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Orientation

There is a new Infotur office at Maceo 129A (tel. 21/64-1781); you can book excursions and hotels here, and use the Internet. The Havanatur office at Martí 202 (tel. 21/64-5358; www.havanatur.cu) can also provide travel information. Other tour agencies include Cubatur, Maceo, corner of Pelayo Cuervo (tel. 21/64-5306) next to the church; Gaviota Tour in Café El Piropo/El Parque (tel. 21/64-5164), and EcoTur, Coronel Cardoso 24 (tel. 21/64-3665; ecoturbc@enet.cu), which specializes in outdoor trips in the area.

A Banco de Crédito y Comercio branch is on Calle Antonio Maceo 99. Traveler's checks can be cashed at the Hotel El Castillo and Hotel Porto Santo.

For medical attention and a pharmacy, go to the Clinica Internacional Baracoa, Calle Martí, between Roberto Rey and Linvano Sánchez (tel. 21/64-1037-38; www.servimedcuba.com).

The main post office is on Calle Antonio Maceo 136, near Plaza Independencia; it's open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 10pm and Sunday from 8am to 8pm. You can make local, long-distance, and international phone calls or use one of the computer terminals at the Etecsa office on Calle Antonio Maceo, opposite Plaza Independencia; it's open daily from 8:30am to 7:30pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.