NOTE: If you do plan to visit, you still need to be in one of the 12 qualifying categories.
Southwest is launching service to Havana from Fort Lauderdale on December 12th.
Cuba is one of the countries with active cases of Zika virus transmission. Please read up on it at the Center for Disease Control if you are planning to go.
Here are some practical travel tips to Cuba.
Again, if you do plan to visit, you still need to be in one of the 12 qualifying categories.
Update 10/14/2016 @ 1:35AM – Also available from Tampa
Sample Travel Date:
- Sample from Fort Lauderdale
- December 29th, 2016 – January 2nd, 2017
- This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
- Valid for travel from December 12th – April, 2017. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure
- Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.
How to Search for Availability:
- Go to Southwest and use the Flexible Dates option
- Search results will be like this:
- Wanna Get Away Fare
- FLL – HAV (Havana) – FLL
- Not permitted
- How to Take Advantage of a Stopover
- Miles Flown: 511 miles
How to Book:
- Book on Southwest. Make sure to select “Flexible Dates” to search quickly.
- HotelsCombined - One of the leading hotel meta-search engines. Search all the hotel and online travel agencies with one search.
- Rental Cars - One of the world’s leading car rental agencies. Includes all the major brands like Hertz, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise etc.
Activities and Tours
- Viator – The world's largest marketplace for destination activities and tours
- Visa: US Citizens – Need to be in one of the 12 qualifying categories. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
- Currency: Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC). $1USD = 1 CUC
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
- How to Avoid International Data Roaming Charges
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