What is a Guagua in Dominican Republic?

In Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and some other Caribbean countries, guagua is how they call the bus.

How much does a bus cost in Punta Cana?

Prices for public buses in Punta Cana An internal ride within Bavaro and Punta Cana usually cost between 40 and 60 DOP (around 1 USD), all the routes from Higuey to the Punta Cana area are around 110 to 130 DOP (approx. 2 USD).

How is the commute in Punta Cana?

Local Transportation services Taxis are available, but expensive Walking and taking taxis is a common, simple, and effective way of getting around Punta Cana. However, taking a car or bus inland will get you closer to the locals and “real” Dominican culture.

How do I get from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana?

The quickest way to get from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana is to take a bus, tickets to which cost on average 47 USD and travel time is 2 hours. ✚ How far is Santo Domingo to Punta Cana? The distance from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana is 103 miles. The road distance is 127 miles.

Why is it called a guagua?

The english word used to define them was wagon, which became guagua thanks to the phonetic similarity. A third theory tells there was a transport company for people called “Wa & Wa Co. Inc”. Always because of the phonetic similarity, the company started to be called guagua.

Is there Uber in DR?

The popular ridesharing app service UBER launched in the Dominican Republic in 2015, and is now operating in three major cities: Santo Domingo, Santiago, and Puerto Plata. Cabify also operates in Santo Domingo. These apps are as safe to use in the DR as in any other destination.

Do cell phones work in Punta Cana?

We did this last year when in Punta Cana and the phones worked no problem. The package can be temporary for the duration of your stay. It can be expensive for talk, but text plans are less.

Can you walk around in Punta Cana?

So yes you can walk about but the majority of people dont do this as it is not all that much fun. Punta cana is a long strech of beach with resorts and most people spend all of their time within the resorts or going on organised excursions. No problem walking around in the city.

How much is taxi from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana?

$130 – $160
The quickest way to get from Santo Domingo Airport (SDQ) to Punta Cana is to taxi which costs $130 – $160 and takes 1h 57m.

Can you take a uber from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana?

Yes, Ubers works in Dominican Republic. And you will be able to use it in Santo Domingo Santiago and most of the largest city in the country but not in Punta Cana.

Why hire private transportation from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana?

Well versed in English and local languages, our drivers private transportation from Santo Domingo to Punta Cana can provide instructions, navigate the busy streets and change course if need be without plenty of extra hassle. Your job is to relax and let skilled professionals take care of everything.

Where can I transfer from Punta Cana to the Dominican Republic?

Punta Cana to La Romana and Bayahibe, Punta Cana to Santo Domingo, Punta Cana to Puerto Plata, Punta Cana to Samana, Dominican Transfers.

Is there a shuttle from Punta Cana airport to hotel?

Airport Shuttle Punta Cana offers reliable, cheap shuttle from Punta Cana airport and discounted Punta Cana airport shuttle to hotel to passengers arriving or departing to and from all Dominican Republic. We have large fleet of vehicles to suit your budget. Pre-booking your minibus with us will be cheaper than using a metered on-demand service.

What is the busiest airport in Dominican Republic?

Punta Cana International Airport is the busiest airport in Dominican Republic. It is used by millions of people, tourists and business professionals around the whole year. When you lend at Punta Cana Airport, our professional driver of airport shuttle Punta Cana will be waiting in the terminal building, ready to take you to your destination.