Cuba Travel Information

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Cuba Scene U.S. citizens still need to jump through a few hoops to visit Cuba, but as visitors from around the world know, the island offers fascinating opportunities for cultural exchange... and some simply amazing beaches. Havana is a balance of old-world architecture and contemporary nightlife. The UNESCO World Heritage town of Trinidad is a vision of Spanish colonial architecture and makes a great base for a visit to the hauntingly beautiful Valley of the Sugar Mills.

Things to do in Cuba: Old Havana • Jardines De La Reina • Bay of Pigs • Peninsula de Zapata National Park • Alejandro de Humboldt National Park • Plaza Mayor • Vara Diving • Isla de la Juventud • Cuevas de Bellamar • El Nicho Waterfalls • Fabrica De Arte Cubano • Old Square (Plaza Vieja) • Sierra del Rosario Biosphere Reserve • Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca • Parque el Cubano

Highly rated hotels in Cuba: Cayo Guillermo Resort Kempinski Cuba • Iberostar Selection Holguin • Pullman Cayo Coco • Iberostar Heritage Grand Trinidad • Royalton Hicacos Varadero Resort & Spa

Cuba's electricity is 110V 60Hz and uses plug types A & B
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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and José Martí International Airport is 4,651 miles. Cuba's IATA airport code is HAV. One World Lounge Details Here.

Great Circle Route in Purple
Heathrow to José Martí International in Red

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Climate: The subtropical climate divides the year into two major seasons: A wet season from May to October with average temperatures of 30°C in July and August, and a dry season from November to April with temperatures dropping to 20°C in February. Hotter weather is observed in the east with heavy rainfall at the end of the summer, during September and October, with the possibility of hurricane. The best time to visit Cuba from a climatic viewpoint: At the end of August could be a good time, the hot weather decreases as well the flow of tourists.

Covid-19 Data for Cuba

Data (updated daily) from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases & deaths.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(per Leg)
Tier Points
(Total)
Economy 35 70
World Traveller Plus 90 180
Business 140 280
First 210 420


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