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Category: travel


Travel FAQS

HOW CAN I GET TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC? The Dominican Republic has eight international airports, five cruise destinations and a variety of marinas for boats and yachts of all sizes, as well as smaller airports for private planes. Because this is such a large and diverse island, it is important to choose your arrival airport […]

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getting around


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION The Dominican Republic’s public transportation system is surprisingly modern and extensive. Dominicans are constantly on the road–visiting family in the countryside, conducting business, or shuffling to school. Taxis are ubiquitous, Uber is available in three major cities–Santo Domingo, Santiago, and Puerto Plata–and there’s always a form of bus service, big or small, going […]

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travel tips


CLIMATE Thanks to its Caribbean location, the Dominican Republic is a sunny year-round destination. Whether in the high altitude regions or in the cities, it is rare not to see blue skies during the day. The months of December through early March–coinciding with the coldest winters in North America and Europe–boast the most pleasant weather. […]

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air & sea travel


Air & sea travel to the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic boasts eight international airports, five cruise destinations, a variety of marinas for boats and yachts, and domestic airstrips for private planes and charters. Wherever you are headed in the DR, by air or by sea, choosing the right gateway is key. This is a […]

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getting here


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Most visitors arriving by air to the Dominican Republic–including those from the US, Canada, Great Britain, the European Union, Mexico, many South American countries, Japan, Israel, and South Korea (see the full list of countries)–only need a valid passport to enter the country. Starting April 25, 2018, the cost of the tourist card will […]

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