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ABOUT THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The Dominican Republic occupies two thirds of Hispaniola, making it the second largest archipelago in the Antilles. It is located to the west of Puerto Rico and to the east of Cuba and Jamaica, sharing the island with Haiti.
Dominicans refer to the island as Quisqueya. The name the indigenous used to refer to Hispaniola was Haiti.
For more information concerning the history, geography, and cultural activities of the Dominican Republic, as well as latest news stories, please visit:
American Airlines, Jet Blue, Continental Airlines, Spirit, Delta, Iberia, Air France and Air Europa all have flights to the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic has 5 airports through which 2.5 million visitors enter the country each year. All SAS/Guanin Center students should fly into the Aeropuerto Internacional Los Américas (AILA) or any DR airport.
Do I Need a Visa to Enter the Dominican Republic?
All United States citizens must present a valid passport and purchase a tourist card (US$10.00) upon arrival, which allows for a 60 day maximum stay.
For all other information pertaining to visas and tourists cards please refer to the official website of the Dominican Consulate.