The official language spoken in Cuba is Spanish, however the second most spoken language in Cuba is Haitian Creole.
Name: Cuban Convertible Peso (you may also see Cuban Peso, but tourists only really use CUC)
100CUC$ is approx £77
Time Zone: UTC-05:00 and UTC-04:00
The typical cost of a domestic beer in Cuba is 1CUC$ (approx 77p) and imported beer isn't much more, at 2CUC$ (approx £1.55).
The cost of a standard meal in Cuba is 5CUC$ on average (approx £3.80), but if you're looking for something a little nicer, a meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant isn't much more - at 14.50CUC$ (approx £11.25).
Taxi's are super cheap around Cuba. The tarriff starts at 0.81CUC$ on average (approx 62p) and it's an extra 0.50CUC$ (approx 38p) for each km.
Local transport in Cuba is even lower in cost than a taxi, with a one-way ticket costing as little as 0.20CUC$ (approx 15p) and a monthly pass only costs 9CUC$ (£6.90).
Hostels in Cuba vary depending on the areas - in Havana a night costs 11.14CUC$ (approx £8.64), in Cienfuegos it costs about 7.90CUC$ (approx £6.13), in Santa Clara around 8.89CUC$ (about £6.90) and in Camaguey the average per night is 14.36CUC$ (approx £11.14).
Cuba has a range of accommodation to choose from, from budget to high end - it's between 50CUC$ and 100CUC$ (approx £38-£77) for a night in a mid-range hotel.