Stop the Presses: Cuba Changes in Effect

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The United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in relations with Cuba. Learn more: Click Here 

$2,600 Double occupancy, per person
  • $2,900 Single occupancy
  • People to People license, visa and travel affidavit
  • All confirmations in the program Double room accommodations in 3 star hotel (Habana Paseo, Park View, Plaza requested)
  • Transportation by private, airconditioned motor coach as well as transfers for group as appropriate
  • English speaking coordinator throughout touring period
  • Preparatory reading materials
  • Admission and fees to museums and program activities
  • Honoraria for speakers and donations to organizations
  • Luggage transfer
  • Two meals a day (excluding arrival and departure days)
Airfare from Miami to Havana must be booked for approx. $575

Scheduled Itinerary Highlights include:
  • Visits to a variety of community projects related to Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples, your official hosts in Cuba
  • Guided tours of museums and historical landmarks
  • Thought provoking lectures by renowned intellectuals and scholars
  • Private performances and reception by prominent dance companies and musicians
  • Exploration of the fascinating neighborhoods of Havana
  • Visit to healthcare clinic, Community Art Project & private enterprises

Detailed itinerary & list of exclusions available on website and by request


The official language is Spanish even though many Cubans can speak English.

Cuba is often referred to in Spanish as “El Cocodrilo” or “El Caima” because if you look at Cuba from the air, the island resembles a crocodile or alligator.

Sugar from sugar cane is the main crop grown in Cuba, followed by tobacco which is used in the making of hand-crafted cigars that are famous for being the finest cigars in the world.

Dominos is a popular game in Cuba and the people love to watch and play Baseball.
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    Five Important things YOU should know when you travel to Cuba:
  • Licensed U.S. travelers to Cuba will be authorized to import $400 worth of goods from Cuba, of which no more than $100 can consist of tobacco products and alcohol combined.
  • U.S. credit and debit cards are set to be permitted for use by travelers to Cuba for the first time in decades.
  • Cuba has an internet penetration of about five percent—one of the lowest rates in the world.  The cost of telecommunications in Cuba is exorbitantly high, while the services offered are extremely limited.
  • In the coming months, we will re-establish an embassy in Havana and carry out high-level exchanges and visits between our two governments as part of the normalization process.  As an initial step, the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs will lead the U.S. Delegation to the next round of U.S.-Cuba Migration Talks in January 2015, in Havana.
  • These measures will further increase people-to-people contact; further support civil society in Cuba; and further enhance the free flow of information to, from, and among the Cuban people. Persons must comply with all provisions of the revised regulations; violations of the terms and conditions are enforceable under U.S. law.
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