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March 20

Do y'all bring your nice, expensive cameras on vacation these days?

Please help me weigh the pros and cons of bring my DSLR to Cuba. [more inside]
posted by kitcat around Cuba at 1:30 PM - 28 answers

December 31, 2016

What shouldn't we miss in Havana?

We're a couple going to Havana for just three days in February. We are going by ourselves, not on a tour, so we want to make a list of interesting things to do, good restaurants, sites, and music venues (although we don't like to stay out very late, we love to hear music!). [more inside]
posted by DMelanogaster around Cuba at 2:40 PM - 4 answers

December 5, 2016

Any experiences with self-directed person-to-person travel to Cuba?

We would like to go to Havana on the person-to-person license, which one does not have to apply for anymore. Apparently you just have to have a self-made itinerary that you can show to the US when coming home. We want to go cheaply, flying independently on one of the new flights from NYC to Havana, and staying at an Air BnB while we are in Havana. [more inside]
posted by DMelanogaster around Cuba at 8:41 AM - 4 answers

August 31, 2016

Travel to Cuba

My friends and I want to take advantage of new flights Cuba opening up in November. You still have to fit into an approved travel category. How do we go about this without travel agency or agent? Is that even possible just yet?
posted by mrfuga0 around Cuba at 8:20 AM - 13 answers

August 1, 2016

Cell service in Cuba, 2016 edition

(previously, 2005). Looks like a trip to Cuba will in fact go down in September. Cursory research indicates that the cell network there is GSM and that there is no US roaming in place (not a shock). Any pointers, tips, useful links? [more inside]
posted by mwhybark around Cuba at 7:43 PM - 13 answers has best

June 9, 2016

Going to Cuba. Help me avoid landing in a jail cell.

Ok, that was a little dramatic. But seriously, This is my first time on the "sunny island for shady people" so I'm soliciting the wisdom of Metafiler to help me make the most of it. [more inside]
posted by lecorbeau around Cuba at 10:34 AM - 10 answers has best

May 10, 2016

Viva Cuba!

So, we want to get to Cuba before its frozen-in-time vibe is gone. We are thinking about going with Intrepid, which gave us a great look at China. Have you been? Any tips about traveling to and in Cuba?
posted by bearwife around Cuba at 1:20 PM - 6 answers has best

August 10, 2015

To Cuba and Back, While (Mostly) Following the Rules

This isn't a question about how to be a tourist in Cuba, but rather about how risky it might be to go there for a professional meeting (a sanctioned reason) and then bend the rules a bit. [more inside]
posted by correcaminos around Cuba at 2:11 PM - 5 answers has best

July 20, 2015

Help us plan our trip to Cuba!

My fiance and I are going to Cuba TOMORROW. We've got our flights (departing 6am tomorrow, returning a week later) and hotels booked, but nothing else planned at all. Please give us all your tips on what to do & see. [more inside]
posted by wutangclan around Cuba at 10:32 AM - 10 answers

July 5, 2013

Traveling to Cuba from the US

My father (who emigrated from Cuba 30 years ago) and I are interested in visiting Cuba eventually. What exactly do you have to do to (legally) travel there? [more inside]
posted by myntu around Cuba at 5:02 PM - 11 answers

February 23, 2013

How to get to Cuba on short notice (as Americans)?

We're Americans in Mexico and want to get to Cuba but don't have tickets. How does this work? [more inside]
posted by JasonSch around Cuba at 2:05 PM - 5 answers

November 2, 2012

Cuba?

Cuba - What shouldn't I miss? [more inside]
posted by snowjoe around Cuba at 9:21 PM - 9 answers

October 5, 2012

Travel to Cuba - last minute worries.

Cuba Travel Filter: I will be going on vacation to Cuba next week. I am finding conflicting information online about a few things, and would love some clarification before I spend the weekend worrying too much. [more inside]
posted by gursky around Cuba at 12:58 PM - 8 answers has best

August 16, 2012

Help me plan a trip to Cuba!

Cuba vacation! Leaving from Montreal, mid-late October. [more inside]
posted by exquisite_deluxe around Cuba at 1:22 PM - 1 answer

July 8, 2012

Does a stand alone translation tool like this exist?

The Google Translate app is awesome on my Droid 3 Android phone, especially the new conversation mode however it does not have an offline mode. I will be traveling where there is no convenient, fast, or affordable internet or cell service, specifically Cuba. Is there app or stand alone alternative that you know of? I especially like the speech to speech aspect of the conversation mode in google translate. English to Spanish and Spanish to English is what I am looking for.
posted by snowjoe around Cuba at 8:36 AM - 2 answers has best

May 3, 2011

Questions about Cuban Cash

Tips on tipping in Cuba, please! [more inside]
posted by synecdoche around Cuba at 2:08 PM - 10 answers

March 2, 2011

Cuba

My "friend" has a question..."Travelling to Cuba to meet fiance's parents- think we've got it figured out. What am I missing?... [more inside]
posted by sarelicar around Cuba at 8:58 AM - 5 answers

January 12, 2011

Guides/Tips for a Cuba trip

How can I best find guide(s) and accommodation on a first trip to Cuba? Are there any other things I should be aware of? (I am not a spanish speaker) [more inside]
posted by jpziller around Cuba at 11:16 AM - 14 answers

September 9, 2010

Tango Clubs in Havana, Cuba?

In Havana, Cuba this weekend for a quick weekend trip. Suggestions for good tango clubs? [more inside]
posted by inflatablekiwi around Havana, Cuba at 1:15 PM - 2 answers has best

August 30, 2010

sending money from USA to a non-cuban in Cuba

How do I send money to a non-relative African citizen in Cuba from USA? [more inside]
posted by Jeebu around Cuba at 11:09 AM - 11 answers