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Exchange rates

Posted date : May 14, 2019

With our dollar being where it is, is travelling into the U.S. going to be fairly costly, or will it be fairly reasonable with the cost of goods being cheaper there? David Heintzman Alberta Response : Ed.: We have always found it to be cheaper living in the U.S., even at a lower dollar-exchange rate […]

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Warning About Banking in the U.S.

Posted date : May 14, 2019

Be very careful when choosing which bank you deal with in the U.S.!!! From our experience, you will see what I am referring to. On Jan. 3, 2018, we deposited a Canadian draft in U.S. currency into the U.S. bank. We have been snowbirds for 10 years and this is the only bank we have […]

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Snowbird Currency Exchange Rates

Posted date : Dec 14, 2017

     USD/CAD =   ( *$1 USD will cost you $ CAD )   CAD/USD = (*For every $1 CAD you will receive $ USD)   View Snowbird Currency Exchange Comparison Graph  

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Currency Exchange

Posted date : Nov 22, 2017

Ultra LOW transfer fees. PREFERRED exchange rates. SAVE hundreds of dollars every year.

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Strong Dollar, High Premiums?

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk: I was interested in reading your Editor’s Message in the winter issue of CSANews (issue 65). There is no doubt that the Canadian dollar is buying much more than it did in even the recent past. All snowbirds hope that the rates of exchange stay where they are for many years to […]

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Travel Insurance Rates and the US Dollar

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, I hope that the 2003/2004 rates are going to reflect the increase in the Canadian dollar against the US$. Thank you. Leo Audette Welland Ont. Response: The Canadian dollar is $0.7419US, at press time. We certainly hope it stays at this level, or higher, for this year’s travel season. This has a […]

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Unable to complete an application to get a Wal-Mart credit card

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear bird talk, I have been unable to complete an application to get a Wal-Mart credit card because the computer insists on a Social Security Number and, of course, I only have a Canadian social insurance number. two weeks of trying to find some way around the computer and talking to senior staff at the […]

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Using Credit Cards in the US – more…

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Here is another suggestion. We obtained a Discover credit card in Florida using our winter address, which was completely acceptable. Discover is good in the U.S. only, as far as we know. If you have a U.S. winter address, then you have a zip code and we use it when buying gas. […]

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Warning! Unjust Bank Charges

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Sirs: I recently had a disturbing banking experience with Bank of America in Fort Myers, Florida. A normal deposit of $4,000.00 USD from my local U.S. Dollar account at TD Canada Trust was hit with a transaction deduction and service charges of $110.00 USD, on the pretense that it was a banker’s “collection item” […]

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68 Cents US

Posted date : Nov 4, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Ref: Fall 99, Issue 33, page 22. Dave Hunter says the Canadian dollar is valued between 65 and 68 cents U.S. – that surely is the value we see on TV. It is not the amount one gets offered at our local banks. If he can get between 65 and 68 cents, […]

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