The official language spoken in Cuba is Spanish, however the second most spoken language in Cuba is Haitian Creole.
Name: Cuban Convertible Peso (you may also see Cuban Peso, but tourists only really use CUC)
100CUC$ is approx $124
Time Zone: UTC-05:00 and UTC-04:00
The typical cost of a domestic beer in Cuba is 1CUC$ (approx $1.24) and imported beer isn't much more, at 2CUC$ (approx $2.48).
The cost of a standard meal in Cuba is 5CUC$ on average (approx $6.21), but if you're looking for something a little nicer, a meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant isn't much more - at 14.50CUC$ (approx $18).
Taxi's are super cheap around Cuba. The tarriff starts at 0.81CUC$ on average (approx $1) and it's an extra 0.50CUC$ (approx 62c) for each km.
Local transport in Cuba is even lower in cost than a taxi, with a one-way ticket costing as little as 0.20CUC$ (approx 24c) and a monthly pass only costs 9CUC$ (approx $11).
Hostels in Cuba vary depending on the areas - in Havana a night costs 11.14CUC$ (approx $13.83), in Cienfuegos it costs about 7.90CUC$ (approx $9.80), in Santa Clara around 8.89CUC$ (about $11) and in Camaguey the average per night is 14.36CUC$ (approx $17.83).
Cuba has a range of accommodation to choose from, from budget to high end - it's between 50CUC$ and 100CUC$ (approx $62-$124) for a night in a mid-range hotel.