Reissued with updates to crime information.
Exercise increased caution in Cuba due to crime.
Country Summary: Petty crime is a threat for tourists in Cuba. Also, violent crime, including armed robbery and homicide, sometimes occurs in Cuba.
Travel outside of the Havana area for U.S. Embassy employees requires a special notification process which may affect the Embassy’s ability to provide emergency assistance to U.S. citizens in Cuba.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Cuba.
If you decide to travel to Cuba:
U.S. citizens should always exercise caution when traveling abroad: