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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #210 on: January 10, 2017, 01:48:43 PM »
 Anyone have issue bringing in perishable food?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #211 on: January 18, 2017, 11:10:18 AM »
3x JetBlue points if you fly to Cuba. It is't much, but if you're going anyway you may as well register.

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #212 on: January 26, 2017, 03:21:05 PM »
Anyone looking to get rid of CUC?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #213 on: January 26, 2017, 03:53:02 PM »
Anyone who does plan a trip bring Cash
CC's don't seem to be a thing there
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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #214 on: February 12, 2017, 06:45:55 PM »
Looking for some CUCs in Brooklyn

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #215 on: February 13, 2017, 03:29:42 PM »
Data point:

A friend of mine was just there and ran out of cash, so someone sent him a Western Union from the US. The amount sent $200, WU charged $16, and the Cuban office charged an additional $6 to convert the $200 to CUC.

In short, all the fees came to under 11%, as opposed to the official 13%. So if you can't change USD into EUR or CAD at par ahead of time, this may be a way to save a bit on the conversion to CUC.

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #216 on: February 13, 2017, 04:23:48 PM »
Should do 24 hours or 48 hours in HAV?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #217 on: February 13, 2017, 04:53:37 PM »
Should do 24 hours or 48 hours in HAV?

Why so little?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #218 on: February 13, 2017, 04:59:22 PM »
Why so little?
Like I should go off my mind there?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #219 on: February 14, 2017, 12:27:35 AM »
Religious is a good reason? Do you get questioned by CBP upon your return?

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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #220 on: February 14, 2017, 12:57:43 AM »
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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #221 on: February 14, 2017, 01:24:20 AM »
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« Reply #222 on: February 14, 2017, 08:05:04 AM »
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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #223 on: February 15, 2017, 10:33:07 PM »
planning to do a 36 hour trip next week
any tips? hotel etc?
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Re: Cuba Master Thread
« Reply #224 on: February 16, 2017, 07:46:36 AM »
planning to do a 36 hour trip next week
any tips? hotel etc?
Use Airbnb