2009 TRAVEL GAME PLAN #3

Stretch Your Dollars

A look at how the dollar has strengthened since 2008 in Iceland, Hungary, and Chile.

* All prices sourced from mid-range hotels (Illustration by Kate Francis)

Your vacation budget goes much further in countries where the dollar has renewed strength against local currencies. We measured the robustness of the greenback in Iceland, Hungary, and Chile—three places where currency values have declined in the past year. Our point of comparison? How many cappuccinos $20 would get you this March as opposed to last. Watch as your cup runneth over.

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Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.
 

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