Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Insight Cuba Celebrates Resumption Of People-To-People Travel To Cuba With Free Airfare From Miami To Havana

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 - 8:18 am
Leading provider of people-to-people travel to Cuba for Americans releases 100 new departures across six unique tours, offering free airfare on select dates
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insight Cuba, the leading provider of U.S. authorized people-to-people travel to Cuba, is celebrating the recommencement of its highly acclaimed tours to Cuba by offering free round-trip airfare from Miami to Havana on select dates. After an unprecedented administrative slowdown at the U.S. Department of Treasury,Office of Assets Control, which issues licenses, Insight Cuba is thrilled to once again offer the unique opportunity for Americans to legally discover Cuba through its people. 
Since 2000, Insight Cuba has led the way in legal people-to-people travel to Cuba and continues to provide unique access to people and places the average person rarely sees with its six programs and 100 departures scheduled through September 2013. "The experiences we've created for the 2012-2013 season are the most unique ever," says Tom Popper, president of Insight Cuba, a division of the nonprofit Cross-Cultural Solutions. Tours include personal exchanges with popular Cuban musicians and artists in their studios; interacting with schoolchildren in their classrooms; and spending an afternoon with a local historian and residents to learn about their city, among many others.
Insight Cuba is currently offering seven dates with free airfare from Miami to Havana valued at $450 to $550 and is available to everyone who registers on a select FLY FREE date. Insight Cuba's small group size of 24 guests or less means that the free airfare will go quickly. Travelers can take advantage of the FLY FREE promotion simply by calling  1-800-450-2822.
Insight Cuba's tours vary in duration, theme, and destinations. Tours and tour prices are per person, double occupancy and include the following:
  • Classic Cuba: 8 days/7nights; Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad, starting at $3,995;
  • Scenic Cuba: 8 days/7 nights; Havana, Vinales, and Pinar del Rio, starting at $2,995;
  • Cuban Music & Art: 9 days/8 nights; Havana and Santiago de Cuba, starting at $4,295;
  • Undiscovered Cuba: 12 days/11 nights, covering one end of the island to the other starting at $4,195;
  • Jazz in Havana: in partnership with JazzTimes magazine, 5 days/4 nights, starting at $2,795; and
  • Weekend in Havana: 4 days/3 nights, starting at $2,095.
All tours include carefully selected hotels, a Cuban guide, an Insight Cuba Tour Leader, all meals, in-country ground and air transportation, transfers, all entry fees to events, U.S. Treasury Department license and Letter of Authorization, travel health insurance, and medical trip cancellation coverage (up to $1,000).
For a fully detailed itinerary of these tours and other Insight Cuba travel programs, visitwww.insightcuba.com or call  1-800-450-CUBA.
ABOUT INSIGHT CUBA Insight Cuba is the leading provider and pioneer in legal people-to-people travel for Americans to Cuba. Since its inception in 2000, the organization has sent more than 6,000 participants on 350 tours and crafted over 100 custom group programs. When travel to Cuba was reauthorized for all Americans in 2011, this nonprofit company (a division of Cross-Cultural Solutions) was the first to bring American travelers back to Cuba. Six programs with 100 departures are scheduled through September 2013, featuring original experiences that put American visitors in direct touch with Cuban people and culture. For more information, visitwww.insightcuba.com or call  1-800-450-CUBA. To stay connected with Insight Cuba, follow @insightcuba or 'Like' the Insight Cuba Facebook Page.

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