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Top 10 Countries To Travel Cheap In 2016

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There is no better time to travel than right now. The US Dollar is strong and travel is cheap but where should you go?

I made a list of my top 10 countries to prove why 2016 is the best year to travel.

Your budget is a major factor when deciding where to go on your next trip. Arguably, one of the most important things to consider in your decision is the Country’s currency exchange rate. World currencies are known to fluctuate often and recently have moved in favor of American travelers. If you want to get the most out of your trip, here are my top 10 countries to visit in 2016.

*The data below shows the exchange rates for my top 10 countries compared to their previous year. The column on the far right calculates the USD increase in buying power compared to the last year.

calculation as of Jan 18, 2016

Country 2015 2016 %
Argentina 8.06 Peso 13.39 Peso +66.1 %
Brazil 2.62 Real 4.03 Real +53.8 %
South Africa 11.55 Rand 16.78 Rand +45.3 %
Mexico 14.55 Peso 18.24 Peso +25.4 %
Canada 1.19 Canadian Dollar 1.45 Canadian Doller +21.8 %
Russia 65.30 Rubel 79.25 Rubel +21.4 %
New Zealand 1.28 New Zealand Dollar 1.55 New Zealand Dollar +21.1 %
Australia 1.21 Australian Dollar 1.45 Australian Dollar +19.8 %
Switzerland 0.86 Swiss Franc 1.00 Swiss Franc +16.3 %
South Korea 1079.49 South Korean Won 1208.46 South Korean Won +11.9 %

Some Other Favorites

Country 2015 2016 %
Thailand 32.55 Baht 36.26 Baht +11.4 %
Great Britain 0.66 British Pound 0.70 British Pound +6 %
Europe 0.86 Euro 0.92 Euro +7 %

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