Cuban Currency

Visiting Cuba and wants to know the name of the Cuban money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1000 American dollars in Cuban currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local money used in Cuba, currency symbol, notes and more.


Cuban Currency Exchange Rate Today

Cuba Money

  • The official money used in Cuba is Peso.

  • The currency symbol of the Cuban money is $.

  • The Cuban currency code is CUP.

  • The Peso Notes: The Cuban currency notes are made up of $1, $3, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100.

  • The Peso Coins: 1 Peso is made up of 100 Centavos. Cuban Centavo Coins go from 1c, 5¢, 20¢, 50¢, $1 (10¢, 25¢, $1: in Cuban convertible peso).

What is the best currency to use in Cuba? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Cuban money and use the local Peso as it is accepted everywhere in Cuba. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Cuba? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Cuba (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Cuban Peso before ordering the Peso you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the current currency exchange rate for British Pound to Cuban Peso before buying the Peso you need for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.