• Published article on CNBC.com on December 21, 2014
  • Was top story on the website
  • 1.9k shares, reached Yahoo! Finance


“It may be time for U.S. tourists to pack their bags for destinations abroad—and they have the dollar to thank.

On Friday, the U.S. Dollar Index hit its highest level since March 2009. The greenback‘s strength against other major currencies has presented opportunities for American travelers to jet off to more exotic places. The dollar’s bull run, especially against European and Asian currencies, has made buying goods and leisure travel more affordable in those countries.”

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