Cuba destination information

All you need to know before visiting Cuba

Cuba summary

Cuba is a medium sized country with around 11M Cuban. Official language is Spanish. Cuba uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-05:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Cuba is Cuban Peso (CUP).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 202
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 164

ATMs in Cuba are . Internet speed in Cuba is on average 1.6 Mbps. In Cuba you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Havana
🗣️ Spanish
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~111 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 110k km2 (42k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Cuba uses 110/220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C and Type L.

Languages 🗣️

  • Spanish


Currency 💱

1 CUP = 1 USD

Cuba uses the Cuban peso (symbol: ?), code CUP.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 3 and 1 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 3 and 1 pesos and 20 centavos.

ATM 🏧🏦

Tipping 💁🏽

Expected to tip

Tipping is expected in Cuba since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Roaming 🌐

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Cuba, dial +, then 53 (the country code for Cuba), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Cuba, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 7 .

international: + 53 7 1234567
calling local: 07 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Cuba is on average 1.6 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Cuba is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

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Rules 🚗

In Cuba you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 60 km/h (37 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby Cuba

More on Cuba travel and visa information

All the informations you need to schedule your trip to Cuba.


Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Cuban embassies

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