Cuba is the largest of the Antilles. It is washed by the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the island is Havana. Cuba has several major airports - Havana International, Jose Marti, Varadero International and Santiago de Cuba.
It is necessary
- - international passport;
- - round-trip air tickets;
- - immigration card (2 copies).
If you decide to go to Cuba and do not plan to stay there for more than 30 days, you will not need a visa. However, do not forget to check the validity of your passport. It must be valid for at least another 6 months after your return from travel. Once you are sure everything is in order, you can start planning your trip.
First of all, select the type of flight. It can be direct or intermediate.
You can fly to Cuba directly or through major European air hubs with the help of major European airlines.
Direct flights to Cuba are operated by Aeroflot. The journey takes about 13 hours. A direct flight is the most convenient and most expensive. The ticket price ranges from 2,000 euros. It all depends on the season. There are big discounts during certain periods.
Western airlines fly with connections in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, etc. These are Air France, British Airways, BMI, Lufthansa and others. It is cheaper to fly with a transfer. On average, you will spend 900 euros. Here, too, it all depends on the time of year.
Having decided on the dates of travel, explore the possible options for the flight. Find out if there are any discounts or special offers for your dates.
It is advisable to take care of purchasing a ticket in advance. Firstly, you will have time to buy a ticket at the lowest price (cheap tickets are the first to go), and secondly, you will have complete freedom of choice. If your travel is going to be during peak season, buy your ticket a few months before your trip. You can book a ticket at a travel agency, air ticket office, but it is best to do it directly on the airline's website. If you are not yet 25 years old, do not forget to indicate this in the appropriate box. You are entitled to a youth discount.
Once you have bought your ticket, find the hotel that suits you best. You can book it online on specialized sites.
Do not forget that before crossing the border, you will need to fill out an immigration card in 2 copies. The first copy will need to be presented when passing through passport control along with a passport. The second must be kept until the end of the trip. You will hand it over before flying back.