Current travel advisories for Dominican Republic

Last Update: Thursday, 21. February 2019 at 07:25

We advice caution when travelling to Dominican Republic.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.3 / 5

Dominican Republic is a country in North America (Caribbean) with around 10 million citizens and a land mass of 48,730 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.8 / 5

Dominican Republic shares a land border with Haiti. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.8. See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers to take normal precautions when visiting the Dominican Republic. The country is prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, with the latest hurricane occurring around 13 September 2018. Maltese travellers affected by such weather conditions should always monitor the weather updates and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders.

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/dominican-republic-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in the Dominican Republic due to crime. Violent crime, such as robbery, murder, and sexual assault, is common. The wide availability of weapons, the use and trade of illicit drugs, and a weak criminal justice system contribute to the high level of criminality. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/dominican-republic

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/dominican-republic/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 10 million
Covering landmass
48,730 km²
Electricity
110V - 60Hz
Currency
Peso (DOP)
ISO 2-Letter Code
DO
Phone prefix
+1-809 and +1-82
Top Level Domain
.do
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
1800/1900

Airports in Dominican Republic (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.