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Cuba is now more accessible for Americans: Travel to Cuba through 12 general licenses is available for U.S. citizens, and VACATION SIDE TRAVEL offers people-to-people tours which include Havana, the historic capital; Pinar del Rio, a haven for cigar aficionados who will see this time-honored practice first-hand, and many other experiences available only through these well-curated escorted tours, one of the ways in which U.S. citizens can travel to Cuba legally.

Hotel options: A variety of hotel options throughout Cuba are available through VACATION SIDE TRAVEL for people traveling to visit relatives or for other approved categories.

Be a part of history and travel to Cuba: VACATION SIDE TRAVEL’ Cuba programs are in compliance with newly introduced regulations for U.S. citizens and residents. Under the U.S. regulations, Americans may fly from the U.S. into the following Cuban airports on approved non-stop charter flights at this time: Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Holguin, Santa Clara, Cienfuegos and Camaguey.

VACATION SIDE TRAVEL has over 26 years of experience: VACATION SIDE TRAVEL has over 26 years of experience and is one of the leading U.S. tour operators in Caribbean travel with well over 2 million travelers, and the only U.S. tour operator with the distinction of being part of the largest provider of travelers to Cuba, the Sunwing Travel Group. Additionally, we have on-the-ground insight from NexusTours, our local representatives in Cancun, Jamaica and Punta Cana.

See everything VACATION SIDE TRAVEL has to offer in Cuba at Cuba.VacationExpress.com


*COMPLIANCE WITH U.S. LAW: U.S. law prohibits U.S. travelers from traveling to Cuba for tourism. U.S. travelers can only go to Cuba for one of 12 authorized reasons, including family visits and people-to-people educational activities. The 12 categories are listed in the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) at Section 515.560 (a)(1)-(12) and described in more detail in those identified sections of the CACR, HERE. It is the U.S. traveler’s sole responsibly to understand and comply with existing restrictions under U.S. law. Each U.S. traveler is required under U.S. law to retain records of their travel to Cuba for five years. The U.S. government could ask you to produce those records.

*CUBA TRAVEL CERTIFICATION: Each U.S. traveler must complete a written certification, available HERE, identifying the travel category that authorizes his or her travel to Cuba in order to allow VACATION SIDE TRAVEL to book that travel. VACATION SIDE TRAVEL must obtain this certification and retain it for five years, as required under Section 515.572(b) of the CACR. Should you have any questions about the requirements of U.S. law relating to your travel to Cuba, please consult a lawyer.

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