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Planning your trip to Cuba

Havana (Cuba)TravelCubaU.S. Department of the TreasuryLos Angeles International AirportUnited Airlines

At last count, there are more than 160 tour operators with licenses from the Treasury Department to run people-to-people Cuba trips. Here are three:

Insight Cuba, (800) 450-2822, http://insightcuba.com/cuba-tours. I was on the Classic Cuba trip, with prices starting at $3,595 a person for seven nights and eight days. Airfare is not included.

Geographic Expeditions, (888) 570-7108, http://www.geoex.com/trips/cuba. Eight-day trips from $5,680, not including round-trip airfare from Miami to Havana. Scheduled tour dates January-May.

UCLA Alumni Travel, (310) 206-0613, travel.alumni.ucla.edu/2013/. Offers Cuban cultural heritage tours Feb. 26-March 6, March 12-20 and March 19-27. $4,730 a person, double occupancy; includes eight nights accommodations and round-trip airfare from LAX to Havana on a United Airlines charter.

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