How much money should a Dominican take to travel to Colombia?

Traveling to Colombia from the Dominican Republic is a simple and fast process. Despite the pandemic, both countries have joined efforts to have better connectivity and today Colombia is one of the main destinations for Dominicans. Mainly attracted by the warmth of its people and its infrastructure that takes advantage of its natural resources and human capital to make tourists fall in love. Not to mention that it is one of the most affordable quality destinations for Dominicans.

So, if you are thinking of traveling to Colombia or planning a trip to that country soon, here are some things you should know. Among them flights, basic requirements and how much money a Dominican should carry for the basics in Colombia. Whether you choose the obviously traditional destinations (Bogotá, Cartagena or Medellín) or emerging destinations such as the Colombian Caribbean or Pacific.

requirements for Travel to Colombia from the Dominican Republic

The Government of Colombia and the Dominican Republic maintain a visa exemption agreement for Dominicans. the dominicans do not need a visa to travel to Colombia.

You only need to meet certain requirements to start your adventure, these are:

  • Have a valid passport or travel document, with more than 6 months of validity and space for visas.
  • Round trip air ticket. within the next 90 days.
  • Document that justifies the trip (Reservation of Accommodation, tourist package, events among others)
  • Proof of economic means (cash, credit cards, among others. It is advisable to have one of these means for purposes of entering the airport).

How long can I stay in Colombia as a tourist?

The tourist permit lasts for 90 days.

Recommendations for your trip to Colombia

  • Travel insurance. We recommend hiring a travel insurancenot just for theft or security issues, but also for medical issues, which hopefully there aren’t.
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine. It is recommended if you travel to the Atlantic Coast, Putumayo, the Eastern Plains, areas such as the Amazon jungle or another natural park in South America on the border with Colombia (in some places they require this vaccine as an entry requirement), in conclusion, if you intend traveling to any area where there is a possibility of contracting yellow fever, it is better to be safe than sorry.

What airlines frequently fly to Colombia from the Dominican Republic?

Avianca, Wingo and Viva Air Colombia are the airlines with the most frequent flights from the Dominican Republic to Colombia. These are the average costs of flights.

How much money should a Dominican take to Colombia?

The platform Numbing It offers us the costs of some basics that every traveler requires on a trip. We collect for you their exchange prices in $RD and $US.

  • Food, Cheap Restaurant: Col$14,000.00 / RD$195 / US$3.55
  • Meal for 2 People, Medium Restaurant, Three Courses Col$80,000.00 / RD$1,115 / US$20.34
  • Local Beer (0.5 liters) Col$5,000.00 / RD$69 / US$1.25
  • Import Beer (0.33 liter bottle) Col$8,500.00 / RD$118.44 / US$2.15
  • Cappuccino (regular) Col$4,887.41 / RD$68.08 / US$1.24
  • Coca-Cola/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) Col$2,671.78 / RD$37.23 / US$0.67
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle) Col$2,130.21 / RD$29.68 / US$0.52
  • Taxi 1km (Normal Rate) Col$6,000.00 / RD$83.59 / US$1.51
  • Taxi 1 hour waiting (Normal Rate) Col$24,000.00 / RD$334.33 / US$6.09
  • Gym, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult Col$77,678.67 / RD$1081.71 / US$19.72
  • 1 pair of pants (Levis 501 or Similar) Col$173,931.50 / RD$2,424.50 / US$44.23
  • 1 Summer Dress in a department store (Zara, H&M, …) 117,846.52 Col$ / 1,645.73 $RD / 30.02 $US
  • Rent Apartment (1 bedroom) in Urban Center Col$1,056,243.40 / RD$14,747.08 / US$269.12
  • Rent Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside the Center Col$960,150.64 / RD$13,405.63 / US$244.56

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