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Flight Deal: Fly To Havana, Cuba For As Low As $219

By DeAnna Taylor

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As we prepare to close out our Caribbean takeover week, we want to bless you with one more flight deal. Right now, Copa Airlines is running a promotion on its routes from Chicago to Havana, Cuba. The lowest priced routes can be found for only $219.

This promotion is valid for travel in November and December of this year. You can find flights earlier in the year for just around $275 if you are looking to go sooner. It is best to use Skyscanner to search for your route to ensure that you get the lowest price available under this deal.

Americans traveling to Cuba will still need to take some extra steps before heading to the island. You will need to get a visa and fall under one of the 12 exceptions for travel to Cuba. You can check the State Department website to see a list of the exceptions before booking your ticket.

As you prepare for your trip, keep in mind that U.S. debit and credit cards do not typically work in Cuba. It is best to take cash and then convert it to local currency. Also, keep in mind that Cuba has a dual currency system. You will need to research both because they are both used throughout the area.

In addition to these points, WiFi is not easily accessible all around Cuba. You can purchase a WiFi card at local communications stores that will give you a specific amount of time to access the internet. Once you purchase this card, you will then need to connect in an area where WiFi is actually available. This is usually in hotels or in designated hotspot areas around Havana.

Related: Traveler Story: Dear Cuba, You Had Me At Hello


Cuba is a country full of authentic beauty. Around every turn in Old Havana, you can find people dancing to the sounds of live bands playing in local bars and restaurants.

This deal is great for those living around the Chicago area. You may want to grab it soon because it won’t be around very long.

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DeAnna Taylor

DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel writer. The Charlotte native recently completed one year abroad working as an English teacher in South Korea. Her hobbies include fitness, traveling to new countries, and trying new foods.

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