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Travel money in Argentina | The Peso, blue dollar & what things cost

The Argentinian economy is volatile in the extreme so as travellers, you need to understand how this affects your plans, budget and access to cash. While some years ago, travel in Argentina for foreigners was especially expensive by Latin American standards, today it’s quite the opposite. When we first entered Argentina in 2018, the exchange …

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The ultimate closed currency guide

The ultimate closed currency guide A closed currency is a currency that is not freely available outside its country of origin. You must exchange your foreign currency upon arrival as there are import restrictions. You should also consider spending your remaining cash before leaving, as the restrictions on a closed currency extend to exports too. In the event …

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How to Sleep for Free on your European Road Trip

The cost of a European road trip can stack up quickly and accommodation can take a huge chunk of your budget. But unlike the UK, much of Europe is well geared up for camper vans and motorhomes. Free camping in Europe with your motorhome is easy. Often easier than finding a campsite. During a 6 week …

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