Current travel advisories for Cuba

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Cuba.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.3 / 5

Cuba is a country in North America (Caribbean) with around 12 million citizens and a land mass of 110,860 km². We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 1.3 / 5

Cuba shares a land border with United States. For this country, the Danger Index is 1.3. See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/cuba

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/cuba

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal safety and security precautions in Cuba.

Danger level: 0

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US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/cuba-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Cuba due to attacks targeting U.S. Embassy Havana employees resulting in the drawdown of embassy staff. Numerous U.S. Embassy Havana employees appear to have been targeted in specific attacks.  We are unable to identify the source.  Many of these employees have suffered injuries.  Affected individuals have exhibited a range of physical symptoms including ear complaints and hearing loss, dizziness, headaches, fatigue, cognitive issues, visual problems, and difficulty sleeping.  Attacks have occurred in U.S. diplomatic residences (including a long-term apartment at the Atlantic) and at Hotel Nacional and Hotel Capri in Havana. The U.S. Embassy in Havana is operating with reduced staffing.  Family members cannot accompany U.S. government employees who work in Cuba. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
In view of the recent severe weather conditions that have hit the East of Havana, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Cuba to exercise caution. Severe weather, including heavy rain, strong winds and a tornado, has been affecting Cuba over the last 48 hours, causing causalities and damage in several municipalities of Havana, including Regla, San Miguel, Diez de Octubre, and Guanabacoa. Maltese nationals who are present and/or travelling in the area are advised to monitor local news & weather reports and follow the advice of local authorities and emergency services, including any evacuation orders.

Danger level: 2

Exercise vigilance.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/cuba/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 12 million
Covering landmass
110,860 km²
Electricity
110/220V - 60Hz
Currency
Peso (CUP)
ISO 2-Letter Code
CU
Phone prefix
+53
Top Level Domain
.cu
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Cuba (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.