Cost of Living in BaƱos de Agua Santa Tungurahua Ecuador

How to Get Medications at the Farmacia

Fast Fred's Cost of Living and Frugal Travel Tips

How to Get Needed Medications at the Farmacia in Latin America

Tips for getting what you need at the local Farmacia in Latin America. A little Spanish will go a long way. But I will help you with some cheat notes and tips to help you get what you need. Prices are a small fraction of what you would pay in the USA even if you have insurance there. In this example I am visiting a farmacia in Ecuador.

Fast Fred Ruddock in Ecuador overlooking Otavalo

Got Questions About This Travel Hack or Channel?

If you are planing a visit to Ecuador and have any questions about the logistics please feel free to reach out or leave comments below. I am always happy to help. I strive to support the local economy and especially the local Ecuadorian owned businesses

You can also use these same services in reverse to catch a bus to the airport on your way back home. Learn more here https://www.aeropuertoquito.aero/es/guia-de-transporte.html


I primarily travel solo but you don't have to to enjoy this channel. Working as a river guide during summers in North America I don't earn a lot of money and live close to the federal poverty level. In spite of this I live a rich life on a frugal budget. If you would like to learn more about traveling in Latin America or maybe frugal travel tips visit Fast Fred Travels and if you would like to come rafting with me check out Fast Fred Rafts for details.



Curious about how I can travel so light? Want to know more about the gear I carry abroad on my extend trips in Latin America? Here's your chance dig into my Amazon shop for an inside look. If you make purchases via this shop I will get a very small commission but it will not increase your price what so ever.