CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM San Juan TO Punta Cana
San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport (SJU) to Santo Domingo (SDQ)
Typically, flights to Punta Cana from San Juan are cheaper when flying from San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl to Santo Domingo Las Americas, which has an average price of $267
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO PUNTA CANA FROM SAN JUAN LUIS MUNOZ MARIN INTL AIRPORT||September||20% cheaper||Flying from San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport to Punta Cana costs on average just $224 in September|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO PUNTA CANA FROM SAN JUAN LUIS MUNOZ MARIN INTL AIRPORT||April||17% more expensive||It costs about $328 for flights to Punta Cana from San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport in April|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO PUNTA CANA FROM SAN JUAN LUIS MUNOZ MARIN INTL AIRPORT||November||206% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Punta Cana from San Juan Luis Munoz Marin Intl Airport in November than any other month|
Punta Cana is a resort town on the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic. Known for its fabulous beaches, it’s a popular getaway for people escaping northern winters. The tropical climate sees little fluctuation in temperature, so it’s quite comfortable here throughout the year. It’s busiest during the winter, when you can also expect less rain. Flights and accommodation from December – February are at their most expensive, and you’ll need to book well ahead of time. Hurricane season runs from June – November, peaking in September. If you visit during this period, you can find deals on flights and rooms, but be sure to book refundable tickets so that you can back out if necessary. Average daily highs across the entire year only vary between 81 – 86 degrees Fahrenheit, so you will enjoy beach weather no matter when you come.
The best price found on momondo to Punta Cana was $152/pp from Key West, which is 80% cheaper than the average flight price to Punta Cana. To find the cheapest price to Punta Cana from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
If you’re not able to fly to Punta Cana in September, then August is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Punta Cana during August average around $408.
We recommend purchasing flights from United States to Punta Cana 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Punta Cana for $478. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $220.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Punta Cana is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $473. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Thursday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Punta Cana on Thursday is $532.
In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Punta Cana when you can find flight prices for as low as $259. Flying to Punta Cana in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In the morning is when there is more demand to fly to Punta Cana, so prices are often more expensive at around $447 per ticket.
Users planning a flight to Punta Cana during the month of October should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Punta Cana even when it's raining, though. Shopping centers like Palma Real Shopping Village are very popular destinations for those visiting the Punta Cana area. Palma Real Shopping Village is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
Waterparks like Sirenis Aquagames Water Park are perfect places to go when the heat gets unbearable. Punta Cana is a great place for families, with something for everyone to do. Amusement parks and waterparks are often most enjoyable when the weather is 70 degrees fahrenheit or more and the chance of rain is moderate at most. With that in mind, consider planning your flight to Punta Cana for May, June, or August if these attractions interest you or your family.
The month of January, February, or March is often the best time to visit Punta Cana to go to the beach due to the weather. Playa Juanillo is the most often visited beach in the area. Consider visiting Playa Bavaro Beach during your Punta Cana visit as well.
Those flying to Punta Cana could potentially find better pricing at La Romana Airport (36 mi from Punta Cana city center), Santo Domingo Las Americas Airport (83 mi from Punta Cana city center) or Nagua Samaná El Catey Airport (94 mi from Punta Cana city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
With an average price of $687 per person, Nagua Samaná El Catey Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Punta Cana. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
You can fly non-stop to Punta Cana from major US cities with these airlines: Delta, American Airlines, United, Southwest Airlines, jetBlue, Sun Country Airlines, LATAM Airlines Group, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Other airlines flying to Punta Cana with one or more stops include Air Canada, Avianca, Copa, Air France, British Airways, SWISS, Sunwing Airlines, Condor and Air Transat.
The airport at Punta Cana is a privately owned, and sits just alongside Punta Cana Village, one of several commercial centers in the resort area. You have a few options to get to your resort from the airport, but using public transport is not recommended. Most tourists have pre-arranged transfers organized when they arrive at the airport, or they arrange for a taxi.
You’ll find taxis just outside of the Customs area. Be sure to negotiate a price for your ride before getting into the cab. It’s difficult to offer an estimate, because resorts are scattered all over the area, but to give you an idea of what to expect, if you were traveling to Cortecito, it would cost you about $35.00 USD. and take around 27 minutes to get there.
Most tourists have pre arranged shuttle services to get to their accommodation. You need only look for the representative from your resort, who will direct you to a waiting vehicle.
If you choose to rent a car while in the Dominican Republic, you can find some amazing deals on car rentals with momondo.
The best way to get around Punta Cana is definitely on foot. Many tourists don’t stray far from their all-inclusive resorts, perhaps wandering up and down the beach to the adjacent resorts. If you want to explore further, taxis are easily arranged by your concierge, or you could brave the bus system, which is unreliable, to say the least. Here is some more information about modes of transport around Punta Cana.
You can have the concierge call you a taxi, or walk down the road to the local taxi stand and arrange it yourself, which will be cheaper. In either case, you will be charged a flat rate, negotiated prior to getting in the car.
If you want to explore the Dominican Republic on your own, you can rent a car, but be warned, drivers in this country treat traffic rules as though they were just suggestions! Signage is often poor, reckless driving is the norm, and within Punta Cana, the traffic is often gridlocked.
With nearby beaches fronting both the Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean sea, Punta Cana is for those who love the surf, sand and sun. With resorts lined up and down the beaches, you’re never lacking for entertainment. Here are a few ideas for your sunny getaway.
When you visit the Dominican Republic, you are required to purchase a tourist card for $10.00 USD. You can do so at the airport after you land, but there is often a long line of tourists doing the same thing. You can save yourself some time by purchasing your card online before you come.
If you plan to stay within the resort area, as many visitors do, there is no need to convert your US dollars into pesos. Almost everyone happily accepts US dollars as payment, including tips and excursions. It’s a good idea to bring a bunch of small bills, for convenience when tipping and buying small items.
The Dominican Republic is economically disadvantaged, so theft can be a problem. Use common sense and be observant outside of the resort area. Don’t expect your valuables to be safe within a locked vehicle.