Dominican Republic 🇩🇴
Dominican Republic is part of North America with main city at Santo Domingo. It's usually 🌤️ 25.08 °C in Dominican Republic with a rainfall of 🌧 171.17 mm. Tipping is expected in Dominican Republic since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Dominican Republic is on average 2.8 Mbps. In Dominican Republic you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Dominican Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Dominican Republic. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~25.08 °C 🌧 ~171.17 mm 👨👩👦👦 10M people
Dominican Republic Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for the Dominican Republic. We've lowered the travel advice level. We now advise you exercise a high degree of caution due to high levels of violent crime. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in the Dominican Republic due to high levels of violent crime.
Dominican Republic Weather
Dominican Republic Essential travel details
Dominican Republic uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B and Type C.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
Money in Dominican Republic
💱 Currencies Used
Dominican Republic uses the Dominican peso (symbol: $), code DOP.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 25, 10, 5 and 1 pesos.
Automatic teller machines are common in Dominican Republic. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Dominican Republic since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.
Calling in Dominican Republic
Internet speed in Dominican Republic is on average 2.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Dominican Republic is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 878.23 DOP, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Altice, Claro or Viva. Dominican Republic uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Dominican Republic upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Dominican Republic, dial +, then 1 809 (the country code for Dominican Republic), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within Dominican Republic, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 809 .
Driving in Dominican Republic
🛣️ Road rules
In Dominican Republic you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways, 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on motorways and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on expressways.
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Dominican Republic travel details
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