2023 May Day Brigade Application

Hello friends,

The National Network on Cuba is pleased to announce the XVI May Day Brigade is now open!  Access the call for participants here.

Download the exciting 14-day program here.

The digital application below is open until March 31, 2023. Here is a link to a paper application if needed.

Scholarship applications are open until March 3, 2023 and can be accessed here.  Applications are due no later than March 3, 2023. Paper applications can be requested by emailing [email protected]

The land package is paid through Marazul Tours, Inc. Participants have the option to book their airline travel through Marazul or on their own.

The final price for the land package is $900. The program price will include your Cuban visa sent by FedEx. Additional costs not included in the land package fee include:

* Flight Arrangements – (for those who wish to book individual flights through Marazul an additional service charge of $40.00 will be added to the cost). Click here to view current available flights. Thanks to Marazul for developing this list.

* Payments made by credit card will be subject to a 4% fee on the transaction total. To avoid this fee, please send bank/certified cashier’s check/ZELLE or money orders (no personal checks) payable to Marazul Tours. Here is a link to the paper credit card authorization form, which can also be filled out digitally.

Applications with credit card payment can also be emailed to Mayra Alonso at [email protected] (please remember the scanned copy of your passport). Payments are available through direct deposit, Zelle, and through institutional checks. PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Programs to Cuba are subject to the following cancellation charges if you cancel for any reason:

If your notice is received: You will receive:
30 or more days before departure…………..…………………… Full refund less your deposit
29 days or less before departure………………….………………. No refund
Above charges do not include cancellation charges imposed by the airline.

Registration is now open until March 31, 2023. A $200 deposit is required with application. Final payments for U.S. applicants are expected no later than March 31, 2023. If you expect to need an extension or accommodation, please contact us immediately.

We are looking forward to successful a May Day Brigade and to building bonds of international solidarity!

If you have any questions please contact us at: [email protected]