The national currency in Cuba is the Cuban Peso (CUP). It also circulates the Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC), used as a means of exchanging foreign currencies according to the officially established exchange rates. Check the website of the Metropolitan Bank of Cuba: http://www.banco-metropolitano.com Tips for the traveler: In the airports there are Casas de Cambio (CADECAS) open 24 hours, we suggest when you arrive in Cuba, change your money to CUC before leaving the airport. Always change in CADECA (official exchange houses) or in Banks, avoid changing with unauthorized persons for these purposes. In Cuba you can change the following currencies: Canadian dollar, British pound, Mexican peso, Swiss franc, Euro, Danish crown, Norwegian crown, Swedish crown, Japanese yen, Cuban peso and US dollar. Read More... There is also the Banks and ATM network where you can perform different operations. BANKS BANDEC José Martí (Jesús María, between Francisco Javier Zerquera (Rosario) and Colón Phone:(53) 41992392 International Financial Bank Camilo Cienfuegos (Santo Domingo) esq. to José Martí (Jesús María) Phone:(53) 41996107 Popular Savings Bank Colón 287, between Francisco Pettersen (Coco) and Frank País (Carmen) Phone:(53) 41992578 HOUSES OF CHANGE Cadeca 1 José Martí between Camilo Cienfuegos and Lino Pérez Phone:(53) 41996263 Exchange house Hotel Costa Sur, Ancon Peninsula Phone:(53) 41996193 Exchange house Las Cuevas Hotel Phone:(53) 41992273 Cadeca 2 Maceo between Camilo Cienfuegos and Lino Perez Phone:(53) 41996262 AUTOMATIC POCKETS ATM José Martí between Colón and Rosario Popular Savings Bank Eliope Paz between Jose Martí and Frank País Popular Savings Bank Colon between Miguel Calzada and Francisco Peterssen Read More... The CUC is invalid or exchangeable outside Cuban territory. When you leave the country you can change your surplus money to euros or dollars again. If dollars does not apply the 10 percent tax rate. There is no fee for departure from the airport. Credit cards VISA and MASTERCARD are always accepted that were not issued by US banks or their subsidiaries. With both cards you can withdraw money from banks, CADECAS and ATMs. Keep in mind that: If the branch of the bank card issuer in the country is of a US bank, your card will not be accepted. Travelers Checks are not changed.