General Impressions About Cuba
A large majority of Americans have positive feelings about improved relations with Cuba. However, that doesn’t mean Americans will flock to Cuba - not only because of the still-existing restrictions, but also simply because much is still unknown. Would be travelers have questions about safety, access to technology, and more.
Almost 63 percent of respondents currently don’t qualify to travel to Cuba under one of the 12 travel categories. Those who do qualify are most likely to travel to Cuba for educational activities.
The majority of our survey respondents – 92 percent – have no plans to travel to Cuba in the next year. Of the 1,023 respondents, only eight percent indicated they plan to travel to Cuba in the next 1-3 years.
- Of all age groups, respondents age 65 or older are more likely to have plans to travel to Cuba in the next 12 months.
- In terms of income, the two groups most likely to travel to Cuba in the next year have an annual income of $75,000-$99,999, or more than $200,000.