Book early to secure your car
Unlike many other travel destinations, there are a limited number of hire cars available in Cuba, especially throughout May to August and December. So we’ve partnered with two hire companies, REX and Viacar – who both offer car hire all year round. Although we still recommend booking your trip and car hire as early as possible to avoid disappointment!
REX Car Hire Options
Category B: MG5, SEAT Ibiza(or similar)
Category C: Renault Fluence, MG6 (or similar)
Category H: Hyundai TQ, VW van (or similar)
Viacar Car Hire Options
Category A: Hyundai Atos (or similar)
- Insurance per day 10 CUC (to be paid locally)
- Suitable for: 2 people
Category B: Peugot Partner TM (or similar)
- Insurance per day 15 CUC (to be paid locally)
- Suitable for: 3-4 people
Category D: Peugeot Expert TM (or similar)
- Insurance per day 20 CUC (to be paid locally)
- Suitable for: 6 people
Since the 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart of your driver’s licence is no longer valid. The DVLA have advised that if you are hiring a car, in the UK or abroad, and you are asked to provide evidence of your driving record you will be able to do so by accessing the Share My Driving Licence service via the DVLA online for free.
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