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Is Euro Airlines legit?

Trying to track down more information about rumours of a new direct flight between the UK and Cuba (Manchester >Holguin), which is supposedly to be operated by Spanish company Euro Airlines (EA). I ...
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I am a Swedish citizen planning to visit Cuba in a couple of months. Will I have any problem in getting a B1/B2 visa to USA after visiting Cuba?

I have a B1/B2 US visa and I am planning to visit Cuba soon. Will I have any problem in renewing my US visa once it expires if I've been to Cuba? I know it's a problem to get an ESTA after visiting ...
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Does Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism affect Canadian citizens travelling to the US?

Citizens of visa waiver program countries who have traveled to Cuba on or after January 12, 2021 are not eligible to travel to the United States under the VWP. ESTA applications will be denied and ...
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Urgent transport of antibiotic to Cuba needed

A friend of mine from Portugal is currently hospitalized with pneumonia near Havana, Cuba. The problem is that they don't have the medication/antibiotic that she needs available and her situation is ...
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Travel to Cuba with a B2 Visa

This is just a hypothetical. If I were to apply for a B2 USA visa and then go to Cuba, will I be permitted entry into the USA? As I understand it the US still doesn't allow tourism for its citizens, ...
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How do cash payments work in Cuba as of 2023?

What is the current situation of cash in Cuba? Last time I was there, there used to be convertible pesos (CUC). It was good to have some moneda nacional (MN) to buy for instance fruit in a small store ...
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ESTA with travel to Cuba before 2021

My friend (a French citizen) visited Cuba in 2015, and wants to visit the US on an ESTA. I know Cuba was designated a state sponsor of terrorism in 2021, and travelling to such a country makes one ...
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How / what to tip in Cuba

We are going to Cuba soon. I read a lot about how to give back, to tip or whatsoever. But everything is not clear, especially with the aftermath of Covid and the fact that there's now only one money ...
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Cuba visa for Indian Passport

If Indian Passport holder doesn't have USA or Canada visa or EU visa, Can he/she enter Cuba? What is Tourist Card ? Is Tourist Card require for all traveller even if they hold USA or CAN ? Please ...
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Will US Immigration know about prior travel to Cuba if a VWP national has no Cuban stamp in their passport?

I visit Cuba regularly and now some friends of mine are considering a first-time trip there. Their travel agent has told them that Cuba has recently stopped stamping passports “…to avoid any problems ...
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Cruise to US Islands after a Cuba visit

We visited Cuba this year with TUI and have booked a Caribbean cruise next March with TUI. The cruise stops at US Virgin Island & Puerto Rico. TUI explained that we would need ESTAs for US Islands....
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Flight AGP-HOG in a single ticket

I want to travel from Málaga (Spain) to Holguín (Cuba) checking-in luggage up to destination. There seems to be quite some connections, for instance: AGP-HAV (Iberia) then HAV-HOG (Cubana) AGP-MAD (...
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Do I need a visa to transit through Cuba from Turkey to Haiti?

I am Haitian currently living in Turkey. Do I need a transit visa to pass through Cuba to go to Haiti? Original question in French: Je suis Haïtien,je vis en Turquie, est-ce que j'ai besoin d'un ...
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Can I enter Spain with a Ukrainian passport traveling from a non-EU country?

I have dual citizenship (Cuban and Ukrainian), and I currently reside in Cuba. I don't have Ukrainian residency. Since July 27th, Ukraine is included in the list of countries that are not considered ...
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What to do after Air Canada cancelled flight home

A friend of mine is currently in Cuba and was due to return to the UK on 2 April travelling Holguin> Montreal with Air Canada, and onwards to London Gatwick with BA (single PNR, booking made direct ...
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Cuban resort - Canadian credit card, American credit card, cash?

I'm thinking of going to a resort in Cuba for a week or so. The price is all-inclusive so I don't have to pay for meals and such, but if I wanted to pick up some kinds of souvenirs, alcohol, cigars ...
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France Airport Transit Visa for Indian Passport Holders [duplicate]

I will be traveling from India to Cuba with an connecting flight at Paris CDG airport to Cuba. The layover is 7hrs. Do I need a transit visa for the layover at Paris Airport?
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Do Indian Citizens need a Cuban Transit Visa to change Terminals?

I am an Indian Citizen and will be arriving at Havana airport's Terminal 3 and will be taking a separate onward flight to Cayman Islands from Terminal 2. Can anyone tell if I would need a Transit visa ...
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Travel to Cuba via the US after June 2019 (Non-US Citizen)

I'm hoping to visit Cuba for a few days during my trip to the US. I'll be staying in Tampa, so a direct flight to Havana is possible, and probably the cheapest option. I've read about the travel ...
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Do Cuban citizens need transit visa for Canada when flying from the UK to Cuba and back via Canada? [duplicate]

As per the title, I'm a Cuban citien with the UK residence card. I would like to travel to Cuba from the UK via Canada and the same on the return journey. My question is: do I need to have transit ...
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Do I qualify to travel UK > Cuba via Miami as a non US citizen under the ‘family member’ general licence category?

My travel plans for a 4 week visit to my fiancé in Cuba at the start of October are looking in trouble given that my flight to Holguin is booked with Thomas Cook Airlines https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/...
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Do Haitian need a transit visa for going through Cuba?

I am Haitian Do I need a transit visa to go through Cuba? My final destination is Mexico.
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Transit Visa in Cuba

I am a Filipino citizen travelling to Haiti but I have to pass through Cuba. My layover to Cuba is more than 12 hours. Do I need to secure a visa prior to my travel?
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Does a visit to Cuba affect my ability to travel to the US under the VWP?

I understand there are restrictions for visiting Cuba for US citizens and residents. However, as a non-US citizen or resident, if I go on holiday in Cuba, then attempt to visit the US a few weeks or ...
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Can I replace my HE-11 visa for a cruise to Cuba this month?

My cruise leaves from Miami on April 20, 2019. My spouse, who has Alzheimer’s, has thrown the visa away. Will I be able to get a copy of it in time for my trip?
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Obtaining Cuban tourist card at Cancun airport for Filipino citizens

According to Interjet, it's possible to buy a tourist card to Cuba at their airport counter at Cancun airport. From what I've read, tourist cards for Filipino citizens are only given out when having a ...
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I am a US Citizen that also has Israeli citizenship. Can I leave the US on my American passport and enter Cuba on my Israeli passport? [duplicate]

I am hoping to visit Cuba in May direct from Miami. I am a US citizen that would leave Miami on my American passport, but when arriving to Cuba, I would show my Israeli passport. Is this a possibility?...
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Canadian to Cuba and Cayman

Can I travel from Cuba to Grand Cayman and enter the Caymans using my birth certificate instead of my passports?
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Travel from the US to Cancun with a layover in Cuba as an European citizen

There are a few recent questions relating traveling to Cuba as a European citizen, such as this one and this one. These however are with flights terminating in Cuba, with the intention to stay in Cuba....
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Where do I purchase a Cuba Tourist Card at the Miami International Airport?

I will be traveling to Cuba next month using the 'Support For the Cuban People' category. After doing some research, I've found I will need to purchase a Tourist Card from either online or at a kiosk ...
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Why do all Cuban hotels have no reviews in booking.com?

As the title suggests, why is that? The hotels are not really new on booking.com, I randomly checked a few hotels and some were listed on booking.com at the end of 2016! we are now in November, 2018, ...
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Can I travel from USA to Cuba as an European citizen? [duplicate]

Me and my girlfriend would like to go to Cuba from Denmark. We would like to go to Miami for a few days before going to Cuba and then spend the rest of the vacation in Cuba. So our flights are as ...
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Visit Cuba on an Indian passport with valid UK Visa

I found a few online links like this one which states that Indian citizens can visit Cuba with a Tourist card and a valid UK Visa. https://www.visatraveler.com/blog/travel-countries-visa-free-with-...
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Do you need to book casas particulares when traveling in Havana during winter?

I'm planning a trip to Havana this January and as far as I can see all the online booking services are heavily overpriced - rooms which are supposed to cost $30CUC/USD are at least $60 on Airbnb. ...
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Australian flying to Havana through Miami [closed]

I am an Australian passport holder and would like to fly from Miami to Havana. Is this possible? What do I need to prepare?
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OFAC declaration for travelling to Cuba from US

I will be travelling from New-York to Cuba as my flight back to Europe is from Havana. I will buy the tourist card from the US airlines I am traveling with but I need to select one option in OFAC form ...
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Restrictions on importing Cuban rum and cigars to the United States

I'm going to travel from the United States to Cuba in a month. I was also there a year ago and loved the rum. Last time, I was told at the duty free shop that passengers could purchase a maximum of 3 ...
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Visa: travelling from Italy to Cuba through Russia [duplicate]

I'm going to Cuba this summer and was wondering which visa I need, based on the fact that my flight could stop in Moscow ( Russia ) and then fly to Cuba from there. I'm in Italy. Do I need 2 visa? One ...
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March 2018 - can a Cuban visit the US for a week?

It's extremely hard to keep track of the fluid situation with Cuba-USA. As of now, can a normal Cuban (I just mean - not a political activist, not a trillionaire, etc) visit the US for one week, on ...
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What restrictions can be expected travelling UK -> Cuba -> USA?

I am a British citizen and I'm planning to travel from the UK to Cuba, stay for a couple of days and then fly directly to Orlando from there. I will then fly back to the UK from Orlando. (Note: this ...
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Can a non-US citizen living in the US on an E2 visa travel to Cuba?

I'm a European citizen living in the US under a work visa (E2). Would traveling to Cuba from the US as a tourist jeopardize my re-entry to the US? Is it legal for me? Not sure i`m affected by Trumps ...
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Using child car seats in Cuba?

A family is planning to travel to Cuba with an infant. They will arrive in Varadero airport, and will be staying in an all-inclusive resort about a 40 minute drive from Havana. They would like to be ...
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Can I take CUC/CUP notes out of Cuba?

I'm visiting Cuba soon and have just read an excellent answer about the Cuban CUC and CUP bank notes. I have a retired friend who collects bank notes and I usually bring him back some low-value bills ...
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I live in US and want to travel to Cuba with my Chilean passport

I just obtained my new Chilean passport and I want to go to Cuba. I live in the US and as you may be aware the requirements for solo travellers have gotten more complicated again. Therefore, I wish ...
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Travel to Cuba from LA for non US residents [duplicate]

We are Australians planning a trip to Cuba. We can now fly direct from LA but are worried that we might not be allowed to board, even with a visa. Dies anyone know the current situation?
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Traveling to Cuba through USA as a non-USA citizen

There exist a couple of other questions on the matter but the circumstances have changed yet again. Currently I am in the states and will be flying from the US to Cuba in a week. Although I am a ...
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Cuban cigars: From Cuba to Greece to USA

My brother brought me some Cuban cigars from his visit in Cuba. I am flying to US soon, from Greece, and I want to take them with me. Would this pose any kind of problem in the borders and customs at ...
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Cuba: How to find "higher class" apartments, not just hotel rooms. AirBnB? Internet?

We (as two German tourists, with limited spanish language skills) are planing a vacation in Cuba for October. We want to cook for ourselves, so we are looking for flats with kitchen, not just hotel ...
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Flight from Nigeria to Bahamas without US/UK transit [closed]

How can I fly to the Bahamas from Nigeria. I can't transit through any of the US states or UK. Through Cuba may be a better route, according to inquiries but how to go about it is my problem. No agent ...
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Canadian traveling to Cuba through USA. Entry permit needed for 50 USD?

Flights from USA are much cheaper than from Toronto, but right before I book the flight, it tells me that I will have to purchase a "Cuba entry permit" for 50 USD, and "An additional $25 USD service ...
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