Get An American Airlines Cuban Visa Before Your Trip
The Cuban government requires visitors from almost every country to obtain a tourist card (sometimes called a visa). It’s a pink or green paper that you must have to enter and exit Cuba. Here’s how to get one. Once you've read the article, feel free to message us any questions directly.
Americans who travel to Cuba through an OFAC approved travel category need a Cuba visa (also called a tourist card). These are valid for 30 days and can be renewed once in Cuba for an additional 30 days.
The following guidelines are for passengers who are traveling to Cuba on American Airlines. If you’re traveling on another airline, it will be more helpful to review our general guidelines on the Cuba tourist card/visa.
When traveling with American Airlines you can purchase the Cuban tourist card at the final airport before you
The American Airlines Cuban visa costs $85.
Your Cuba visa/tourist card will be pink. The color signifies that you are entering Cuba from the United States. Since American Airlines flights to Cuba go directly from Charlotte and Miami, you must have the pink tourist card regardless of your citizenship.
Once you have your tourist card, fill it out completely. Keep it with your passport and don’t lose it! You’ll need it to clear customs when you arrive in Cuba and again when you depart.