College of Law > Academics > Study Abroad > Havana, Cuba > Travel & Lodging
Under current U.S. law, 12 categories of authorized travel to Cuba are allowed:
All students traveling to Cuba as part of the study abroad program require two documents:
If you wish to have the help of a professional travel agent to make your travel reservations to Cuba and/or secure the above two documents, you can contact:
Mr. Scott Schwar, DirectorCuba Tours 4U firstname.lastname@example.org(224) 829–7040, (708) 386-8506.
Students are free to explore options likely to be much less expensive than regular hotels through Airbnb. In fact, last year, all of the program’s students used the services of Airbnb to secure housing. Airbnb is authorized by the US government to operate in Cuba, and it provides access to reasonably priced private lodgings with hospitable Cuban families. Neighborhoods that are within reasonable distance of the University of Havana include Vedado, Malecon, Centro Habana, y Habana Vieja. The Havana public transportation system is unreliable, so students should make every effort to live within reasonable walking distance of the University.