UnionPay services available since 2022
The Dominican Republic lies in the heart of Central America and the Caribbean, with the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south. It is a popular holiday destination in the Caribbean for its rich cultural heritage, exquisite resorts and hotels, stunning beaches, golf courses, as well as a variety of cuisines and numerous natural, historical and cultural attractions.
CardNET, the largest local acquirer, has enabled about 30,000 POS terminals to take UnionPay cards. The acceptance coverage in the Dominican Republic has reached nearly 50%, covering hotels, airports, retailers and F&B merchants, which will satisfy the demand of business travelers to the country for essential purchases and facilitate the people-to-people exchanges between China and the Dominican Republic.