People in the Dominican Republic speak Spanish. However, in tourist locations such as Punta Cana and Puerto Plata, English is widely spoken.
The official currency in the Dominican Republic is the Dominican Pesos.
The US Dollar is well accepted, especially in places expecting tourists such as Punta Cana or Puerto Plata. Canadian Dollars and Euros are ok as well.
However, most travelers prefer to pay with credit cards, which are also well accepted almost everywhere.
Puerto Plata is located on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.
The best way is by landing at the Puerto Plata airport (POP). There are many airlines with direct flights from the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Another alternative is to land at the Santiago Airport (STI) and take a private transfer to Puerto Plata. It would take approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.
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Yes, Puerto Plata has an Airport. The airport code is POP
It is known as "Puerto Plata International Airport" and its official name is "Gregorio Luperon International Airport"It is located about 15 minutes away from the main hotels.
International flights from the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe are constantly landing at this airport. Some of the most seen airlines are Jetblue, American Airlines, Air Transat, WestJet, among many others.
To learn more, watch a short from a conversation we had with Mrs. Kfouri from the Ministry of Tourism about flights coming to Puerto Plata. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exTaDVf_a1c
The Puerto Plata airport (POP) is located 10 to 25 minutes away from town and major hotels.
Some travelers land at the Santiago Airport (STI) which is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes away from Puerto Plata.
At the time of this writing, Uber and similar services are not permitted in Puerto Plata.
The most convenient way to get to your hotel is by reserving a private airport transfer. A professional driver would be waiting to take you safely and comfortably to your destination at affordable prices.
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Puerto Plata is a destination that combines different types of beaches, mountains, waterfalls, and natural wonders.
Watch a segment from a conversation we had with Mrs. Kfouri, from the Ministry of Tourism about Puerto Plata. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Cbng3FrNE&t=1s
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