Ensure that those at home know in which country you are and how long you are planning to stay away. You may fix a date when you will contact them again. Making telephone calls from Ecuador is expensive. There are many places where you can email. Provide the people that will pick you up from the airport with your flight times and numbers. Shoestring cannot provide flight and/or travel information, hotel names and telephone numbers to third parties. Any information on delays may be retrieved at the airport information number.
In case of an emergency it is important for us to have details of someone we can contact on your behalf. You have entered a name on the booking form. It is possible that this person is unavailable or on holiday during your trip. If so, enter a second person so that we are sure to be able to get in touch with somebody.