The Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) is the official currency used by travelers visiting Cuba. CUCs can only be exchanged domestically, at an airport kiosk, or at most hotels and resorts. Please note that it is no longer possible to use local currency after passing through Cuban customs.
Credit cards and travellers cheques issued by American Banks and their affiliates are not accepted in Cuba (E.G: Amex, Citibank, MNBA, AAA, CAA) and pre-paid Canadian or American Credit Cards.
Cuban Spanish is Cuba's official language, which is associated with Caribbean Spanish. Haitian Creole is the second most popular language in Cuba.
Things to remember
For security reasons: Satellite, GPS & Walkie-Talkies are prohibited in Cuba. These devices will be confiscated by Cuban Customs upon arrival. For more information, visit www.aduana.gob.cu Will open in a separate browser window .