Cuba

Cuba Adventures

Cuba is a journey through time; it’s where classic cars and original architecture decorate the historical towns. It’s an enigmatic country, eccentric and exciting—a time-warp land of socialism and sensuality and sizzling salsa.

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Fast Facts

CURRENCY
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Cuban currency is NOT traded internationally, so you can’t buy it in advance. You buy it when you arrive in Cuba. The major legal currency for Cuba is the Cuban Convertible Peso. As of March, 2015: 1 CND = 1.29 CUC.
The second recognized currency in Cuba is the Cuban Peso which is not nearly as strong as the CUC.

CREDIT CARDS
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Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in Cuba but debit cards are not recognized by most establishments. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations.

LANGUAGE
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The national language of Cuba is Spanish.

POPULATION
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The population of Cuba is 11.27 million as of 2013.

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CANADIANS
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Upon entry into Cuba, Canadians must carry a tourist card and should have a return air ticket and evidence of sufficient funds. Canadians must present a passport to visit Cuba, which must be valid for at least one months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. Travelers should check with the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba or one of its consulates for up-to-date information.

(information provided by travel.gc.ca)

CLIMATE
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• Hot and sunny with an average temperature of 24 degrees Celsius.
• Winter months can fall to temperatures around 15 degrees Celsius.

WHEN TO GO
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The hurricane season extends from June to the end of November. This time of year can get wet but the intermittent flashes of rain do not last long, allowing for warms rays of countervailing sunshine.

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