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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

7 Currencies That Can Make You Feel Like A Millionaire

7 Currencies That Can Make You Feel Like A Millionaire

 

1. Vietnam Dong - VND

Currency exchange rate: 11 U.S. dollars gives you 190,000 Vietnamese dong

Everybody speaks about the dong in Southeast Asia, even though every note has a lot of quite useless zeros you would think. Go to the country where you pay more for a bottle of water than for a bottle of beer and be rewarded with one of the most varied travel experiences ever! 

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Vietnam?

  • 3 meals in an inexpensive restaurant
  • 7 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 7 loafs of bread at the market
  • 2 cappuccinos
  • 6 miles in a taxi

 

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2. Indonesia Rupiah - IDR

Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 126,000 Indonesia rupiah

Indonesia is the land of white sandy beaches, palm trees, coconuts, blue oceans with turtles and millions of rupiahs!

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Indonesia?

  • 3 meals at an inexpensive restaurant
  • 2 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 5 loafs of bread at the market
  • 3 cappuccinos
  • 11 miles in a taxi

 

 

3. Paraguay Guarani - PYG 

Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 50,000 Paraguayan guarani

Paraguay is the land of impressive waterfalls, incredible mountains and thousands of Guarani. Who doesn’t want to go?

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Paraguay?

  • 1 meal at an inexpensive restaurant
  • 5 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 8 loafs of bread at the market
  • 3 cappuccinos
  • 4 miles in a taxi

 

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4. Colombia Peso - COP

Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will give you 27,000 Colombian pesos

Colombia has it all, between beaches, tribes, mountains, waterfalls, historical buildings, wildlife and lots and lots of color.

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Colombia?

  • 2 meals in an inexpensive restaurant
  • 6 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 6 loafs of bread at the market
  • 4 cappuccinos
  • 2 miles in a taxi

 

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5. Tanzania Shillings - TZS

Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will get you 19,000 Tanzania shillings

Yet another African country with impressive wildlife and traditional tribes.

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Tanzania?

  • 1 meal in an inexpensive restaurant
  • 3 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 7 loafs of bread
  • 2 cappuccinos

 

 

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6. Korea Won - KRW

Currency exchange rate: 10 U.S. dollars will get you 11,000 Korean Won

South Korea is a country of extreme opposites. Enormous skyscrapers next to ancient Buddhist temples, fascinating cuisine and stunning nature. And millions of Wons to go enjoy K-Pop with the locals!

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in South Korea?

  • 1 meal in an inexpensive restaurant
  • 2 0.5 liters of local beer
  • 2 loafs of bread at the market
  • 1 cappuccino
  • 3 miles in a taxi

 

 

7. Chile Peso - CLP 

Currency exchange rate: 11 U.S. dollars will get you 7,000 Chilean pesos

Chile is nature on a colossal scale, but travel here is surprisingly easy if you don't rush it.

What can 5 U.S. dollars buy you in Chile?

  • 1 meal in an inexpensive restaurant
  • 1 bottle of red table wine
  • 1 movie ticket
  • 2 cappuccinos 
  • 2 miles in a taxi

 

 

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All of our Currency Exchange International locations carry these currencies among many others. To find our closest location to you, check here.

Disclaimer: All of the currency conversions are an estimate and are subject to changes in the market and fees for each transaction.

 

Over to you

When was the last time you traveled to any destination that made you feel like a millionaire? How did the U.S. dollar compare to the foreign currency when you were there? Have any travel tips you would like to share or thoughts? Post them in the comments below to help another world traveler just like you. 

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Posted By Jacquelyn McMullen @ceifx at 12:00 PM
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