In the current climate of inflation and uncertainty in the world’s economy, getting the most out of each dollar is becoming more and more important to Americans.
Whether staying in a $1000 per night all-inclusive luxury resort or opting for one of the many boutique hotels on offer, travelers want to know that they are getting the best value for their hard-earned dollars.
For travelers to Punta Cana, the last 1-2 years of inflation seen across the world have so far not affected prices.
The U.S. Dollar and Dominican Peso have stayed relatively tight, and in real terms, the cost of a trip to Punta Cana has only increased by 1% in the past 12 months.
To put that into perspective, fellow Americans traveling to the uber-popular Cancun have had to eat a whopping 16% increase in prices due to the currently strong Mexican Peso.
An Explosion Not A Bang
Getting more bang for your buck is always a satisfying feeling, but in the case of choosing Punta Cana over the Mexican Caribbean, it’s more like an explosion than a bang!
For example, say travelers were trying to decide between two resorts, one in Punta Cana and the other in Cancun.
Travelers could bump up the number of days spent on vacation for the same cost. Or even opt for a more high-end suite or resort.
Or, simply enjoy that huge saving and put it towards one of the many amazing day trips and excursions available to visitors in Punta Cana.
And these rates of inflation don’t just apply to accommodation. From booze to burgers, everything is affected by currency rates.
How To Save On A Punta Cana Vacation
We’ve established that travelers hoping to save on their next foreign vacation will get the best return for their dollars in Punta Cana. But that isn’t where the possibility to save money ends.
While Punta Cana is famous for its high-end luxurious resorts, which come with a sometimes heart-stopping price, that doesn’t mean there aren’t amazing deals in perfectly fantastic resorts to be found.
The following are two of the best budget-friendly resorts for a couple on a 1-week vacation.
Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro
This beautiful resort is amazingly popular, and fills up fast! The views from this resort are out of this world; situated directly on the world-famous Bavaro beach, it’s just a few steps from the resort grounds onto the clean, white sand.
A 1-week vacation here can cost as little as $1070 in the low season (June). But even in the high season, the price remains perfectly reasonable at $1600-$1700.
At this price, there are a few sacrifices to make in terms of overall amenities, but this resort still scores highly in terms of service and is an undeniable bargain.
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Caribe Deluxe Princess
Do you want a budget-friendly resort that gives high-end luxury and service? Then the Caribe Deluxe Princess is, without doubt, the best travelers can find.
The reviews for this resort compete with the best Punta Cana has to offer. And the price for this level of luxury, amenities, and service will surely come as a shock to travelers.
Book here in the low season (June), and travelers can expect to pay around $1200-$1300 for a week. For travelers who can only travel in the high season (February), a cost of between $1900-$20000 is to be expected.
But, even at the higher end of $2000 for a week of all-inclusive bliss, that is a true bargain considering much of the competition is charging $600-$1000 per night.
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Don’t Pay More Because Of Inflation
The cost of goods, gasoline, rent, mortgages, and more, continue to fluctuate in America. With so much uncertainty in the world, there doesn’t look to be an end in sight just yet to the financial juggling many of us are forced into.
So when choosing a vacation, don’t let inflation and currency fluctuations eat into your vacation options; you can choose Punta Cana and be safe in the knowledge that every cent is giving back its full worth!
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