Support for the Cuban People is the best category to choose if you are not traveling to Cuba for professional reasons or with a group tour. You'll need to:

  • Stay in casas particulares (private rentals and Airbnbs)

  • Engage in activities that directly support private Cuban individuals and businesses (guided tours, dance/cooking classes, shopping for locally made art)

  • Eat at local, privately owned and operated restaurants for all meals

  • Avoid transactions with military-owned businesses (booking at state-run hotels is prohibited)

Our local Cuban trip planners are familiar with the U.S. travel regulations (the majority of our travelers are U.S. citizens visiting Cuba in compliance with the regulations. The guidebook they create will contain travel activities that will fall under the Support for the Cuban People category, conducive to a full-time schedule, so you will have no issues with the legal requirements. 

But, there's a lot more value to what a Hero offers beyond building a legal Cuba itinerary for you. They will consult you on where to go, what to do, and how to do it, build a personalized plan, arrange transportation, advise on lodging options, make dinner reservations, and generally help with anything you need, plus provide you with an offline Google map that you can use to navigate to all of the recommendations on your mobile device, all without wifi or data. 

For more help with answers to Cuba travel questions or to give our service a try, message any of our local Cuban planners to find the right fit, and then click the "Choose [Hero]" button on their profile to book. You can message one or several planners for free by clicking the messaging link on their profile.