Travel Information For Punta Cana

What You Should Know

Punta Cana International Airport

Airport Code — PUJ

Airport Address
Altagracia Province
Dominican Republic

Check-In Information
Ticket counters are not open for in-person check-in and baggage check until two hours prior to departure at all designated Sun Country locations. Please arrive with proper identification to allow for check-in requirements and security processing.

Ticket Counter
Terminal A, Sun Country Ticket Counter
Closes one hour prior to flight departure

Useful Information

Currency 
Dominican Peso (RD$) ATMs can be found at most hotels. Prices are often quoted in U.S. dollars, so be sure to verify.

Electricity — 110V, the same as the U.S. and Canada. 

Entry Requirements
U.S. and Canadian citizens must have a valid passport. A Dominican Tourist Card is also required to enter the country and is included in the price of the airline ticket.  

Language 
Spanish. Many people in the tourism industry speak English, but knowing a little Spanish is helpful.

Time Zone 
Atlantic Standard Time, which is two hours later than Central Time. The Dominican Republic does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Transportation
With vacation packages purchased through Sun Country Vacations, round-trip transfers between the airport and your hotel are included. For travel outside of your resort, taxis are the best way to get around. If you really want to get out and explore, numerous guided tours are available and can be arranged through the company that provided your transfer (if you purchased a flight and hotel package) or through the hotel where you are staying.

Catalonia Bavaro Beach

Spectacular beaches of Punta Cana