The currency of the Dominican Republic is the Dominican peso. Its symbol is RD$ and is divided into one hundred equal parts called cents. According to the Constitution, the issuance of the national currency is the responsibility of a single and autonomous issuer, the the Dominican Republic Central Bank, which capital is solely for the Dominican State.
The United States dollar (USD) and the euro (EUR) are also accepted at most tourist sites, US dollar is implicated in almost all commercial transactions of the Dominican Republic.
Shopping in this middle island is much more than a good idea. And is that Dominican Republic has excellent options for those who like to go “shopping”, where in addition to the items you look you will find many options like souvenirs or mementos of your visit to the country.
In tourist regions like in the different cities of the country, will open doors renowned malls and various stores to buy what you want.
In Santo Domingo, and in all cities, is the vast range of products, goods and services in major shopping malls, where you’ll find a myriad of shops and boutiques, many international brands. Be garments in general, leather goods, handbags and footwear, cosmetics, jewelry, crafts, appliances, books, video stores and electronic games, liquors and cigars, and a myriad of options that you can find in any of the malls scattered around the city.