Trip to the Dominican Republic
By Ainsley Tozier and Pilar Wisor
La Bahía de Sosua Catamarán Cruise y Snorkel va hacer muy bonita. La gira es ocho horas. Nosotros vamos a ver los peces y arrecifes. El océano va hacer muy interesante. ¡Nosotros vamos a aprender mucho!
The flight from Richmond to Charlotte takes off at 6:55 am and lands at 8:12 am. This makes the flight 1 hour and 17 minutes from Richmond to Charlotte. There is an hour and 18 minute layover in Charlotte, and the flight from Charlotte to Miami takes off at 9:30 am. The flight to Miami lands at 11:41 am, making the flight 2 hours and 11 minutes. When we land, there is a 59 minute layover in Miami. The final flight from Miami to Puerto Plata takes off at 12:40 pm and lands at 3:47 pm. The flight from Miami to Puerto Plata has a total of 2 hours and 7 minutes. The total time from Richmond to Puerto Plata was 7 hours and 52 minutes with 2 stops, and the total distance was 1,649 miles.
Going back to Richmond:
The flight from Puerto Plata to Miami takes off at 4:59 pm and lands at 6:12 pm. This is a 2 hour and 13 minute trip. In Miami, there is a 3 hour and 3 minute layover. The final flight from Miami to Richmond takes off at 9:15 pm and lands at 11:36 pm. This is a 2 hour and 21 minute flight. The total time from Puerto Plata to Richmond was 7 hours and 37 minutes with one stop, and the total distance was 1,567 miles.
We are traveling in coach with American Airlines from Richmond to Puerto Plata and back. Each ticket was $570, making it a total of $1,140 for both of us.
Rate of Exchange and Daily Budget
The currency in the Dominican Republic is the Dominican Peso. Every one dollar in the US is 44.20 Dominican Pesos.
Our total amount of money spent is 5761.92 dollars and 250,518.28 Dominican Pesos. Our daily amount of money spent is around 600 dollars not including unique activities each day that have very different costs.