Friday, September 27, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019
Timeless Cuba
Miami, Havana, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba

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Cruise the warm waters of the Caribbean during a fantastic trip to Cuba.

Cruise the warm waters of the Caribbean during a fantastic trip to Cuba. Arrive in Miami and check-in to your hotel. Enjoy dinner at your leisure, and then join us for a group lecture by Havana-born scholar Dr. Jaime Suchlicki, a consultant on the private and public sectors on Cuban and Latin American Affairs. The following day take a panoramic tour of Miami and see Little Havana, Coral Gables, and Coconut Grove. Embark Insignia and set sail to Cuba, discover the true depth and beauty of the once-forbidden destination. Spend two days exploring Havana, a captivating city with an old-fashioned aesthetic. Then, journey to Cienfuegos. Known as the Pearl of the South, the city’s French spirit, tranquil seaside setting, and neoclassical architecture are sure to enchant. Finally, before returning to Miami, stop in Santiago de Cuba. Wedged between looming mountains and the Caribbean Sea, the city offers a plethora of rich heritage and cultural diversions amidst a dramatic backdrop.

Featured Lecturer: Dr. Jaime Suchlicki

Havana-born Cuban scholar Jaime Suchlicki, PhD, is a highly regarded consultant to the private and public sectors on Cuban and Latin American Affairs. He devoted fifty years of distinguished service to the University of Miami and spent the last seventeen years at the university’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. He is the editor of the Cuban Affairs Journal, an author of numerous publications, and the director of the historical film Cuba: From Columbus to Castro, narrated by Andy Garcia.

Visa Requirements

Cuban Health Insurance & Cuban visa is required for ALL guests, regardless of nationality (excluding Cuban-born nationals who emigrated 1971 and after – which requires a Cuban passport). Oceania Cruises is covering the Health Insurance at no additional cost.

Effective November 9, 2017, individual people-to-people exchanges are no longer authorized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). However, guests who booked their voyage before June 16, 2017 may choose to still engage in individual people-to-people travel or group people-to-people travel. Guests who booked their voyage on or after June 16, 2017 can travel to Cuba under the group people-to-people general license and participate in OFAC-compliant people-to-people exchanges through Oceania or a third party U.S. sponsoring organization accompanied by a U.S. individual of the sponsoring organization. In addition, certain direct financial transactions (i.e., payments by credit card or cash) with restricted entities designated by the U.S. Government appearing on the Cuba Restricted List found online. Additional information about the OFAC Cuba Travel Affidavit, and the Immigration Questionnaire will be email prior to sailing.


(opens in new window) For additional information, or to book a trip, contact:
Kathie Scott, Alumni Relations Office
by phone at 505-277-5808, 800-258-6866 or by email.

Details and pricing subject to change.

For questions or more information:

Kathie Scott
Special Events Coordinator, 505-277-9093, kascott1@unm.edu