I hope that you have been enlightened and enriched by my last two blogs about the incredibly beautiful land of Galapagos. They were carefully written by the one and only Ignacio Maza and this week, he shares with all of us some practical advice for your adventure. Continue readying below.
The key to enjoying a cruise in the Galapagos is doing your homework and packing the right gear. Here are answers to questions I have received since returning from my cruise on Celebrity Flora:
When to go?
The Galapagos are a year-round destination, and every season has its plusses and minuses. In general:
Galapagos cruises are casual and relaxed. There is no need for formal/dressy attire. The #1 priority is being practical.
For your time in Quito:
What about Covid Protocols?
If you are traveling with Celebrity Cruises, the line has you covered going to the Galapagos, and preparing you for your return to the USA. Here are the current formalities, as of 29 DEC 21:
Children are welcome on Celebrity's Galapagos cruises. The recommendation is seven years or older, but younger children are welcome.
Any other advice?
About Ignacio Maza
Ignacio Maza joined Signature in April of 2004. He has been in the industry for over 30 years. Prior to his tenure at Signature, Ignacio worked at Virtuoso, American Express, TWA, and Pan American World Airways.
Ignacio is responsible for Signature's Luxury Sales Development, as well as supporting Signature's Public Relations efforts, conferences and events, training, marketing, as well as other initiatives.
Ignacio has a passion for travel and has visited over 100 countries and territories on 7 continents. When he is not traveling, Ignacio enjoys art and photography exhibits, reading, theater, film, hiking, yoga, and keeping up with all that is new In New York.
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