Recent content by TNJ1996

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    Thunderstorms all next week???????????????

    Well-Sunday we're off to Punta Cana for a week-I looked on two sites and they both indicate thunderstorms everyday. I know this is the rainy season and all, but I also know that it may not rain constantly. The Precip. percent is between 30-60% each day....what are the chances that the days will...
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    Sea Snakes (Eels) Oh My! Leaving Sunday-Punta Cana here we come-any last minute advic

    Leaving Sunday for Punta Cana (Allegro Bavaro)...getting really anxious???? Any last minute tips??????? Okay-please someone calm my nerves...I read a post about some sea eels (?) that look like snakes....I am a little nervous and am petrified of snakes. Has anyone had any experiences with...
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    Waterfalls-can you go independently?

    My fiancee and I are intrigued about this whole waterfall "jumping" thing...BUT....we're not really sure if we want to do cascading or canyoning....he basically just wants to get to the top and jump into the waterfalls and not really have to work at it...i.e. hiking, etc. So two questions...
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    Saona or Catalina Island?

    We are planning an excursion to one of these islands, and can't choose between the two. They both have similar "itineraries"....it seems that Saona Island has more tours and from what I here, they are nice....but I can't help but be tempted by Catalina Island...where here in the States, I here...
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    Punta Cana-Boca Chica by taxi

    We are planning on going to Boca Chica for a day/half day and are thinking of taxiing it. Anyone know approx. how long it takes to get there and about how much it'll cost us(each way). Our main reason for the trip is to go jet skiing...anyone know how much they charge down there? Any other...
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    Allegro Bavaro name change

    I was just informed through my travel agent/Apple Vacations that the Allegro Bavaro Resort in Punta Cana has changed it's name to Occidental Allegro Punta Cana. Supposedly this occurred with the majority of the Allegro resorts in the Caribbean/Mexico, etc. Should I be hopeful in thinking that...
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    Do you have to convert US $$ to DR peso?

    Do you have to convert the $$ or does DR allow you to pay with US $$? Is there a fee? Is it better to convert the $$ in the states beforehand or in the DR?
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    Is it mandatory to convert US money to the DR peso?

    Do you have to convert the money? Or can you pay with US $$? Is there a fee for paying with US $$? Is it better to convert it here or in the DR?
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    Average Amount Of Money Spent

    TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW MUCH MONEY TO BRING ALONG TO PUNTA CANA. WHAT'S A GOOD AMOUNT, FIGURING IT'S AN ALL INCLUSIVE, BUT WE PLAN ON TAKING 3 EXCURSIONS OR SO, BUY SOME CHEAP SOUVINEERS, PROBABLY NEED TO TIP ETC. HATE TO CARRY A LOT OF CASH, BUT DON'T REALLY WANT TO BRING CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS...
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    Average Amount Of Money Spent

    TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW MUCH MONEY TO BRING ALONG TO PUNTA CANA. WHAT'S A GOOD AMOUNT, FIGURING IT'S AN ALL INCLUSIVE, BUT WE PLAN ON TAKING 3 EXCURSIONS OR SO, BUY SOME CHEAP SOUVINEERS, PROBABLY NEED TO TIP ETC.
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    The Perfect Punta Cana Itinerary

    IF YOU COULD PLAN THE PERFECT ITINERARY FOR A WEEK STAY IN PUNTA CANA, WHAT WOULD IT BE? HOW MANY DAYS WOULD YOU STAY EXCLUSIVELY AT THE RESORT VS.EXCURSIONS? WE DEFINITELY LOVE THE WATER/WATERSPORTS. NEVER BEEN WINDSURFING, ANY FUN? HOW FAR DO YOU THINK IS TOO FAR TO TRAVEL FOR AN EXCURSION...
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    The "must see" attractions

    What attractions are a definite "must see" in the DR (Punta Cana area)?
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    Jetskiing in DR (Punta Cana)

    Is Jet Skiing allowed in the DR (Punta Cana)? If so, are there any particular areas?