From 07:00 UTC on the first Sunday of November until 06:00 UTC on the second Sunday of March, the Dominican Rep. is one hour ahead of Massachusetts. During the rest of the year, there is no time difference between them. 07:00 EST (in Boston Nov-Mar) = 08:00 EDT (in Boston Mar-Nov) = 08:00 AST (in Punta Cana all year)
There is no time difference between Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Atlanta, Georgia, from spring to autumn while Atlanta is on daylight savings time. Punta Cana is one hour ahead of Atlanta while Atlanta is on standard time for the rest of the year. Punta Cana does not observe daylight savings time.
The time difference between Vancouver, British Columbia, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, is three hours from spring to autumn, while Vancouver is on daylight savings time. Punta Cana is in the Atlantic time zone, and Vancouver is in the Pacific time zone. Punta Cana never observes daylight savings time.
Do I need a passport to go to Punta Cana? Yes, everyone needs a passport to enter the Dominican Republic. Depending on the country of your passport you may need a visa, although those from the majority of the countries from which Punta Cana receives tourists only need to buy a tourist card for US$10. when they arrive at the Punta Cana airport. There is a web page that offers great Tourist Tips for the…