|Las Americas Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ)|
||Santo Domingo is a city with many names. It goes by Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo de Guzmán, and Ciudad Tujillo. This city is the largest city in the Dominican Republic and it is the capital.|
| The Las Americas International Airport is an international airport located in the Dominican Republic nearby Punta Caucedo and Boca Chica. This airport’s code is SDQ. Las Americas International Airport is one of the largest airports in the Caribbean. In 2012, this airport transported 3.1 million passengers making it the second busiest in the Caribbean.
The arrival hall at the airport has a nice selection of restaurants that are not too expensive. The 3rd floor of the airport has fast food with a few other choices as well. Outside past the taxi stand is a snack bar for something quick to eat for passengers in need of quicker alternatives. Passengers are advised to make arrangements with a shuttle service before arrival for better rates. A normal taxi ride into Santo Domingo will cost around $40.
Level 1 has mail service, Internet access, and duty-free shopping. Travelers with children will appreciate an arcade for children & adults on levels 1 and 3 of the food courts. Rental car counters are located near Terminal B near the exit door after Customs. ATM’s and cash machines are available at this airport as well as three different currency exchanges. A tourist card is a must at this location. This card costs $10 and is recommended to get before proceeding to Customs.
For travelers in need of a convenient hotel near the airport, the Quality Hotel Real Aeropuerto is going to be perfect. This hotel is only 2.5 miles from the airport. This hotel is affordable, has excellent ratings, and features an outdoor pool with 2 restaurants. Other amenities include a bar/lounge and free wireless Internet.
The Las Americas International Airport has a wonderful layout. Signs are posted in both English and in Spanish with plenty of restroom facilities. Customs has a great reputation for being courteous, efficient, and multilingual. The airport is modern with great air-conditioning, and there is plenty of security.
Santo Domingo has many top rated restaurants such as Fellini, LaTaberna Vasca and Pat’e Palo European Brasserie. While you are in town be sure to stop and see the Museum of Modern Arts, the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Malecón, Zon Colonial, Puerta del Conde, Zona Colonial, the National Pantheon, the Alcázar de Colón, the Catedral Santa María La Menor, the Teatro Nacional, the Parque Mirador Sur, and the Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte. Whatever you are going to see while in Santo Domingo you’ll enjoy the beautiful weather and the beautiful beaches. When you travel to Santo Domingo book your airport shuttle to and from your hotel with us and save.