Authentic Cuba Travel
Free Cuba Explorer Tours for North American Educators!
is offering a new level of service for our loyal teachers: the free pre-departure
Cuba Explorer Tours
We recognize that professors, teachers and educators may appreciate traveling to Cuba before taking their
students– especially those who have not been to Cuba before. *1
That’s why, we have scheduled two familiarization educational Cuba Explorer Tours
for 2013 that are free for those teachers who qualify.
Yes, you will travel for free! Authentic Cuba Travel
will cover all your included Cuba study tour
costs plus your return airfare via
Toronto or Cancun.*2
Please, visit the following websites for all information on our Cuba Explorer Tours
Cuba Education Tour III
Cuba Education Tour IV
Is it a limited offer?
Yes, because of high costs associated, authentic Cuba tours
can offer such free Cuba Explorer Tours
to 20 teachers a year only.
Who qualifies for the Cuba Explorer educational tours?
All professors, teachers and educators that are planning a school trip to Cuba for the years 2013- 2014 with Authentic Cuba Travel
If you are not planning your school Cuba tour
yet, please send us your Request for Cuba Tour
to qualify for
your participation in the Free Cuba Explorer Tour. Registration for Cuba Explorer Tours
Authentic Cuba Travel
considers “planning a school trip to Cuba” as follows:
Your school board has already approved your school educational Cuba tour for 2013.
You have been promoting the tour with your students and parents, and you can guarantee a minimum number of participating
A $300 non-refundable deposit has been paid to us before the end of school years 2013 | 2014.
The $300 non-refundable deposit is deducted from the final tour payment, and it is used to pre-book return airfare,
hotel accommodation and other services in Cuba for your school Cuba tour in 2013 | 2014. By pre-booking early we guarantee best
rates and services.
*1 Limited to one educator per school.
*2 Connections to and from Cancun or Toronto are at the expense of teachers individually,
and not included in your Cuba Explore Tour.
Authentic Cuba Travel
We Have the Lowest Prices for Cuba Tours
is able to take advantage of competitive discounts
from our tour service providers in Cuba (Cuban hotels, receptive companies, restaurants, and others) in large part due to our reputation and the considerable experience of our Canadian and Cuban staff within the travel industry of Cuba. We pass those savings right along to the participants in our Cuba study tours
for 2013 and 2014. We offer Cuba education tours
that are hundreds less than they previously were, and hundreds less than our competitors who are offering similar cultural, educational, and nature Cuba tours
We Offer the Lowest Airfares for Cuba Education Tours
The reputation, good relations, and experience of Authentic Cuba Travel
in the USA Cuba travel
industry has enabled us to command extremely competitive discounted rates for groups with Cuban, Canadian, and North American airlines. Thanks to these discounts, we can lower the costs for our Cuba education tours
for 2013. Our Cuba study tours
are priced hundreds of dollars less than the previous year, and hundreds less than our competitors who are offering similar Cuba tours
in 2013 and 2014.
The Cuba Travel Experience Features UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Your Cuba Travel
wouldn’t be complete without exploring Cuba’s premier UNESCO World Heritage Sites. All Cuba tours
by Authentic Cuba Travel
include visits to Cuban sites that are considered to be the most well preserved examples of Spanish historic cores within The Americas in the present day. We visit the Camaguey Historic Center and Old Havana, as well as the Cienfuegos and Trinidad Historic Cores among many others. All of our Cuba education tours
are guided by well-trained university graduates from Cuba and are fully escorted.
The Majority of Revenues from Authentic Cuba Tours Remain In Cuba
Due to direct involvement by the cultural organizations and institutions of Cuba as well as conservations and environmentalist groups, colleges and universities, Cuban personalities, local Cuban tour companies, small communities, as well as other Cuban hosts in operating and designing our authentic Cuba tours
, we are able to offer fully escorted nature, cultural, and education tours of Cuba that are unparalleled in their quality, variety, and the smoothness with which they run. In exchange, the majority of revenues from Authentic Cuba Travel
stay in Cuba to benefit each and every person and institution that has made it all possible in the first place. We are eternally grateful for everyone who has made our Cuba tours
and programs the absolute best experience for our tour participants!
Cuba Travel Deposits Are Transferable and Never Expire
At Authentic Cuba Travel
, we understand that Cuba travel
plans can change or require a delay, which is why we have established a fully transferable Lifetime Deposit. With this option, the Cuba traveler can be sure that if they must delay or cancel a Cuba trip
, they can still have the opportunity to take a cultural or educational tour of Cuba the next time.
With a lifetime deposit, any of the participants in our Cuba tours
who have been forced to delay their departure may retain the initial deposit to use at a later date. No additional charges and we don’t ask questions. This policy of Lifetime Deposits can mean that travelers can save the initial deposit (just one per tour per person) indefinitely, whether they decide to take the trip again in 10 years or 10 weeks.
Note, however, that in the case that Cuba travel
cancellation takes place within 20 days or less before the day of departure, travelers will forfeit 50% of the payment for the ground tour, and if it is 10 days or less before the day of departure tour participants will forfeit 100% of the payment for the ground tour. Please do refer to the Terms and Conditions
to be provided with more details.
As we understand that your preferences for travel to Cuba are subject to change with the passing of time, the Lifetime Deposit may be used for any Cuba escorted tours
that we offer in the future, not just for the Cuba educational tour
you originally booked. You may use the Lifetime Deposit in order to find a trip that you want to take as you plan for your next educational and cultural tour with us.
With this policy, the Lifetime Deposit is transferable as well. You may transfer the deposit to any other traveler for no extra charge!
This applies to the value of the “deposit” payment portion only. Any and all additional payment or final payments are subject to our Terms and Conditions
. This is not redeemable in addition to any other discount, offer, or promotion.
Cuba Tours Operated On Responsible and Sustainable Principles
When an industry is committed to sustainable tourism, it is committed to practices that make a small impact on local culture and the environment as well as helping generate employment for the people of the local area. A dedication to ensuring that development is ultimately a positive for the local people, the tourists, and the tour companies is sustainable tourism.
At Authentic Cuba Travel
, our itineraries and Cuba tours
are designed to stay within the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism guidelines.
All of our Cuba education tours
meet these considerations:
Minimize negative social, environmental, and economic impacts
Create greater benefits economically for the local people as well as enhance the host communities, offering improvements in working conditions as well as access to industry
Local people are involved in making the decisions that have an effect on their life chances and their lives
Positive contributions are made to conserving the cultural and natural heritage as well as maintaining the diversity of Cuba
Tourists are provided with a more enjoyable experience through meaningful connections to local people along with a better understanding of environmental, social, and local cultural issues
Mutual respect is engendered between hosts and tourists while building local confidence and pride
Sustainable tourism means that participants in our escorted Cuba tours
have the chance to enjoy a holiday while also respecting the culture, the people, and environment in the areas that they tour. Additionally, it means that the people have a say in the Cuba travel
planning process and will get the majority of the funds generated from our tours to Cuba.
Authentic Cuba Tours include Cuban UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
With the support of the foremost nature conservation and environmentalist organizations in Cuba, Authentic Cuba Travel
has access to some of the best and most pristine Cuban natural sites on the island. From Protected Areas to National Parks and UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, we offer bird watchers, nature lovers, biologists, naturalists, nature conservationists, and environmentalists a unique and rare opportunity to see the amazing biodiversity of the largest island in the Caribbean.
Our nature Cuba tours
are designed to capture the biodiversity and natural beauty of the fauna and flora that has defined the small island nation as one of the most unique eco-tourism destinations in the Greater Antilles. As one travels through protected areas, national parks, and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, there is the unique opportunity to interact with local naturalists, scientists, ornithologists, and communities while enjoying people-to-people cross cultural exchanges and Cuba travel
experiences that will likely stay with you throughout your lifetime.
People-to-People Cuba Travel by Cuba’s Most Experienced Staff
At Authentic Cuba Travel
, we know and understand Cuba better than anybody else does! From our experienced directors to our tour guides, representatives, and leaders in Cuba and North America, each and every one of us has worked in the travel industry of Cuba for at least ten years. When it comes to Cuba travel
, experience counts!
Nobody knows and understands Cuba like us! Travel in people-to-people Cuba tours
designed by Cubans for North Americans. Give us a call…you will notice that our tour directors are fluent speakers of Spanish and English and have a minimum of ten years of experience living in and working in Cuba. Guaranteed! If you’re looking for Cuba education tours
, you won’t be in better hands!
We Offer the Safest Cuba Education Tours
Safety comes first when you join our authentic Cuba tours
. We make safety our top priority, which is why our staff performs rigorous checks for safety and provides constant on-tour expertise as well as on-site immediate assistance.
Our experienced operation staff takes the time to visit every site, restaurant, and hotel in order to ensure that they are up to our security and safety guidelines. Unlike some other companies offering Cuba education tours
these days, we will not book you to a shared dormitory with 4 - 5 beds in order to offer you an “unbelievable
” upfront costs that will dramatically increase later. We only book participants in our Cuba tours
in comfortable, safe, and clean single/double rooms at the finest resorts and hotels that are available in each area that we visit within your price range.
Even more importantly, we do business with hotels that are accustomed to and pleased to receive our Cuba tour groups. Our foreign visitors receive a quality of service, attention level, and friendliness from the hotel staff that is unparalleled in the Cuba travel
At Authentic Cuba Travel
, we are an exclusive partner of the best Cuban transportation companies such as Transgaviota and Havanatur, which have the largest, safest, newest, and most advanced fleet in the country. We exclusively provide air-conditioned luxury motor coaches that have the most experienced drivers for our escorted Cuba tours
Each tour group is accompanied by an Authentic Cuba
bus driver and an expert Cuban guide along the journey that will provide immediate and constant guidance. Each driver and guide has been trained and is fully certified to deal with any and all situations that may come up.
Customizable Cuba Tours to Excel you Authentic Cuba Experience.
Our nature, cultural, and educational Cuba tours
are completely customizable to the requirements of your private group, business, or organization around any theme or interest.
We will assist groups with the organization of conferences, festivals, and events in Cuba and facilitate your entire itinerary, accommodation, and Cuba travel
arrangements from your departure to your return.
We ensure that your authentic Cuba
experience is memorable, safe, and rewarding. We have the most experienced staff in Cuba and Canada who guarantees seamless and quick coordination.
As a complimentary service, we will deliver a custom designed itinerary proposal as well as a budget to you in about 2 days which can be adjust as many times as required until you are satisfy with the final itinerary and price.
Unless you’re prepared to pay quite a bit of money, the minimum size of your group is ten (10) travelers. There is, however, no limit on the size of your group. A larger group will see a dramatic drop in the costs.
Best Collection of Escorted Cuba Tours at Affordable Prices
At Authentic Cuba Travel
, we offer the largest and best selection of nature, cultural, and escorted Cuba tours
. You will not find another company that will offer the scope or quality of the fully escorted tours to Cuba
that we do. Every staff member in our organization has worked and lived in the travel industry of Cuba for a minimum of ten years. We do tours to Cuba, and just to Cuba. Remember, experience counts when you are talking about Cuba travel
All of the tours that we offer include luxury vehicles complete with a private driver, best value accommodations, access to every nature, cultural, and educational activity, most meals, and an expert tour guide responsible for making sure that you receive service that is first-class throughout your cultural, nature, and educational learning experience.