The idea of the trip is a possibility that Cubans explore every year, especially as they try to avoid the growing economic crisis the island is experiencing, fruitless results and a hopeless 2024 sinking into the sea.
Precisely, as of this new year, the Cuban passport ranks 134th worldwide. Visa Guide Passport Table.
This 2024 list reveals that Cubans require visas to 149 countries and only have free access to 28.
Visa waiver agreements between different countries allow citizens to travel freely without the need for a visa for a short period of time. Visa policy varies depending on the country and purpose of travel.
Most countries do not require a visa for Cubans They are from the defunct Soviet republics, such as Belarus, Montenegro, Moldova and the Russian Federation. In Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Gambia are listed.
In previous years, citizens with a Cuban passport could travel to Serbia without a visa, but this country decided in April 2023 Eliminate free visas for Cubans Holders of diplomatic, official and ordinary passports.
For the Asia and Oceania region, Cubans can travel visa-free to Cook Islands, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Niue, Qatar, Singapore, Tajikistan, Vanuatu and Uzbekistan.
In Latin America, the list reflects that Cuba has free visas for Nicaragua and Guyana. The list also includes a group of Caribbean islands, among which the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines stand out.
In the Latin American region, Cuba is surpassed only by Haiti in terms of countries with the least powerful passports. Citizens of neighboring Caribbean countries have visa-free entry to only 16 countries.
Meanwhile, Chile in the opposite position – ranked 41st – has visa-free entry to 124 countries, a figure very close to many European countries, leading the rankings.
The US ranks 39th, with visa-free access to 144 destinations.
For its part, the Spanish passport is preferred by many Cubans who have access to it Democratic Memorial Act (Grandchildren Act)Approved in 2022, it ranks first in the rankings with free entry to 106 countries.