The world's most expensive cities
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Planning a trip abroad with your wallet in mind? If your destination is one of these 10 places*, prepare your itinerary carefully. No matter where you travel, though, you can find savings. To get tips on how you can make the most of your dollars, consult our budget tips page.
*City rankings were drawn from the 2009 Mercer Cost of Living Survey released in July. Currency value fluctuation for each country was calculated using exchange rates relative to the U.S. dollar, with Aug. 11, 2008 to Aug. 11, 2009 as the period of comparison, unless otherwise noted.