Yes, you can still travel to Cuba legally with a US passport: You simply cannot travel to Cuba under the “People to People” category (which was primarily used by guided tour companies and cruise lines).
You can still travel to Cuba, 100% legally, under the “Support for the Cuban People” category.
Is travel to Cuba allowed 2020?
Here’s the Scoop in 2020. Yes! You can travel to Cuba as an American–even in light of the most recent travel restrictions. (The most recent just means that Americans can only fly into Havana.)
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.
Are Americans allowed to go to Cuba?
As of 2019, Americans are legally allowed to go to Cuba with an OFAC self-reporting General License if they meet the requirements for one of the 12 categories of legal travel.
How can I travel to Cuba legally?
- Cuba visitors require a valid passport from any country.
- Cuba visitors require an entry visa. Purchase a Cuban Tourist Visa.
- US credit and debit cards don’t work in Cuba. Plan trip expenses carefully.
- US regulations require Americans to retain records of island activities and related expenses for five years.
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.
What party is Cuba?
The Communist Party of Cuba is the ruling political party in the Republic of Cuba. It is a communist party of the Marxist–Leninist model.
What airlines fly to Cuba from USA?
Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, JetBlue, Frontier, Silver Airways, Spirit, Southwest, Sun Country, and United will operate a combined 155 flights, which will be rolled out between now and January. Their planned flight schedules are listed below.
What are the 12 reasons to visit Cuba?
The 12 categories of authorized travel to Cuba are: family visits; official business of the U.S. government, foreign governments, and certain intergovernmental organizations; journalistic activity; professional research and professional meetings; educational activities; religious activities; public performances,
When was the travel ban to Cuba lifted?
On April 13, 2009, President Barack Obama eased the travel ban, allowing Cuban-Americans to travel freely to Cuba; and on January 14, 2011, he further eased the ban, by allowing students and religious missionaries to travel to Cuba if they meet certain restrictions.