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There are always natural or common questions on these trips. As a starting point we try to answer a few for you here.
Yes, the minimum age is 18.
Cuba is a Spanish speaking country. Many Cuban people speak a good standard of English.
Wi-Fi is usually available at most hotels and in many open-air plazas and city parks. In order to connect to Wi-Fi independently you will need to purchase a Wi-Fi card from ETECSA. These are available at hotels and ETECSA establishments. Most hotels will also offer internet cafes.
However, our tour guide will usually be able to facilitate a hotspot for you in Havana & Trinidad. In the Varadero resort, Wi-Fi is usually provided.
Yes. In fact, Cuba was awarded the title of ‘Safest Country’ by FITUR in 2018. Nevertheless, as with any country you should take normal precautions in order to stay safe.
Casas particulares are Cuban private homestays, mainly colonial mansions in Havana. Casas have been a popular choice of accommodation in Cuba ever since Fidel Castro allowed Cubans to open their doors to tourists since 1997. They are a great way of getting an authentic insight into Cuban life.
There are no mandatory inoculations required for travel to Cuba, but please check with your GP prior to departure.
British nationals travelling to Cuba must have a full passport valid for at least 6 months after the date of your return, you will also need to complete a Tourist Card (which can be provided by us). Other nationalities will need to check with their embassy for full visa requirements.
We strongly suggest that you take US Dollars (USD), pound sterling (GBP) or Euros (EUR) with you. The working currency of Cuba is the Cuban Peso (CUP). The CUP is what is known as a closed currency and money can only be exchanged whilst you are in Cuba.
We currently have 3 tours per year, March, August and October. Usually the last 2 weeks of those months, the exact dates are partially dependent on the flight dates released by the airlines.
Please see our home page for details of each trip.
You can now book your place/s here on our website, and you can opt to pay just the deposit (see terms and conditions for refund information).
We will send out an information pack with next steps. Alternatively please email us directly for a booking form – [email protected] and alternative payment options available.
Yes, we can send out an information pack out to you, with all the relevant details. Please email us – [email protected]
Yes that is completely fine, the groups are filled with like minded individuals, couples and sometimes small groups, which is what makes our tours so unique. Please be aware there is a single occupancy charge of £250 if you do not wish to share a room. We will provide you with all the details you need with regard to accommodation options.
Flights are not included in the package price of our holidays, however we can help bring together all the best information on flights for you to make a decision.
Booking flights yourself gives you the flexibiity of choosing where to book your flights from, as well as the ability to stay for extra/less days in Cuba, outside of the offical tour dates. You may also wish to make travel arrangements to other destinations at the end of the tour.
Your chosen carrier will provide you with the information you need regarding luggage and other aspects of your flight.
Deposit and full payments are now made securely here on our website. You can choose to pay by debit card or credit card.
Please contact us for further information about our payment plan option.
No problem, more and more restaurants, hotels, cafes in Cuba now have Vegetarian and Vegan options.
This is very much dependent on your own needs but we usually recommend on average approx. £700(GBP) per person.
The classes include: Partner work, Body Movement, Casino styling, Rueda, Afro Cuban Orishas dance and Rumba technique.
All levels of classes are available from beginners to intermediate. The classes you attend will be dependent on your own level but you have the choice to attend any level.
Anyone wishing to join us from outside the UK is more than welcome. We will provide you with the details you need, from there, you should arrange your own flights and join us at the hotel in Havana.
You will need to secure your own Visa from the Cuban Embassy and arrange your taxi from the airport to the hotel.
If you can’t see what you are looking for here in the FAQ page, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line and one of our team will respond as soon as we are able.