Practical Information The government of Cuba requires a Travel Insurance with coverage for medical expenses and validity during your stay. All the travelers that travel to Cuba from the outside and also Cubans that live in other countries are obligated to have a Medical Insurance that cover their medical expenses in case of sickness or accidents during their stay in the country. Most of the hotels have 24-hour medical services with doctors and nurses. To pay in Cuba you can do it through the MLC prepaid cards, which are purchased in the CADECA network of offices, airports, hotels and ports; in the currencies quoted by CADECA: Canadian dollar, pound sterling, Swiss franc, Japanese yen, Mexican peso and euro for values of 50,100, 200, 500 and 1000. VISA or MASTERCARD cards not issued by institutions or banks in the United States are also authorized. States or offices of these institutions in other countries Once you’re leaving Cuba, you’ll find banks and CADECA’s in the airport where you can change your CUP for your original currency. The tourist card or tourist visa is necessary to enter Cuba. The clothes must be light. It is advisable to dress cotton fabrics, t-shirts, shorts and preferably sandals. For winter, which is more like a light summer, we advise using a light sweater. Avoid synthetic clothes. Don’t forget the sunglasses, bathing suit and a sunblock, because Cuba is an eternal summer. If you’re thinking about attending any theatrical play, eat at a restaurant or just going to a movie theater, you must know that the entrance to these places wearing shorts and short sleeve t-shirts if forbidden. In some of these places you cannot wear sandals either.