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Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

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Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

This is my second trip to Punta Cana but it's been 9 years since I was there last.

I have a few questions, hopefully someone can help.

1) We're flying Sunwing from Toronto to Punta Cana. When we arrive do they deboard the plane on the tarmac or is there a gate they pull up to?

2) We are taking the Sunwing transfer from the airport to the Palladium. Does anyone know how long this trip usually is?

3) What type of Beer and Rum do they serve at the Palladium?

4) We are staying in the Punta Cana section. Any recent reviews of this section of the Palladium?

5) What Blackjack rules do they use at the Palladium casino?

6) With regards to A-La-Carte restaurants, it seems as though the have a 'pager' system now. Can you still make reservations?

7) Has anyone played golf in Punta Cana recently? Any idea what it will cost for 18 holes and club rental?


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1. Re: Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

I can answer 3 of your questions ....

1) Deplane on the tarmac & possibly shuttled by bus to the Arrivals gate

2) Using the new highway & depending on how many stops to drop others off...maybe 30 minutes transfer to Palladium

6) Only section that uses reservation system is GPBavaro. The others use pager system. We used both last January & it wasn't too bad...prefer the reservation system the best !

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2. Re: Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

Beer- Presidente

Rum- Brugal

Blackjack- Regular Rules

Golf- Cocotal cost $130-150pp Nice Inland Course

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3. Re: Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

No reservations, only royal suites guests,travel club guests and air transat imperial class. ( bavaro section) can make reservations

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4. Re: Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

Thanks for the help everyone. Just a pick bump for my thread.

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5. Re: Vacation Next week - Questions (Sunwing/Palladium)

Sailordude.....remember Sunwing does not supply tourist cards or pay for your departure tax as other Canadian airlines do.

So be ready for $10 per person going in a $20 per person leaving in US Funds.

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