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Visiting somewhere in the Dominican Republic? We have you covered.

The Dominican Republic is a popular destination for travellers seeking sun, sand, and relaxation. From the beautiful beaches of Punta Cana to the historical sites of Santo Domingo, there's something for everyone in this Caribbean nation. However, before you pack your bags, it's important to think about your travel money. Changing your money before you travel can save you time, hassle, and money, and Ramsdens Currency is the perfect place to do it.

Changing your money before you travel to the Dominican Republic is essential because it can help you avoid costly fees and poor exchange rates. Many banks and foreign exchange providers charge high fees for exchanging currency, and airport exchange rates are often much worse than those found elsewhere. By using Ramsdens Currency, you can enjoy competitive exchange rates and avoid hidden fees, ensuring that you get the most for your money.

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How far will my money go throughout the Dominican Republic?

The Dominican Republic is generally considered to be a relatively affordable destination, especially for visitors from the UK. The cost of living in the Dominican Republic is lower than in many other popular tourist destinations, meaning that your money will generally go further here.

The cost of food, drinks, and basic necessities is relatively low in the Dominican Republic, but the cost of luxury goods and services can be higher. Visitors can expect to pay around 50–100 DOP (1-2 GBP) for a basic meal, while a more upscale restaurant meal could cost 200–400 DOP (3.8–7.6 GBP). Accommodation prices can vary widely depending on the type of accommodation and location, with budget hotels starting at around 1,000 DOP (19 GBP) per night and luxury resorts costing several thousand DOP (hundreds of GBP) per night.

It's also worth noting that prices for tourist attractions, activities, and excursions can vary widely depending on the location and type of experience. Visitors should budget accordingly and do their research before making any purchases or bookings.


The Dominican peso is the official currency of the Dominican Republic. As of May 2023, the denominations in circulation include:

Coins: 1 peso, 5 pesos, 10 pesos, 25 pesos

Banknotes: 20 pesos, 50 pesos, 100 pesos, 200 pesos, 500 pesos, 1000 pesos, 2000 pesos, 5000 pesos

Things to do all around the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a beautiful Caribbean country with a rich cultural heritage, stunning beaches, and a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are some of the top things to do while travelling in the Dominican Republic:

Visit Santo Domingo: Santo Domingo is the capital city of the Dominican Republic and the oldest continuously inhabited city in the Americas. Visitors can explore its historic colonial center, including the Alcazar de Colón and the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor.

Relax on the beaches: The Dominican Republic is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, including Punta Cana, Bavaro Beach, and Juanillo Beach. With crystal-clear waters and white sand, these beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and watersports.

Explore the national parks: The Dominican Republic is home to several national parks, including Parque Nacional del Este and Parque Nacional del Este Los Haitises. These parks offer visitors the chance to see a variety of wildlife, including manatees, dolphins, and iguanas.

Take a cultural tour: The Dominican Republic has a rich cultural heritage, influenced by Spanish, African, and indigenous traditions. Visitors can take a cultural tour to learn about the country's history, music, dance, and food.

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