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> Weaker American Dollar, More travelling to the US?
Jessica_CDN
post Sep 18 2007, 05:47 PM
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Is anyone planning on heading to the US since the dollar has taken a bit of a nose-dive?

I know when I was in San Francisco, it sure made travel there more affordable.

Anyone else going to take a vacation in the US, or perhaps do a little shopping?


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post Sep 18 2007, 09:15 PM
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Careful, that's how you start it!

Before you know they'll be stealing your jobs and you'll be building fences on the border...


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post Sep 19 2007, 08:37 AM
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Wow - quite the word of warning! haha. Unfortunately, both have already happened - they've stolen our professionals, and they're building a fence. Not quite the same thing, but you know!


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post Nov 10 2007, 06:03 PM
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This is the first time I can ever remember the Canadian dollar being stronger than the American one.


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post Nov 11 2007, 04:55 AM
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£1 = $2.11!!!! It's bloody crazy. Loads of people at work are looking forward to holidays to NY over Christmas to bring back loads of electrical goods, which are about a 1/3 the price anyway!

It seems almost every country I visited on my RTW a year ago has a weaker currency now. Japan was ¥180-£1 but now ¥231!! That would get me an extra half a beer!


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post Nov 11 2007, 02:46 PM
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The Canadian dollar hit an all-time high, the highest in forty some-odd years. That does not mean this is good for us (Canadians) at all. I'd rather have seen the dollar curb the rise around parity.
I can see how holidaying in the US at a more affordable rate is good for people but I still prefer to support my own economy and make all purchases this side of the border.


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