To travel to Cuba you should know:
Cuba is the bigger island extension of the biggest Antilles. It is located at the entrance of the Gulf of Mexico to the south of the Florida, to the north of Jamaica, to the east of the peninsula of Yucatan and the west of the Bahamas and of The Spaniard, It is an archipelago of 114 525 surface km² and 1250 km. of extension and has more than 3.715 isles, keys and islands. Cuba divided into 14 provinces and special municipality of the Isla de la Juventud
The climate of Cuba is semitropical, with a yearly average of temperature of 25,5 ºC. The rain season are defined in two stations. The dry season in the winter, there lapses from November to April; the rainy one that presents all the characteristics of the Caribbean summer in fact, extends from May to October.
The butterfly: type of endemic jasmine of intense white colour and soft perfume that it grows originally in Cuban the fields.
The Tocororo: autochthonous species whose blue, white and red plumage reproduces the colours of the Cuban flag.
The Palma Real (Roystonea regia) which is a great profusion in the Cuban landscape that reaches until the 30 meters high and symbolizes for their resistance to the strong gales, the undeniable character of the Cubans.
The Cuban culture is a combination of Spanish and African traditions. The mixture of the Spanish guitar and of the African drum gives to the Cuban music its most distinctive forms, rumba and songs music. Nevertheless, some of its folk rhythms as the Rumba, the Guajira have the great influence in the European music's. Others songs and famous dances are: the Guaracha, the bolero, the Habanera one, the mambo and the Danzón.
The slight garments preferably of cotton or thread and sport footwear without stopping to keep in mind a slight sweater for the mountainous areas, the restaurants and bus.
Ports and international airports located in the main cities and tourist poles.
In all the tourist facilities and some entities of services the prices are established in North American dollars and Euros, nevertheless the exchange can be made from any convertible currency to dollar. Credit cards are admitted except those issued by American banks.
The hotels offer international telephony service of and mail, they are offices that offer international telephony services along the whole country, GCM cellular have rooming service. Hotels and mail offices access services internet. The recruiting of cellular can be carried out with the company CUBACEL and C-COM. The cellular equipment can be acquired in the offices of those companies. Own Cellular can be used whenever it is compatible with the norms AMPS
The main aids lines with regular flights from to Cuba are: AEROCARIBE, AEROCATERING CORP., AEROFLOT, AIRMAIL, AIR-TAXI, AIR FRANCE, SURROUNDS, AEROCARIBBEAN CORP., AEROGAVIOTA, AOM FRENCH AIRLINES, ALK-KLM MATINAIR-HOLLAND, AIR JAMAICA, CUBAN OF AVIATION, IBERIA, MEXICAN OF AVIATION, AIR EUROPE, ALITALIA, among others
The hour in the whole national territory is five hours less than the Hour of the Meridian of the Greenwich (GMT). It is equivalent to the schedule of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. Summer time is established from April to October, and one hour put towards.
It is guaranteed in the whole country, with highest professional level. Urgencies and the first aids, are gratuitous.
Endemic illnesses don't exist, previous vaccinations are not required. It is recommended to avoid to dink current water.
More general used 110v-60Hz. International hotel net it is also have 220v.