The Bee Big Bucks Blowout is here again, with on-air chances to win $1,000 and an online chance to win the huge prize of $10,000!

There are 2 ways to win the Bee Big Bucks Blowout

First, just listen to B98.5 all day for your cue to call, and when you hear it, be caller 25 at 877-854-WINS. Or, you can enter online for a chance to win $10,000!

$10,000 is a lot of money in this day and age for anyone. However, sometimes money seems to go fast between bills, gas, food and all the other odds and ends we buy. Maybe you want to get away from all that and travel a bit, but how much will $10,000 go in other countries? Let's explore!

(The following countries were listed based from the top 10 most traveled countries and various lists of where the US dollar can be stretched the furthest, but in no particular order.)

Thailand
Currency= Thai Baht (THB)
1 USD = 35.60THB
10,000 USD = 356,046.45 (THB)

  • 3,155 Big Macs ($3.17 or 112.83 THB)
  • 13,186 small mars bars (I love mars bars)
  • 7,120 large Singha beer from a 7/11

Or up to 50 days in this luxury hotel for 7100 THB a night (taxes excluded).

Did you know the real name for the capitol of Thailand, 'Bangkok' is "Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit"?


United Kingdom
Currency= Pound sterling (GBP)
1 USD = .66 (GBP)
10,000 USD = 6563.88 (GBP)

Or up to 27 days in this high end long stay hotel for 239 GBP a night (the most expensive room I found at this particular place a walking distance from London center) (taxes excluded).


Italy
Currency= Euro
1 USD = .92
10,000 USD = 9193.92 (Euro)

With $10,000 you could buy:

Or up to  42 days in this luxury hotel for 218 Euro a night in the Safari Luxury Lodge (for week long stays) (taxes excluded). .


Peru
Currency= Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN)
1 USD = 3.29 (PEN)
10,000 USD = 33,907.80 (PEN)

With $10,000 you could buy:

Or up to 17 days in this hotel's deluxe king suit for  1,881.77 PEN a night (taxes excluded).


Currency= South African Rand (ZAR)
1 USD = 13.92 (ZAR)
10,000 USD = 139,191.50 (ZAR)

With $10,000 you could buy:

Or up to 21 days in this highly rated hotel on the waterfront for  6,421 ZAR a night (taxes excluded).

 

Where would you travel to if you had $10,000?