"New Currency Rules" Havana Favorite Tip by travelife

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Fondest memory: Late year 2004, as per new exchange rules, USD is not a valid currency inside Cuba. You have to change USD through official money changer who will take away 10% of USD as a surcharge. Considering that Euro is a better option to go for. Whatever the official reason for it, the economic reason is big. 10% surcharge are imposed on the money transmitted by the big Cuban communities in US to their families back home.

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  • Updated Jul 14, 2005
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