A step-by-step guide on how to travel to Cuba.

Planning a trip to Cuba as an American can feel overwhelming. You might be wondering whether you can buy a flight from the United States or whether you need a visa. Everything you need to know about how to travel to Cuba is covered in the pages below. 

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Info for Americans

Americans have extra rules for travel to Cuba. Learn about the general license, health insurance, customs allowances, currency conversions, and more.

 

Transportation

From taxis, buses, car rentals, trains, almendrones / colectivos, public transit and car services there are many ways to travel around Cuba.  Learn more. 

 

Food

There are many types of places to eat food in Cuba.  Here's a breakdown on where to go based on your personal budget and palate.  

Flights

Buying a flight to Cuba is easy. Find the most up to date information on cheap flights to Cuba and flight schedules from the United States.  

 

Tourist Card / Visa

Every tourist arriving to Cuba must fill out a Tourist Card / Visa form. Depending on where you're departing from, there are different ways of acquiring this form.  

 

Internet & Phone

Using the internet and calling internationally is not cheap, nor straightforward in Cuba. Check out our breakdown of how to stay in touch.  

Lodging

There is a wide range of lodging options in Cuba ranging from casa particulars, Airbnb, hotels and resorts.  Here's a comprehensive guide.

 

Money

Cash is king in this dual-currency country.  Here's a breakdown on the two currencies, how to exchange and how to budget for life without a credit card.  

 

Other Cuba FAQs

Where to go?  What to bring? What to do? Do's and don'ts for travel to Cuba.  Everything else you need to know how to travel to Cuba.


 
 
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