Tag: Travel tips

  • Cuban Currency: The Definitive Guide (2021)

    Using Cuban money one of the most confusing things about travelling to Cuba. In fact, many tourists who fail to do research are stranded without any usable money! Our site is run by a group of Cubans and Cuba lovers and we’ll tell you all you need to know in order to help you avoid […]

  • Traveling to Cuba in 2021: New COVID-19 Restrictions and Requirements

    Summary As before, all travelers need their passport, tourist card (often called visa) and health insurance when travelling to Cuba. Since January 10, 2021, Cuba requires all travelers to show a negative PCR test for Covid-19 upon arrival. Travelers should take the Covid-19 test no more than 72 hours before the flight departures.  All travelers […]

  • Cuba reopens its borders to international tourism

    Summary On October 12 most of Cuba entered a “new normality” period, except for Havana, Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila. Tourist can travel to most of the country, except for Havana, Sancti Spiritus and Ciego de Avila provinces. All international airports in Cuba are open, except for Jose Marti International Airport in Havana (expected […]

  • How to visit Cuba (from your home)

    Coronavirus is nowadays all over the news. The whole world has been affected by this virus and we are all concerned about it. This is definetly not the time to travel; but what if you find a way to travel without leaving your home? Those who are eager about travelling to Cuba can use the […]

  • How to eat cheap in Havana, Cuba

    In Cuba, there is a big variety of places to eat, which can be extremely expensive, as well as surprisingly cheap. For low-budget traveler in Cuba, as well as people who simply want to experience Cuba from the point of view of the local people, the best option is street food. In Havana there are […]

  • Best old car tours in Havana

    One of the distinctive characteristics of Cuba is the abundance of old vintage cars made in the 50s and earlier. For a Cuban, this is just a part of his or her everyday life, but tourists always marvel at the magical feeling that these cars bring to the city. Therefore, it is a must-try experience […]

  • KNOW THIS before staying in a Cuban Airbnb

    Airbnb is one of an online platform for travellers to find and book lodging all over the world, providing countless options of houses and apartments for rent. In 2016 Airbnb opened up in Cuba, and by now there are hundreds of accommodation offers in every city of Cuba available for booking on the site. No […]

  • Insider Guide: Welcome to the Cuba Conga

    The WhyNotCuba team spoke with one of the most secretive travel bloggers in Cuba, the person behind the underground Cuba travel guide. He also offers bespoke itineraries at TripUniq. This is what we found out. We love your blog and it has interesting information but why is it anonymous? Well, Cuba is a socialist state […]

  • How to rent a car in Cuba

    Many tourists who visit Cuba prefer to make a personalized schedule for their trip, which is why getting around by bus, train, or plane may be inconvenient for them. In this case hiring a taxi may help to make things more flexible, but still many people prefer to travel completely independently. If you are one […]

  • Paladares: Cuban private restaurants

    Only a few years ago almost all restaurants in Cuba were owned by the government. This resulted in Cuban food often being labeled by foreigners as lacking both variety and quality of products. However, now things have changed, and it is hard to imagine a trip to Cuba without a dinner at a Paladar – […]