Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 21 Sep 2018.

Hurricanes

The hurricane season in Cuba normally runs from June to November. You should monitor the progress of storms on the National Hurricane Centre website, follow local weather advisories and contact your travel company, cruise operator or local tour representative to check for any changes to travel arrangements. See our Tropical Cyclones page for advice on what to do if you are caught up in a storm.

The hurricane season in the Caribbean frequently coincides with heavy rains, which may cause flash floods and landslides. In the aftermath of a hurricane in Cuba, power, communications and water supplies can be disrupted. Even in holiday resorts, utility services can’t be guaranteed. In the event of extreme weather conditions flights to and from Cuba may be delayed or cancelled.

Earthquakes

Cuba is located in an active earthquake zone. Strong earthquakes occur infrequently and most seismic events pass unnoticed. If a natural disaster occurs, follow the advice of the local authorities.

To learn more about what to do before, during and after an earthquake, see this advice from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Cuba
Currency: Cuban Peso Convertible (CUC)
Exchange Rate: still loading ...
CUC
Dialling Code: 53
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 2,688,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Spanish (official language) 100%


Capital City(s):
Havana
Telephone Area Code: 7
Population:
Latitude: Longitude:



1
This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
Skyscanner came out as first choice for flights in Travelchimp's review:
 



Compare prices from hundreds of booking sites and hotel chains, then book on their site. 1.5 Million reviews.

Search by hotel name | Browse by country

Sites searched include: