Whereas the above-mentioned airlines operate code-shared flights too, the following airlines run code-shared flights only:
Non-stop flights to the Dominic Republic are operated from London Gatwick only. These direct flights are operated by British Airways on three days of the week: Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. The BA 2205 flight is a Boeing 777 with legroom of 79 cm.
From London Heathrow: The minimum time that it takes Air France to reach Punta Cana International Airport is 11 hours and 15 minutes. This is the minimum time duration on any connecting flight for this route.
From London Gatwick: Direct flights with British Airways only take 9 hours and 5 minutes. The shortest connecting flight is code-shared between Iberia and Air Europa that takes at least 13 hours and 45 minutes.
From Manchester: The shortest one-stop flight to the Dominican Republic from the Manchester Airport is operated by Air France. The total time duration is 12 hours and 20 minutes.
From Birmingham: The minimum flight duration for this route is 12 hours and 5 minutes. Air France operates indirect flights that take the minimum flight time for this route.
From Edinburgh: The minimum time duration for a flight between Edinburgh and Punta Cana International Airport is 12 hours and 55 minutes. Air France is the operating airline.
British Airways continues to be the most preferred airline for Dominican Republic flights from the United Kingdom. To many, British Airways translates to quality experience at an affordable cost. A return-ticket for a direct flight with BA can cost around 535 GBP.
The perfect time for a vacation in the Dominican Republic is during the months of February, March, and April. An overall mild and dry climate compliments outdoor activities and beach picnics. During this stretch, the temperature averages 25 °C.
Ticket prices and accommodation costs drop significantly during the country’s low-season, which starts from September and remains till the end days of October. The weather is characterized by torrential rain and dampness. This period is also known as the hurricane season.
It is mandatory for British passport holders to get a tourist card before entering the Dominican Republic. This tourist card is valid for 30 days only and can be acquired from the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in London. Similar to visa-on-arrival, this tourist card can also be purchased upon arrival in the country.