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Vacation Express

November 24, 2015 13:39 ET

Vacation Express Offers Hotel-Only Options for Cuba Travel

40 Hotels Available in Six Destinations Throughout Cuba

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 24, 2015) - 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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