Travellers cash in on Venezuela plan

Both locals and foreigners using loophole in local-currency laws to secure cheap flights around the world.

    If you are considering a flight to Venezuela, think again. Everything is fully booked for months. Venezuelans can change their money for US dollars only under strict circumstances. One of these is overseas travel. And now thousands have been booking every available seat in a scheme that guarantees huge benefits.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Caracas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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