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The Top Things to Consider When Planning a Trip to Havana, Cuba

As a matter of fact, one of the known tourist destinations that happen to be well known and is open to all tourists even from the United States is Cuba.  But all in all, as you plan for a tour of Cuba, there are some basic and fundamental facts that you need to know of as a tourist.  With these tips, you can be sure that your travel and tours of Cuba will be as memorable and great as you wish them to be. Read on old car tours havana

First and foremost, you need to know of the fact of the currencies used in Cuba.  Cuba has two kinds of currency.  The currencies are the CUP and he CUC.  The CUP is the peso, the currency that is used by most Cubans for their transactions and the CUC is the currency that is linked to the American dollar and it is the currency that is used by tourists majorly.  As such as a tourist you need to make sure that all your transactions are in the CUC currency and for any change, ensure that they are in CUC as well.  As you plan your travels to Cuba, you need to as well be aware of the fact that you will not be able to use credit and debit cards from banks based in the US.  By and large, this even applies to the credit and debit cards from other banks not based in the US as there are not many of the places that accept credit cards and debit cards.  Therefore you may just realize that for the travels you may have to carry with you all your money in cash. Visit

One other concern that you need to know of when planning a tour of Cuba is the travels and the need that comes with this.  Cuba has not as many cars to serve the needs of the population there is in it.  Cars are such a precious commodity and as such when it comes to travel needs, you need to be ready to spend fair enough sums.  Thus it may be wise of you to consider making early arrangements in this regard and for this probably consider making early bookings with your hotel or casa service for this.  In case you are planning for a tour that will be taking you out of Havana, there are some few alternatives that you may go for.  Some of these alternatives are such as renting a car, hiring a private car, taking a taxi collectivo and buying an all-inclusive tour.  Or better still get on a tourist-only Viazul bus.

Looking at food and drinks while in Cuba, you can choose to go for the private eateries or even the government restaurants.  But a number have had a preference for the casa eating alternative. View