- Tour guide 8.00 to 10.00 CUC per day per tour participant
- Tour driver 5.00 to 7.00 CUC per day per tour participant
- You can always leave more or less.
How much should I tip in Cuba?
Amounts most Americans share with tour staff
Tips for other Cubans who help during your stay
- Restaurant staff 1.00 CUC or 10% per meal per tour participant
- Hotel porters 1.00 CUC or more if you have lots of luggage
- Chambermaids 1.50 CUC per day per participant
- Museum guides and special guides 1.00 CUC per participant
- Musicians at restaurants 1.00 CUC per participant
What about “gifting” in lieu of tips?
However, if you make a special friend, then a nice gift is always appropriate, together with personal things you don’t need to take home. Learn more about donations and gifts for your new Cuban friends.