Flights to Cuba: practical information
Cheap airlines to Cuba
Most flights to Cuba from the UK will touch down at Havana José Martí International Airport (HAV), Varadero International Airport Juan Gualberto Gomez (VRA) or Holguín Frank País Airport (HOG). Thanks to its popularity, you can find cheap flights to Cuba all year-round with airlines like Iberia, KLM, Air France, Air Europa and others. The cheapest flights to Cuba however are likely with holiday airlines like Thomson Airways, especially last minute as they try to fill up their trips.
When to book flights to Cuba
Cuba's warm and tropical climate attractions hundreds of thousands each year to its sultry cities and irresistible beaches. When choosing your travel dates, avoid the rainy season from May to October. Flights to Cuba never really get "cheap" so compare the flight offers on liligo.com months before you plan to enjoy your holidays in Cuba.
- Peak season: November and April.
- Low season: The rest of the year.
Direct flights to Cuba take a little more than 10 hours from London.
Experience Cuba: what to see, what to do
Cuba's beautiful resorts and Latin American charm attract visitors from all over the world. The island's old-timer American cars, rum and passionate rhythms will no doubt win you over on the first day. Your trip to Cuba won't be one you'll soon forget!
Essentials in Cuba
Havana: The capital city is an essential part of every trip to Cuba. Tour a rum distillery, shop for cigars, admire the colonial architecture, dance the night away. Even if you just have one day, treat yourself to a walking tour of the old town, it's simply remarkable.
Santiago de Cuba: It was here that Fidel Castro announced the victory of the revolution. Santiago de Cuba is considered Cuba's capital of music. This is the best places to treat your ears to some authentic Cuban tunes.
Varadero: This city is a real tourist-magnet. This is where you should go if you're looking for the white-sand beaches you've seen on so many postcards before. The Museo Municipal is also worth checking out for its exhibits o the city pre-mass tourism. Take advantage of your Cuba rental car and visit the beaches outside the city.
Find more information on Cubatravel.cu.
Accommodations in Cuba
If you're not interested in huge tourist all-inclusive resorts, don't worry. There are also many hotels, guesthouses, holiday apartments and hostels to check yourself into. You can even choose a log cabin on the beach as your hotel in Cuba! It's all possible but make sure you compare the deals and book early if you're visiting during the popular months.