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    Tourism collapses 87% in August

    the other side ... Brokers in Sosua (and Cabarete) are busiest they have been in years (well the ones I know). I know for sure SeaHorse has had the best last two month in resales than last 5 years (note, rentals still suck) and prices are stabilizing (three new homes are being built now, a...
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    Where to find gas powered power washer

    My pressure washer broke the other day (seems they last about two years here) and where to buy another. Does La Sierna or Jumbo carry them?? There expensive in the Sosua/Cabarete area. thanks, singletravel
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    The future of Sosua

    Im coming back today (dios quire), wonder have the gyms re-opened in Sosua??
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    Post your Scheduled flights here!

    July 7th Mia to POP
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    When will DR open for International travel??????

    I hope this helps and answers some questions , my experience getting out ... It was time to go back, been here over 100 days. I booked a flight on AA for June 4th, but after realized it was going to be canceled I booked a ferry flight form SDQ to Puerto Rico and then on to Miami. Got a ride...
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    Need a hotel room for the 30th in Santo Dominngo

    Seems all major hotels are closed??? I'm leaving (hopefully) the 31 from sdq tp Puerto Rico (jet blue ferry flight) but would like to be there Sat night, any ideas what is open?? Thanks, singletravel
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    When will DR open for International travel??????

    does anyone know if the Hilton Hampton Inn at sdq airport is open or not??? They are taking reservations on-like but no-one answers the phone??? When I called I was taking to someone inn India and said sure, can I make the reservation??
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    When will DR open for International travel??????

    thanks, some useful info for once. singletravel
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    When will DR open for International travel??????

    Can we get back to the thread! AA says my AA flight on June 4 is a go but today the govn't says July 1 to open airports, phase 4??? Thoughts or accurate info, thanks!! singletravel
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    Is the curfew ending 17 May?

    Just curious, will the curfew end for the beach also end Wednesday (meaning you can walk it during the day till 7 pm). I'm getting mixed answers??? Im talking about about Cabarete, miss my evening walks :)
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    Anyone traveling about ?

    here a first, I was on the beach INSIDE SeaHorse Ranch (as most know, private) and a helicopter flew over and ordered me off (it was only me). What a waste when you think what happened in PP last week :-(
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    Anyone traveling about ?

    I had a friend come up from Santiago Tuesday over the moca mountain pass. He was ordered (already halfway here :-( to turn around and go back to Santiago. The savior of PP really ruined it for everyone ....
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    When will DR open for International travel??????

    well I have a similar flight out of Santiago May 11 to Mia on AA. The flights are not showing now and I called and the agent said "they are not selling tickets anymore till June 4, but the flight still shows active (not formally cancelled yet) but more than likely will be cancelled. But, if...
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    Where is the diet Pepsi???

    For the last two weeks diet Pepsi has disappeared on the North Coast. I know, who cares, but its my one addiction (well might be another or two) and with the heat its a bummer .... Playero, Super Pola, and all the markets, nada :-( Anyone have an idea why??? I also noticed all diet drinks...
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    Altice, I didn't know and more

    Left yesterday from pop, lady took my 2500 overstay fine and said "Te veo pronto" and smiled. Guys there is a difference between a "tourist overstay" and "visa overstay" which continuously gets confused here. The tourist overstay is a gold mine for the DR, it like taking money from a blind man...
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    Just back from Haiti, trip report .....

    Some friends invited me on a trip to Haiti and I figured why not. I expected he worse and was not disappointed, but lets start. I decided to fly to Port Au Prince (bus is all day thing) and fly out of La Isabelle airport (small airport in Santo Domingo). I traveled with a good friend and 45...
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    Pool Heater

    My pool heater broke and I'm looking for a: 100,000 BTU Propane Gas Pool Heater I know there are some in the big home supply centers in Santiago, has anyone seen any and the prices?? Or does anyone know where to buy one on the North coast??  Yes, I know I can buy one in the USA and have...
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    Charter flight from POP to Port Au Prince?

    Some friends and I (2-3) are thinking of flying to Port Au Prince from POP on the first week of November and maybe chartering a small plane to take us. Has anyone done this before??  Curious of prices and does anyone have contacts with a company or individual  who can do this?   The owner of...
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    Is this a new flight to POP??

    Updated 1h 28m ago FLL POP Fort Lauderdale · Tue, July 25 Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic · Tue, July 25 Departed Terminal Gate Arrived Terminal Gate 5:55 am - - 7:45 am - - Scheduled departure 1:30 am Scheduled arrival 7:21 am