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How to get better deals for vacations abroad
The U.S. dollar is at its strongest point in years compared with many other key currencies–and that means it’s übercheap for Americans to travel internationally.
There are several factors driving the dollar’s rise. Among them: euro-zone instability, economic slowdowns in Asia and South America and “the perception that everything is great in the U.S.,” says San Francisco–based investment manager Axel Merk, citing domestic growth.