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How To Book a Casa Particular in Cuba Without the Hassle! (Don’t Book a Hotel!)

Casa Particular Sign - Havana Cuba

Updated on July 23, 2018 Finding a place to stay in Havana was a very frustrating process for us. We spent countless hours on this during the months leading up to the trip and finally booked a place last minute – 1 day before our flight left for Cuba. Want to stay in a hotel?…

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Cuba: How To Get a Cuban Tourist Visa, Entry Requirements, Medical Insurance

Old Havana - Habana Vieja

Updated on August 23, 2019 Travel to Cuba for US Citizens has been restricted for a very long time. The rules have changed and you can now travel to Cuba for certain specific reasons. “Tourism” is not allowed. Before you go, you’ll need a few other things like a Tourist Visa Card, medical insurance, and travel…

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Havana, Cuba Transportation, Taxis, Airport Transfers + Getting Around

Havana, Cuba Transportation, Taxis, How To Get Around

Updated on January 15, 2020 When visiting Havana, you’ll need to get around. One thing Cuba has plenty of is transportation options! You probably won’t see this many classic American cars unless you go to a car show! Many of these cars look great, although only the body is American with the rest a sort of…

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Cuba’s Two Currencies (CUC vs CUP), Exchanging Money, Credit Cards, ATMs

Havana Cuba - Money CUC vs CUP - Front

Updated on April 15, 2018 ONE COUNTRY, TWO CURRENCIES Cuba has two official currencies called “peso” and your US credit cards and ATM cards are useless. Yes, it can be confusing, but I’ll explain. One currency (CUP) is mainly used by locals and the other by tourists (CUC), but not exclusively so. As a tourist you…

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