Currency in Cuba

The currency of Cuba is the Cuban Convertible Peso with the currency code CUC and currency symbol of CUC$. All services and products in Cuba are priced in CUC and this includes transportation and departure tax.

Currently, the CUC to USD rate is 1.00. The exchange rate from CUC to USD is subjected to 10% charge while Canadian dollar, UK pounds, EURO, Swiss Francs are spared from the 10% tax. The most popular CUC exchange rate is to Canadian dollar at $1.42. Accepted credit cards in all establishments are Thomas Cook, Visa and American Express traveler’s cheques as well as Visa and Master Card credit cards.