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Airport special room?

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Airport special room?

Everyone keeps saying to pay for the special room at the airport when leaving Cuba ... I am travelling sun wing

What is it all about?

How much?

Where do I pay and what currency do I use?

Consett, United...
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1. Re: Airport special room?

They ate talking about the VIP room.

It is 20 cuc (some saying 25 cuc)

It is brought from your rep at the hotel.

You use cuc.

Edited: 02 March 2014, 08:38
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2. Re: Airport special room?

They're referring to the VIP Lounge, same as what exists in almost every major international airport in the world.

Put "VIP Lounge" into the search function and you'll find lots of discussions.

Cheers,

Terry

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3. Re: Airport special room?

And what Diva said! ;-)

Cheers,

Terry

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4. Re: Airport special room?

I paid 25 CUC for the VIP lounge at Santa Clara 4 weeks ago, bought it from a destination rep at the resort 2-3 days before leaving.

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5. Re: Airport special room?

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6. Re: Airport special room?

santaclara.airportcuba.net/facilities.html

The VIP price is 20 CUC - your rep is charging you 5 CUC extra for selling it.

Gaviota price and airport price is 20.

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7. Re: Airport special room?

Thanks you all!! I did the search for VIP lounge and did find all kinds of reviews

Pretty mixed opinion on it .. I am thinking it depends on which way the wind blows if it is worth it or not

:)

I am going to give our group the info and we will decide I guess before we leave resort

Thank again!!!

Candace

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8. Re: Airport special room?

Can you buy it when you arrive at the airport? I didn't see anyone selling it at the airport, but granted, I wasn't looking for it either. That extra 5 CUC commission is pretty standard, I've seen it in other places. And yes, the destination reps make a commission on everything they sell.

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9. Re: Airport special room?

At Varadero I was told 30 CUC

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10. Re: Airport special room?

varadero.airportcuba.net/facilities.html

VRA is also 20CUC

Yes you can purchase the lounge on arrival at SC Airport but you might find space limited on peak times so it would be advisable to purchase in resort/hotel.