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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Cuba, is brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Cuba Travel Guide

Cuba is a Caribbean island nation known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and rich history. Located just south of the Florida Keys, Cuba is a popular destination for travelers looking to experience a unique blend of old-world charm and modern amenities. Whether you're interested in soaking up the sun on the beach, exploring the country's vibrant cities, or learning about its fascinating history and culture, there's something for everyone in Cuba.

One of the top things to do in Cuba is to visit its capital city, Havana. Known for its colorful architecture, lively music scene, and delicious cuisine, Havana is a must-visit for any traveler. Other popular destinations in Cuba include the beautiful beaches of Varadero, the colonial city of Trinidad, and the picturesque town of Cienfuegos.

When it comes to accommodations, Cuba has a wide range of options to choose from. You can stay in a luxury resort, a cozy bed and breakfast, or a traditional casa particular (private home) to get a more authentic experience of Cuban life.

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Reasons why you sohuld get travel insurance for your next trip to Cuba

Medical Cost

While Cuba has a well-regarded healthcare system, travellers might still require medical attention due to unexpected illnesses or accidents. Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, hospital stays, and medical evacuation if necessary, ensuring you have access to quality care without concerns about high costs.

Weather Events and Natural Disruptions

Cuba can experience weather events like hurricanes and tropical storms. Travel insurance can cover disruptions caused by these events, including flight cancellations or changes to your travel plans.

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Cuba offers a wide range of landscapes and activities, from exploring national parks to engaging in outdoor adventures and city tours. Travel insurance can provide coverage for accidents and injuries that might occur during these diverse activities, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

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Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Cuba

Main Facts About Cuba

Currently, there is only one currency in Cuba: the Cuban peso (CUP). The CUP is supposed to trade at a rate of 24 pesos to the US dollar. However, some travelers have reported not needing pesos at all during their visits. Previously, there were two currencies in Cuba: the CUP and the Cuban convertible peso (CUC). The CUP was mainly used by tourists for street food, while the CUC, also known as the "Cuban tourist currency," was used for daily expenses such as accommodation, transportation, tours, and food.
Cubans speak a variation of Castilian Spanish that was brought to the island by immigrants from the Canary Islands in the 19th and 20th centuries. Today, Spanish and Haitian Creole are the two most widely spoken languages in Cuba.
Cuba has a warm, tropical climate with an average annual temperature of 25.2°C (77.3°F). The island receives an average of eight hours of sunshine per day throughout the year, with little variation in temperature. In January, the average temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), while in July, the average temperature is 27.2°C (81°F). Humidity tends to be higher in the summer months.
Power Plugs
In Cuba, the power plugs and sockets are of type A, which follows the American model with two prongs. The standard voltage is 110V/60Hz, although some hotels may have 220V and round prong sockets for European plugs (type C) in certain areas, such as bathrooms. It is recommended to ask about the voltage and plug types at your hotel before arriving to determine if you need an adapter.
The current population of Cuba is 11,309,996 as of Wednesday, November 30, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
Fun Fact
In addition to the main island, Cuba also consists of four smaller groups of islands located to the north and south of the main island. In total, Cuba comprises more than 4,000 islands and cays, with a total area of 40,852 square miles (105,806 km2). That makes it nearly 10 times larger than Jamaica, which has an area of 4,320 square miles (11,230 km2).
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Your Cuba Bucket list

If you're in Cuba, you HAVE to do these things:

1. Explore Old Havana.
2. Visit El Floridita.
3. Attend the “el cañonazo de las nueve” ceremony.
4. Have a ride in a Vintage Motor
5. Eat 'A Lo Cubano'
6. Take Some Time Out And Get To Know The Real People Of Cuba.
7. Go Scuba Diving In Cuba And Discover Some Of The Most Pristine Reefs In The Caribbean.
8. Indulge In One Of Cubas Most Sought-After Exports, Cigars
9. Enjoy Restaurant Van Van In Old Havana With Its Unique Food, Style And Music.
10. See Where It All Began At The Infamous Moncada Barracks Museum.


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