Legal

Ask a Lawyer and Get Answers to Your Legal Questions

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Legal

I'm going on a trip to Cuba. I'm told that Americans must bring

Customer Question
cash but I hear that...
I'm going on a trip to Cuba. I'm told that Americans must bring cash but I hear that the fee charged to exchange American dollars for CUCs is high in comparison to those charged for other currencies. Is that true? Is there an advantage to converting dollars into Euros, Canadian dollars, or any other currency before leaving the US to then convert to CUCs in Cuba? Is it advised to convert some money to CUPs in Cuba to take advantage of lower prices available to locals?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Legal
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Legal Question
Answered in 13 minutes by:
5/8/2016
Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 1 year ago
Loren
Loren, Attorney
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 35,875
Experience: 30 years experience representing clients.
Verified
Good morning. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I look forward to assisting you.It is advisable to bring Euros or Canadian dollars, as there is a 10% surcharge, in addition to the 3% transaction fee, to convert US dollars to CUCs.You can convert some cash to CUPs when you are there. There is no real advantage, though. Both types of Pesos, CUC and CUP, are legal tender in Cuba and both are completely available to anyone – including foreigners – with no restrictions whatsoever . You can exchange your CUC for CUP at any bank and most non-resort and non-airport Cadecas.
Ask Your Own Legal Question
Ask Tina Your Own Question
Tina
Tina
Tina, Lawyer
Category: Legal
Satisfied Customers: 8,775
8,775 Satisfied Customers
Experience: JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.

Tina is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Tina

Tina

Lawyer

8,775 satisfied customers

JD, BBA Over 25 years legal and business experience.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,353 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

20,727 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

Law Educator, Esq.

Law Educator, Esq.

Attorney

42,358 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer, Consultant

8,238 satisfied customers

25 years of experience helping people like you.

Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq.

Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq.

Attorney

292 satisfied customers

7+ years of experience handling various legal matters.

< Previous | Next >

Related Legal Questions
I have a question about counterfeit money that occured
I have a question about counterfeit money that occured today … read more
Loren
Loren
Attorney
35,875 satisfied customers
I Need to talk to a constitutional lawyer. In the United
In the United States Constitution says we have a right to regress of grievances, How is that done? … read more
Edward Young
Edward Young
Juris Doctor
158 satisfied customers
As a practicing attorney how can any Judicial official and
As a practicing attorney how can any Judicial official and Member of the International and local BAR Justify your oath and actions in the public arena after seeing and understanding this Fundamental J… read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,693 satisfied customers
I have contracted with a service provider who ignores the
I have contracted with a service provider who ignores the checks I send in payment. Instead they insist that they must have full access to my credit card or my bank account. I do not allow anyone this… read more
ScottyMacEsq
ScottyMacEsq
Doctoral Degree
17,323 satisfied customers
I moved into my present rooming situation (with owner and
I moved into my present rooming situation (with owner and another roommates) in March 2017, with a hold fee and first and last, but I unfortunately had financial difficulties even working 3 jobs. I've… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,385 satisfied customers
Can a street vendor refuse pennies in NYC? I did a search
can a street vendor refuse pennies in NYC? I did a search online and lots of people says they have to and lots a people say they don't. Can someone clear this up for me? Thanks… read more
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,385 satisfied customers
If my company gives me a loan of $250,000 can I pay them
If my company gives me a loan of $250,000 can I pay them back with time served (IE: committing to a 3 year contract? or does there have to be legal tender that is paid back to them for the loan? … read more
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge
Juris Doctor
28,170 satisfied customers
Does a managing company of an apartment complex have the
Does a managing company of an apartment complex have the legal right to have its tenant put them (managing company) down as a third party of your property insurance? A recent buyer of apartment comple… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,089 satisfied customers
I met my obligations in a land contract realestate
I met my obligations in a land contract realestate transaction for judgement of posession & the vendor refused the legal tender I had available prior to the judgement expiration. I was then forcefully… read more
Irwin Law
Irwin Law
Juris Doctor JD
7,089 satisfied customers
Can a North Carolina City owned utility refuse to accept
Can a North Carolina City owned utility refuse to accept cash payments as opposed the checks, credit cards, etc.? Thanks. … read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
Doctoral Degree
59 satisfied customers
I used an ATM at a Credit Union the other day. I took the
I used an ATM at a Credit Union the other day. I took the money inside to exchange the money to a different denomination. They refused to exchange.They asked, are you a member? No I told them It came … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,358 satisfied customers
Texas lawyer I'm a landlord in texas. Tenant paid me
Hi. Texas lawyer I'm a landlord in texas. Tenant paid me rent with 2 money orders n I lost them. Tenant can't find the money order receipt to claim the money n doesn't want to pay me the rent. Tenant … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,134 satisfied customers
I'm going on a trip to Cuba. I'm told that Americans must bring
I'm going on a trip to Cuba. I'm told that Americans must bring cash but I hear that the fee charged to exchange American dollars for CUCs is high in comparison to those charged for other currencies. … read more
Loren
Loren
Attorney
35,875 satisfied customers
A mean contractor is demanding a payment of 2000k because I
A mean contractor is demanding a payment of 2000k because I terminated the contract, before contract started, because of his compleetly inappropriate and offensive behavior directed at me. Long story,… read more
Tina
Tina
Lawyer
8,775 satisfied customers
Florida has passed a law requiring my business (type) to pay
Florida has passed a law requiring my business (type) to pay for 17 certain items by check only. This is the for secondary metals recycling companies.,ie scrap yards, recycling centers. I only know of… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
42,358 satisfied customers
When using Acceptance for Value for settlement of debts, what
When using Acceptance for Value for settlement of debts, what documents should accompany the acceptance, and should they be sent directly to the US Treasury or should they be sent to the creditor?… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I have a corporation who purchased my late credit card debt.
I have a corporation who purchased my late credit card debt. I think excessive amounts of penalties have been applied (10x) and I want proof that they are the legal owner of my debt. They are not will… read more
Loren
Loren
Attorney
35,875 satisfied customers
Can a business refuse to accept a cash payment Im getting
Can a business refuse to accept a cash payment? I'm getting horribly overcharged by my city's sewer bill ([email protected]); the national average is $20. Due to the city's policies, I can not appeal or chan… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x