If you are asking yourself "Can I travel to Cuba?" the answer is yes! There are a few minor hoops to jump through, but Cuba is open to travelers and well worth the effort.
Read on below for the latest updates about traveling to Cuba, as well as everything you need to know about traveling there legally, as an American.
And if you have questions, message one of our local trip planners in Cuba to get up-to-the-moment answers from someone who lives there.
Most people travel under the "Support for the Cuban People" category
The Support for the Cuban People category is the most common category for independent travel to Cuba. Under this category, you must adhere to a full-time schedule of activities that directly support private Cuban businesses and individuals.
Regardless of which category of legal travel you choose, you will need to buy a Cuban Tourist Card to enter Cuba (not actually a visa, though the two terms are often used interchangeably). This is a Cuban government requirement, and has nothing to do with the requirements of the US government. If you're flying from the US, you'll need the pink card. If you are traveling from outside the US, you'll need the green card. There are several ways to purchase a Cuban Tourist Card: