11 Traveling to Cuba: An American Perspective

The Survey

Who is Traveling to Cuba?

22.1 percent of respondents plan to travel to Cuba in the next 1-3 years.

Interesting Stats About Americans Planning to Travel to Cuba

  • People over the age of 65 are 31 percent more likely to visit Cuba within the next three years compared to any other age group in the survey.
  • More than 75 percent of those who said they had no concerns about visiting Cuba said their preferred method of payment would be credit or debit cards.
  • 30 percent said having no cell phone reception and limited Internet access would deter them from visiting.
  • The primary travel focus would be history/culture (51 percent).
  • Those with a bachelor’s degree or higher are 14 percent more likely to fall under one of the 12 approved categories of travel.
  • Of those respondents who said business was their primary reason to visit Cuba and also selected travel cost a concern, none of them said they had a negative view of the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba.
  • Of those planning to travel to Cuba in the next three years, respondents felt that the primary inconvenience would be limited acceptance of credit cards.
  • 76 percent of those who indicated they would explore Cuba on their own instead of taking a guided tour, said cell phone service or Internet access would not be a concern.

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