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Cool Gifts to Bring your Friends from Punta Cana

One of our favorite things about traveling is shopping local stores for cool gifts for friends! Not only are we able to talk to local people and explore, but we often find some really cool and quirky gifts that represent the destination! Every place has something special that you can’t get anywhere else! Here is…

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May 7, 2021

Public Transport in Punta Cana

We love exploring Punta Cana and seeing the area in “real life” outside of the luxurious resorts. As an island nation, life is much simpler than ours back home. You’ll find the laid back pace of life refreshing as you visit the different parts of the area. Punta Cana is varied and different areas have…

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April 7, 2021

Travel Update – COVID19 Vaccines in the Dominican Republic

Work on the COVID vaccine has been thankfully quick, and there are a few variants being rolled out globally. Travelers are vital to the Dominican Republic, and getting vaccines to the island is an important part of helping visitors feel safe. First Vaccine Delivery The first vaccine delivery of 20,000 Oxford University-AstraZeneca was received…

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March 16, 2021

Carnival in the Dominican Republic

In the month of February, the Dominican Republic normally celebrates Carnival. Although sadly the celebration is suspended this year, we’ll still be celebrating this important event at home! Carnival started on the island during Spanish colonial times around 1520. During the occupation of the island by Haiti, carnival disappeared, but when independence was restored on…

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February 12, 2021

Where can I get a COVID PCR Test in Punta Cana?

You’ve made it this far and you’re sitting with the sand between your toes on the beaches of Punta Cana. All thoughts of 2020 and pandemic have disappeared as you watch the waves. The air is fresh and the salty breeze dances on your sun kissed skin. You’re in paradise! There’s only one thing in…

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January 5, 2021

BOP Travel Update

As we look forward to new adventures in Punta Cana in 2021, we bring you the latest travel update for the Dominican Republic, with all information on COVID regulations, which are in effect until May 16: Curfew Hours: Curfew hours are in effect. The hours are: Monday to Friday from 10pm to 5am Saturdays and…

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January 2, 2021

We’re Finally Ready for a New Season in Punta Cana!

No one could have guessed that 2020 would change travel so much! Here in Punta Cana, the usually busy international airport has been quiet, and hotels were shut down seemingly overnight. With many relying on tourism to feed their families, it has been a difficult few months for the local people. Despite all of the…

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November 18, 2020

How BOP is Preparing for Future Tourism after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world, and stopped tourism globally in an instant. No one could have prepared for travel to be restricted completely as it has been with this crisis. Airlines have grounded their fleets, hotels have closed, and excursions are no longer operating, as everyone is ordered to stay at home. Tourism…

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May 1, 2020

Punta Cana is on Vacation!

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, borders across the world have been closed, flights grounded and travel plans cancelled. As people have been put on lockdown, streets are empty of visitors and locals. The beating heart of Punta Cana has seemingly stopped. Despite the heavy impact felt by humans, there is a positive impact on the…

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April 16, 2020

Discover Bahia de las Aguilas with BOP Travel Service

Dream away with us as we take you to Bahia de las Aguilas, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic. We, at BOP Travel Service are all about unique local experiences and that is why we are giving you the chance to experience this piece of eco-paradise with us. Jaragua National…

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June 29, 2019

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