Authorized American travelers are allowed to spend up to $183 a day.
"For American travelers going to those countries, the value of the dollar doesn't mean anything," he said.
American travelers who have had to face crowded European airports recently know what they're talking about.
This effectively rules out their use by the average American traveler.
Now seems to be a good time for other American travelers, too.
That will cut into the buying power of American travelers.
Yet high costs in Europe have certainly not kept American travelers at home.
But just as American travelers begin getting comfortable with the safety of foreign hospitals, they face a new question.
For the time being, however, anxiety appears to be running high among American travelers here.
American travelers who played golf while traveling 100 miles or more from home in the past year: 17.3 million (12 percent).