Archive for the ‘Holguin Airport Passenger Reviews’ Category

Havana airport car hire 2012

Havana airport car hire Update   With the high season fast approaching for Havana airport car hire we´ve been looking at options and prices for the year end mad rush for confirmations. CubaCAR, Havanautos and REX are offering international bookings through their aforementioned Havana airport car hire partner sites. VIA is only offering through CarRentCUBA […]


Cuba Airport Customs duties tax

Cuba Customs duties A massive increase in Cuba customs duties took effect in Cuba on Monday, catching many air travelers unaware and leaving some shocked at the new fees. A Cuban American who arrived with her husband for a visit to the island where she was born, speaking outside the CubaCar Rental office said she […]


Car Rental Cuba 2012 driving tips straight from the airport

Car Rental Cuba? For those of you who Car Rental Cuba this summer there are a few things you should be aware of when driving around this precious island.   Taking advantage of your Car Rental Cuba might mean traveling from say, Havana to Santiago de Cuba and, spending some time at Cuba Hotels or […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | Rebecca Smith

These comments relate to the older, national terminal. Frank Pais International Airport at Holguin has two terminals; one (modern) deals with international charter and scheduled services, and the other (older) deals with flights to and from Havana. The tone is set when passengers see the huge portrait of former President Fidel Castro on the airport […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | E Winters

Holguin is a tiny airport, not used to more than 8 movements a day, so when things go wrong, they simply don’t have the staff to sort out the problems. I experienced delays in both my inbound and outbound flights, so I got to see a lot of the airport. Immigration is a major hold up, since […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | Jonathan Edwards

Always reserve the Holguin VIP  lounge as soon as you arrive ready for your return. I didn’t and sat jealously sweltering and being bitten by mosquitos as I waited for my inevitably late flight. Otherwise if there is only one flight due, there seems to be enough room and seats, probably get too crowded if more than one […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | Loney Baker | Canada

When we arrived at Holguin Airport we were three hours in advance of the flight time I went inside and immediately noticed two things. Incredibly long lines for check in and an unbearable smell, we waited in a long line of people for one hour and twelve minutes to check in and headed for the […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | Angela Marsden

Have someone get off the plane asap, get right through and head for the Cambio (Exchange counter) especially if your numerous or a group. Otherwise you may be queued up for a while. The rates are fair. There is a small drinks stand down an “alleyway” between Arrivals & Departures. Assuming you were smart enough […]


Holguin Cuba Airport Review | Jeremy Dangle

I had purchased my ticket in Havana earlier in the week; it was en e-ticket, and so I was surprised at the delay, 25 minutes at check in, whilst the official went to a back office and wrote out a paper ticket! I queried this and was told that the worldwide disappearance of paper tickets […]

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