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Old 02-28-2016   #196 (permalink)
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What is the exchange rate for Canadian dollars now, cambia and bank machines ? Here in Ottawa saw a rate of .0783 was wondering how much better in Playa.
Got 13.06 at Bancomer today (including ATM charges)
XE was 13.49.
I would never use cambios so I couldn't tell you. But it won't be 13.06 that's for sure.

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Got 13.06 at Bancomer today (including ATM charges)
XE was 13.49.
I would never use cambios so I couldn't tell you. But it won't be 13.06 that's for sure.
Thankyou I do prefer to use the Bank ATM's over the Cambios but was just curious what they were giving, seeing as the rate here was really low.
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Thankyou I do prefer to use the Bank ATM's over the Cambios but was just curious what they were giving, seeing as the rate here was really low.
This is where to find out what the current up-to-the-minute bank rate is - this happens to be in USD, but you can change to CDN easily by clicking on the 'rates' tab and selecting CDN:

XE: (USD/MXN) US Dollar to Mexican Peso Rate
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This is where to find out what the current up-to-the-minute bank rate is - this happens to be in USD, but you can change to CDN easily by clicking on the 'rates' tab and selecting CDN:

XE: (USD/MXN) US Dollar to Mexican Peso Rate
Thankyou Beam-eye
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Thankyou Beam-eye
the trader rate is not what you get at the machine,,,it will be 4 /10ths lower, so if the rate says 13.3 which it does right now, you will get 12.9 .....do not use cambios
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the trader rate is not what you get at the machine,,,it will be 4 /10ths lower, so if the rate says 13.3 which it does right now, you will get 12.9 .....do not use cambios
Rob is right - but the 4/10ths he mentions is 0.4 of a peso, not 40% (4/10ths) of the transaction. Cambios make their money by buying your 'used' dollars at a low price and selling you their 'new' pesos at an inflated price - the difference between their rates and the current bank rate is their profit. As stated many times on this and many other threads regarding ATMs, cambios, exchange rate, and bank charges, you are generally better off leaving your money in the bank at home and withdrawing from an ATM here when necessary. Use the search function to find the ATM threads for more detailed info.
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the trader rate is not what you get at the machine,,,it will be 4 /10ths lower, so if the rate says 13.3 which it does right now, you will get 12.9 .....do not use cambios
Any idea what the closest recommended bank would be to Calle 38 Nte. and the beach? Actually Calle 38 Nte. and Albatros to be exact.
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Today's Scotia bank Canadian Exchange Rate

Hi guys, can anyone tell me what is the exchange rate at ScotiaBank for Canadian dollars, preferably someone who has an account with Scotia, this would give me the exact rate I would get

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I see the Peso to Canadian is over 15.4 to the dollar today .Peso really took
a hit after the Trump Trounce !!! That will help our 2 month stay Jan/Feb.
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I see the Peso to Canadian is over 15.4 to the dollar today .Peso really took
a hit after the Trump Trounce !!! That will help our 2 month stay Jan/Feb.
Thanks but I would like to have someone who's actually there in Playa...right now, because Xe rates I see them, but I would like to know the excat rate I would get in real time. Thanks anyway
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Scotia CAD exchange rate as today Novembre 13 2016 Please

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Hi guys, can anyone tell me what is the exchange rate at ScotiaBank for Canadian dollars, preferably someone who has an account with Scotia, this would give me the exact rate I would get

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Hi guys, can anyone tell me what is the exchange rate at ScotiaBank IN PLAYA for Canadian dollars, preferably someone who has an account with Scotia, this would give me the exact rate I would get

someone who's actually in Playa right now
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Hi guys, can anyone tell me what is the exchange rate at ScotiaBank IN PLAYA for Canadian dollars, preferably someone who has an account with Scotia, this would give me the exact rate I would get

someone who's actually in Playa right now
Unless you are in Playa right now yourself , and going to the bank right now today, chances are good you won't get today's rate anyway, so, on Nov 11th I got 14.5057 ... that is a fee free transaction as per my Scotia account.

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That's what i received as well. I am getting as much as I can. Have never had the rate as good for canadian dollar. You can order it in Canada at the same rate or better if you order over 1000.00 canadian . My bank Scotia charges 6.00 fee(they may write it off for you ) and it takes a week.
I would assume prices are going to start to climb, everything imported is going to be costing more and it will have a trickle down affect to every level if the pesos remains low.
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Thanks Me2 !!! unfortunately I'm in Montreal right now but we'll be down there for close to 3 months in January.
I wanted to check the "real exchange rate" and maybe wait a little longer since the peso is still plunging
Thanks for the info anyway
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