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One of the pesky issues about traveling to Canada is dealing with the exchange rate. How close will a bank get you to the $1.29 CAD to $1 USD that the internet advertises. Is that 71 US cents or 71 Canadian cents per dollar? Are the currency counters in the airport a ripoff? How about the hotel lobby? Or a grocery store?

No matter what, you inevitably end up second-guessing the deal.

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