Can US citizens travel to Cuba 2019?
Note: On June 5th, 2019, new laws regarding US travel to Cuba went into effect. It is still 100% legal for Americans to travel to Cuba. (However, as of October 2019, Americans can only fly into Havana.) For more information, check out these Cuba travel policy updates or keep reading for more information.
Can I go to Cuba as an American?
Citizens of the United States of America can travel to Cuba; however, there are certain caveats. You can still legally travel to Cuba — even with the recent changes to U.S. travel laws. However, the fact that your trip must meet certain qualifications has not changed.
Is it safe to travel to Cuba right now?
Although Cuba is generally a safe country to visit, a trip to Cuba may expose you to “minor” crimes such as currency scams, pickpocketing, and theft. We just wrote the ONLY list of Cuba travel tips that you need to read in 2020!
Why can’t Americans go to Cuba?
The current regulation does not prohibit travel by U.S. citizens to Cuba per se, but it makes it illegal for U.S. citizens to have transactions (spend money or receive gifts) in Cuba under most circumstances without a US government Office of Foreign Assets Control issued license.