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Few Latin American countries are well suited for travelers with disabilities, and the Dominican Republic is no different. On the other hand, all-inclusive resorts can be ideal for travelers with mobility impairments, as rooms, meals and daytime and nighttime activities are all within close proximity, and there are plenty of staff members to help you navigate around the property.
Some resorts have a few wheelchair-friendly rooms, with larger doors and handles in the bathroom. And, it should be said, Dominicans tend to be extremely helpful and accommodating people. Travelers with disabilities should expect some curious stares, but also quick and friendly help from perfect strangers and passersby. When shopping for jewelry, handicrafts, artwork or other souvenirs, bargaining is common.
Even when the price is marked on the item, it's worth a shot and usually turns out to be a casual, low-pressure affair. The Dominican Republic is not a particularly dangerous place to visit, but tourists should be aware of the following:. Perhaps the number one complaint is eating contaminated food at a resort buffet. Serous digestive issues, including severe diarrhea and nausea, can result. These should not be treated lightly.
Seek medical attention. Take it with a grain of salt since accounts aren't verified, but the website www. Merely a nuisance is not being given the proper change after a purchase. In many cases it is a legitimate error in math. But it's not entirely uncommon for waiters, taxi drivers and shop owners to 'accidentally' give you less than warranted.
If something's missing, say so right away. There are no regional codes. The vast majority of tourists entering the Dominican Republic arrive by air. Passing through immigration is a relatively simple process, especially now that tourist cards aren't required. The procedure is the same if you arrive at one of the other airports such as Puerto Plata or Punta Cana; the latter is easily the busiest airport in the country in terms of tourist arrivals. Other than the obvious, like weapons, drugs and live animals, there are only a few specific import restrictions for foreigners arriving in the Dominican Republic.