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The power of the Australia dollar allows more Aussies out of the country, and they're coming to the U.S. in greater numbers than ever.

Last year nearly 800,000 Australians traveled to the United States, an 81 percent increase over 2006. At a time when overall tourism to the United States has dipped, travel here has become the fastest growing market for Australians, according to Australia’s Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.

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