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Travel advise: payments in the Dominican Republic
Jet off well-informed to the Dominican Republic. Here are some handy facts about cash and card payments in the Dominican Republic.
Card payments are not widespread in the Dominican Republic. In the tourist resorts, you will be able to pay by credit and debit card in most of the international chain hotels. Outside of the tourist resorts you won't find many vendors accepting card payments.
If you are going to pay by card in the Dominican Republic: Be aware of bank card fees and currency conversion fees for card payments in Dominican Pesos. Your bank's DOP to GBP exchange rate may be quite bad. This is how banks make money.
Before using your bank card for payments in the Caribbean it's certainly a good idea to contact your bank. This will avoid your card becoming blocked due to international transactions that your bank may find suspicious.
Yes. Cash is the most used payment method in the Dominican Republic, especially by locals and outside of tourist resorts.
If you plan to travel around in the Dominican Republic, make sure to take some Dominican Pesos cash with you.
You'll find that in the Dominican Republic have a different price for tourists and locals. A sip sized coffee at a local street vendor in Puerto Plata costs around 5 to 10 pesos for locals, but tourists will pay as much as 80 pesos for a coffee.
For a three-course meal in a mid-range restaurant in the Dominican Republic, you'll pay around 1000 pesos tourist price.
As a tourist you are expected to leave tips to staff. Tips should always be left in banknotes, coins aren't worth much at all.
Many waiters rely on the tips for their income. Even locals usually leave a tip in the Dominican Republic. As a tourist, you should make sure to tip at least 10% of the bill.
Banknotes in the Dominican Republic
Banknotes in use in the Dominican Republic are in the following denominations: $50, $100, $200, $500, $1000 and $2000 pesos. Low value banknotes of $20, $10, $5, $2 and $1 are no longer in use.
Coins in the Dominican Republic
Dominican coins range from 1 peso to 25 pesos. They replaced the lower denomination DOP banknotes.
the Dominican Republic's currency import and export regulations
Travelers can import and export an unlimited amount of currency into and from the Dominican Republic. A declaration must be made by travelers who carry over $10,000 or equivalent in currency, upon entering and exiting the Dominican Republic.
Ordering Dominican Pesos online
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Selling back Dominican Pesos
If you have Dominican Pesos to sell, follow this link to exchange Dominican Pesos to Pounds, click on 'sell currency' and select 'DOP Dominican Republic Peso'. We'll pay good rates for your leftover Dominican Pesos.