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Cheap flights to Cuba

Known for cigars, rum, beaches, colonial architecture, Argentinean-born Che Guevara and his role in the Cuban Revolution, Cuba is a place unlike any other. The largest island in the Caribbean, it is a destination that fills travellers with intrigue even before they set their foot in the country. If you are one of the many people who often think about what life is like in Cuba, satisfy your curiosity and book your cheap flight to Cuba on Skyscanner. In Cuba, you can experience a vacation filled with delightful surprises, whether you stay for a week or just a weekend. Canadians do not need a visa to visit Cuba for tourist purposes for up to 30 days. So, what are you waiting for?

Wander through the colourful and energetic streets of Havana, the nation’s capital. La Habana Vieja / Old Havana is particularly enchanting, with architectural legacies left from the times of Spanish colonial rule. The baroque beauty of Catedral de San Cristobal is especially photogenic, and Camera Obscura provides excellent views.

The large Plaza de la Revolucion in Cuba attracts many visitors, and the Necropolis de Cristobal Colon is a striking, if somewhat unusual, tourist attraction. Lap up the gorgeous bay views from El Malecon, take a tour of Havana Club and learn more about its rum production, and stop by one of the local cigar factories. The Museum of the Revolution is a must for anyone interested in Cuba’s past.

Varadero is one of Cuba’s best resorts, boasting soft-sand beaches and a clear turquoise water ideal for swimming and snorkelling. For travellers that feel adventurous, a visit to the Bellamar Caves is a thrilling activity. The large network of caverns and chambers in the Bellamar Caves is impressive, though one should wear sturdy footwear with a good grip to explore the caves. 

Parque Josone in Cuba is perfect for couples and kids, as it features botanical gardens, colourful birdlife, entertainers, and an array of items for sale. Keen golfers enjoy spending a few hours at Varadero Golf Club in Cuba, and the well-known cabaret show Tropicana Matanzas is a great choice for top-class entertainment.

Cayo Coco is another excellent beach resort, famous for the pink flamingoes that live there and for the coral reefs that run along the coastline.

Other Cuban highlights include Moron, San Cristobal, Holguin, the San Luis Valley, Camaguey, Vinales, and Santiago de Cuba. Wherever you choose to stay in Cuba, and whatever you opt to do, you are sure to have a great time.    

Currency in Cuba

There are two currencies in Cuba: the Cuban Peso (CUP) and the Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC). It is possible to conduct monetary transactions in both currencies, though you can only exchange CUP outside of the country. Be aware of the different exchange rates for the two currencies to prevent potential misunderstandings. 

Best Time to Visit Cuba

Cuba’s tropical climate means the island generally has a year-round warm, sunny, and humid weather, with a high chance of rain and showers. Hurricane season in Cuba occurs between May and November, with the most rainfall happening in September and October. August is the driest and hottest month in Cuba. For many, between December and May is the most popular time to visit.

Whether travelling to Cuba for business or on vacation, use Skyscanner to find your cheap flight. 

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