Originally Posted by snappysammy
the real fact is most mexicans do not want dollars
they get rid of them as fast as you give them out
and they get a crappy exchange rate
most of them would much rather have 10 peso coins or 20 peso notes
if case you wonder how i know this, i live here with mexicans, i get great exchange rates when i buy their dollars, which they can't get rid of fast enough
so all you misguided people who think that dollar bill will really thrill them, fugeddaboudit
Good info to have, I have been tipping in dollar bills in past trips, but use pesos to buy things. Thanks Snappy, did not know that about the dollars.