Cuba VIP Travel is continuously monitoring changes in policy both in the US and in Cuba, in order to offer a legal, safe, and pleasant travel experience. After the most recent changes of June 6th, 2019, traveling to Cuba under the People to People General License is no longer allowed. However, all other 11 categories are fully functional.
Under the current regulations of the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the General License for Support for the Cuban People ensures that travelers can still visit the island legally. However, travelers must comply with a daily full-time itinerary of activities that ensure meaningful interaction and support for the Cuban civil society. Individual travel can also occur under the other categories of travel.
Cuba VIP Travel complience department will ensure that all travelers are authorized under current U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations in order to provide personal travel to and from Cuba under a general license.
UNDER THE CURRENT OFAC LAWS, A GENERAL LICENSE AUTHORIZES TRAVEL FROM THE UNITED STATES TO CUBA UNDER THE FOLLOWING 11 CATEGORIES.
- Family visits
- Official business of the U.S. government, foreign governments, and certain intergovernmental organizations
- Journalistic activity
- Professional research and professional meetings
- Educational activities (Accredited school study)
- Religious activities
- Public performances, clinics, workshops, athletic and other competitions, and exhibitions
- Support for the Cuban people
- Humanitarian projects
- Activities of private foundations or research or educational institutes
- Exportation, importation, or transmission of information or information materials and certain authorized export transactions.