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BBW Travels is headed to Punta Cana DR!

BBW travels is a plus size acceptance group dedicated to offering Plus-Size international travel opportunities. Are you in shock? Well we were too until we accompanied them on a number of trips.  To see our review of their 2017 trip to Jamaica click here.  Sold? Glad you are because in 2018 they are headed to Punta Cana!  Jean, Daryl, and a host of other people will be providing you with fun and sun for an amazing price.   They ask that you join them on their next AMAZING vacation.  EveryBODY is welcome to come and enjoy themselves in a very comfortable atmosphere. They want you to come and travel with like minded people, try something new and meet new friends that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

BBW 2018 will be at the beautiful Riu Republica Punta Cana from September 29-October 6, 2018. You can register for the trip through the Book Now tab of their site. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU TELL THEM YOU FOUND THEIR EVENT ON SHAPELYEVENTS.COM IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. 

Accommodations //


About The Resort //

The 5-star Riu Republica is an all inclusive, 24 hour a day service property located on the best beach in the Dominican Republic. Featuring nine restaurants, five bars, and a club onsite, the Riu Republica is the ultimate destination for relaxation.

Dining Facilities //


La Altagracia - Buffet restaurant with cookings stations and themed buffets. Available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Mangu - Buffet restaurant.
Kaori - Buffet style dining with a variety of Asian selections. Available for dinner.
Tarantella - Buffet dining. Available for dinner.
Quisqueya - A la carte steakhouse, reservations required. Available for dinner.
Snacks available 24 hours a day.

Cocktail Lounges & Bars //


La Guira - Lobby bar
Latino - Lounge bar.
Sports Bar
Aquamar - Poolside swim-up car.
Plaza - Open air outdoor bar.

Entertainment Options //


Disco-Complimentary entry six night a week, beverages included.

Activity Details //


Non-motorized watersports including windsurfing, sailing, water polo, kayaking, body boards, and snorkeling equipment.
Two pools, a whirlpool, beach, and a fitness center.
Boutique shops available on property

Activity Surcharges //

Spa and beauty salon treatments, motorized watersports, offsite excursions, room service.

Pricing //


Ocean View Room (September 29-October 6, 2018):

$1159.99 per person (based on single occupancy)

$799.99 per person (based on double occupancy)

Package pricing includes all inclusive hotel stay & roundtrip airport transfers in Punta Cana. Pricing includes taxes & gratuities.

Garden View Room (September 29-October 6, 2018):

$899.99 per person (based on single occupancy)

$649.99 per person (based on double occupancy)

$609.99 per person (based on triple occupancy)

Room Location //

Room view, bedding (1 king ot 2 doubles), and room location will be assigned by the hotel. HD Travel will submit all requests to the hotel in advance of the trip. At that point, the hotel will allocate all rooms based on their availability. HD Travel does not have any control over specific room allocation or bedding with the resort and will not be held responsible for any rooms that are not assigned in the requested manner. Please keep in mind, all requestes can be submitted to the resort but are not guaranteed.

Travel Insurance //

We highly recommend travel protection to protect your travel investment. Insurance must be added on at the time of booking. Please contact us with any questions on travel insurance. Price for insurance depends on the age of the traveler, see pricing below:

Up to 30 years old: $36 per person|  Age 31-55: $44 per person|  Age 56-79: $70 per person|  Age 80+: $150 per person

This amount covers your trip up to $1,000. Coverage will need to be increased when you purchase flights if you would like your airfare to be covered under your insurance plan.

Payments //

$100 per person to confirm due at time of registration (non refundable).  Second payment: $200 per person due May 1, 2018.  Final payment due July 15, 2018

Cancellation Policy //

Cancellation is allowed until May 1st, 2018. The $100 deposit will be lost in the event of cancellation.  After May 1, 2018, entire amount paid is non refundable in event of cancellation.  Flights are not included in package pricing.

Ready To Book? You can book your trip through the Book Now tab of their site. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU TELL THEM YOU FOUND THEIR EVENT ON SHAPELYEVENTS.COM IN THE COMMENTS SECTION.   Dont forget to view our review of their 2017 trip.  We put together a very nice visual video for you if you're on the fence.  You can do so by visiting our blog page or by clicking here.