My husband & I are planning to fly to Cuba from Grand Cayman after a wedding in July. The prospective groom has warned me his friends say Cuba is in reality depressing - dirt and poverty prevalent. We want to see the old city and historic areas. Best place to stay & dine? Safety tips appreciated. Need to avoid being
WHEN VISITING CUBA WITHOUT US PERMISSION, ONE BOOKS TRAVEL OVER THE PHONE & PAYS IN CASH ON DEPARTURE. ONE DOES NOT LEAVE ANY PAPER TRAIL. THE CURRENT PENALTY (I THINK) IS $65,000 PER PERSON. PERSONS GO FREQUENTLY FROM GRAND CAYMEN ON CAYMEN AIR. I ASSUME YOU SHOW YOUR PASSPORT, BUT DO NOT GET IT STAMPED. IT MAY JUST BE THAT IT IS NOT WORTH THE FINANCIAL PENALTY.