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Right now the Canadian travel advisory warns of the Zika virus in the Dominican Republic, as does the UK. They're recommending "special precaution", which isn't the highest alertness level, but enough to be taken into consideration, here's what they say (emphasis mine) It is recommended that pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant ...


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Wamos Air (formerly Pullmantur Air) offers weekly service (on Mondays) between Madrid and Punta Cana from about €200 each way.


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Besides Viator, GetYourGuide.com seems to have some tours as well, though again, you are limited by choice and the current ones don't inspire a lot of confidence. Kijubi has some tours listed for Dominican Republic, though I couldn't find anything for Santo Domingo specifically. You can hire guides off TourHQ s well. They have a decently strong guide ...


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Yes. Viator is a service that allows you to do just that. Their list of Santo Domingo tour guides is short, though. I've used these guys in the past and was very pleasantly surprised. However, as none of the guides are employed by Viator, mileage will vary.


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According to http://www.domrep.org/visa.html, which as far as I can tell is an official DR embassy website: Any person who can legally travel or reside in the United States, Canada and the European Union (including Great Britain) does not need a visa to visit the Dominican Republic for tourist purposes and can enter the Dominican Republic with a Tourist ...


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I can say that the risk of Zika is everywhere but since I am Dominican and I have family back in the island I can tell you that, I haven't heard of any one with the case is Zika. So, I would say go and enjoy and buy repellent. I actually buy this one for my clothing. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001ANQVZE


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I wouldn't go if I was female and planning on having a baby, ever Until more information is known, I would not go. Here is the current CDC advisory for the DR. It does not list Zika. Zika is there though. Here is the current CDC advisory for the Caribbean which DOES list Zika. Here is the CDC Zika Website. If you are a female and plan on having ...


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The Dominican Republic, like most of the Caribbean, uses the same plugs and voltage as mainland North America. Several plug-information websites mention that sockets that accept earthed plugs (with three prongs) are uncommon in the Dominican Republic. There are other sites that disagree with that, but if any or your chargers come with an earthed power cord, ...


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No, you don't need any plug or voltage adapters. The Dominican Republic uses the same voltage as Canada, which is 110/120V and 60Hz and the same plug type


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The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Washington, D.C. has this statement: Who can enter the Dominican Republic with ONLY a tourist card for tourist purposes only? Any person who can legally travel or reside in the United States, Canada and the European Union (including Great Britain) does not need a visa to visit the Dominican Republic for ...


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Norwegian just started flying to Puerto Rico (San Juan). It can be as cheap as 4,000 SEK https://www.norwegian.com/uk/destinations/puerto-rico---san-juan


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I was looking for local flights (from an european country to an overseas territory of the same country) like Paris to Martinique or Guadeloupe because I thoguht this type of flight would be cheaper. As I was searching I found XL Airways France. They have a Paris <--> Punta Cana flight for around 500 euros.



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