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Cheap Flights to Punta Cana from $211 One Way, $378 Round Trip

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Punta Cana Flight Information

Traveling ToPunta Cana
Destination Airport IATA CodeSDQ
Number of Airlines Serving
AirlinesHahn Air Systems, Hahn Air Technologies, United, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways
Flight Price$378
Earliest Departing Flight
Latest Departing Flight

Flights Review

Feb 20, 2020

Professional crew helped make this trip very pleasant. Special thank you to the pilot who landed the plane so smooth - it was amazing! Thank you!

Feb 14, 2020

The jorney was great

Feb 12, 2020

great flight

Jan 26, 2020

Nice

Jan 24, 2020

Excellent

Jan 1, 2020

thanks I enjoyed. Don't get to fly JB often

Dec 29, 2019

Great flight

Dec 16, 2019

Just needs wifi

Dec 13, 2019

Planes need to update the in-flight entertainment

Nov 27, 2019

great experience

Nov 21, 2019

Orbitz allows me to save on my favorite airline and earn my miles at the same time

Oct 17, 2019

Great flight, arrived on time!


Cheap Flights to Punta Cana

One of the most popular holiday resorts in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana boasts fantastic beaches, aquamarine waters and warm tropical sunshine. Book your flight to Punta Cana now and you could be enjoying a dip in the Caribbean before you know it.


When to Book Flights to Punta Cana


Punta Cana experiences warm temperatures and clear skies for much of the year. As a result, there’s not really a bad time to visit the resort. The busiest period on the island is December to February when beaches become crowded with visitors escaping the northern winter. As so many people flock to the resort, there’s normally a good selection of flights to Punta Cana to choose from at this time of year, however finding a bargain may be a challenge.

Between March and May beaches are generally less crowded and it can be easier to find Cheap Flights to Punta Cana. The weather is normally pretty good in the spring months, however rainfall does pick up as summer approaches. June to November is hurricane season in the Caribbean. Although the weather in Punta Cana is still general hot and sunny, storms are common and you may find your holiday turns into a washout.


How to Find Cheap Flights to Punta Cana

Use Orbitz to book your trip and finding a cheap airfare to Punta Cana should be easy. There are a number of tricks and tools you can use to find a great deal, starting with the ‘Advanced Options’ on the search page. You can use these to refine your search to your preferred airline or class. These options also allow you to limit your search to refundable flights and nonstop services.

On the results page, click the ‘Show Flexible Dates’ link to see if you could save money by flying on a different day. You may also find you can make big savings by flying from or to a different airport. Click the ‘Nearby Airports’ link at the top of the page to see if there are any other terminals within easy reach.


US Departures to Punta Cana


Punta Cana International Airport

Punta Cana International Airport is one of the busiest in the Dominican Republic and is an important aviation hub for the Caribbean. Millions of passengers pass through its terminals every year and regular flights depart from the airport to destinations across the Caribbean, North, Central and South America and Europe.

The easiest way to travel from the airport to your hotel is by taxi or shuttle. A number of the resorts in the area offer shuttle services and private companies are available to provide transport to those that don’t. Some buses also serve the airport although connections are limited.


Which Airlines Fly to Punta Cana?

You can choose from a number of airlines when booking your flights to Punta Cana.

These include:

  • JetBlue
  • American Airlines
  • United
  • Delta
  • Spirit
  • Southwest
  • Frontier

How to Get Around Punta Cana

If you want to get out and see a little more of the Dominican Republic during your stay in Punta Cana, you’ll find the easiest way to travel is by car. If you want to do a lot of sightseeing you can hire a taxi driver for the day or take advantage of Punta Rena’s car rental options.

Short taxi journeys around Punta Cana are generally very affordable, making it easy to get out and explore.

A number of hotels offer regular shuttles to the most popular sights and attractions in the area. These can be an easy way to get around although destinations can be limited. Alternatively, you could hire a bike and explore the area under your own steam.


Must-See Attractions in Punta Cana

The main attractions in Punta Cana are the region’s beaches. Some of the best can be found on Catalina Island. Located just one and a half miles from the mainland, the island is a fantastic place for snorkeling, scuba diving and soaking up the sun.

During your stay in the region, a visit to Bavaro is a must. This is the place where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean, offering great beaches and wonderful windswept views.

To learn a little more about the history of the Dominican Republic, visit Altos de Chavon, a recreated Mediterranean style village. Here you can find out more about the origins of the island’s culture and see some of its beautiful early architecture.


Tips for Traveling in Punta Cana

US passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to the Dominican Republic however tourist fees may be payable on arrival in the country.

Punta Cana When to Go

When it comes to crowds, Punta Cana has serious seasonal fluctuations, and in the last decade it has burst into the mainstream as a convenient and affordable all-inclusive winter hot spot. This means the prime tourist season runs from late December to early April, when the weather is at its best. During this time hotels and beaches can be packed, but temperatures stay supremely comfortable, with days in the low 80s and nights dipping to the low 70s.

In the summer hurricane season, from June to November, the region can get downright empty, not to mention sweltering hot. Unlike Caribbean destinations farther south, the Dominican Republic is directly in the path of many tropical storms, and landfalls are common, so weigh that consideration carefully and get good travel insurance when planning for an off-season trip to Punta Cana. September and October have especially strong weather, and in fact, some resorts will close then to make improvements for the high season.

Shoulder-season travel—April and May—is the best way to beat the crowds and possibly score a deal on accommodations and flights. Weather will be a bit warmer than in the winter, though only be a few degrees.

Because it’s little more than a resort zone, Punta Cana itself doesn’t have a lot in the way of festivals and local events, but the Dominican Republic—like most Latin American countries—is very religious and therefore celebrates all major Christian holidays. Unique happenings to consider include the procession of Our Lady of Altagracia, a countrywide pilgrimage to the beautiful basilica in Higüey town, about 45 minutes from the hotel zones. Another is the Punta Cana Carnival in late February or early March.

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