushchev.

10. Pushkin Museum

Pushkin Museum

Despite its name, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts actually has no connection at all to the famous poet other than that it was named in his honor after his death. A delight to visit, its extensive collection focuses on European art with masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, and van Gogh all featuring.

Sculptures, graphic art, paintings and more can be found in its beautiful galleries; various sections look at themes and epochs such as the Renaissance, the Dutch Golden Age, and Byzantine art.

Among the many highlights are the clownish characters which can be found in Cezanne’s Fastnacht (Mardi Gras) and the twirling ballerinas who look so elegant in Degas’ Blue Dancers. Picasso’s Young acrobat on a Ball is also well worth checking out for its interesting use of shapes and colors.

9. Christ The Savior Cathedral

Christ The Savior Cathedral

This gorgeous Russian Orthodox cathedral is located on the banks of the Moskva River, just a stone’s throw away from the Kremlin.

The church as it stands today was consecrated in 2000, as the original church that stood here was destroyed on the command of Josef Stalin in 1931 due to the anti-religious campaign.

With its delightful golden dome, spires and dazzling white facades, the Christ the Savior Cathedral is stunning. The interior is just as captivating to wander around, with its beautifully tiled floors and impressive altar.

8. Lenin Mausoleum

Lenin Mausoleum

Opened to the public in 1924, Lenin’s Mausoleum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Moscow. The red granite structure is located at the heart of the city in Red Square.

Lenin’s embalmed body lies in a glass sarcophagus; it is a somewhat eerie experience walking past the former leader of the Soviet Union but is well worth doing as you understandably can’t do it anywhere else in the world.

After visiting the mausoleum, head to the Kremlin wall right next to it for more graves of important communist figures such as Stalin and Brezhnev.

7. Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery

Home to the most extensive and impressive collection of Russian fine art in the world, the State Tretyakov Gallery is definitely worth visiting when in Moscow for the wealth of amazing art pieces that it has on display.

Having started out as the private art collection of the Tretyakov brothers, there are now over 130,000 exhibits. Highlights include the iconic Theotokos of Vladimir which you will almost certainly recognise despite probably not knowing the name and Rublev’s Trinity which is considered to be one of highest achievements in Russian art.

An absolute must for art lovers, the State Tretyakov Gallery will delight visitors with all that is has to offer.

6. Kolomenskoye

Kolomenskoye

Once a royal estate, Kolomenskoye is now a museum-reserve and lies a few kilometers outside of the city center. A captivating place to visit, there is a plethora of history on show and the site overlooks the Moskva River.

Consisting of four historical sites, there are extensive gardens for visitors to explore, as well as loads of interesting old buildings, the former village of Kolomenskoye itself and the impressive Palace of the Tsar Alexey Mikhailovich – once considered the Eighth Wonder of the World by contemporaries.

Among the many stunning sights, it is the brilliantly white Ascension Church that is the undoubted highlight – dating back to 1532.

5. Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Lying alongside the Moskva River, the huge Gorky Park is a lovely place to visit. Its extensive gardens are home to numerous cultural institutions and visitors should definitely check out the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and while the eclectic exhibits may not always feature such incredible sights as a balloon-covered rider on a zebra; they certainly always succeed in pushing back the boundaries of art.

Pop-up exhibitions and festivals can be found from time to time in the park itself and there is an open-air theatre and numerous eateries alongside a plethora of leisure activities.

Whether it’s cycling, table tennis or yoga that you are after or beach volleyball and rowing, Gorky Park certainly has it. In winter, there is a huge ice rink for visitors to enjoy.

4. Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre

The Bolshoi Theatre is the main theater in the country. The amazing opera and ballet performances it has put on over the centuries go a long way in explaining Russia’s rich history of performing arts.

While the Bolshoi Ballet Company was established in 1776, the theater itself was opened in 1825. The glittering, six-tier auditorium is lavishly and decadently decorated; it is a fitting setting for the world-class performances that take place on its stage.

Spending a night watching a performance of such classics as The Nutcracker or Swan Lake at the Bolshoi Theatre is sure to be a memorable experience and the beauty all around you only adds to the sense of occasion.

3. Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin

This famously fortified complex is remarkably home to five palaces and four cathedrals and is the historic, political and spiritual center of the city. The Kremlin serves as the residence for the country’s president. It has been used as a fort, and this fact is made clear by its sheer size. The Kremlin’s outer walls were built in the late 1400s.

Under Ivan III, better known as Ivan the Great, the Kremlin became the center of a unified Russian state, and was extensively remodeled. Three of the Kremlin’s cathedrals date to his reign that lasted from 1462-1505. The Deposition Church and the Palace of Facets were also constructed during this time. The Ivan the Great Bell Tower was built in 1508. It is the tallest tower at the Kremlin with a height of 266 feet (81 meters).

Joseph Stalin removed many of the relics from the tsarist regimes. However, the Tsar Bell, the world’s largest bell, and the Tsar Cannon, the largest bombard by caliber in the world, are among the remaining items from that era. The Kremlin Armory is one of Moscow’s oldest museums as it was established more than 200 years ago. Its diamond collection is impressive.

The Kremlin’s gardens – Taynitsky, Grand Kremlin Public and Alexander – are beautiful. The Kremlin has also served as the religious center of the country, and there is a tremendous number of preserved churches and cathedrals here. The collections contained within the museums include more than 60,000 historical, cultural and artistic monuments. Those who enjoy the performing arts will want to consider attending a ballet or concert at the State Kremlin Palace. Completed in 1961, it is the only modern building in the Kremlin.

2. Red Square

Red Square

Lying at the heart of Moscow, Red Square is the most important and impressive square in the city. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions due to its wealth of historical sights and cultural landmarks.

Drenched in history, the huge square is home to incredible sights such as the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Lenin’s Mausoleum, among others. Consequently, it is not to be missed when in Moscow as it really is home to the city’s most stunning monuments.

It is here that many important moments in Russian history took place; the former marketplace has hosted everything from Tsar’s coronations and public ceremonies to rock concerts and Soviet military parades. Wandering around the massive square is a humbling experience and undoubtedly one of the highlights the city has to offer.

1. Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Located in the impressive Red Square, St. Basil’s Cathedral is gorgeous; its delightful spires appear as if out of a fairytale. The most recognizable building in the country, the cathedral is very much a symbol of Russia. No visit to Moscow is complete without having taken in its unique and distinctive features.

Ivan the Terrible ordered the cathedral’s construction in the mid-16th century, and legend holds that Ivan put out the architect’s eyes so that he would be unable to build another cathedral more glorious than St. Basil’s. Designed to resemble the shape of a bonfire in full flame, the architecture is not only unique to the period in which it was built but to any subsequent period. For various reasons, both Napoleon and Stalin wanted to destroy the cathedral but fortunately did not succeed.

Known for its various colors, shapes and geometric patterns, St. Basil’s Cathedral houses nine different chapels that are all connected by a winding labyrinth of corridors and stairways. On the lower floor, St. Basil’s Chapel contains a silver casket bearing the body of St. Basil the Blessed.

Throughout the cathedral are many beautiful murals, frescoes, wooden icons and other art works and artifacts. Outside the cathedral is a lovely garden with the bronze Monument to Minin and Pozharsky, who rallied an all-volunteer Russian army against Polish invaders during a period of the late 16th century known as the Times of Troubles.

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Musician Justin Timberlake is seen in a booking photo on June 18, 2024 in Sag Harbor, New York. ... [+] Timberlake was charged with driving while intoxicated. (Photo by Sag Harbor Police Department via Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake’s recent arrest inspired a meme that echoes the reported conversation between Timberlake and the arresting officer, with social media commentators poking fun at the pop star.

The online mockery marks how Timberlake, once dubbed the “King of Pop,” has plummeted in the eyes of the public.

Why Was Justin Timberlake Arrested?

Justin Timberlake was reportedly arrested for driving while intoxicated on Tuesday, June 18. In a sign of the times, the police officer that arrested Timberlake was too young to recognize the pop star.

An anonymous source for Page Six claims that the two shared an exchange that sounds almost scripted, with Timberlake mumbling that his arrest was going to “ruin the tour.” The officer asked, “What tour?” Timberlake replied, “The world tour.”

Timberlake was referring to The Forget Tomorrow World Tour, which marks the pop star’s first world tour in five years; it was meant to be something of a comeback.

According to NBC News , Timberlake refused to take a chemical test, and the officer who stopped him claims the singer had “a strong smell of alcohol on his breath.”

Timberlake allegedly told officers that he consumed only one martini. Sources with knowledge of the night told The Daily Beast that the martini in question was a Vesper, which one insider described as “all alcohol” with “no mixer.”

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One commentator compared Timberlake’s arrest to a scene from Netflix’s Bojack Horseman , an animated comedy about a once-beloved actor plagued by addiction issues and emotional dysfunction, his former fame proving a major obstacle to rehabilitation.

Timberlake’s Arrest Inspires Many Memes

Justin Timberlake’s bleary-eyed mugshot instantly sparked a meme on social media, with commentators using the image as shorthand for desperation and despair.

However, the bleakness of the “world tour” quote proved even more appealing, with commentators posting the now-iconic exchange into funny and dramatic movie scenes.

Others found a way to insert the quote into references and one-liners.

That’s really the extent of it — the meme remains something of a copy-and-paste joke, with little signs of mutation or evolution. Some commentators even found the meme to be overdone and annoying, stale from the moment it was cooked up.

However, it’s pretty telling that so much of the internet seems to take delight in Timberlake’s dramatic fall from grace.

Why Does The Internet Dislike Justin Timberlake?

In the early 2000’s, during the height of Timberlake’s fame, the singer’s break-up with Britney Spears turned into a messy public spectacle, with Timberlake using his “Cry Me A River” music video to imply that Spears had cheated on him.

The public shaming of Spears by media outlets and fans is well-documented at this point, but the release of Spears’ book, “The Woman in Me,” completely shifted the narrative.

In the book, Spears claimed that Timberlake was a serial cheater during their time together, and that he had pressured her to get an abortion after she became pregnant.

Timberlake has also been criticized for his role in “Nipplegate,” a publicity stunt during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, in which he uncovered Janet Jackson’s breast. The stunt sparked a huge controversy and resulted in the public shaming of Jackson, whose career suffered heavily as a result.

Timberlake, on the other hand, suffered no consequences, and during the height of the backlash, the pop star never spoke up to defend Jackson.

In 2021, as criticism of Timberlake started to spread throughout the internet and beyond, the singer posted a vague apology to Jackson and Spears on Instagram, writing that he was “deeply sorry for the times in my life where my actions contributed to the problem, where I spoke out of turn, or did not speak up for what was right.”

Hours after Timberlake’s recent arrest, eagle-eyed fans noticed that Britney Spears posted a picture of a cocktail on Instagram , a celebration of her vacation in Las Vegas. Some interpreted the post as a jab at Timberlake, as the post was captioned:

“It’s the little things.”

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The royal celebrated his 42nd birthday on Friday night by attending the first London stop of Taylor Swift ‘s Eras Tour, along with children George and Charlotte. He then posted a photo of them taking a selfie with the pop star on social media, writing: “Thank you @taylorswift13 for a great evening!”

Thank you @taylorswift13 for a great evening! #LondonTSTheErastour pic.twitter.com/NFSi8hAl1o — The Prince and Princess of Wales (@KensingtonRoyal) June 22, 2024

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Happy Bday M8! London shows are off to a splendid start 🇬🇧🇺🇸🤝 @KensingtonRoyal pic.twitter.com/VlD6V0PiEL — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) June 22, 2024

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🚨| Prince William vibing and dancing along to "Shake It Off" at Night 1 of Taylor Swift's 'The Eras Tour' in London! #LondonTSTheErasTour pic.twitter.com/WYr5rG8DaL — The Eras Tour (@tswifterastour) June 22, 2024

Other celebrities in attendance included “Bridgerton” star Nicola Coughlan; Cara Delevingne, who is currently leading the West End production of “Cabaret”; and “Queer Eye” breakout Jonathan Van Ness.

Tom Cruise , Liam Hemsworth, Rachel Zegler, Hugh Grant, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher were among the attendees at Swift’s second London show on Saturday.

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Prince William shakes it off as Taylor Swift's Eras Tour arrives in London

Taylor Swift takes a selfie with Prince William, Prince George and Charlotte, all smiling excitedly

Prince William has enjoyed a birthday treat boogieing the night away at the first of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour concerts in London.

The prince was spotted dancing on the balcony of a private box at Wembley Stadium, where Swift kicked off the London leg of her global tour on Friday night local time.

The official account of the Prince and Princess of Wales on X later shared a behind-the-scenes photo of William posing for a selfie with Swift, alongside his two oldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

"Thank you @taylorswift13 for a great evening!" the post read.

Swift also shared a selfie with the royals, as well as her boyfriend Travis Kelce, wishing William a happy birthday.

"Happy Bday M8! London shows are off to a splendid start," she wrote.

Swift is set to play eight shows at Wembley Stadium, which has a capacity of 90,000, as part of her two-year-long world tour.

The opening night was star-studded, with Bridgerton actor Nicola Coughlan, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness and model Cara Delevigne among those spotted in the crowd.

Labour leader Keir Starmer also shared a photo on social media of him and his wife in the stands.

Prince William's wife, Princess Catherine, marked his 42nd birthday a day earlier by sharing an image online of the prince and all three of the couple's children, George, Charlotte and Louis.

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