Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: 800 Miles Southeast of Miami, FL on the Island of Hispaniola
Size: The Island of Hispaniola is 48,482 Square Miles, the second largest island in the Caribbean
Climate: Temperatures average 77 degrees, with only a slight difference in temperature from season to season. With "Hot" season averaging 87 degrees.
Language: The official Language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish, however, most people in the tourism and hospitality industry also speak English.
Currency: The Peso is the official currency, however most places in the republic also accept the us dollar, and the US $1 bill is extremely popular for tipping. There is a law on the island that requires visitors to exchange at least $100 USD into pesos. Although the law is rarely enforced, it can be, without notice, therefore it is very important to save your receipts from the currency exchange.
Electricity: Voltage is 110v
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