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Old 06-20-2010   #76 (permalink)
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What is the exchange rate now?
As of a few minutes ago..

1.00 USD = 12.5450 MXN

No, wait....12.58 MXN

No, wait....12.34 MXN

Never mind.

Of course, that doesn't include any service charges, and that's buying, not selling. Subject to several changes a day.


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Old 06-20-2010   #77 (permalink)
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Don't go to the weather threads.

Oh...avoid the peso/dollar threads, too.

Oh...avoid the tipping threads

basically anywhere you go, amirite??


casas de cambio are giving less than 12, some as low as 11.4
use your atm card
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As of a few minutes ago..

1.00 USD = 12.5450 MXN

No, wait....12.58 MXN

No, wait....12.34 MXN

Never mind.

Of course, that doesn't include any service charges, and that's buying, not selling. Subject to several changes a day.


Last time we were there it was in 13-14 range....Happy with the 12.54 have been there as low as 9....That was a weird feeling.....
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Old 06-20-2010   #79 (permalink)
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Was this supposed to apply to me? Why would you suggest I don't go there?

I typically don't go into the weather threads. I know everyone worries about rain and storms during their vaca. I've experienced great weather for the majority of my visits there, minus a few days on the last trip of steady rain & soaked luggage - but that would never deter me from returning.

Peso/dollar thread? Tipping thread? Hmm... I'm confused.
Don't over-analyze, or read too much into anything. You'll just hurt yourself. It's Sunday. Take the day off. Have an adult beverage.


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Last time we were there it was in 13-14 range....Happy with the 12.54 have been there as low as 9....That was a weird feeling.....
As of this morning...

1.00 CAD = 12.2842 MXN

I'm lazy, I still use 10%. We rarely buy any big ticket items, so that's close enough.


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Great article, Rainmaker. If only I could convince my husband to move to Mexico. I did send him the link to the article though.
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I think letting them know what they asked is the best answer to reassuring
the original poster that all is well. Seems DayDreamer and Fins were a little perplexed on the answers given by you and Bumper.

Promote scaremongering? Quite the opposite...Answering their question as to where it happened reassures them that it is hours away from Playa. Everyone knows that most of the deaths in the Roo are drug related...

I have done nothing but promote Playa Del Carmen from Hol Box to Xcalak and almost everywhere between for seven years. Slideshows, Web Casts, pictures....Over two million views now in the multimedia section. Even went down during the "Pig Flu" outbreak. Endangering our lives on a bed at Mamita's for hours all alone.....Well we did have a bottle of DJR as company.....The best time I have ever had in Playa.

She had a legitimate concern and people made jokes about those concerns. When all they had to do is provide a link that would help answer their question......What exactly were they going to take pictures of? What would the tour entail? I would answer but instead of taking the chance of being a little too graphic....I won't.....Just seems your joke was a little insensitive.

Plus when you have two people one of them being the original poster going WTF? It is pretty obvious....
If my origional lighthearted comment offended then to those whom i did i apologise...
But as to you Mikey taking the defensive line...HUH ???
Where in my post did i mention you ??
I was simply stating that on a forum dedicated to promoting Playa del Carmen i feel there is no need for these continuous references to activities that pose no danger to anyone outside of the drug arena.
Please dont twist my words or sentiment for your own betterment
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If my origional lighthearted comment offended then to those whom i did i apologise...
But as to you Mikey taking the defensive line...HUH ???
Where in my post did i mention you ??
I was simply stating that on a forum dedicated to promoting Playa del Carmen i feel there is no need for these continuous references to activities that pose no danger to anyone outside of the drug arena.
Please dont twist my words or sentiment for your own betterment
Thank you
Defensive line? Don't get that at all...Was just assuring the promotion of Playa Del Carmen from our end for years even with what goes on outside of Playa.....Have always said how we have never once felt threatened whether in Playa or any of the other places we have been... (And I think this forum promotes other places outside of Playa) As far as your "light hearted" comment, tours to a place where people were murdered with their hearts cut out I fail to see the light-heartedness I think I saw where someone mentioned sick and twisted.....

The original poster had a legitimate question....And a joke was made about it....In poor taste. Leaving the original poster and a couple of other people wondering why.....

And trust me I would never twist your words for my betterment.......

Thank you

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Mikey.....whatever
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Defensive line? Don't get that at all...Was just assuring the promotion of Playa Del Carmen from our end for years even with what goes on outside of Playa.....Have always said how we have never once felt threatened whether in Playa or any of the other places we have been... (And I think this forum promotes other places outside of Playa) As far as your "light hearted" comment, tours to a place where people were murdered with their hearts cut out I fail to see the light-heartedness I think I saw where someone mentioned sick and twisted.....

The original poster had a legitimate question....And a joke was made about it....In poor taste. Leaving the original poster and a couple of other people wondering why.....

And trust me I would never twist your words for my betterment.......

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lighten up, andy
you're both on the same team
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Mikey.....whatever
Exactly......
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lighten up, andy
you're both on the same team

Steve you are too funny man ......
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Steve you are too funny man ......
ya think??
now i am fulfilled
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