"Don't rent a Car in Cuba!!!" Cuba Transportation Tip by Clang

Cuba Transportation: 176 reviews and 162 photos

All car renta companies in Cuba are run byr the Goverment. You have to give a deposit of 200 CUC (Cuban tourist currency) in cash ot directly debited from your credit card.
Once you return the car they mention they dont have cash, or that the terminal isnt working. They tell you not to worry and that the desposit will appear in your statement 3 days later.
Of course the money never comes back, and if you try to call them, nobody is responsible. They even told us we have to go and find the person who did it, because the company cannot do anything about it.

Inside information, this scam is done in purpose by the goverment, as the employees cannot get the money for themselves.

Unfortunatley there is no other option,

Just avoid Cuba.

Type: Car/Motor Home

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  • Written Feb 15, 2009
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