Taylor Swift’s Eras tour is cheaper for Americans to see in Europe than in the US.

Taylor Swift’s American fans, reeling from sticker shock while searching for tickets to the “Eras Tour,” could pay much less to see her in Europe, even after including airfare and hotel.

According to an itinerary calculated by CNN, traveling to Sweden from New York to see Swift would cost about $1,300. That includes $300 for a concert ticket, $700 for a round-trip flight and $300 for a night at a four-star hotel.

Of course, it is unlikely that an American tourist would stay in Sweden for just one night and then fly back to the United States the next day. And the cost of food, drinks and souvenirs would also add to the bill.

But that compares to ticket prices of between $2,000 and $8,500 for Swift’s upcoming shows in Miami, New Orleans and Indianapolis, according to prices on StubHub cited by CNN.

Many Swifties in the United States have already done the math. In fact, Swift’s concerts this month in Paris, where she kicked off the European leg of the Eras tour, drew five times as many Americans as bookings for the Paris Olympics this summer.

The upside-down economics of traveling abroad to get a better deal on a concert is partly due to the strength of the U.S. dollar, which has helped fuel a wave of American tourism abroad.

That’s because the Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hikes and longer-hike stance have boosted the dollar against major global currencies, which have plunged as other central banks are expected to start cutting rates soon. . The result is that the dollar has a greater mileage abroad, making foreign vacations less expensive for Americans.

Additionally, several European countries and the European Union have limits on margins for ticket resellers, CNN noted, with prices in Portugal, Spain and Germany for Swift’s Eras tour between $300 and $400.

Meanwhile, Swift’s high ticket prices in the US have sparked such outrage that a “Taylor Swift bill” was enacted in Minnesota to protect online ticket buyers from hidden fees and dodgy resellers. . The Justice Department is also reportedly preparing an antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster’s parent company, as the industry’s overall practices come under increased scrutiny.

At the same time, Swift’s surprise release last month of a double album has added to the buzz around her tour, which has already propelled Swift to a net worth of $1.1 billion, putting her in the Forbes list of billionaires for the first time

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