Have you always wanted to organize a trip to Cuba and now is the time to do it? In this article you will find all the useful tips for your first vacation in Cuba.
There are two types of currency in Cuba: the Cuban currency CUC, the convertible pesos used by tourists and the Cuban national currency CUP, used by the local population. You can exchange your money for CUC in the CADECAS exchange houses or in the banks. As for the use of cards, remember that the recognized circuits are Visa and Visa Electron, Poste Pay and Mastercard.
For all useful information read our article on Cuban Currency!
ETECSA is the Cuban telephone company and in its offices you can buy prepaid cards from 10 to 50 CUC and cards for Internet from 0.5 to 5 CUC, depending on the duration of the connection.
You can easily connect to wifi thanks to the more than 700 points spread throughout the Cuban territory and mainly in parks and public places.
For more information, read our articles on telephone and Internet connection!
Cuba offers a wide range of hotels, apartments, hostels and private houses. The cheapest and most unique way to visit Cuba is definitely the last option.
The Casa Particular is administered by authorized persons who provide a room or a complete apartment for tourists. It is definitely the ideal experience for those who want to live the Cuban culture.
If you prefer all the comforts of a hotel you can book directly from our website and choose among the best structures in Cuba!
In Cuba you can travel by taxi, group taxi, bus or internal flights.
If you prefer to explore Cuba in complete freedom, we recommend renting a car (you can do it directly from our website!). Remember, however, to be careful when driving in Cuba as the roads are not always in optimal condition: there are many irregular roads and it is not recommended to travel at night due to lack of lighting.
Cuba is a safe country, but you always have to be prepared for any unforeseen event. In fact, you may be stopped on the street to buy local products or all kinds of services.
In order not to be unprepared, we suggest you to read our article on how to travel safely to Cuba .
Following all our advice, your vacation in Cuba will be full of fun and relax, without having to think about anything else.
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