Travel Guides

Before you go

Pack like a Pro

Like any tropical destination, there are a few things you should have in your suitcase:

  • Lavender (natural mosquito repellent)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Aloe lotion
  • Flip flops
  • Swimsuits
  • Advil (ibuprofen)
  • Electrolyte powder (hydration is key)
  • Copies of your travel insurance
  • A copy of your passport

Get your docs in order

Travellers heading to Cuba must present proof of health insurance in order to enter the country (travellers without insurance may obtain coverage in Cuba through the ASISTUR SA (


The Dominican Peso (DOP).

Keep in mind that most ATMs have a 10,000 Peso (about 260.00 CAD) limit per transaction. If you need to take out more money, you might have to make multiple transactions.

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