The Strength of the U.S. Dollar in 42 Popular Travel Destinations

The exchange rate can confuse you when you travel and you will spend a lot more than you expect. On the other hand, you can save money when the dollar is strong. GOBankingRates looked at exchange rates and several other factors to come up with a guide to spending money in other countries.

GOBankingRates analyzed data and information on tip etiquette, currency exchange, ATM availability, credit card acceptance, and entertainment spending for 42 of the top travel destinations. Here are some of the countries where the US dollar is particularly strong this year:

Brazilian BRL exchange rate: US $ 0.29 Average cost of a dinner for two: US $ 28.42.


Japanese yen (JPY) exchange rate: $ 0.0092 Average cost of a dinner for two: $ 38.70.

South Africa

South African Rand (ZAR) exchange rate: $ 0.064 Average cost of a dinner for two: $ 27.20.

To see the rest of the list, check out their table below, then head to the full post to find out how to spend money in all of these countries.

A Comprehensive Guide to Spending Money in 42 Countries This Summer | GOBankingRates


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