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Vacation Express

March 22, 2016 17:22 ET

Vacation Express Beats Other Online Sites to the Punch with Cuba Hotel Rooms

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - March 22, 2016) - Vacation Express offers convenient instant-booking and extensive hotel options across the beautiful country of Cuba to travelers eligible for travel by the US government through their website With nearly 50 hotels to choose from in six cities throughout the island, it's no wonder that Vacation Express' selection is among the most robust for hotel-only bookings!

Vacation Express has been booking hotel-only options in Cuba since December 2015, and there is such a high-demand for this option that this year has seen more companies open inventory at Cuban hotels. "Since the US government began opening up options for US travelers, demand has greatly increased and we are proud to have been one of the first US companies to offer a hotel-only booking option," said Kevin Hernandez, vice president of Vacation Express.

Hotel properties are available for booking now in Varadero, Santiago de Cuba, Cayo Coco, Holguin, Cayo Santa Maria and the much sought after capital of Cuba, Havana. Today, daily charter flights already serve several airports in Cuba. Commercial flights are scheduled to begin flying new routes to Cuba in the near future, and the timing couldn't be more perfect.

  • Havana: As capital of Cuba, Havana is a much sought after destination and Vacation Express is proud to offer five hotels in the bustling historic city. Havana is serviced by Jose Marti International Airport.
  • Varadero: Choose from a selection of 19 hotels in the city which has one of the island's most popular coastlines and features a wide array of artist markets. Varadero will be serviced by the Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport.
  • Santiago de Cuba: In the home of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and where the Cuban Revolution first began, Vacation Express offers accommodations at the Melia Santiago de Cuba. Visitors to the city will be serviced by the Antonio Maceo International Airport.
  • Cayo Coco: Five hotels are available for those looking to experience the beauty of this environmentally protected island, serviced by Jardines del Rey International Airport.
  • Holguin: Book from a choice of five hotels in this seaside town boasting galleries, parks and historic monuments serviced by Frank Pais International Airport.
  • Cayo Santa Maria: Six hotels are available for booking this stunning city on the northern coast of Cuba. Cayo Santa Maria is serviced by Abel Santamaria International Airport.

Hotels offered include properties managed by a company affiliated with Vacation Express such as Royalton, Memories and Starfish. Other popular brands in Cuba, well recognized by seasoned travelers, include Melia, Paradisus and Iberostar. 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 destinations and find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this intriguing island.

Booking your stay in Cuba through Vacation Express is a breeze! Due to the purchasing power of Sunwing Travel Group, of which Vacation Express is a part, we are able to offer one of the most extensive hotel lineups in a country with such limited space. To guarantee your spot, book now at or call one of our Cuba specialists at 1-866-790-1788.

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 and most recently, Cuba! Now in business for over 26 years, Vacation Express is one of the country's largest and most trusted tour operators. Travelers looking for the most affordable, all-inclusive vacations may book Vacation Express' exclusive, non-stop packages through their travel agent, directly by phone seven days a week at 1-866-790-1788 or online at

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, HERE. 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. The U.S. government could ask you to produce those records.

CUBA TRAVEL CERTIFICATION: Each U.S. traveler must complete a written certification, available HERE, identifying the travel category that authorizes his or her travel to Cuba in order to allow Vacation Express to book that travel. Vacation Express must obtain this Certification, and retain it for five years, 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 a lawyer.    


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