Frequently Asked Questions
- Limited air travel
- Safe, clean housing and nourishing meals
- Ground travel while in the DR
- Work projects, mission opportunities and materials
- Team leaders and translators
- Worship opportunities for the team to attend or participate in each evening
There is a $10 per person entrance fee into the Dominican Republic that can be paid in U.S. currency.
U.S. currency is accepted everywhere.
You may want money ($5.00 – $10.00) for:
• personal gifts
• offerings at local church services
• Soda, or snacks
Note: Small bills are recommended ($1, $5).
A freewill offering is taken at the end of the week for the staff.
* We recommend you leave your electronic devices at home.
The weather is warm year round and light clothing is recommended.
Hard soled shoes or at least tennis shoes are required in the villages.
T-shirts are recommended while working in the villages however women should avoid sleeveless T-shirts.
Collared shirts and khakis are recommended men’s wear for evening church services. Modest length skirts and covered shoulders are recommended for women attending evening church services.
Check the list on Experience a Mission Trip for more information.
There are a sufficient number of sinks, toilets and showers for all.
Meeting rooms and bedrooms are on different levels so be prepared to climb steps throughout the day.
Travel to and from ministry sites may require climbing in and out of the back of an open-bed truck.
Safety concerns require that no one leave the compound for any reason without permission from one of the senior staff members; Arturo, Clinton, Erin, or Pastor Rick.
MGM cannot return money due to IRS rules. However, they will do all that is possible to allow you to reschedule the trip within one year if the cancellation is due to legitimate circumstances.
A deposit for all January trips is due on or before November 1st.
A final payment of $490.00 is due 30 days prior to departure.
Final payment for all January trips is due on or before December 1st.