Best Spring Destinations for the U.S. Dollar

by Allie Moore

Apr 21, 2019

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Tips / Travel

Spring is an ideal time to travel: Crowds are sparse, prices for airfare and hotels tend to be cheaper and the weather is finally starting to warm up. This spring, a handful of destinations are particularly prime to visit based on the currently high spending value of the U.S. dollar, making them budget-friendly, guilt-free vacation possibilities.

 

Sydney

This Down Under metropolis will say goodbye to summer and hello to fall as it transitions to colder weather, which can mean lower hotel rates and cheaper flights. Parlay your visit into a trip along the New South Wales coast to catch the start of humpback whale migration season in the water.

 

Lisbon

Portugal’s capital city is one of the most charming European spots to ring in spring. Catch the historic Tram 28 and travel up and down the city’s hills while enjoying warm temperatures with cool Atlantic breezes.

 

Mexico

The land south of the border is a great destination any time of the year thanks to its warm weather, but visiting in spring ensures you’ll find comfortable temperatures before the summer heat settles in.

 

Morocco

Head to this magical North African land for warm desert days and cool nights before the heavy heat of the summer arrives. Visit the markets of Marrakesh, sample tagines and explore the desert by camel.

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