Travel and tourism in Cuba. Tips for visitors.

If the visitor has not ever traveled to Cuba or has slight knowledge, our team offers several tips that will allow maximum enjoyment of our lovely island. The first and most important for the tourist is, if you choose a rental house, it must have the following logo at the entrance; this means is legally authorized and fulfill all sanitary rules, ethics and security, which will guarantee a delightful staying in Cuba.

Reservation in rental houses in Cuba.

To achieve greater success in service you must reserve with several days in advance of the date of your arrival to Cuba. There are two types of reservations in a rental house:

    1. The reservation by word: is realized between the client and the tour operator, either via email or by phone.
  1. The reservation for sure: is done through a bank transfer for payment of the first or second night. This mode is most often used because it ensures both parties.

Currency

Cuban currency is the Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC), you have several options to change your money to CUC: at the airport, banks or exchange houses (CADECAs). Although our recommendation is to change in the airport your money, that will be easier economic transactions.

We also suggest you to travel to Cuba with Euros or other hard currency but not U.S. dollar (USD), because the Cuban government applies a tax of 10 % the USD in rate of change with CUC.

Getting around in Cuba.

In Cuba there is many ways to transport within the city. Through us you have access to classics cars for rent, where you will travel like another era, or also modern cars can be rented with all the comforts of the present. Minibuses also have options for groups and families.

Immigration regulations in Cuba.

All visitors must have a valid passport and the corresponding visa or tourist card, except in cases of countries that have agreements visa-free with Cuba .

Customs regulations in Cuba.

Customs laws prohibits pornography materials and narcotics entrance. It allows the export of art, antiques, and other legally protected cultural property, with proper purchase documentation of the accredited institution.

Weather.

The Cuban climate is warm and humid most of the year which makes people wear light and fresh clothes. The winter period (December to March) is very mild on the island, so a light jacket is enough.

Items not to be missed when traveling to Cuba are: sunglasses, sunscreen and bathing suit to enjoy the most incredible beaches in the Caribbean.

Healthcare in Cuba.

The Cuban medical service is as comparable as the developed countries, we have 24-hour medical service with specialists and highly qualified nurses to ensure your health for any problems.

Electricity

The Cuban medical service is as comparable as the developed countries, we have 24-hour medical service with specialists and highly qualified nurses to ensure your health for any problems.

Communications

Our country has a network of telephone services that ensures direct communication with any part of the world and within own territory .