Trip Preparation

Air Travel

  • You must be at the ticket counter 2 1/2 hours prior to departure.
  • When you check your luggage it will be check all the way to the Dominican Republic.
  • Make sure to keep your luggage receipt as it will be needed to retrieve your luggage.
  • On your flight to the Dominican have ready access to a pen and your passport to fill out two forms. One for immigration and one for customs to be handed to the appropriate officials in the Dominican Republic.

STAY TOGETHER – DO NOT WANDER OFF – DO NOT GO TO THE BATHROOM OR ANY WHERE ELSE BY YOURSELF WITHOUT NOTIFYING ONE OF THE GROUP LEADERS!

  • Wait until everyone has their luggage then proceed to the exit where you will be met by MGM personal wearing MGM t-shirts.

KEEP ALL MONIES IN YOUR POCKETS!

  • Luggage will be loaded on a truck and you will get on a bus under the direction of MGM personnel.
  • You will then proceed to Hato Mayor which is approximately 1 1/2 hours from the Punta Cana airport.

Arrival at the Compound

  • After arriving at the compound your luggage will be made available for you to pick up on the front terrace.
  • Erin will provide direction to your living quarters.
  • Dinner will be served at 5:30 PM.
  • If you have a current medical issue that may need attention during your mission’s trip make sure the compound nurse is notified of your medical condition upon arrival at the compound.
  • After dinner there will be a brief meeting to review what to expect over the next week and answer any questions that may arise.

Return to the States

  • On the eve of your departure you will be notified when your luggage must be placed on the front terrace.
  • Your luggage will be transported to the airport by MGM personnel.
  • You will retrieve your luggage and check it through to your destination.
  • U.S. Customs requires that you fill out Customs Declaration Form