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Cuba - Currency

Cuba’s currency is the Peso. There are two different versions, the Cuban Peso (CUP) for locals and the Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) for visitors. You can only get Convertible Pesos inside Cuba. To stop confusion between the two, you can only change money at banks and cadecas (currency exchanges) at the airport or in hotels. It’s best to take Pounds to exchange, but watch out as Scottish notes aren’t accepted.

What can I expect to pay in Cuba?

A bottle of water:  1 CUC (80p)A beer in a bar: 1-2 CUC (80p-£1.60)
Mojito cocktail: 2.50–3 CUC (£2-£2.40)Bottle of Cuban rum: 8-11 CUC (£6.30-£8.70)
Three-course meal with drinks: 20 CUC (£16)Breakfast in a state-run restaurant: 5 CUC (£4)
Car hire (per day): 50-160 CUC (£40-£127)Taxi (per km): 0.6 CUC (48p)
Internet access (per hour): 4.50 CUC (£3)Museum entrance: 5 CUC (£4)
Handcrafted souvenir: 2-5 CUC (£1.60-£4)Cuban cigar: 2-5 CUC (£1.60-£4)

 

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