Great Expeditions Cuba Key West Cruise
on Carnival Paradise September 14-19, 2019

​​Requirements for CUBA travel​​
​Health Insurance 
​(See Below)

Approved Cultural Tours 


VISA - Cuban Tourist Card 
Unlike other Caribbean destinations, Cuba requires all who enter to have a valid VISA.  The proceedure is quite simple with your Great Expeditions Cruise and requires only two steps if you are a natural born US Citizen.  Cuban-born citizens have additional requirements.
(Please inquire and a representative will go over them with you)
First-   When you board the ship; go through check-In your VISA Card will be awaiting you upon furnishing your Passport.
Second-  An announcement will be made on board for you to bring your VISA card and fill it out with the help of Carnival Personnel. 
You must personally fill it out at that meeting. 

That is how easy it is.  There is a government charge of $75
which will be added to your Sign and Sail card account. 
Health Insurance (Trip Insurance)

​Cuba requires every entrant into the country to have International Health Coverage. 
Your current insurance  is not covered in Cuba which means you must have a separate policy for travel. 

When you send in your reservation form and reservation deposit
you must indicate the insurance you are purchasing.  You may change it prior to your First Deposit.  Policies must be taken out with the first deposit to cover items like pre-existing conditions and to receive the best coverage prices on 2nd Choice Insurance.

1st Choice -  Carnival Protection Insurance.  This is the least expensive for all over 40  (it isn't age related) and it does meet the criteria for Cuba entrance.
What it doesn't cover, trip interruption, cancellation for any reason, travel to ship, airlines  and some pre-existing conditions.  (We will send you a policy to look over, should you decide to purchase this choice)   Cost $49 per passenger

2nd Choice - Travel Insurance. Com  This is our affiliate provider that matches you with needs and prices from many different companies.  They do all the leg work.  It is simple. Just fill out trip details. Then they provide quotes from top rated companies. Next, you compare plans,  prices and benefits desired.  Lastly,
you purchase on line with their secure sites.  
Prices are age related, as a sample a 34 yr old has a range from 
$25 to $71 for Cruise Only (based on cost of cruise individual)

Click on Image to discover the best plan for your needs. 

Remember you have plenty of time to review the Insurance plans and decide which one is best for you up to May 12, 2019.  

If you need assistance in your desicion please contact us. 

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