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If you're travelling to the Dominican Republic soon you'll want to get the best deal on your Dominican Pesos. Our free comparison service compares the best Dominican Peso rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 16 suppliers selling Dominican Pesos in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 50.9506 to 54.7835.
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The Dominican Peso is the only legal currency used in the Dominican Republic, although in tourist areas US Dollars and Euros are accepted. The Peso is a commonly traded currency here in the UK, but some bureau de change and Post Office branches require you to order in advance as they may need to order the currency in. Ordering Dominican Pesos online is usually much quicker and cheaper than buying in the high street.
The main banks in the Dominican Republic including Scotiabank, Banco Progreso, Banco de Reservas, Banco León and Banco Popular all offer ATMs where you can use VISA and MasterCard cards to withdraw additional currency if you require it. However, credit card cloning and identity theft are common so it is generally much safer to use cash or take a prepaid currency card with you as well/instead as these are much safer than a standard UK Bank Card.
You should be on your guard in hotel casinos where games of "progressive keno" are available, especially when you are asked to provide credit card information. Large amounts of money can be lost very quickly and the FCO are aware of a number of cases where British nationals have lost large sums of money playing these games. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) offer official advice to anyone travelling to the Dominican Republic and we recommend you take a look at this before you travel.
The average order value you have seen is £862 ($47,223.38DOP, as of Wednesday 18th of January 2017) based upon data from 1st of July to 30th of September 2016, worth of Dominican Peso with them when visting the Dominican Republic.>
All visitors to the Dominican Republic must apply for a Tourist Card before they can enter the country. There are two ways to get one:
Tourist Cards are initially valid for 30 days but you can pay for an extension when you leave the country.
There is a departure tax of $20 USD (or equivalent in DOP) when you leave the country. This is sometimes included in the price of your return air ticket so you should check beforehand with your travel provider.
All meat and dairy products from the European Union are banned in the Dominican Republic so don't be tempted to bring any with you.
Over the past week the Dominican Peso has increased by 1.66% from last Thursday's rate of 53.891 to today's rate of 54.7835 which means £750 will buy you $669.38 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 55.4199 on Tuesday and the worst rate was 53.1924 on Monday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Dominican Peso rate increase by 0.78% from 54.357 on 23rd October 2016 to 54.7835 today. Based on these figures, £750 will buy you $319.88 more today than it would have three months ago. We recorded a high rate of 56.776 on 5th December 2016 and a low rate of 53.1924 on 16th January 2017.
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Posted by Jade Taylorson on 18th January 2017
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