Covid-19 Protocols for Cuba Travel
Last Update: Sep 01, 2022
As of April 4, 2022 the requirement for a negative PCR COVID test result has been eliminated as has the requirement to provide proof of full vaccination. As of May 31st, mask wearing is no longer obligatory, except in health facilities.
The current arrival procedure requires visitors to:
- Have a valid passport and tourist card
- Complete the electronic MINSAP health check and completion of the Health Declaration form on this website DViajeros
- Demonstrate a high level of hygiene and safety and understanding of prevention and protection against COVID-19 and follow National Health guidelines which includes wearing a mask, using hand sanitizer & maintaining social/physical distancing as required by local law or rules set by a private establishment.
These entry requirements can change with little or no prior warning from the Cuban authorities. We are not responsible for advising of such changes before they happen, nor of updating this information on time.
Requirements to Join our Group Tours
If you are joining a Cuban Adventures Tour there are no longer any specific requirements. You are expected to monitor your own health And advise the tour leader if you feel unwell. Depending on the in country protocols at the time, you may be required to wear a mask when in a shared space.
Cuba COVID FAQ's
Do I require a COVID -19 test before travelling?
What are the health requirements for joining a trip?
On Day 1 of your tour during the Welcome Meeting your tour leader will outline health and safety guidelines and our COVID protocols on tour. We also recommend all travellers check the government foreign travel advice of both your home country and the destinations you are travelling to, to ensure you have the most up-to-date information about entry requirements and any potential quarantine periods.
Do I have to wear a mask?
The World Health Organization recommends wearing masks in destinations with widespread community transmission when physical distancing is difficult, we will adhere to this protocol. You leader will brief you on mask wearing throughout the trip.
Do I need to bring my own hand sanitizer?
Hand sanitizer is extremely difficult to obtain in Cuba so it is strongly recommended you bring enough sanitizer for yourself for the duration of the trip and extra if you would like to leave some with local hosts, local suppliers or your tour leader.
Do I have to share a room?
All our trips are twin share, however you have the option to choose a single supplement.
How will we maintain social distancing on tour?
You tour leader will advise you throughout the tour and will brief you on physical distancing when required or as recommended by MINSAP.
What happens if someone in my group gets COVID-19?
If you or someone on your trip has symptoms of COVID-19 while travelling with us, The Cuban Government obliges that person to have a COVID-19 test immediately and will then require travellers to isolate until the test results are confirmed. We will help contact family and friends if needed as well as support with translation services at hospitals or medical centres and in contacting insurance companies, travel agents and airlines to make arrangements to return home if required.