Where Can I Exchange Money?
Ecuador uses the U.S. dollar, so if you're coming from the States you won't need to exchange money. Travelers from other countries can exchange money at banks and exchange houses (casas de cambio). Major cities like Guayaquil, Quito, and Cuenca tend to have the best exchange rates. You can also exchange money in airports and at major hotels in Quito and Guayaquil; these tend to be open later than other options.