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      Tourist Card for Cuba
      Useful information
      Official language : Spanish
      Capital : Havana
      President : Raul Castro Ruiz
      Area : 110 861 km
      Population : (2008) 11 423 952 inhabitants
      Spain’s Independence : December 10, 1898
      Cuban’s revolution : January 01, 1959
      Literacy rate : 95.7c
      Electricity : 110 V. Flat plug

      Currency : No American Express credit cards or traveler checks (only Visa & Mastercard).
      Pesos Convertibles and Cuban Pesos are the national currencies. Special condition for inland transport : payments in Pesos Convertibles for foreigners and in Cuban Pesos for Cuban people
      You can pay nothing cheaper with Cuban Pesos, it’s only for different products, mainly of poor quality or for staple products. To give you an idea : 1 Peso Convertible = 0.72 Eur = 25 Cuban Pesos. Foreign exchange can be done in big hotels & banks.

      Formalities (touristic stay of 30 days max for a European citizen):
      Passport still valid at time of travel
      Tourism card (delivered by the Cuban Consulate of your country)
      Return air ticket
      Medical insurance document
      Car Rental : 21 years old minimum – French driving license admitted. Useful : scan your passport before your departure and send the copy on your personal email address in case of loss.

      Health : no vaccine required.

      Internet :mainly located in the Business Centers of the big hotels.

      Novela Cuba (Travel Agency specialized in Cuba)
      14 Rue des Minimes, 75003 Paris
      00 33 1 40 29 40 94
      From Monday to Friday : 10AM-01PM & 02PM-07PM