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Everything you need to know about Cuban visas

What is the difference between a Cuban visa and a tourist card? Can I apply for a Cuban visa with a U.S. passport? Will I need to travel to Cuba with a different visa if flying from the U.S.? What is the difference between a pink card and a green card? How many different types of visas are there to enter Cuba? We understand that when it comes to the legal documentation required to enter Cuba it can all become a bit too confusing for most people, so we're here to clear things up and break it all down to simple terms that are easy to understand.

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Select the type of visa you will need. Pink visas are required for those travellers beginning their journey in the US to Cuba. For those who travel from the Rest of the World to Cuba, they must opt for a green visa.

GREENfrom £27
(Ordinary Visa)

Choose this option if you are arriving from any country, except the USA

USA flag
PINKfrom £59
(Specific Visa)

Choose this option if you are travelling to Cuba from or via any US airport


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