Foreign Office updates travel advice for the Dominican Republic

Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 0

Travellers to the Dominican Republic have been warned of the risks of armed robbery.

In an update to its travel advice, the UK Foreign Office urged people to take care when travelling on roads close to the border with Haiti.

"Take extra care on the road between Haiti and the Dominican Republic," it said. "There have been armed robberies in the Dominican Republic on roads close to the border with Haiti, including by criminals dressed as police officers."

It said some of the robbers had dressed as police officers.

The Foreign Office was already warning holidaymakers to be careful when travelling from Las Americas airport in Santa Domingo following a number of early morning and late night attacks on passengers.

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Editor Linsey McNeill has been writing about travel for more than three decades. Bylines include The Times, Telegraph, Observer, Guardian and Which? plus the South China Morning Post. She also shares insider tips on thetraveljournalist.co.uk


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Foreign Office updates travel advice for the Dominican Republic

Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 0

Travellers to the Dominican Republic have been warned of the risks of armed robbery.

In an update to its travel advice, the UK Foreign Office urged people to take care when travelling on roads close to the border with Haiti.

"Take extra care on the road between Haiti and the Dominican Republic," it said. "There have been armed robberies in the Dominican Republic on roads close to the border with Haiti, including by criminals dressed as police officers."

It said some of the robbers had dressed as police officers.

The Foreign Office was already warning holidaymakers to be careful when travelling from Las Americas airport in Santa Domingo following a number of early morning and late night attacks on passengers.

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Linsey McNeill

Editor Linsey McNeill has been writing about travel for more than three decades. Bylines include The Times, Telegraph, Observer, Guardian and Which? plus the South China Morning Post. She also shares insider tips on thetraveljournalist.co.uk


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