Cuba Trips with a Host
Check out our Cuba Trips Calendar for more information on legal trips
Let us help you plan your legal trip to Cuba.
Listed below is a small sample of Cuba trip providers who offer (or have offered) legal
travel to Cuba trips consisting of Cuba tour operators, trip organizers, non-profit organizations, colleges and
These Cuba trips offer a wide variety of Cuba culture to all participants via Cuba workshops, study programs,
research trips and guided tours of Cuba.
Be sure to ask the Cuba travel host if you qualify to travel legally to Cuba with them. There are new
Cuba travel guidelines from OFAC that were published on April 19, 2011 so more
Americans qualify to travel to Cuba under a General or Specific travel license. See our OFAC information page at our sister site
You may qualify to travel to Cuba with a General or
Specific OFAC license with a Travel Service Provider or you can visit our list of non-US based Cuba trip providers but you must be legally qualified
to travel to Cuba on your own license.
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Information for Cuba trips with a host
Questions for your Cuba trip provider
What is included in the trip?
What is excluded from the trip?
How long have you been offering hosted Cuba trips?
How many trips to Cuba has your company hosted?
How many times has the tour guide been to Cuba?
Do I qualify to travel to Cuba?
What is the deposit and payment schedule?
Are payments refundable?
What if the Cuba trip is cancelled?
Do I need health insurance?
Will you get a Cuban visa for me?
Do I need travel insurance?
How do you know if a group's Cuba trip is legal?
If you plan to travel to Cuba with a host, you will be traveling under their OFAC license. You should ask for
proof that your Cuba tour operator or Cuba trip host has a valid OFAC Cuba travel license.
If they claim to be traveling legally to Cuba under a General license, then you should ask to see their
attorney's opinion letter saying that the organization is qualified to travel under the General license