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General Information

The official language of Cuba is Spanish.

The national currency of Cuba is Peso Convertible peso (CUP).

1 CUP equals  .
equals  CUP.

Location

Cuba

The distance from to Cuba is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Cuba. Exercise increased caution in Cuba due to attacks targeting U.S. Embassy Havana employees resulting in the drawdown of embassy staff. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Cuba is 27. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 106 to call the police in Cuba.

LGBT

Cuba has a score of 2 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Cuba ranks #47 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBT events in Cuba, but same-sex marriage is not legally recognized.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Cuba should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Cuba:

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Cuba to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Cuba differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Cuba, the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

The temperature difference between Cuba and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Cuba. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain tomorrow through Thursday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 73–88°F  /  23–31°C 87% 33%
Sat November 09 74–85°F  /  23–30°C 89% 75%
Sun November 10 76–84°F  /  24–29°C 84% 59%
Mon November 11 73–84°F  /  23–29°C 85% 17%
Tue November 12 73–85°F  /  23–29°C 90% 36%
Wed November 13 72–85°F  /  22–29°C 90% 30%
Thu November 14 73–85°F  /  23–29°C 88% 67%
Fri November 15 74–84°F  /  23–29°C 83% 26%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:34 am and sets at 05:43 pm. This equates to 11.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Cuba, it is in . When the sun sets in Cuba, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Cuba.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Cuba.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 CUP in Cuba.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 6.05 CUP.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Cuba is 16.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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