Cuban Currency

Going to Cuba and needs to know the name of the Cuban money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $5 US dollars in Cuban currency?

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


Cuban Currency Exchange Rate Today

Cuba Money

  • The local 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 Stirling 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Cuba? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually 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 - hence 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 minute by minute.

It’s wise to check the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Cuban Peso before buying the Peso you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Peso Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Peso to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Cuban Peso before purchasing the Peso you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Peso Exchange Rate Today.