Currencies Used

Here are all the currencies used and exchange rates at the given time:

Currencies Used from Round the World Trip 2008 – 2009

1. Jamaica Dollars (JMD) – $1 = 88 JMD

2. US Dollars (USA; Cambodia, Antarctica)

3. England Pounds (GBP) – $1 = 0.70 GBP

4. Scotland

5. Denmark Kroner (DKK) – $1 = 5.6 DKK

6. Sweden Kronor (SEK) – $1 = 8 SEK

7. Euro (Finland, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Italy, Greece) – $1 = 0.75

8. Estonia Krooni (EEK) – $1 = 11 EEK

9. Latvia Lati (LVL) – $1 = 0.5 LVL

10. Russia Rubles (RUB) – $1 = 33 RUB

11. Ukraine Hryvnia (UAH) – $1 = 8 UAH

12. Hungary Forint (HUF) – $1 = 220 HUF

13. Poland Zlotych (PLN) – $1 = 3.5 PLN – but we kept calling this money Sluts or short for Zlots as it was more fun

14. Croatia Kuna (HRK) – $1 = 6 HRK

15.Turkey Lira (TRY) – $1 = 1.6 TRY

16. Israel New Shekels (ILS) – $1 = 4 ILS

17. Jordan Dinars (JOD) – $1 = 0.70 JOD

18. Egypt Pounds (EGP) – $1 = 5.6 EGP

19. Kenya Shillings (KES) – $1 = 78 KES

20. Tanzania Shillings (TZS) – $1 = 1,200 TZS

21. Switzerland Francs (CHF) – $1 = 0.88 CHF

22. India Rupees (INR) $1 = 50 IRN

23. Nepal Rupees (NPR) – $1 = 80 NPR

24. Thailand Baht (THB) – $1 = 30 THB

25. Cambodia Riels (KHR) – $1 = 4,125 KHR – but US Dollar was really the main currency used and we had to carry both. Only got the Riel back as small change.

26. Vietnam Dong – $1 = 17,000 VND

27. South Korea Won (KRW) – $1 = 1,300 KRW

28. Singapore Dollars (SGD) – $1 = 1.5 SGD

29. China Yuan Renminbi (CNY) – $1 = 6.8 CNY

30. Hong Kong Dollars (HKD) – $1 = 7.75 HKD

31. Macau Patacas (MOP) – $1 = 8 MOP

32. Malaysia Ringgits (MYR) – $1 = 3.5 MYR

33. Australia Dollars (AUD) – $1 = 1.36 AUD

34. Argentina Pesos (ARS) – $1 = 3.5 ARS

2. Antarctica – US Dollar

35. Uruguay Pesos (UYU) – $1 = 24 UYU

36. Chile Pesos (CLP) – $1 = 575 CLS

37. Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) – $1 = 7 BOB

38. Costa Rica Colones (CRC) – $1 = 575 CRC

39. Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) – $1 = 20 NIO

40. Honduras Lempiras (HNL) – $1 = 20 HNL

41. Belize Dollar (BZD) – $1 = 2 BZD

42. Mexican Peso (MZP) – $1 = 13.36 pesos

43. Cuban Convertible Peso – $1 = 0.80 CUC (Plus US dollars got an extra 10% fee)

44. Canadian dollar – $1US = $1.10 CAD

45. Japanese Yen – $1 = 95 Yen

48. Barbados Dollars – $1 = $2 BBD – this was easy as divide a price by 2 for our exchange!

Additional Trips while working – 2010 – 2014

49. Sri Lanka

2. Maldives – US Dollar

14. Croatia Kuna (HRK) – $1 = 6 HRK

51. Montenegro (2013)

52.Bosnia and Herzegovina (2013)

53. Indonesia (2013)

54. Curacao (2013)

55. Trinidad and Tobago (2014)

Summer Adventure – 2014

56. Lao KIP/LAK – $1 = 8,050 KIP (or LAK)

57. Bhutanese Ngultrum – $1 = 60 BTN

24. Thailand Baht – $1 = 32 Baht (up from 30 in 2008)

32. Malaysia Ringgits (MYR) – $1 = 3.2 MYR (down from 3.5 in 2008)

53. Indonesia (2014)

26. Vietnam Dong  (in 2008 $1 = 17,000 VND)

29. China Yuan Renminbi (CNY) ( in 2008 –  $1 = 6.8 CNY

58. Philippines  – $1 = 40 PHP

59. Taiwan

 

 

Future Travels

60. Colombia

32. Malaysia Ringgits (MYR) – $1 = 4.5 MRY ( up from $1 = 3.2 in 2014 and 3.5 in 2008)

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