Research and Study Abroad
at the Intersection of Indigenous Culture and Environment
Frequently Asked Questions
Arrival and Departure from Quito
When should I arrive in Quito?
What is the address of the hotel we stay at in Quito?
How do we get from the airport to the hotel?
What happens if my luggage does not arrive?
What happens if I miss my flight or miss the chartered bus from Quito to the program site?
How do I get to the Field School site from Quito?
What time should I schedule my departure flight from Quito?
What time will the chartered bus get me to the airport on the day we depart?
What should I bring?
What shots do I need?
Should I take anti malarial medications?
Will I be bitten by insects?
Is the water safe to drink?
Are there laundry facilities?
Are there poisonous snakes?
Is there a hospital nearby?
Money and Connectivity
What is the official currency of Ecuador?
Can I use ATM machines in Ecuador?
Is there internet at the Field School?
Will I be able to call home?