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Viva Cuba Libre!
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Glamorous Dogs in Old Havana

November 8-14, 2024

Let's start by saying YES, Americans can legally travel to Cuba, thanks to legislation enacted by President Barack Obama in 2014 and still recognized by the current administration.  And because of the tremendous number of American visitors to the island, Cuba has stepped up their welcoming efforts providing first class accommodations, myriad dining options and guides who provide an insight into the Pearl of the Caribbean.


Going Places International has traveled to Cuba since 2015 and provides an itinerary you won't find elsewhere.  From a cooking class in a local Cuban restaurant, to Salsa classes with one-on-one instruction, our tours stand out from the rest and enable our guests to experience the REAL Cuba!



  • Legal documentation for Americans traveling to Cuba (must be kept for 5 years)

  • RT airport transfers  (for the group arrival and departure)

  • Guiding, as per program, by licensed English-speaking representative

  • 6 nights accommodations in 5 star hotel

  • Welcome reception hosted by Going Places International

  • Farewell dinner sponsored by Going Places International

  • Daily breakfast

  • All land transportation in classic American air conditioned cars from the 1940s and 1950s with licensed, experienced chauffeurs

  • Accompaniment by U.S. Going Places representative at all activities

  • Entrance fees for all activities included in itinerary

  • Guided city tour in classic cars

  • One-on-one private Salsa classes

  • Guided tour of Old Havana with English speaking historian

  • Tour of Cuban Revolutionary Museum

  • Live Cuban jazz at La Zorra y el Cuervo Jazz Club including cocktails

  • Cuban salsa instructional video prior to departure

  • Cuban cooking class OR visit to jazz studio with presentation by music professor from University of Havana 

  • Evening at Fabrica de la Arte Cubano (music venue and museum of modern art) 

  • Visit to Almacenes de San Jose Artist Market for souvenirs, gifts, art and more

  • Visit to a local micro-brewery


  • Melia Habana Hotel


  • Daily breakfast

  • 1 lunch

  • 2 dinners


  • RT airfare U.S. - Cuba - U.S.

  • Cuban entry visa

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Beverages during meals

  • Gratuities to guides and drivers

  • Personal extras

  • Travel insurance

Maximum availability: 20 guests

Minimum requirement: 12 guests

NOTE:  If minimum number is not met 60 days prior to departure, all monies paid by registered guests will be refunded without penalty.


Packages from $2,850 per person based on double occupancy. ​ Single occupancy please add $910 to the package price.

​A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve space with minimum monthly payments of $500 per person due on the first of each month following payment of deposit.  Total payment due 60 days prior to departure.

You will receive a complete copy of our company's terms and conditions, with reservation documents.

Going Places International can provide you a quote on RT airfare for your consideration.  You are under no obligation to purchase your airfare through us.

Please contact us with any questions  at

Looking forward to sharing this amazing experience with you!

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Friday 11/8

Check into the Five Star Meliá Habana Hotel where luxury abounds.  Enjoy a tour of the city in a Classic American car with chauffeur and visit all the major areas of Havana including the Martin Luther King Jr. & Malcolm X tribute statues. Welcome Reception, then dinner at a private restaurant in Old Havana.  


Saturday 11/9

Start the day with one-on-one Salsa classes from the premier Salsa instructors in the city.  Lunch then a guided tour of Old Havana and the Partagas Cigar Factory and rum store. A fun evening includes dinner followed by jazz at a hidden, underground jazz venue in Havana including two cocktails. Party at the Titanium afterwards.

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Sunday 11/10

Get in another Salsa class today followed by lunch and a walking tour of Old Havana.  Also enjoy a tour of the Partagas cigar factory and visit to the official rum store.  Dinner tonight will be at President Obama's favorite dining spot where the lobster is divine!  Go dancing afterwards with your teachers.

Monday 11/11

Today is a day of options.  Like to cook?  You'll enjoy this personalized cooking class and learn recipes to take home.  Or jazz afficionados can enjoy a personal jazz education class with a university professor.  After lunch we will head to the Almacenes de San Jose market for art and souvenirs and the Havana Microbrewery to relax with a cocktail.  

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Tuesday 11/12

Free morning and you can opt to spend it at Santa Maria Beach or visit the Guanabacoa African Museum for a guided tour. 

After lunch we will check out the Revolution Museum...very eye opening!  Our Farewell Dinner, hosted by Going Places International will be held tonight.

Wednesday 11/14

This morning we will return to the airport for our flight home.  We hope the experiences you enjoyed and the people you met will provide lifelong memories of your trip to Cuba.

The island has so much more to offer, we hope one day you will explore it from end to end.


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Dear Winter,

I'm breaking up with you.  I think it's time I start seeing other seasons.

Tuesday 11/13

Spend the last day relaxing by the pool, returning to a favorite restaurant or doing las minute shopping. But be ready for a fabulous show tonight at the Tropicana Cabaret, with some of the most talented and beautiful male and female dancers in all of Cuba!

PLEASE REMEMBER:  You can choose to skip any planned events and replace with 

activities of your choice whenever you please.  It's totally up to you!

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