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Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

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london
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Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

Hi everyone, not long to go now!

Tipping 5 US Dollars for 3 cases at airport is good for us but would they prefer it in DR Pesos as I'm changing a small amount before we arrive.

If so what does that equate to in DR pesos? Really lazy way of finding out but brain dead at the moment!

Sosua, Dominican...
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for Puerto Plata, Sosua, Dominican Republic
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1. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

USD at the airport is fine. $5 US is just under 200 pesos. The current exchange is about 42.4 pesos to the dollar.

BObK

london
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2. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

Hi B0bK - would they prefer their tips in DR pesos or US Dollars?

Silver Spring...
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for Dominican Republic
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3. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

They'll take either. Pesos are convenient for them as that's what they pay their bills in but dollars are fine. They can change at the airport easily into Pesos.

Sosua, Dominican...
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for Puerto Plata, Sosua, Dominican Republic
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4. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

RV is correct. The guys are happy with either dollars or pesos.

BObK

london
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5. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

Thank you

Isle of Man
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6. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

The guys will take any notes, including sterling. I don't see much point in changing sterling in to dollars in to pesos, may as well go straight from sterling to pesos on the basis that you 'lose' money with each exchange. Only coins are a real problem.

7. Re: Porters US Dollars or DR Pesos & general tipping

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