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Is it easy to connect to the Internet?

Yes, because every property has its own internet equipment included.

What are the best tours to do?

Surely the first step must be to Saona Island which is located in the Caribbean Sea, in parallel on the south end of the Dominican Republic, is an island of 110 km², about 22 km long and 5 km wide in its widest part. Belongs to the province with the capital La Romana, Saona, located in the Caribbean Sea, in parallel on the south end of the Dominican Republic, is a protected area and wildlife sanctuary part of the Eastern National Park, established in 1975. It is easily accessible Bayahibe.
There are lots that you can find directly in our agency.

What documents do I need to go to the Dominican Republic?

To enter the country it requires a valid passport. Also required is a tourist map of the US $ 10 that can be purchased on arrival at the airport.

What are the fees for entry and exit?

Most tourists only have to purchase a tourist card issued upon arrival at the airport. The cost of tourist card is 10 USD, and its validity is 30 days. The exit fee is 20 USD; However, usually this is already included in the cost of air travel.

What happens if I decide to stay in the country for more than 90 days?

To extend the period of stay up to 90 days you only need to pay 22 USD at the airport. Additional fees are required for longer stays.

What are the rules in force for traveling with children in tow?

Minors of foreign nationality have to pay only when they leave the country.

How much is the tax on purchases?

ITBIS taxes (Tax on transfer of industrialized goods and services) amounted to 18 percent and are applied to all purchases made. In restaurants, bars and hotels can be added a further 10 percent for the service.

Is it advisable to change money at the airport?

Except for immediate needs such as paying a taxi, it is advisable to change money at their destination, because here you can find better exchange rates than those charged at the airport. However, this difference is usually small. Therefore, if you do not want to change large amounts of money, you can use the services available at the airport.

Do the shops accept payment in US dollars or euros?

Most of the shops accept payment in dollars and euros, including restaurants, bars and the main shopping centers and shops.

I do not speak Spanish, can this be a problem?

The Dominican people are very friendly and usually, if you do not understand a language, lends itself to help tourists finding someone who can do it. At most tourist destinations, such as hotels, restaurants and resorts, it is easy to find staff who can speak English and other languages such as French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Russian.

Can I use my cell phone?

Yes, provided it is a GSM device. To do this, you need only activate it in the Dominican Republic. Otherwise, the unit will operate in roaming rates vary depending on the provider. Alternatively you can buy a phone with a local number in one of the many phone services such as Claro, Orange, Tricom or Viva. The cost of an unit of this type is about 35 USD in addition to the price of phone cards.

Should I rent a car?

Yes, we also offer the service to rent car.

Is my driver’s license valid in Dominican Republic?

Yes, but with a limited validity of 90 days.

What are the common foods we should try?

The Dominican food is unique and delicious. At breakfast, visitors should try the popular “Mangú” (green plantains boiled and mashed) with eggs, fried cheese or salami, at lunch you can enjoy rice, red beans, meat and “tostones” (mashed and fried green plantains) . Other dishes to try for dinner are pig skin, the “locrio de pollo” (rice with chicken Dominican), the shrimp stew, the “mofongo” (mashed plantains with fish or meat), fish with coconut, crab and shellfish stew, roasted or stewed goat with boiled cassava and a “sancocho” (stew) accompanied by avocados. Of course, they also try the cassava bread and “queso de hoja”, a type of cheese yarn.
The delicious dessert Dominicans include grated coconut, sweet beans, sour milk dessert, sweets and oranges, desserts milk (papaya) and pineapple, and guava syrup sauce and cashews. The natural tropical fruit juices include passion fruit, guava, pineapple, oranges, strawberries, mango, mandarin and papaya juice with milk.
We should not forget to try the juice of sugar cane produced in several crops all over the country. Hundreds of crops and coconut groves in the country producing the famous Dominican coconut, which yields a juice, a pulp and milk a delicious and refreshing highly appreciated by those who try them.

Is it safe to drink tap water in the hotel?

No, because the tap water is not purified. It is therefore recommended to always drink bottled water.

Is the country is safe?

The Dominican Republic is one of the countries where it takes the least number of crimes in the region. However, you should always take appropriate precautions, just as you would do in the new country or visit any major city in the world.

For a visit as a tourist, what clothes should you wear?

The Dominican Republic is located in the tropical zone of the Caribbean and is characterised by sunny weather all year round. It is therefore advisable to bring along light clothing for warm climates.
For visits during the winter between December and February, you should bring a light coat or jacket, as the night temperature may drop slightly.

What is the local climate? The rainy season?

The Dominican Republic is surrounded by nearly 1,600 kilometers of coastline that form its limits north, east and south, and has a tropical climate. The normal temperatures are 27-31 ° C, and can drop to 21-26 ° C during the winter at night.
The rainy season varies depending on the area of the country. It can rain regularly and sporadically during the months of May and June and from September to November.

Is it worth visiting the capital?

The capital of the Dominican Republic is an important city to visit. Santo Domingo is the first city founded in the Americas and was named American Capital of Culture for 2010. Its Ciudad Colonial is a site that is part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and you can find the best food and the most active life Night Caribbean. Visitors have access to an excellent transportation by bus, and for less than 10 USD, you can reach the capital from Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.

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