US Dollars or Euros??
Posted: 19 July 2006 02:57 PM   [ Ignore ]
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i will travel to Havana and Varadero next month, and i would like to know what currency its best to take to Cuba?? Thanks

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Posted: 19 July 2006 03:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I don’t think that Cuba uses dollars anymore. You might have to exchange the euros anyway. However, dollars might go further with Cubans for tips etc.

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Posted: 19 July 2006 05:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Neither are of any real value in Cuba . Under regulations passed about a year ago all must be converted into CUCs(Cuban convertible currency)The benefit of bringing Euros over dollars is that the Cuban government implemented an additional 10% tax on conversion of dollars to CUCs. So Euros will actually be a better deal for you.

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Posted: 19 July 2006 06:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Thanks for answering so fast! I think that i would take euros. Thanks again…

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Posted: 11 July 2007 03:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I know this is an old post but how was your trip? Any advice for bringing or exchanging currency in Cuba?

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