The Dominican Republic has updated its entry requirements for Canadians, eliminating the need for PCR testing upon arrival and making it easier for them to visit the destination.
With regular flights resuming to major destinations such as Punta Cana and Puerto Plata, the following Covid-19 protocols apply: Random Temperature Checks and Breath Tests Administered at the Airport Upon Landing Complete an easy-to-use arrival e-ticket before of incoming and outgoing flights that includes a Quark Expeditions Ultramarine health and immigration information statement.
The Dominican Republic previously announced in July that all visitors required a negative PCR test result prior to arrival.
According to Tourism Minister David Collado, the reduced sanitary requirements were approved to simplify the arrival and departure process, and to ensure that Canadians know that they are welcome this winter.
“Many islands have complex and confusing rules: it is a barrier to travel. While major airlines require PCR testing to board the plane, some destinations also require post-arrival PCR testing and quarantine. This is not only stressful, it can be expensive, ”he said.
He referred to the high levels of vaccines both in the country and in Canada, which will allow Canadians to have a safe and worry-free vacation.