16th June 2020


What is the electricity in Dominican Republic?

In the Dominican Republic the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in the Dominican Republic, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 110 - 127 V (as is in the US, Canada and most South American countries).

In respect to this, what plug adapter do I need for Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic Electricity Plugs
Dominican plugs are the same as most found in the USA, and so is the type of current (110 Volts/60 HZ), so only Europeans will need a converter. Most electronic devices now operate in the 110V till 240V range, making an adaptor often all that is needed.

Secondly, how does Dominican Republic get power?

- Dominican Republic has a diversified electric power matrix, generated from wind, water, sun, biomass, natural gas, coal and petroleum (fuel oil number 2 and number 6). Moreover 0.31% was generated from the sun as the primary source; 0.90% with biomass, 2.47% was generated from wind and 14.24% from hydroelectric.

What currency should I take to Dominican Republic?

The country's official currency is the Dominican peso (DOP). Many establishments accept American dollars, but you will generally get a better rate when paying in pesos.

Does the Dominican Republic use the same electrical outlets as us?

The Dominican Republic uses the same two-pronged flat power outlet and the same 110 volts as the US. You won't need to convert voltage in Punta Cana.
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