Traveling to Punta Cana on a budget?

We have some tips for you to make the most out of your vacation. Here you will find helpful information to maximize your experience the Dominican Republic and still have a great time.

1- Location, location, location!
We all know that some traveling destinations are more affordable than others, this is why deciding where to go is so important. The best practice is to prepare a budget, once you’ve figure out how much you can spend, you can then start the hunt for hotels, excursions, etc.

2- Compare prices
If you already know where you want to go, start researching! Comparing hotel prices before booking your stay will help you make a better choice if you’re on a budget. Always check special offers at local traveling agencies. Today, with the access to information that the internet provides, you can easily compare everything from flight tickets, to hotels, to tours and excursions. Once you have chosen the best options for your budget, you’ll be one step closer to your dream vacation.

3- Go online
A good way to further plan your trip is finding reviews and asking for advice from experienced travelers. Don’t get caught in the all-inclusive frenzy, the best way to have a real adventure is by getting to know the local scenery. Luckily, there are a lot of online traveling communities dedicated to share experiences that will help you find the best affordable things to do. Go zip-lining, or discover a virgin beach! Find out which are the best tours in Punta Cana, you’ll be surprised how cheap some of these tours actually are!

4- Avoid unnecessary spending
You will most likely find an infinite amount of gift shops in your hotel and its surroundings. Unless you have dedicated a part of your budget for this, you should not give in the temptation, be smart about your money so you don’t run out of cash mid-trip!. If you wish to take some souvenirs home, the key is planning ahead and include this type of spending on your budget. Some cheap and great souvenir options are local products like coffee, rum, cigars, mamajuana, etc.

5- Have a great time!
Leave all worries and responsibilities behind, you are on vacation! The best way to enjoy yourself, and getting the most out of what you paid for, is living in the moment. Relax, take it all in and enjoy every second of your vacation in Punta Cana. This is what your vacation should be about.

As a bonus, we’ve made a selection of the 5 cheapest tours in Punta Cana, check them out:

Zip-Line eco Adventure

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Miches Discovery Punta Cana

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Party boat & Snorkel

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Coco Bongo show time

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