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    Has anyone tried this company?? free shipping?

    I compared the price of some supplements I recently ordered on Amazon for $26 USD, and they offer the exact same for the low price of $46! But wait...free shipping! I will continue to use EPS.
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    Children's Books

    Can't guarantee it, but Libreria Rodali, corner of calle 12 de Julio and calle Jose Ramon Lopez should have something. There's another bookstore on calle 12 de Julio closer to the parque centrale also,
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    Wiring funds to the DR

    My IBAN for Banco Popular is DO84BPDO, with the necessary zeros and account number following to equal 28 characters. I needed that number to transfer money using XE. However, my US credit union uses the SWIFT code for wire transfers. BTW, the IBAN for Wells Fargo begins with GB76 PNBP 165671...
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    “GOOD CONDUCT LETTER “ for foreigners

    Here's the website for doing it online https://pgr.gob.do/servicios/ You will need to set up an account, I think it was easy enough when I did it! If you are in Puerto Plata, you can also do it in the Palacio de Justicia. You would need to pay for it first at BanReserva and take that...
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    Dominican Pharmacies and Expats

    Is there an expected 10% discount at all pharmacies? Please explain.
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    SENASA Coverage Expansion

    The 250,000 per case limit appears to be for hospitalization. If you click on the "High Price" link, there is a 500,000 per case limit. Here is a link where you can find a local SeNaSa office...might be easier to ask questions in person...
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    Banco Santa Cruz sticking it too me

    A couple weeks ago I used XE to transfer $1000 US to my peso account here. Exchange rate was 54.45. The rate at this very moment from Banco Popular is 54, and it probably was the same then. XE is consistently just a smidge above the Popular rate. No other fees involved from either end. For...
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    Banco Santa Cruz sticking it too me

    I started using XE.com for transferring from my US account to my pesos account with Banco Popular. Very good exchange rate and the fee with BPD is the same as their normal nominal transfer fee within the DR. I used to do wire transfers to my USD account here, and the fee from my bank plus a $7...
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    Power bill havent recieved yet

    Once you've put your Edenorte contract info (or whatever utility etc) in your BPD info, you can just check in the BPD website for your balance due.
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    internet banking with Dominican Banks Which is the easiest or best

    This is an example from my online account transaction info. Says it is DGII PAGO IMPUESTO 0.15DGII 4 TRANS POR $ 46,055.00 Del 29/10/2021 Al 04/11/2021
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    internet banking with Dominican Banks Which is the easiest or best

    (ran out of time to edit, so did a copy and paste...sorry!) I know with tPago and Popular, there i a .015% charge, maybe tied in with ITBIS, haven't really paid attention to that. I see that charge on my Popular account when I use tPago to pay bills; I assume it would be the same with other...
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    internet banking with Dominican Banks Which is the easiest or best

    I know with tPago and Popular, there i a .015% charge, maybe tied in with ITBIS, haven't really paid attention to that. Pretty small cost for the convenience! MiClaro may do the same, but again, pretty small cost.
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    internet banking with Dominican Banks Which is the easiest or best

    Although I have the Banco Popular app, I do use tPago for paying Edenorte and Claro. I just find it easier for some reason. tPago is about 60 pesos a month (don't remember) and the bill pay is the same cost as using Popular, For transferring money to other people' bank account, the Popular...
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    internet banking with Dominican Banks Which is the easiest or best

    My only experience is with Banco Popular, no complaints! I use them from my laptop as well as with their app
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    Paypal Account linkage to Banco Popular account

    Just to be clear, my comment was about using Wise, and that they do not send to a peso account. I don't want to cause confusion with the original post regarding PayPal.
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    Paypal Account linkage to Banco Popular account

    Unfortunately, they are unable to send to a peso account. They do offer sending from USD to USD, but there are higher fees associated with that because it is essentially the same as a wire transfer.
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    Paypal Account linkage to Banco Popular account

    I tried to take a look at the Wise website, and it doesn't have DR pesos as a currency option. Did you have to do something special to setp up your account to send money here?
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    Your Experience: Average Time Your Precious Package STUCK in La Aduana?

    It's possible you need to re-register with Aduanas. I had registered back in 2019, and EPS notified me I had to re-register this July when I was using their courier service. It had been quite a while since I had received a package, so am not sure exactly when my account needed renewed.