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Things banned around easter?

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Things banned around easter?

Looking into booking a trip in April and saw this on some resort wesites? It stated that around easter some things might be banned, such as motorized water sports and serving of alcohol?? We will be there the week before Easter and this would definitely affect our vacation?????? Anyone hear of this?

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1. Re: Things banned around easter?

You'll be fine :)

Usually only on Good Friday is when some excursions are closed. Throughout Easter weekend you would hardly notice a change on the resort (yes alcohol is still served)..Just the motorized water sports on Good Friday diminish as companies let their employees enjoy the holiday. I believe the Ministry of Tourism also sends notices to the excursion companies to not conduct trips on certain days however some of the bigger excursions still run.

Hoping Mike Fisher or PC Mike will chime in soon as their are in PUJ and offer tourism trips so they will know best.

Have a great trip!

Edited: 7:22 am, July 11, 2013
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2. Re: Things banned around easter?

As mentioned, Good Friday is the only day affected and on the resort you will likely not notice any change whatsoever.

Cheers

PCMIke

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3. Re: Things banned around easter?

ditto to all above.

on resort tourist life continues as usual, no motorized watersports on Good Friday are the only exception.

some companies do run their excursions on saturday and sunday of the easter weekend on a smaller scale/with less customers, as they give their staff in shifts a day off during the weekend.

some smaller companies close Friday -Sunday to enjoy the Easter Weekend themselfes with the family.

on Resort all is Biz as usual, the AI resorts do not differ for holidays/weekends etc, every day is a busy "Holiday".

Mike

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4. Re: Things banned around easter?

Spending Thanksgiving and Easter in PC this year! Keep the motorized water sports but don't mess with my beach cocktails!

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5. Re: Things banned around easter?

Beach Cocktails during easter week as inclusions on the AI packages cost Double Tips, and are served Double Strong.

Mike

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6. Re: Things banned around easter?

Nothing new Mike!

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7. Re: Things banned around easter?

Perhaps there will be some Dominican families celebrating Easter as well....If so, we will be at the Bavaro in the evening...

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yeehaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! o ya....

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8. Re: Things banned around easter?

If anyone (from overseas) is thinking of hiring a car - definitely not the time to do it.

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9. Re: Things banned around easter?

?????

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10. Re: Things banned around easter?

Agreed Domingo....one of the worst weekends for driving, even for us who live here. I limit my time on the road from Thursday through Monday.

Cheers

PCMike