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Posted 27 Mar, 2020 | 63 Comments
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When preparing and planning for a trip to Cuba, it’s important to think about your budget, the prices in Cuba and how you’re going to pay for things while travelling around this incredible island nation.

With the internet and wi-fi being scarce and a hassle to connect to (although, it is getting better), you must have your finances and your budget sorted out beforehand.

It’s not as easy to check your bank balance online, or acquire Cuban money as it is in other countries.

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We travelled independently around Cuba for almost a month and I’m here to give you a full breakdown of what the best currency to bring to Cuba is, how much money to bring, how to get Cuban money, and how much you can expect to spend while visiting Cuba

What is The Cuban Currency?

Before even figuring out how much cash you’ll need to bring to Cuba, it’s important to understand the Cuban money (there are two currencies) and the rates.

The National Peso (CUP)

This currency is what most of the local people are paid their salary in.

Using the National Peso, you can purchase smaller items and the “basics” that one needs. It’s important to realize that this isn’t the “Cuban people’s currency”, foreigners can use this money as well. 

Here’s what you can buy with CUP:

  • Rides in the local inter-city buses (which are jam-packed full, no room to breathe)
  • Fruit and vegetables from the markets and side-of-the-road stands
  • Street snacks such as popcorn and fried plantains
  • Rides in a collectivo (shared) taxi
  • “Peso” food such as pizza, ice cream, sandwiches, rice & bean meals, and other smaller meals (pork & rice, spaghetti)
  • Fresh fruit juice
  • Basic groceries and produce

The Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC)

This currency is used for “luxury” items and is the Cuban money you’ll mostly find yourself spending during your travels here. 

Locals who earn this currency rather than the National Peso are typically those in tourism (casa owners, tour guides, taxi drivers, hotel staff, etc.)

Being a Cuban and earning CUC is ideal.

With just 1 CUC (after exchanging it into National Pesos), they can buy 25 rides on a bus, 25 fresh cups of juice, or some rice and beans. This is the currency everyone wants.

Keep this in mind when musicians or dancers ask you for a tip — your 1 CUC goes a long way in Cuba.

Here’s what you can buy with CUC: 

  • Meals at a sit-down restaurant
  • Cocktails and beer
  • Bottled water
  • Tourist bus (Viazul) tickets
  • Internet
  • Hotels and casa particulares
  • Scuba Diving, horseback riding, and other excursions
  • Car and scooter rentals
  • Anything you want to buy, you can with this currency

How to Tell The Difference Between CUC and CUP

The two currencies actually look quite similar so when you first arrive, familiarize yourself with them to avoid being ripped off.

The main difference is that CUC does not have any faces on the note. It also says “pesos convertibles” in the center of the bill. Like this:

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This is what CUC (convertible pesos) look like

CUP has faces of famous Cuban people and says “pesos” in the center of the bill. Like this:

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CUP has a large face of someone famous on the bill

Always check your change to make sure that if you paid for something in CUC, you receive CUC back, (sometimes people will try to scam new travellers by giving them change in CUP, which is worth significantly less).

You can buy things that are normally charged in CUP with CUC and vice versa.

What is the Exchange Rate? 

25 National Pesos (CUP) = 1 Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC)

1 Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) = 1 US Dollar

Can I Use My Debit or Credit Card in Cuba?

If you have a debit or credit card issued by an American bank (ie: CitiBank), then it will NOT work in Cuba’s ATM machines.

If you have a bank card from any other nation, it should work at the ATMs, but a 3-12% fee will be charged with each transaction.

Even if you opened your account in your home country (ie: Canada), but the bank is affiliated or run by a US company (ie: CitiBank), your card will not work in Cuba.

Expect to spend cash when you’re in Cuba, rather than swiping your card. 

Note: Make sure to inform your bank of your Cuba travel plans. If your account gets frozen while you’re abroad due to “suspicious activity”, it’ll be a hassle trying to connect with your bank back home to lift the hold on the account.

What Currency Should I Bring to Cuba?

Many people have asked us “How much cash should I bring to Cuba?” and “What currencies are accepted in Cuba?”

Well, if you’re not an American citizen and you don’t have a bank that’s affiliated with the USA, I would suggest having only a couple of hundred Canadian Dollars, Euros or Pounds on you as back-up funds.

Otherwise, you can use your debit and credit card at the machines in Cuba to withdrawal local currency (however, you will be charged 3% at the ATM, so it’s up to you as to whether or not you want to bring your full budget in cash and exchange it in-country).

Do NOT bring US Dollars to Cuba, as you will be charged a 10% conversion fee when you try to exchange into Cuban money.

Also, note that Australian dollars are NOT accepted. The best currencies to bring into Cuba to convert into Cuban money (CUC) are Canadian Dollars, Euros, Pounds and Mexican Pesos.

How To Exchange Money in Cuba

If you’ve travelled to Cuba with one of the accepted currencies (Canadian Dollars, Euros, Pounds, etc.), then you will need to exchange this currency into Cuban money — CUC.

So, where do you exchange your money?

Look for a CADECA, which are the money changers that are found in the cities. Line-ups can be long at these money changers, but it usually moves pretty quickly. 

Make sure to bring your passport when exchanging money at a CADECA.

You’ll find a CADECA at the airport in Havana, or click here to find one in Havana on Google Maps. 

The upside to withdrawing money from an ATM is that you won’t need to travel to Cuba with a bunch of cash on you, and then have a bunch of CUC once you exchange it at the CADECA.

The downside is that you’ll be charged between 3-12% by the ATM (we were charged 3% by the machine using Canadian bank cards).  

How Much Money Should I Bring to Cuba?

If you’re American, and you’re wondering how much spending money you’ll need in Cuba, this will depend entirely on your travel style.

Your personal travel budget for Cuba might differ from ours, so check out the prices in Cuba for various activities (information below), and figure out how much you think you’ll need — it’s always better to err on the side of caution and have too much money, than not enough.

Our daily average in Cuba was $100/day for two people. 

Remember, you’ll want to bring cash in the form of Pounds, Euros or Canadian Dollars, which you can get beforehand at your local bank at home.

Read on to see how much we spent, and what everything costs in the country.

How Much Does Cuba Cost?

People often ask us “Is Cuba expensive?” Cuba is very strange in that (depending on how you choose to travel) it can be one of the cheapest travel destinations in the world or one of the most expensive.

For the sake of simplicity, prices in this article are in CUC / USD (they’re equal), unless otherwise stated.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the prices in Cuba.

Cost of Accommodation in Cuba

$20 – $30 / night for a double room in a casa particular. Solo travellers can get a discount.

$25 – $180 + / night for a hotel room.

For authentic Cuba travel, Casa Particulares are the way to go!

If you’re wondering where to stay in Cuba for cheap, this is it. Casas are affordable, comfortable and you will enjoy a more local stay while in the country.

This is the best way to get to know the locals — feel free to chat with them about their life in Cuba, and practice your Spanish!

The food served by the casa owners is also very good. I highly recommend eating at least a meal or two at your casa particular.

Read more: What is a Casa Particular? All You Need to Know, with Video

Check out this video where we give you a tour of a casa so you can see what it’s like.

I recommend booking your casas ahead of time because once you’re in Cuba, finding internet (or at least, a solid connection) can be a hassle and it’s expensive.

It’s best to have your accommodation sorted out ahead of time unless you’re prepared to wait in queue for internet.

These days, you can book casas on Airbnb. Click here for a list of the top casas, guesthouses, villas, apartments and more in Cuba. Or, if you’d rather book hotel stays in Cuba, click here for a list of the best on Booking.com.

Another option is to just show up at each city and look around without booking ahead. Many casa owners will greet you at the bus station and offer you a room. But still, it’s best to book ahead so you can read reviews and have it all sorted out beforehand. 

Cost of Food & Drink in Cuba

The prices in Cuba for a meal out varies greatly. Some cities are cheaper than others, such as Camaguey, while some are much more expensive. The cost of alcohol varies as well depending on where you choose to drink.

cuba food cost

Cocktails at your casa are often cheaper than at a bar. Expect to spend $2 for cocktails and $1 for a beer.

At a nicer restaurant or bar, cocktails and beer are often similar in pricing, $2 – $3 each. Go for a mojito, trust me, you’ll love it!

Bottled water is what you need to watch out for. It’s hot in Cuba and you’ll want to make sure you stay hydrated. The cost of a 1.5L bottle should be $0.70, however, most shops charge tourists $1.50.

Shop around until you find the real price, or better yet, just hand them $0.70 and act like you know what it should cost. Also, some casas have potable water and juice for free. Just ask.

Better yet, bring a reusable water bottle and a SteriPen so you can purify the tap water and won’t have to use so much plastic during your travels to Cuba.

Here’s a chart showing some of the prices in Cuba for food — notice how cheap it can be!

RESTAURANTS

Pizza: $2.50

Tapas: $1.50 – $3.00 each

Beef stew with rice and salad: $8

Spaghetti: $5.50

Fish in sauce with rice and salad: $9

Lobster/fish with sides at a restaurant: $8-$10

Fish, pork or chicken meal at casa (too much food to finish): $7 – $10

PESO FOOD

Egg sandwich w/cheese: 9p ($0.36)

Cheese pizza: 6p – 30p ($0.24-$1.20)

Fresh fruit juice: 1 – 2p ($0.04 – $0.08)

Ice cream cone: 1p ($0.04)

Grilled pork & rice: 35p ($1.50)

Check out our video where we sample peso food around Cuba!

Contrary to belief, the food in Cuba is pretty good! Don’t believe us? Check out our article about Cuban cuisine.

Cost of Attractions and Activities in Cuba

All of the museums, sites, and activities that you’ll want to partake in will be paid for in CUC.

For tours, I recommend booking them online beforehand so you don’t need to deal with the wifi in Cuba.

In Havana:

  1. Museo de la Revolucion (Museum of the Revolution): $8 entrance fee

2. Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana (Fort of Saint Charles): $8 entrance fee

3. Museo de Bellas Artes: $8 entrance fee

4. Ride in a Classic Car down the Malecon: $25 for 30 minutes depending on your bargaining skills. A better idea is to book your Classic Car ride here, and enjoy 2 hours of cruising around Havana, with a cocktail — plus, you won’t have to deal with tourist pricing problems. Check out the 2 Hour Classic Car Tour here:

havana tour cuba

5. Walking Tour: $40/person. On this walking tour, you’ll discover the UNESCO listed Old Havana with a knowledgeable guide. At the end, you’ll enjoy an authentic local lunch. Click here for details, or check out the walking tour here:

cuba walking tour in havana

For some really unique and eye-opening tours in Havana, check out this list of Airbnb Experiences with locals. 

Costs in Other Cities

If you’re going to pay for some tours in-country, here’s what you can expect to pay. 

Viñales: Horseback riding tour – $25 for a 4-hour trip

Viñales: Santo Tomas Cave – $10 entrance fee (with guide)

Trinidad: Horseback riding tour – $15 for a 3-hour trip

Cayo Jutias: One tank scuba dive, including equipment – $40

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Geared up to go caving outside of Viñales

Cubans can enter museums and other attractions using the National Peso. For example: If it’s 5 CUC for foreigners to get in, it’s 5 CUP for locals ($5 vs $0.20).

This is one situation where it feels like there is a currency for foreigners and a separate currency for Cubans.

Although it truly is tourist pricing in this case, we do believe that if it weren’t this way, then many of the local people wouldn’t be able to visit the historic sites of their country.

Tourist pricing is a hot topic, something we’ve covered in length before, but we won’t get into that here.

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Cuba Transportation Costs

Transportation in Cuba is comfortable and reliable, and the options are plentiful. The cost of transport varies with each city, and with all of the transport options I list below, make sure the price is per vehicle, not per person.

Here’s a rundown on the types of transport, and their costs:

Private Taxis: $2.50 – $7 for a journey within a city.

From the airport in Havana to Central Havana, the cost is $25 for a taxi.

An intercity, 60 minute private taxi costs around $30. Cuba taxi prices are quite high compared to other modes of transportation and although taxis have meters in them, they won’t be turned on. Arrange a price before you get in.

Shared Taxis (Collectivos): $0.50 / ride in the city (paid with 10 CUP. Don’t pay with CUC)

In Havana, very old classic cars run up and down various streets, on a set route. They will pull over and pick up people who are going in their direction, but you must flag them down. If you don’t know the route, this can be confusing.

You can also take shared taxis in between cities for (often) the same cost as the bus. From Trinidad to Havana, the cost is $25 / person. Ask at the Infotur offices for more details, or at your accommodation. 

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A collectivo taxi in Havana

City Bus: $0.04 (yes, 4 cents!)

This transportation is very cheap, but the buses are packed to the brim with people. If you know the route and where you want to go, this is a good option.

Astro Bus: (generally around 1/2 the price of a Viazul bus)

This is the regular choice for intercity buses in Cuba. The prices of the Astro are cheaper than the Viazul below, however, there are only a few seats reserved for foreigners, the buses aren’t as new, and they aren’t as reliable.

Note: locals pay in CUP, while tourists pay in CUC.

Viazul Bus: $4 – $5 / hour

This is the tourist bus, which has air conditioning and runs on a reliable schedule. Some sample costs:

Havana to Viñales: $12

Havana to Varadero: $10 

Havana to Trinidad: $24

Viñales to Cienfuegos: $35

Viñales to Trinidad: $37

Cienfuegos to Trinidad: $6

Trinidad to Camaguey: $15

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The comfortable Viazul tourist bus

Cycle Taxi: $1 – $3 (depending on your bargaining abilities)

This is one mode of transportation where we always felt bad for the poor guy who had to cycle our big butts around in 35-degree heat! Bargain with the cycle drivers, but remember that this is a very hard job.

Scooter: $25 / day ($20 if you rent for 3 days)

This is the best way to get around in our opinion…especially in Viñales!

Check out our video of us scootering around Viñales!

Total Daily Cuba Budget

After spending 25 days in Cuba, we spent $2,500, including accommodation, tours, food, in-country transport…everything.

That’s $100 / day for two people.

However, I have to say that we lived pretty well while we were in Cuba as it was our vacation from blogging and being online. It would be possible to travel here for less if you ate more peso food, and took the local transportation, rather than Viazul buses.

We did stay in casa particulares, we often ate peso food, we limited the number of entrance fees we paid, and we took many cycle taxis.

However, we did drink mojitos and beers on the regular, ate good food and did a few activities (scuba diving, horseback riding, and caving). We also rented a motorbike in Viñales.

I think that $100 / day for two people to travel around an incredible Caribbean island is worth every penny! But, as I said before, your travel budget will differ from ours.

I recommend booking your tours and accommodation ahead of time before arriving in Cuba, and then use the cash for food, booze, entrance tickets, bus tickets, tips, souvenirs, etc. 

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Now You Know The Prices in Cuba

There you have it. When it comes to travelling Cuba, even though it’s not as straight forward as other countries, it’s worth every minute of extra travel planning time!

I hope this article helped you plan your Cuba budget and that I was able to shed some light on the (confusing) Cuban currency as well. Happy travels!

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63 thoughts on “Cost Of Travel in Cuba: A Full Budget Breakdown

  1. Great article! I just spent some more time in Cuba early November – my sixth time, haha – and I’d say this budget is spot on. If we’re really frugal, we can get by on 65-70CUC a day for the two of us, including the casa. But normally, we’d spend about 80-90CUC a day on average. Exactly the same as you two!

  2. Great post, guys! So thorough.

    From my experience in Cuba, I agree with you: staying at one “casa particular” is the way to go. Some are not so great, but many are gorgeous and amazing value for money. Plus you get to talk to the owners and get to know the country better (not that it’s very hard to get the Cubans to talk, anyway).

  3. Agreed Fernando! Talking with the owners of the casa is a great way to learn about Cuba 🙂 All of the casas we stayed at were very clean and nice places. Only one had a grumpy owner, but a beautiful room! lol

    Thanks for the comment

  4. Never been to Cuba but plan on taking a cruise over when its allowed. I’m really excited to go there and see a few of the nice places. Maybe if we really like it we will plan to stay a week there. Enjoyed reading your post!

  5. Yup, my boyfriend is Cuban, so first I traveled up and down a lot and now that we’re traveling the world together, we visit his family every now and then… 😉

  6. Thanks for this – very helpful. I’ve always dreamed of getting to Cuba, though it became a little more difficult when I married a US citizen and moved to the US. Glad that tourism for US residents and citizens is finally starting to open up – makes it much more accessible, and I’m sure it’s going to be a huge boost to the local economy there.

  7. Definitely Meg! Cuba is such a unique travel destination, that everyone should be able to visit. Soon!

  8. It seems that a few things have changed a lot since I was there in 2001. For example, you could not get your hands on local money back then, nor could yo stay with locals. Small improvements, but it is something. Even paladares were illegal back then, always hidden and mysterious. I would love to go back to Cuba and see the differences. I think that for $70 roughly a day for two it is not expensive but some of the entrance tickets and food did seem pricier than I would have imagined

  9. I can’t even imagine what Cuba would have been like in 2001! Ya, luckily for travellers now there are many restaurants, and staying at casas is the norm 🙂 We thought many of the entrance fees were pricey as well.

    Thanks for the comment!

  10. Great article! In 3 weeks we will leave for our trip to Cuba so this helps a lot! We will start in Havana – Varadero – Vinales -Pinar del Rio – Cienfuegos – Santa Clara – Trinidad and back to Havana.
    Thanks for the article!

  11. Thanks for breaking this down so well. My wife and I thinking of hitting Cuba after doing a Caribbean cruise and this has really helped to know what we might be in for! Cheers.

  12. Hi, guys, thank you so much, this is really informative and detailed!

    I’d just like to ask when you went as its now 2016 and I’d like to go in September/October (will be by myself) this year , hopefully prices haven’t differed so much etc 🙂

    Kevin!

  13. Hi, guys, thank you so much, this is really informative and detailed!

    I’d just like to ask when you went as its now 2016 and I’d like to go in September/October (will be by myself) this year , hopefully prices haven’t differed so much etc 🙂

    Kevin!

  14. Hi Kevin,

    We were in Cuba in April / May, 2015. I’m sure prices are pretty much the same 🙂 Enjoy!

  15. Our Spanish abilities are very, very limited, and we were able to get around just fine. Many people speak English, use an offline app on your phone (Spanish Dict), or you could always bring a Spanish phrasebook, or use hand gestures / signals!

  16. Thank you for such a thorough report on your time in Cuba. Our daughter will be traveling to Cuba in August for 4 weeks with other college students staying at case particulars. This really is good for our visualization, to know what she might experience. I hope she has as much fun as you did! Thanks again!

  17. Fantastic! I’m sure she will have a great trip 🙂 4 weeks is a good amount of time in Cuba!

  18. I love the breakdown from someone who travelled there and experienced a lot. Do you do these for most of the countries you travel to?

  19. Great article! Thanks for all of the information. So what is the best way to exchange American USD? Is it better to exchange/ convert USD into CUC in United States? If not, then where? Does it make sense to bring US travelers checks?

  20. The best thing to do is to exchange your USD in the United States for Canadian Dollars, Euros or Pounds. Then, take that cash to Cuba and exchange it there for CUC. If you have a debit card not issued in the States, you can use that at the ATM’s and withdrawal CUC.

    Happy travels!

  21. How did you guys travel to Cuba? Did you go through a gateway country or with an organization? I thought vacation travel there is still banned.

  22. Hi! Thanks for this amazing breakdown! I am going this January and will be staying in Trinidad for quite a bit. Would you consider that a more expensive town since it is a little more turistic? And how do you get the CUP? Can you also get that when you change your money? And did you bring all the money with you in cash or was it quite easy to get money from an atm if you have a non-american creditcard? Sorry for the overload of questions 😛

  23. Hello!

    Trinidad is a little bit more than other places in Cuba, but it’s all quite affordable, espeically if you eat local food and stay at casas. If you have a non- American debit / credit card, you can use it at the ATMs. We brought in some Euros. Canadian, Euros, mexican Pesos and Pounds are the best to bring in – no Australian or American dollars. You can change cash at the cardecas for CUC, but if you have a non American card, then just use the ATM 🙂

  24. Hi Jane,

    We are Canadian, so we aren’t banned from going there. We flew from Guatemala and didn’t need to be on any sort of tour or with an organization.

    Cheers.

  25. You guys are a gem. Been looking at your info for practical travel information for a few years now. Keep it up, and thanks!

  26. Hi! I’m traveling to Cuba for the first time in March, and I’m so excited! When you went caving and horseback riding, did you have to book it ahead of time, or did you just go when you got there?

  27. Loved the comment about just discovering the heating coil! First used 30 years ago when it, and a small jar of nescafe coffee saved me from another cup of tea in Japan and China! Only 3 pairs of underwear required, one on, one to be washed, one drying. Sarong is MOST IMPORTANT, can use as a towel as dries fast…and depending on where I am going I buy “walking shoes” where I am going…usually less than $10 and saves on weight…give away when I leave, looong tshirt for bed, over swimsuit. I shawl….a small suitcase with wheels is acceptable for those of us who cant use a pack…i just make sure it always qualifies as cabin baggage…u can pack a lightweight folding bag if u plan on buying alot of things to bring back

  28. I find this article absolutely amazing! I have just started planning, I am going with my mom in September. She used to live there but it’s been almost 40 years since she came back home in Europe. Anyway I assume the prices has changed a little bit over those two years but it is full of other tips that will still apply when we are there. Thank you so much, this is definitely taking some of the stress and fear of unknown off my shoulders!!!

  29. Great article,, i will soon go to Cuba and would like to know how to go from Havana to Varadero and how much does it cost? please

  30. I’ve just returned from Cuba. It was an awesome experience! But if I had read this article before traveling to Cuba, I would have spent less money. My brother and I spent $40 a night for a 2 bedroom apartment using Airbnb. The cost from the airport to the apartment was $30 CUC. A private taxi was to trying to charge us $60 CUC a day to drive us anywhere in Cuba. I brought the price down to $40 CUC a day but I still think we were getting ripped off. We didn’t go to many place in Cuba. I did not know about the horseback riding nor scuba diving. The driver took us to a beach but there was no sand, just rocks. On average, we were spending $55-65 CUC each of us per day.

  31. You can take the Viazul bus almost anywhere in Cuba. Check at the bus station for tickets and prices. Or, head over to Infotur and they can help you out.

  32. Hi Jason,

    I’m sorry to hear that you spent more money than you had hoped in Cuba. the Casas really are the way to go in the country for sure, in my opinion. I think we paid 20 CUC from the airport, but it depends on where you are going in Havana, and also, prices could have gone up a bit now. Sorry you didn’t make it to a nice beach either! But, I hope you still had some good experiences there.

  33. We are getting ready to head to Cuba for the first time, and this has been wildly helpful! Thank you for sharing!

  34. Great article! I was wondering your budget ideas for getting souvineers. I wanted a painting, a Che shirt and a few nick- nacks. I’ve also heard that some people can do portraits. How much should I be prepared to pay? I wad hoping to keep souvineers to $100. Thanks!!!

  35. Planning my long overdue trip to cuba in December. This article was so timely and helpful. Loved the breakdown of the expenditure and the emphasis on frugality.

  36. Hello , I’m looking to travel to Cuba for medical reasons. I am English speaking (originally Russian speaking), just starting studying Spanish. Do Cuban people speak some English ? I also was wondering if you have any info on hospitals: the locations , costs so on… Thank you very much.

  37. Hi Edith, I know that Cuba have superb medical care ( specifically oncology research).I want to take my mom there for a consultation and possible treatment of her breast cancer. I was wondering if you have any information about where to start.
    Thank you very much.

  38. Thanks for this Nathalie! They used to cover Cuba, but I guess they aren’t anymore. We will amend the article.

  39. Spent 12 days Havana 11 veradero not much there except a beach most places restaurants difficult to find just bars yes cuba is expensive in majority places 5 cuc a mojito and 2.50 small beer only 355 food average 10 cuc nice people do and Alot off old cars

  40. Wonderful article thank you so much!
    We are living in 10 days to Cuba (Havana-Playa Larga-Trinidad-Havana-Vinales) as a surprise for my husband for our 20 years wedding anniversary! Shhhhh….. We will be 2 adults and a kid. Should I plan on 120$ a day for 3 of us? Does your budget include accommodation? I have pre booked and pre paid for accommodation on AirBnB already. Is that a good budget if travelling with Viazul?

  41. Thank you, this is very helpful information. It’s been my dream to visit Cuba, we finally get to do it this summer. I am traveling with my husband and two friends, really looking forward to it.

  42. Hi just wondering where you hired your scooter from? Did you find anywhere in Havana to hire a scooter? Thanks Jacki

  43. Is that an app you used to keep track of your budget when you were there? What app is it? Great article btw, lots of good info here, my fiance and I are looking to go there soon!

  44. does the daily budget include accommodations? We already paid for our airbnb, so wondering if your budget includes your stay plus food and excursions.

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