Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Summer Learning Journey Day 3 Bonus Activity

Bonus Activity - Airplane tickets can be very expensive. The table below lists the cost of one return ticket for one person from Auckland, New Zealand to the capital city of each country included in the Summer Learning Journey programme. The costs are listed in the local currency (money) of the country and not in New Zealand dollars.
Name of City
Cost of Return Flight
Canberra, Australia
826            AUD              Australian Dollars
Tokyo, Japan
147172      JPY                Japanese Yen
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
7182          MYR             Malaysian Ringgit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
7219           AED             United Arab Emirates Dirham
Cape Town, South Africa
27296          ZAR             South African Rand
Berlin, Germany
2182            EUR             Euros
London, England
1442            GBP             Great British Pounds
Santiago, Chile
1 582 030    CLP              Chilean Peso
Mexico City, Mexico
90 664         MXN            Mexican Peso
Ottawa, Canada
2064            CAD             Canadian Dollar
Use the XE currency converter website [] to find out how much each ticket would cost in New Zealand dollars [NZD $$]. On your blog, tell us:
  1. How much it would cost in New Zealand dollars to fly to each country.
  2. Which country is the most expensive country to visit
  3. Which country is the least expensive country to visit
To use the XE site you have to complete these four steps:
Step 1 – Enter the price of the airline ticket in the far left box.
Step 2 – Select the currency you want from the drop down menu in the second box.
Step 3 – Select ‘NZD – New Zealand Dollar’ as the currency in the third box.
Step 4 – Click on the blue button with the white arrow. It will take you to a second page that tells you how the ticket will cost in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).
Australia - 865.212 NZ dollars
Japan - 1,806.50 NZ-dollars
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 2,322.82 NZ dollars
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 2,847.77 NZ dollars
Cape Town, South Africa - 2,787.52 NZ dollars
Berlin, Germany - 
 3,262.97 NZ dollars
London, England - 2,580.11 NZ dollars
Santiego, Chile - 3,381.985 NZ dollars

Mexico City, Mexico - 6,424.74 NZ dollars
Ottawa, Canada - 2,227.19 NZ dollars


  1. Hi Loseli,

    It is great to see that you don't shy away from any of the activities because they might be considered difficult or boring. You get all the points that way. Keep up the valiant effort!


  2. Hi Loseli
    Great job on converting the money into New Zealand dollars. Like Mark said, this task is difficult and it's great how you still did it! Fabulous!