US currency will be accepted in many places you will be traveling. US currency is accepted almost everywhere in the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and many other places. Some countries, such as European countries, require you to use local currency. Our recommendation is that you bring US cash, but rely on your debit card for cash needs. US cash can be converted to local currency if you would like to do so. It is also recommended that you bring your checkbook as well. Of course, credit cards are a good idea, too. One way or another, you will want to have some local currency. Our staff will give you guidelines. ATMs are widely available.