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Punta Cana Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Punta Cana Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Punta Cana International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small open-air international airport with a modest variety of shops and some 24-hour dining options, all airside.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.
  • A few reviewers noted problems going through security checkpoint due to dishonest security staff, so be aware!

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have slept in this airport, However, a reviewer mentioned that there are benches available and grassy areas between the terminals. If you choose to sleep at the airport, have a travel mat or sleeping bag handy for added comfort. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Punta Cana Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Punta Cana Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there are lounges that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Punta Cana Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village - (5 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available. » Check Rates
  • Westin Puntacana Resort & Club - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Punta Cana Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Punta Cana Airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Airside, on the main floor and the 2nd floor.
  • Children's Play Area - Yes
  • Currency Exchange - Yes. In Terminals 1 and 2, near the exit from immigration and in the baggage claim area.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty-free shopping is available, as well as a wide variety of shops selling clothes, toys, souvenirs, books, and more.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate on varying schedules, with at least one Colombian-style deli open 24 hours. There is also a Skybar and a food court which offers Wendy’s, Sbarro, Nathan’s, Cinnabon, Segafredo’s, and Baskin-Robbins.
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, Main Hall. Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - Yes
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport operates 24 hours a day, but according to recent reviews, the airport appears to close at night, so overnight stays are not possible.

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As of February 2018, Punta Cana airport is served by the following airlines: Air France • Air Berlin • Swiss • American Airlines • Avianca • Copa • Delta • US Airways • GOL.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Some area hotels, such as Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village, offer airport shuttle service as a convenience for their guests. Contact your hotel of choice for shuttle service availability and information.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite: American Int., Avis, Budget, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, Interrent, National, Nelly, Payless, Sixt and Thrifty.


Fixed-rate taxis are readily available at the airport and taxi stands located throughout the area. Confirm the rate for your destination with the driver before starting your trip.

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Last Updated: 28 February 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .