Of all Caribbean nations, Dominican Republic is the most diverse, with beautiful beaches, exquisite golf courses, upscale hotels, and stunning views of mountains and waterfalls.
However, there are a number of scams, some unique (e.g. sanky pankies) and some painful (e.g. casino, beach, photo scams), to fall for.
Note: vast majority of trips are trouble free and there is no need to be paranoid. That said, it always pays to be aware, careful, and prepared.
- Ambulance: 911
- Fire department: 911
- Police: 911
- Tourist police: 809-200-3500
How it works: Situation: This scam has many names – e.g. super keno, Caribbean keno, progressive roulette, 8 ball jackpot, jackpot roulette, etc. Opening: A casino offers $20 free credit…Read more…