Cuba visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Cuban Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 45 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Tunisia can visit Cuba with a tourist card for a duration of 30 days.
  • Prospective visitors to Cuba are required to have a passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the expected date of entry into Cuba.
  • Travellers from Tunisia below eighteen years planning to enter the country must show travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • In Cuba, tourists are advised to bring along cash while travelling. The Cuban government requires that travellers declare cash amounts of over 5,000 USD.
  • Citizens of Tunisia travelling to Cuba with US Dollars should note that the Government of Cuba charges a 10 per cent fee for all US Dollar cash conversions. This does not apply to electronic transactions or cash conversions in other currencies.
  • The export of Cuban convertible pesos (CUC) is strictly prohibited, regardless of the amount. When departing Cuba, Tunisia citizens may export up to the equivalent of 5,000 USD. Anyone wishing to export more than this amount must prove that the currency was acquired legitimately from a Cuban bank.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Cuba which could be in the form of a hotel reservation will be required.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay in Cuba.
  • Visitors hoping to travel to Cuba can do so from any international airport in Tunisia. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Airlines that intending visitors can board from Tunisia to Cuba include Turkish Airlines, Air Europa, KLM, Kenya Airways, Tunisair.
  • Flight duration from Harare to Havana, Cuba is 13 hours, 55 minutes and 18 hours, 15 minutes from Bulawayo.
  • Christianity is the dominating religion in Cuba, precisely Roman Catholicism and the protestants.
  • Cuba has two currencies which include the local currency or Cuban Peso, and the Cuban Convertible Currency or Cuban currency for tourists. Cuban currency is considered a closed currency, which means Kenyans are only able to exchange their Shillings for the CUC once they arrive, either at the airport currency exchange desk or other exchange outlets.
  • The climate in Cuba is tropical, with a dry and relatively cool season from November to Mid-April, and a rainy and muggy season from late April to early November. The climate is fairly uniform from one area to the other.
  • Languages spoken in Cuba include the Cuban Spanish, Haitian Creole, Lucumi, Galician and Corsican. Cuban Spanish is the most popular, with an estimate of 11 million speakers.
  • Cuba uses the Cuba Daylight Time (GMT-4), which puts Tunisia five hours ahead in time.
  • Tourists travelling to Cuba can budget about $60 to spend per day on expenses.
  • San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Museum of the Revolution and Beth Shalom's Synagogue are some of the tourist attractions in Cuba.
  • In Cuba, the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C and L. The standard voltage is 110/220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Transportation in Cuba can be made possible with buses and taxis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Cuba have good hospitals?

There are no private hospitals or clinics in Cuba, as all health services are run by the government. However, most hospitals are not effectively managed.

What currency is used in Cuba?

Cuba uses a dual currency with one type of money reserved for tourists and one for locals. The Cuban Convertible Peso, referred to as CUC (pronounced “cook”) is the currency available for visitors while Cuban Pesos is what the locals use. Note that you can only get CUC in Cuba and the bill is identified with the pictures of monuments on them.

Can you drink the tap water in Cuba?

Tap water in Cuba is generally safe to drink. However, know that when travelling to any international destination where you are not accustomed to the local water, it is advisable to always buy bottled water.

Can I travel to Cuba if am pregnant?

Pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant should avoid travel to Cuba. There have been several reports of Zika virus in Cuba. Women who are pregnant should plan their traveling after consulting a medical practitioner.