Book Cheap Flights to Punta Cana

Punta Cana, situated on the Dominican Republic’s easternmost tip, has become a hugely popular tourism hotspot in the Caribbean. Punta Cana is renowned for its panoramic white sandy beaches with 20 miles of coastline and swaying palm trees all along. With cheap flights to Punta Cana from FlyOfinder, make your dream vacation come true by visiting this wonderful Caribbean destination.

Millions of tourists from world over get attracted and love to enjoy a vacation in Punta Cana because of its majestic seaside resorts and gorgeous beaches. The city offers plenty of outdoor options for all those visiting here such as swimming, boating, golfing and scuba diving. If luck favors you then spotting Latino celebrities is also possible here. In fact, Punta Cana has become a playground for the rich and famous nowadays. This popular Dominican city will amaze you with its more European vibes than North American unlike other Caribbean destinations. And, it’s obvious too as the people here are more passionate about soccer than football, red wine is hugely popular than beer, and tourists can be seen dressing a bit more formally. With all these and more, it’s no wonder that a vacation in Punta Cana is quite enjoyable and an experience of a lifetime.

Punta Cana Fact File

  • Punta Cana is only about 45 years old. Until 1969 it was just 30 square miles of undeveloped land
  • It was in 1969 that investor Frank Rainieri, Ted Kheel and 40 other investors bought the undeveloped land and built the first resort, Punta Cana Club
  • Punta Cana was once called Drunkard's Point.
  • The group of investors named Punta Cana as their commercial brand. It was so named because of the fan-shaped Cana palm leafs that flourished in the area
  • There are also 10 different beaches in Punta Cana. All of these beaches are beautiful. Some of the beaches have been ranked the world’s best by the UNESCO and European Blue Flag Organization
  • The Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), built in 1984,is the only privately owned international airport in the Western Hemisphere
  • Punta Cana is one of the premier golf destinations in the Caribbean. It was voted for two consecutive years in a row as the “Best Golf Destination of the Caribbean and Latin America” by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators

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Frequently Asked Questions

The cheapest plane tickets to Punta Cana can be easily found when you consider traveling from Monday through Thursday. These are the cheapest days as crowds traveling to Punta Cana are lesser. If you want to get airline tickets to Punta Cana at discounted rates then plan to travel in the month of January as it is the cheapest. It’s best to book flights to Punta Cana after the Easter holidays as the prices of airfare fall and tourist crowds in the Dominican Republic is lesser. The months from May to July are the peak travel season in Punta Cana.

Punta Cana experiences hot and oppressive climate. It is also windy and partly cloudy here throughout the year. The temperature varies from 72 F to 88 F and is rarely above 90 F or below 69 F. The temperature in fact varies little during entire year thus making hold and cold seasons meaningless. The rainy season is from April to December, lasting eight (8) months. The summer season is from December to April, lasting four (4) months.

Tourists visiting Punta Cana use the Dominican Peso, which is the Dominican Republic’s official currency. Punta Cana being a prime international tourism hotspot, most of the shops, restaurants and hotels also accept US dollars and Euros.

Punta Cana being a resort town on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic is famous for its Bavaro Beach strip, which is home to 32 kilometers of white, sandy beaches, over 500,000 hotel rooms, and numerous nightclubs.

A valid passport is needed by citizens of all countries entering the Dominican Republic. If you are a US citizen then you need only a passport. You will be allowed visa-free travel for up to 30 days. You will however need to purchase a tourist card after arrival at the airport.

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