Canadian dollar

Discussion in 'Canadian Trip Planning & Community Board' started by Lil ole moi, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. Lil ole moi

    Lil ole moi Disney Dreamer

    Oct 20, 2003
    Has anybody been keeping an eye on our dollar to see if it has been going up or down in the last month or two?

    I'm going to start keeping an eye on it starting today (what was the low a couple of months ago?) as we are going to Disney World :cloud9: in November. If there's a downward trend developing, I'm going to buy the US dollars before it gets carried away.

    Your thoughts??
  2. mejaie

    mejaie Mouseketeer

    Sep 8, 2004
    Yesterday 1.1116
    June 7 1.1117
    May 8 1.1116

    Oddly the day you picked to ask the rates were very much unchanged over the last 2 months.

    I am also going in November but I buy some each pay for the last 7 months, and keep it in a USD account.
  3. amw

    amw need a new tag

    Nov 21, 2003
    I don't know where I read it, but I heard that the dollar was supposed to stay around where it is right now through to the end of the year. If you're at all concerned, start stock-piling now. You certainly have it far better than I did last Sept when it was 70 cents!
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  5. pollioni

    pollioni ~~ "Somehow I can't believe there are any heights

    Feb 22, 2004
    Here is a great chart of the dollar compared to the green back. It shows from 83 all the way to today.

  6. coastgirl

    coastgirl DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2006
    I have been watching, as we went in late May, and I'd never seen it higher. It did get to a little over 90 cents, then dropped back; seems to be in the 88-89 cent region for the last 6 weeks or so. I can hardly keep myself from stockpiling, as it's been soooo long since I've seen it this high. On our trip, it was ALMOST like shopping at par (dangerous!), b/c the sales tax there is so much less.
  7. akalittleeva

    akalittleeva Mouseketeer

    Jan 22, 2005
    See that highest point in between 2001 - 2003 - that was the last time we went!!! We are absolutely thrilled with the $ right now! We are also going in November.
  8. madonna31

    madonna31 <font color=9999FF>WDWWDS Entertainment VP<br><fon

    Oct 4, 2001
    LOL...I feel your pain. We honeymooned in April, 2002 at the Grand Floridian...ouch!!!

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