Canada is undeniably beautiful, with tons of breathtaking sights and hidden gems for you to discover. But, that doesn’t mean we don’t all get the urge to travel outside of the country every so often. Now, if you’re already thinking that you can’t afford to travel the world, don’t jump to conclusions just yet. You might be surprised at just how far your Canadian dollar will take you in certain countries. So, with your wallet in mind, we’ve rounded up 11 of the best places for Canadians to travel for cheap based on currency exchange rates that give you the most bang for your buck.

From tropical destinations to European wonderlands, there are a variety of countries where you can get the most out of your money. 

Of course, the Canadian dollar doesn’t hold up in every country, but there are still a few breathtaking parts of the world for you to visit where the Canadian dollar is high. 

Many countries have their own unique currency, so it’s always a good idea to look it up and check the CAD conversion rate. 

So if you’re looking to satisfy your wanderlust on a budget, take a look at the 11 countries below.

Egypt

One Egyptian pound will only set you back CA$0.082, so you can admire the pyramids and rich history here on the cheap.

India

You can get tons of bang for your buck in India where one Indian rupee will only cost you CA$0.018.

Morocco

You could make all of your boho dreams come true on a budget in Morocco, where the Moroccan dirham will only cost CA$0.14.

Mexico

Mexico is a popular destination among Canadians, and we can totally see why. Not only is it a beautiful country, but the Mexican peso is worth CA$0.069.

Tanzania

The exchange rate for the Canadian dollar here is tough to beat. One Tanzanian shilling costs CA$0.00057.

Romania

Your dollar won't go quite as far in Romania as some of the other destinations on this list. But with one Romanian leu costing CA$0.31, it's still a pretty good deal.

Thailand

Your dollar will go a long way in this hot tropical paradise. One Thai baht costs CA$0.043.

Prague

If you've been craving a European vacation why not check out Prague, where one Czech koruna will cost CA$0.057.

Hungary

From an active nightlife to the incredible food, there are many reasons to visit Hungary. Here, one Hungarian forint will cost CA$0.0044.

The Philippines

You could enjoy a sunny island getaway for relatively cheap here. In the Philippines, one Philippine peso will cost CA$0.026.

Brazil

Similar to Romania, Brazil is one of the more expensive options on this list but is certainly still a worthwhile destination. Here, one Brazilian real will cost CA$0.32.


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