In Cuba, traveler's checks are accepted at most major hotels, goberment restaurants, and major attractions, but far less readily than credit cards.
Travelers checks and credit cards drawn on US banks are not honored An unconfirmed report says that the Banco Financiero Internacional and some CADECAs were cashing American Express and other U.S. bank-issued traveler's checks. We could not verify this!
Traveler's checks issued outside of the United States are still your best bet. Most banks, CADECA offices, hotels, and businesses charge commissions of between 1% and 5% for cashing traveler's checks.
Related keywords: Traveler cheques, cheques de viajero.