International cargo and shipping into the Dominican Republic has a few prohibited items. The list of these items will change over time, so we have included a link to the prohibited and restricted items. International shipping companies review these lists when they ship to the Dominican Republic.
Here are some of the prohibited items:
- expensive jewelry
- stilettos -in this case we are sure that they are referring to stiletto knives, not the shoes, nails or props
- fans with concealed firearms
- fans with concealed blades
- roulette games
- gambling devices
- books addressed to bookshops that are sent in care of banking institutions
The Dominican Republic is the 2nd largest nation in the Caribbean.
It is comprised of 31 provinces which are further divided into municipalities. It is the second largest nation in the Caribbean.
The capital city of Santo Domingo was founded in 1496.
Multiple languages are spoken in the Dominican Republic with Spanish being the official language. Italian, German and French are some of the other spoken languages.
Almost all of the food that is served in the Dominican Republic is grown or caught there. Hence the nickname : breadbasket.
The national game of the country is baseball. Some of the world’s best baseball players are Dominicans.
The country experiences a tropical climate with seasonal changes in temperature. Rainfall varies according to seasons.
The Dominican Republic is noted for the invention of the meringue style of music. It is a fast-paced dance music.
The Dominican republic is listed as one of the top 10 producers of cocoa in the world. The most popular drink that does not contain alcohol is coffee.
It’s currency is called the Dominican peso.
The predominant religion current in the Dominican Republic Catholicism.
The country obtained its independence on August 16, 1865
For information about cargo shipping to the Dominican Republic, or freight shipping to the Dominican Republic, feel free to contact pack and send in Houston. Pack n send has been in business since 1981. When you need freight from Houston, we offer international packing and shipping services.