Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is located in the heart of Punta Cana, only a short shuttle from your final destination. Taxi’s and shuttles are available at the airport and many resorts supply their guests with personal or group shuttle service.
Address: Aeropuerto Internacional Punta Cana, Carretera Higüey, Punta Cana
Punta Cana is located in the Atlantic Standard time zone, and all times are reflected in Atlantic time.
The public bus system covers both Punta Cana and Bavaro and it is low cost but tricky. Bus stops are not clearly marked and you can hail a minibus (Guacas) anywhere, that´s why it is recommended to tell the driver in advance where you want to get off.
Tickets can be purchased on boards.
Taxis and shuttles are commonplace and can be found most everywhere you want to travel to. Don’t forget that many attractions will provide free transit if you call ahead or get your resort’s travel desk to book for you.
Taxi services in Punta Cana are safe and common, but make sure to set a price before taking a ride. You can book a taxi at hubs at the airport and at most resorts, shopping venues, and attractions. They have fixed rates, which are displayed on a white board in the outer arrivals hall.
Address: Taxi Bavaro Punta Cana, Avenida España, Punta Cana
Phone: +1 809-552-0617
A post office is located at Punta Cana Airport, selling postcards and stamps. Dominica Republic´s postal service is not renowned for its efficiency, and post can take a few months to reach its destination.
Address: Punta Cana International Airport, Punta Cana
Three pharmacies are located throughout Punta Cana, with Pharmacia Estrella open Sunday - Friday 24h. The pharmacy features a big, green sign and a red cross on the outside.
Pharmacia Estrella: Plaza Estrella Bavaro, Avenida España, Punta Cana +1 809 552 0344
Pharma 360: Primer Nivel 106, Punta Cana +1 809-455-1708
Farmacia: Avenida Barceló 23000, Punta Cana
Address: Plaza Estrella Bavaro, Avenida España, Punta Cana
Phone: +1 809 552 0344
Country code: +27
Area codes in Punta Cana: 809
Electricity is 110 volts AC, 60 Hz with American style two-pin plugs