General Travel Tips

/General Travel Tips

Do I need to bring medication and toiletries with me?

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As there is a lack of general everyday toiletries, medicines and supplies for young children and babies we strongly suggest carrying a good supply of anything that you might need including extra in case [...]

Do I need to bring medication and toiletries with me?2017-07-15T17:10:19+00:00

Can I use SatNav and Online Maps in Cuba?

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If you have booked a hire car, before you travel we recommend downloading maps from Osmand (http://osmand.net). They use maps from Openstreet https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=14/23.1030/- 82.3533 and you can use them offline . This will be beneficial [...]

Can I use SatNav and Online Maps in Cuba?2017-07-15T17:10:19+00:00

Can I connect to the internet while in Cuba?

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Travellers often expect when abroad, that internet access, Wi-Fi and roaming is readily available at little cost, however in Cuba the situation is very different ! Internet access and Wi-Fi are still very tightly controlled [...]

Can I connect to the internet while in Cuba?2017-07-15T17:10:20+00:00

Should I get vaccination courses before travelling?

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Visitors to Cuba should be up to date with routine vaccination courses and boosters as recommended in theUK. These vaccinations include measles-mumps-rubella(MMR) vaccine and diphtheria-tetanus-polio vaccine. Please contact your GP or visit the following websites [...]

Should I get vaccination courses before travelling?2017-07-15T17:10:50+00:00

Can I use my electrical equipment in Cuba?

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Cuban power outlets are often suited for use with the US American2 flat pin. we strongly recommend taking a worldwide adaptor. The voltage in Havana is usually 110V AC 60Hz, some newer hotels [...]

Can I use my electrical equipment in Cuba?2017-07-15T17:10:50+00:00

What’s food like in Cuba?

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Seafood and Fish are very popular in Cuba, specially lobster. The local food which is predominantly Spanish style, is mainly chicken, pork, seafood, beans, fruit and rice with many larger resort hotels offering [...]

What’s food like in Cuba?2017-07-15T17:10:51+00:00

What should I wear in Cuba?

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Light cotton/natural fibres layers of clothing (with some warmer layers if you are travelling from November to end of February) We recommend taking light cotton/natural fibres layers of clothing (with some warmer layers [...]

What should I wear in Cuba?2017-07-15T17:10:51+00:00