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Old July 7th, 2015, 07:54 PM
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Default Carnival heading from Miami to Cuba in 2016

They got a special license and it does have a few restrictions like no other countries on the voyage and it is billed as an educational trip so likely ship excursions will be mandatory and not a beach day kind of thing. Prices start at $2990pp for a week though that will likely change like other cruises based on demand.

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Not sure if it's bookable yet but would be interested if the price drops a bit. Does the price include excursions/are there any choices or just one per port of call? Anyone hear more details?
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I'd like to visit Cuba eventually, but not at that price. Would be interesting to know the answers to those questions on excursions. Keep us posted.
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I read on line that MSC is also offering cruises to Cuba in its 2015-16 schedule.

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Are they sailing from the US?

There have been several smaller ships that have gone but they usually leave from Jamaica or somewhere and not Miami. It's not legal for US citizens to travel via another country to visit Cuba as a work around. It gets done but I wouldn't advise it as you might get your passport revoked and face legal issues.
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I hope that this is just a start of bigger and better things to come in the future.

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Like you said Manuel, it is a start...
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I am happy that Carnival is taking a step to get the cruising to Cuba going.
I just wish that things would move along a little quicker.


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It's congress being slow not the travel industry. If they lifted all restrictions today I bet an airline would line up flights for tomorrow...and it would be full.
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I think Cuba would be a great cruise stop once things eventually get worked out with our slowed government and the travel industry can move forward.
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