Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Vacation Express Offers Hotel-Only Options for Cuba Travel

Vacation Express Offers Hotel-Only Options for Cuba Travel
Published: Nov 24, 2015 1:40 p.m. ET

40 Hotels Available in Six Destinations Throughout Cuba

ATLANTA, GA , Nov 24, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Book your Cuba
hotel now through Vacation Express, a U.S. Tour Operator leading the way
in Cuba. Now offering hotel options throughout the island, Vacation
Express is the only U.S. tour operator with the distinction of being
part of Sunwing Travel Group, the largest provider of travelers to Cuba.

Hotel options for U.S. citizens who are eligible to visit Cuba under one
of the 12 general licenses are available in Varadero, Cayo Coco,
Santiago de Cuba, Holguin and Cayo Santa Maria. Through the purchasing
power of Sunwing Travel Group, Vacation Express will also have inventory
in the much sought after capital of Cuba, Havana, for arrivals May 1,
2016 onwards.

Hotels offered through Vacation Express have been carefully selected and
may offer availability not accessible through other companies, for
example, properties managed by a company affiliated with Vacation
Express such as Royalton Resorts, Memories Resorts and Starfish Resorts.
Other popular brands which are available through Vacation Express in
Cuba include Melia Hotels & Resorts Cuba, Paradisus Resorts and
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, names recognized by seasoned travelers.

Whether you are planning your travel to Cuba with your own group,
through a travel agent or to visit family, you no longer have to turn to
companies outside of the U.S. for your hotel needs in Cuba, Vacation
Express has a well curated selection of hotels available to book for
travel in 2016. Travelers may book through their travel agent, directly
by phone at (866) 790-1788 or through our Cuba dedicated website,

Not sure if you qualify to travel legally to Cuba? Visit to learn more about the 12 general licenses
which allow Americans to travel legally to Cuba, read more about the
destination and find answers to the most frequently asked questions
about this intriguing destination.

Compliance with U.S. Law: U.S. law prohibits U.S. travelers from
traveling to Cuba for tourism. U.S. travelers can only go to Cuba for
one of 12 authorized reasons, including family visits and
people-to-people educational activities. The 12 categories are listed in
the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) at Section 515.560
(a)(1)-(12) and described in more details in those identified sections
of the CACR. It is the U.S. traveler's sole responsibly to understand
and comply with existing restrictions under U.S. law. Each U.S. traveler
is required under U.S. law to retain records of their travel to Cuba for
five years.

Cuba Travel Certification: Each U.S. traveler must complete a written
certification, identifying the travel category that authorizes his or
her travel to Cuba in order to allow Vacation Express to book travel.
Vacation Express must obtain this certification as required under
Section 515.572(b) of the CACR. Should you have any questions about the
requirements of U.S. law relating to your travel to Cuba, please consult
an attorney.

About Vacation Express:

Based in Atlanta, Vacation Express, part of Sunwing Travel Group, is a
tour operator specializing in quality, affordable vacation packages to
over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Most
recently, the company added travel options to Cuba for U.S. citizens who
qualify to travel to Cuba under one of the twelve general licenses. Now
in business for over 26 years, Vacation Express is one of the country's
largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for
affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express' non-stop
charter flights and vacation packages through their travel agent,
directly by phone seven days a week at 1-800-309-4717 or online at For Cuba specific information, passengers may book
through their travel agent, directly by phone at 1-866-790-1788 or
online at Non-stop charter flights are
operated by Sunwing Airlines, Allegiant Air, Aeromexico, Swift Air, LLC,
VivaAerobus, Xtra Airways and Volaris. See operator/participant
agreement for details.

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