What To Know Before Travelling To Cuba?

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Cuba is a splendid country with beautiful beaches and interesting history. You will be amazed by the architecture of the UNESCO listed cities as well. It’s a dynamic mixture of culture with different people and you will be treated to a completely new and exciting experience. It has a little bit of everything and you will be able to appreciate the many facets of life displayed within the vibrant island.

There are good tours to Cuba from Australia which you can book with a reputed company. All you travel and accommodation details will be taken care of. If you’re travelling separately, it is better to have someone who speaks Spanish with you as there will be very little English speakers in some places. But there will be plenty of natives who have mastered English in surrounding tourist attractions. But you will need to brush up on your Spanish if you’re planning on visiting beyond them.

There are many interesting things to see and you will be able to go to all the places you want when you book Cuba private tours. It’s better to have a schedule of what to do on different days and how you explore the city before you arrive. You should research about the many tourist attractions of the country and its rich history when you’re planning your visit to Cuba. It is better to bring a good map with you or find a detailed map the moment you arrive because you might get confused or lost in some places. There is poor internet connection so you will not be able to completely rely on technology to get you through. You may find that using your phone less allows you to connect to other people on a human level. It is a great way to disconnect and simply enjoy being in the company of your friends and family.

You should also bring a lot of cash to get you through the accommodation, travel fees, cost of food etc. Foreigners are issued CUCs or convertible Cuban pesos. It is better to exchange your money at the airport to counter for any emergencies you may face. Going with a tour company will be much easier as it will allow you to free your mind from the details. They will also know the best tourist spots. Try to soak up the diverse culture as much as you while you’re there. You can talk to the locals and ask what their opinions on the best places to see. You can also try local cuisine. Pack maps, sunscreen, baby wipes, and outlet adapters, walking shoes that are close toed, comfortable clothing, a secure bag for valuable documents, medicine and first aid. It’s better to travel light with a smaller bag which will allow you to freely explore the country.