6. Mauritius

The Mauritian rupee is 8% weaker against the rand, meaning you can enjoy its Indian Ocean beaches, lagoons and reefs for less.

  • How much am I saving? Expect to have 200 more Mauritian rupees in your pocket for every R1 000 compared to 2019. That’s around the cost of two cappuccinos.
  • What to there to do in Mauritius? In addition to soaking up the sun on white beaches or boating around, you can go deep-sea fishing, experience the local markets and visit Champs de Mars, one of the world’s oldest horse racing tracks. See how much it will cost to fly to Mauritius here.
25927631 – view from the indian ocean to the island of mauritius south coast of the island

7. Sweden

Europhiles fear not, the rand is now 8% stronger against the Swedish krona than the same time last year.

  • How much am I saving? For every R1 000, you’ll get an extra 48 kronor, which is just short of covering the cost of a beer.
  • What is there to do in Sweden? Check out world-class museums like the Vasa Museum and the ABBA Museum in Stockholm or enjoy the archipelago, also known as the Venice of the North. Check out flights here.


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8. Hungary

The Hungarian forint weakened 8% against the rand.

  • How much am I saving? You’re looking at an extra 1,516 Hungarian forints per R1 000 when you exchange your money in 2020. In Hungary, that’s almost the cost of a movie ticket
  • What is there to do in Hungary? Cruise the Danube or relax in the baths in the country’s capital, Budapest. For those who enjoy a drop, you can visit the Eger wine region or those who enjoy architecture can check out the many churches, mosques and government buildings. You can see what it will cost you to fly to Hungary here.


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