Foreign travel advice

Cuba

Summary

Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 months. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

The hurricane season in Cuba normally runs from June to November. You should monitor weather updates and track the progress of approaching storms. See Hurricanes in Natural Disasters

You must take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. You will be expected to present your insurance policy on arrival in the country.

Crime levels are low and mainly in the form of opportunistic theft. See Crime

Be cautious when travelling in Cuba. Driving standards are variable. See Road travel

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Most visits to Cuba are trouble free.