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There are two convenient airports for travel to the Southeast Coast. There are more flights (and often better fares) into Las Américas International Airport, which is about 15 mi (24 km) east of Santo Domingo. This is the most convenient airport if you're staying in Boca Chica or Juan Dolio. If you're staying in La Romana or Bayahibe, then the best airport is La Romana/Casa de Campo International Airport. It's possible to fly into Punta Cana, but then you face a 2-hour drive to La Romana, or 3½-hour drive to Juan Dolio.
If you have booked a package through a travel agent, your airport transfers will almost certainly be included in the price you pay. Look for your company's sign as you exit baggage claim. If you book independently, you'll probably have to reserve a private driver, take a taxi, or rent a car.
There are no regular airport shuttle buses in the Dominican Republic, so plan on taking a taxi if you're traveling independently (or arrange airport transfers through your hotel or villa rental agent). Private drivers are also a possibility, but will charge more.
Dré Broders is a reliable licensed tour guide and private driver who speaks English, German, Dutch, Spanish, and French. He will pick up passengers from any of the area airports and bring them to any destination on the Southeast Coast. His late-model car is clean and well maintained, and his driving safe. His prices are often better than regular taxis.
Tropical Tours, the primary tour operator on the Southeast Coast, which has an office in Casa de Campo, also does airport transfers to the resort.
Dré Broeders (809/526–3533; 809/399–5766 cell. firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Tropical Tours (809/556–5801 or 809/523–3333 Ext. 2029. tropicaltoursromana.com.do.)
Dominican Shuttles (809/738–3014; 809/481–0707 Cell. www.dominicanshuttles.com.)
Las Américas International Airport (SDQ, Santo Domingo. 809/412–5888.)
Punta Cana International Airport (809/959–2376.)
La Romana/Casa de Campo International Airport (809/813-9000.)
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