CUBA
Cars, Cigars and Salsa
 

April 1- 5, 2023

Timeworn but magnificent, dilapidated but dignified, fun yet maddeningly frustrating – Cuba is a country of indefinable magic.

 

The people of Cuba, the vibe of Cuba, the spirit of Cuba will touch you deep down in your soul.

The blending of cultures is evident in the art ...the music ...the food ...the music. The heart and soul of Cuba is sassy and sexy.

Feel the wind blowing through your hair while riding along the ocean side Melacon in a convertible classic car.

Experience an authentic hand rolled Cuban cigar while sampling Cuban rum.

Learn how to salsa Cuban style and salsa the night away!

A visit to Cuba will ignite your senses. Join us.

 

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HOSTAL CALIS HABANA

Hostal Calis is a beautiful family home, impeccably maintained with many period decorations that make it a truly lovely experience.

 

An 8-bedroom Art Deco hostel located in El Vedado near the iconic Malecón Habanero and the Avenida de los Presidentes promenade, the location is hard to beat.

The rooms are spacious, clean, beautifully decorated, and comfortable with air conditioning and its own private bathroom.

The house features a Lobby-Bar ¨Carlito's Bar , Smoking Terrace "Beísball " and Restaurant "Mojito"

The atmosphere in this casa particular feels like staying with family!

ITINERARY*

Around noon, our flight departs from the Ft. Lauderdale Airport.

Welcome to Cuba! After clearing passport control and retrieving our baggage,  our driver and guide will greet us. Our first stop will be to drop off our donations. Next, meet your new friends at the GoGIRLS! Welcome Lunch (Included).

 

On our way to our home for the next few days, we will enjoy a brief Havana City Tour with a panoramic view of Plaza de Revolucion, Vedado, and the famous Malecon. 

This evening we will have dinner at the on-site Mojito Restaurant and then hang out in the Lobby Bar (Included).

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CUBA VACATION PACKAGE

Your vacation package includes:

  • Nonstop Roundtrip Flights from Ft. Lauderdale to Havana

  • Transfers between the airport and Hostal Calis

  • Four-night stay at Hostal Calis

  • Cuba Visa (Required to enter Cuba)

  • Cuban medical insurance (if applicable)

  • Tours and entrance fees included in the itinerary

  • Salsa Dance Lessons

  • Cigar Making Class with Rum Tasting

  • Tour of Havana in a classic car

  • Entry to The Buena Vista Social Club

  • Four breakfasts

  • Two lunches including the GoGIRLS! Welcome Lunch

  • Three dinners including Buena Vista Club and the Farewell Affair

  • Cuba T-shirt

  • Dedicated group manager

(Vacation package is subject to change)

PROPOSED FLIGHTS (Subject to change.)

April 1, 2023 - Ft. Lauderdale - FLL to Havana, Cuba - HAV

Departs 12:10PM  / Arrives 1:30PM

April 5, 2023 - Havana, Cuba - HAV to Ft. Lauderdale FL - FLL

Departs 11:55AM  /  Arrives 1:15PM

The vacation package is inclusive as indicated. NOT included are:

• Gratuities and tips

• Travel Insurance

• Meals except as included in itinerary

• Money for personal expenses

• Flights to Ft. Lauderdale

A passport valid at least six months past your trip date and a Cuban visa are required to travel to Cuba.

Each passenger must sign an affidavit (provided) stating she/he will be visiting Cuba to support the Cuban people.

In order to satisfy US requirements, visitors must engage in the type of activities outlined in the itinerary full time and keep receipts and itineraries for 5 years.

Ways to meet the US State Department requirements of the In Support of the Cuban People Category

  • Provide support by bringing needed contributions like toiletries, home goods, gently-worn clothing/foot wear, confections, souvenirs, school supplies. etc.

  • Lodge at a private casa particular (Bed & Breakfast)

  • Use private transportation

  • Eat at private “paladares” (restaurants).

  • Visit with Cuban families to learn about their goals and to get insight into ways to help in the future (vocation training, small business, children’s needs, etc.).

  • Use a Cuban guide to explain all the important processes in Cuba (what type of licenses Cuba is providing for private businesses, how private enterprises work, and ways to support private projects).

  • Must engage in these types of activities full time (minimum of 6 hrs. a day) and keep receipts and itineraries for 5 years.

 

Disclaimer: The information provided on this itinerary is based on industry practices and standard interpretations of OFAC rules and does not constitute legal advice. For more information call OFAC at 202-622-2480

 

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Ebony Vacations enters into contracts with hotels and air, land, or water transportation companies, but all such entities are owned and operated by independent contractors.

Ebony Vacations is not responsible for any negligent or willful act, omission, or failure to act on the part of any such entity or its employees, or of any other third party beyond its direct control.

CUBA RATES

$1389* per person / double occupancy

$1659* per person / single occupancy
$1298* per person / triple occupancy

$200 Deposit per person (Nonrefundable. Nontransferable.)

Balance due February 22, 2023

$100 OFF for GoGIRLS! VIP Members

through November 30, 2022*

(*Must have completed two GoGIRLS! trips at the time

of booking to be considered VIP.)

 

LIMITED SPACE! Don't miss out!

Balance due February 22, 2023

Cancellation policy...
If cancelled before 12/31/2022 your cancellation fee will be $400.00 per person.


If cancelled after 1/01/2023 your cancellation fee will be total amount paid (Total is nonrefundable.)

Cancellations must be requested by going here.

This is an escorted group trip. Women only, please..

We reserve the right to refuse any reservation. We reserve the right to make comparable substitutions for hotels. Decisions are final.

Grab your girls and go!

GOT QUESTIONS? WE HAVE ANSWERS!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can flights from my city be included in my package?

A. Flights for this group trip are available from Tampa only.

Q. Do roommates have to make their reservations at the same time?

A. It is not necessary for roommates to save their spot at the same time. However, if there is only one person on the reservation who has paid her/his deposit, the single occupancy rate will apply. If and when a roommate books her/his part of the reservation, the reservation will revert to the double occupancy rate. Please note: Naming your roommate in the comments of a reservation request does not make a reservation eligible for double occupancy. Double occupancy rates apply only when two people on a reservation have paid deposits.

Q. Can I set up a payment plan?

A. Yes. After receiving your Confirmation-Receipt, you may go here to request your payment plan.

Q. Who is Ebony Vacations?

A. Ebony Vacations is the travel agency of GoGIRLS! Black Travel Club.

Q. Does GoGIRLS! offer roommate matching?

A. Because each guest is better at selecting a roommate than we are, we do not offer roommate matching. We do post for roommates on the Facebook page so members may contact each other.

Q. If something comes up and I cannot go on the trip, can I get my deposit back?

A. Deposits are nonrefundable.

Q. Can three guests to a room be accommodated?

A. Three guests can be accommodated. To request rates, please send an email to travel@ebonyvacations.com

Q. Is insurance included in my package?

A. Medical insurance required by the Cuban government is included in your package. Our travel insurance providers do not offer insurance to Cuba. You may wish to check with your insurance company or credit card provider.

Q. Is a land only option available?

A. Land only rates are available.

Q. Why is there a notice to substitute accommodations?

A. Chances are you will be lodged in the accommodations noted. However, there can be factors that are out of our control such as an Act of God, employee strikes, the location overbooking, etc.

 

Q. Do I need a visa to enter Cuba?

A. Visas are required to enter Cuba. Your Confirmation-Receipt will include a link to the affidavit you need to apply for your visa. We will apply for your Cuba visa on your behalf.

Q. Can I use my miles/points toward my package?

A. Your miles/points cannot be used toward your package.

Still have questions?

Email us: travel@ebonyvacations.com

Call us: 1 888 368 4472

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