The national currency in Cuba is the Cuban Peso (CUP). The Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC) also circulates, used as a medium of exchange for foreign currencies at officially established exchange rates.
Tips for the traveller:
•At the airports there are 24-hour exchange offices (CADECAS), we suggest that when you arrive in Cuba, change your money to CUC before leaving the airport.
•Always change in CADECA (official exchange houses) or in Banks, avoid changing with people not authorized for these purposes.
• In Cuba you can change the following currencies: Canadian dollar, British pound, Mexican peso, Swiss franc, euro, Danish crown, Norwegian crown, Swedish crown, Japanese yen, Cuban peso and United States dollar. Read more...