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Dominican Republic travel advice
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Dominican Republic travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to the Dominican Republic with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Dominican Republic - quick facts
|UK -4 hours
|A + B + C plug (120V)
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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.
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Dominican Republic weather
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|Days with some rainfall
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The Dominican Republic weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Punta Cana.
Dominican Republic travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Dominican Republic from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for the Dominican Republic - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for the Dominican Republic - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for the Dominican Republic - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for the Dominican Republic - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for the Dominican Republic - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for the Dominican Republic - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around the Dominican Republic.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Dominican Republic travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Dominican Republic with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for the Dominican Republic - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for the Dominican Republic - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in the Dominican Republic - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in the Dominican Republic, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dominican Republic covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in the Dominican Republic with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for the Dominican Republic - Ministry of Health, Dominican Republic
- Coronavirus timeline in the Dominican Republic - Our World in Data
- Latest info on travel to the Dominican Republic - Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism
Dominican Republic travel features
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Dominican Republic FAQs
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to the Dominican Republic including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to the Dominican Republic due to Covid-19?
Dominican Republic is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for the Dominican Republic.
Check out Ministry of Health, Dominican Republic for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the Dominican Republic?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the Dominican Republic. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to the Dominican Republic from the UK?
The flight time to the Dominican Republic from the UK is typically 9 hours.
Flights to the Dominican Republic
What is the time difference between the Dominican Republic and the UK?
The time difference between the Dominican Republic and the UK is UK time-4 hours.
What is the main language spoken in the Dominican Republic?
What is the currency in the Dominican Republic?
Which plugs are used in the Dominican Republic?
Dominican Republic uses electrical plug type A + B + C (120 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in the Dominican Republic?
They drive on the right side of the road in the Dominican Republic.
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