To enter Cuba you are required to have Travel Medical Insurance. This
will be checked by immigration official when you arrive in Cuba. If
acceptable documentation is not provided, then you will have to buy
travel insurance from the local insurance provider - Asistur S.A. -
which has an office in the immigration area of the airport.
Asistur S.A., is a Cuban organization that specializes in various
kinds of assistance to foreigners. Asistur Travel Insurance requested
www.cubalinda.com.com will give you the advantage of dealing directly
with Cuban institutions without having to contact an agency outside of
Cuba to confirm to a Cuban entity that you are covered. For instance,
if you need medical treatment or even hospitalization, the receipt
that we provide you is all that you need to show for free treatment
anywhere in Cuba. You will also have a local 24-hour assistance to
call for prompt response.
Asistur has agencies in all the major tourist centers and represents
200 insurance and assistance companies of 40 countries.
ASISTUR Contact Information
Prado 208 e/ Colon y Trocadero Habana Vieja
Tel: (537) 866-8527 / 8920 / 8339 / 4121 / 867-1315
Fax: (537) 866-8087
ACCIDENTAL DEATH OR DISABILITY
The Insurer will pay the Insured Person or his/her Survivor the
maximum sum in the event of any injury causing loss of life or
permanent disability within 12 months of the injury. In case of an
injury causing a partial and permanent disability, the Insurer will
pay the Insured Person, also within 12 months of the injury, a
percentage of the insured sum according to an indemnity table that is
available on request.
BAGGAGE AND PERSONAL EFFECTS
Loss or physical damage by rough handling of baggage, fire, robbery or
transportation hazards are covered by the insurance policy. If the
Insured Person suffers the loss of baggage during transportation by an
airline that is a member of the International Air Transport
Association (IATA), the Insurer will pay the total insured sum. In any
case the Insured Person must present documented evidence to prove that
the damage or loss occurred. Loss caused by negligence of the Insured
Person is not covered.
HOSPITALIZATION AND MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
An amount up to the maximum insured sum will be paid for costs
incurred in Cuba for medical and dental emergencies, and for
hospitalization and treatment, if the Insured Person becomes ill or
suffers injury through an accident during the period of insurance. The
Insurer will not assume payment for treatment of a pre-existing
medical condition, known or unknown by the Insured Person.
TRANSPORTATION AND REPATRIATION
An amount up to the maximum insured sum shall be paid for the
accommodation and transportation of the Insured Person in case of an
accident or illness during the period of insurance coverage when such
an event prevents the Insured Person from leaving Cuba on the
scheduled date, or if the Insured Person dies. In the event of death
of the Insured Person, cost of burial, special coffins or urns are
The Insurer will pay up to the maximum insured amount if the Insured
Person accidentally causes physical or material damage to a third
person or his/her properties.
LOSS OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
The Insurer will pay up to the maximum insured amount the expenses of
the Insured Person in obtaining new travel documents in case of loss
or theft of passport, ticket or visa.
A cash advance up to the maximum insured amount will be granted by the
Insurer in case a Cuban Court of Justice rules that a bail bond is
required as a result of a legal process started against the Insured
Person for criminal liability in an accident.
For reservation, please fill the form below. For assistance on this
matter, please contact us.