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Phone Codes of Cuban cities
How to call to a national number? From cell phone to cell phone: dial the 8 digits cell phone number (i.e. 52642266) From cell phone to land line: dial the city code + phone number (i.e. 45 615555) From land line to cell phone: dial 0 (from Havana city) or 01 (from the rest of the cities) + the 8 digits cell phone number From land line... read more
New Cuban Custom Regulations, what you should know?
The General Customs of the Republic is the entity that elaborates and enforces the dispositions related to regulations, restrictions and special requirements applicable to imports and exports for economic, environmental, sanitary, patrimonial and public protection. From September the 1st, 2014 new laws related to imports and exports will be... read more
Cuba Communications: Cell Phones, Land Lines and Internet Services
The restrictions of communications from Cuba to the rest of the world are still very limited. Although the Cuban government has made some small changes in mobile rates and internet connections, the restrictions are still very palpable and the people cannot easily access to the internet. All of the communications are handed by ETECSA, the Cuban telecommunications company.... read more
International Airports and Services in Cuba
All airport in Cuba belongs to the Cuban Airport and Aeronautical Service enterprise (ECASA S.A.). This entity gives airport services and other kind specialized to national and international lines, regular or charters, publics or privates. This guide shows all available international airports in Cuba, description, its location, contact information,... read more
Rent House Description, Features, Reviews and other details
No guests should book in a house without a previous description, features, pictures and all the information you need to know in order to be comfortable and have a wonderful vacations, that is not wise. You can trust in the owners and the travel agent but you need to check every rent house detail, including pictures and other guests reviews, so you can make the correct... read more
How the Rent House Reservation Process Works
Locating the rent house you want to stay during your vacations is just the start. After your request we start our day-to-day process making your reservation happens. In this guide we explain how this process works so you have a clear understanding of where are your reservation process and what’s next. 1- You Locate a Rent House in this Web Site ... read more
Ensuring your reservation: pay the first day retainer or not?
Paying the first day of the reservation is a tool and best practice used among rent house owners to make a commitment between the guest and the rent house owner and to make a warranty they will keep the reservation. When you make a reservation it’s verbally confirmed, and upon your arrival the rent house is free waiting for you. Sometimes the guest fails to come in the agreed... read more
Cuban Customs Regulations, what you should know?
This guide is out of date, please refer to the New Cuban Custom Regulations, what you should know? guide for updated information. The General Customs of the Republic is the entity of the State Central Administration that elaborates and enforces the dispositions related to regulations, restrictions and special requirements applicable to imports and exports for economic,... read more
Communications: calls, mobiles and internet
This guide is out of date, please refer to the Cuba Communications: Cell Phones, Land Lines and Internet Services guide of May 2014 for updated information. You may have heard about the real restrictions on communications with the exterior in Cuba. The country has peculiar regulations for the usage of communications. These restrictions are been relaxing and... read more
Cuban Currency Exchange Guidelines
Currency exchange in Cuba can be a challenge for new visitors, the country has two different currencies at the same time, tourists have to change their currency into the one authorized in the country, and exchange rates can be a bit difficult to understand for newcomers. This guide explains the currencies usable in Cuba, exchange rates to mayor world currencies, where and how to... read more