Yen to U.S. Dollar Conversion and Other Helpful Exchange Rates
Although international travel seems to be at somewhat of a standstill due to the emerging Delta variant, many would-be travelers are already looking ahead to 2022 and the possibility of visiting destinations safely. Of course, even in the best of times, international travel requires quite a bit of planning.
One topic that many folks don't spend enough time researching? Their destination's local currency and exchange rate. After all, understanding the average cost of a meal, for example, and how much it equates to in U.S. dollars (USD) — or your typical currency of choice — can help you gain much more perspective when it comes to travel finances.
In light of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it's likely that Japan will be at the top of many travelers lists once the COVID-19 pandemic poses less of a threat. With this in mind, we're taking a look at the Japanese yen (¥), the third most-traded currency in the foreign exchange market behind the U.S. dollar ($) and the euro (€), and everything else you'll need to know about exchange rates and financially savvy travel.