The legal drinking age in 5 popular destinations

International travelers must keep up with all kinds of sobering rules as they cross borders: Entry regulations, currency exchanges, customs reporting and such.

It’s not a uniform figure across the world. Some nations with a party reputation have a legal drinking age that might be a surprise as well as a buzzkill.

In that spirit, here’s a brief look at the legal drinking ages in 21 popular travel destinations plus some extremes in the laws.

1. Argentina Legal drinking age: 18

2. Australia Legal drinking age: 18

3. Bahamas Legal drinking age: 18

4. Brazil Legal drinking age: 18

5. Canada Legal drinking age: 19

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