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Car Rental Punta Cana

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Location information for Punta Cana

Car rental Punta Cana
Car rental Punta Cana

Introduction

Punta Cana is the center of the tourist beaches on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. It's without a doubt the most popular holiday destination in the country, together with Puerto Plata located on the northern coast. Tourists, however, don't only come for the white sandy beaches; thanks to the golf courses in the vicinity, the area is also popular among golfers.

Population

It's estimated that the city has approximately 100,000 inhabitants.

Location

Punta Cana is located on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. The entire eastern coastal strip is often called Punta Cana, but this is incorrect. The seaside resorts Cabeza de Toro, Bavaro, El Cortecito, Arena Gorda, Macao and Uvero Alto lie north of the city.

Economy

Punta Cana has grown thanks to tourism. Moreover, it's one of the largest holiday destinations in the entire Caribbean. In short, tourism is by far the main source of income.

Airports

For most tourists Punta Cana Airport is the gateway to the country. Or rather, to the beaches on the eastern coast. The airport is centrally located between the beaches and the holiday resorts. Coming from the north, the airport can be reached by rental car via the Cap Cana freeway; from the south you take the Boulevard Hotelero. Both roads connect with the Carretera Aeroporto to the airport. The way to the airport is clearly signposted.

Public Transport

Apparently there are buses from the airport to destinations on the coast, but they run very infrequently. And when they run, they are often packed. This also applies to the so-called guaguas: minibuses officially accommodating 9 passengers, but they can 'easily' accommodate over 20 people. Caros publicos are regular cars which function as shared taxis and which also accommodate more passengers than officially allowed. Finally, there are official taxis, but you'll need good negotiation skills to negotiate a fair price.

Traffic and Parking

Given the above, you probably think: let's get a rental car. This is a good idea, but first try to acclimatize and understand the traffic rules (or better, the lack thereof). For example, as a rule in the Dominican Republic, the largest car has priority. Especially inland, roads can also be badly maintained. In short: drive carefully and expect the unexpected. Finding a parking place is easy, but do park at a guarded parking facility.

Hotels

There's an enormous choice of accommodations in and around Punta Cana. Most hotels and resorts are located directly along the coast and not only near Punta Cana (see Location for other seaside resorts along the eastern coast). The total length of the beaches along this coast amounts to approximately 40 kilometers. High season runs from December through April. If you want to visit Punta Cana in this period, we advise booking your accommodation well in advance.

External Sources

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Frequently asked questions

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental? at this location
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