San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico Strong!

How To Get There: Almost every airline has daily direct flights there including discount carriers like Southwest and Spirit. 

Soundtrack: Despacito, Ricky Martin, Tito Puente, J-Lo

Best For: Easy, warm getaway from the mainland, food arts and culture infused with Latin. Supporting local tourism. 

For those looking to make a difference in PR, we encourage you to support our neighbors by visiting as tourism is one of the major contributors to their economic success and long-term recovery. San Juan is back up and running and ready for visitors!

Tips: Since it's the US, no need to exchange dollars, no visa or customs required and no roaming charges for cell phone use (although coverage is spotty).

 

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Volunteer:

"The people of Puerto Rico welcomed us with such big hearts and were so appreciative and grateful we were there. Not only to lend a hand, but also to provide a much needed boost of new energy to their teams who have been working around the clock for 90+ days since the hurricane. Their resilience, enthusiasm and passion was truly uplifting and contagious. Puerto Rico is alive and thriving thanks to its incredible spirit."

 

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Roatan, Honduras

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Paradise, found. Shoes optional.

How To Get There: Plane, limited flights and airlines. 

Soundtrack: Tennis, Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffet. 

Best For: Scuba diving and snorkeling, people watching. 

Tips: Only rent a car for day trips. Plan dates around cruise ship embarkments to avoid crowds.

Good to Know: Electricity is prone to outages on the island. USD are accepted most places (but use exact change).

Attire: Khakis, floral dresses, flip flops. 

 

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Havana, Cuba

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Old world, good times

How To Get There: Plane via José Martí International Airport.

Soundtrack: Buena Vista Social Club, Gloria Estefan, Pitbull. 

Best For: Going back in time. Experiencing history. 

Tips: Cash only, no ATMs, little wifi and cell phone reception. Tax on converting USD (bring Euros or Canadian dollars to avoid extra fee). Most places don't have websites. Some restaurants are government-sponsored. 

Good to Know: Get Visa and Cuba-ready stamp before you depart US. Two major national brands of beer: Presidente & Bucanero.

Attire:  Linen, Panama hat, colorful sandals. 

 

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*Photo Credit Lauren Colton