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help needed about dominican republic!

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1. Posted by linky (Budding Member 3 posts) 7y

Hi

Im flying from europe to Dominican republic and when i arrive at puerto plata i will need transport to Santo domingo

I was counting with all transfers from airport to hostel and from hostel to airport + 2 nights in hostel and food that it will cost me more than 100 us dollars so im wondering how much would cost me taxi or rent-a-car with driver to take me to santo domingo airport from puerto plata airport?

i really nedd any advice as im travelling alone.

and one more question is it possible to stay durring night at Santo domingo aiport?

2. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru 1824 posts) 7y

Be aware that there are 3 airports in the local area of Santa Domingo. The International one is about 17 miles from town. This site might help:

http://www.icupromo.net/santodomingo/sd-cityinfo.shtml

I have to admit to being fairly unimpressed with Santo Domingo town. Most tourists stay on the other side of the island and don't travel about much. The is a "shanty town" across the river from the main town. Don't go there. Be very careful at night.

It is only a small airport. Such places usually have early morning flights so accept that people do stay there overnight. Judge for yourself when you arrive.

3. Posted by SamSalmon (Respected Member 626 posts) 7y

dr1.com has all kinds of DR info