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Pesos vs. US Dollars

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Eagan, Minnesota
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Pesos vs. US Dollars

Coming to Barcelo next week for 4 days. Is it best to exchange pesos or is it ok to use US dollars to buy things and tip? Where is the best exchange?

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1. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

Get pesos from an ATM when you get there using your bank card always the best deal.

Lewiston, California
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2. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

If you wish to pay 30% more for everything use Dollars. If not use pesos.

Minnesota
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A whole bank of ATMs at the airport just to the left about 50 feet as you exit customs.

You will have your hindend handed to you on the exchange rate if you try to use dollars while there.

Besides, would you like to get paid in Pesos up here? lol

Hope you are out of here before the Blast next week!

(we have to shiver though to March)

Keith

WISCONSIN..U.S.A
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Pesos..a lot of the hotels have stopped exchangeing dollars for pesos and if they do it will be 10 to 1 or less..when you could get 13 to 1 at the ATM...every shop you go into will give a different rate if you use dollars...PESOS.. for the cab also...EK

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5. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

And the recipient of USD sells them at a discount to get readily spendable cash.

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Is there an easy ATM to find at the airport when we arrive? Or is a bank in tow may better idea?

Minnesota
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7. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

See post #3

Keith

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8. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

Whoops sorry! Thanks!

Minnesota
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9. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

No sorry needed LOL!

Wen are you off? Getting out before the BLAST this week?

Keith

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10. Re: Pesos vs. US Dollars

Sadly no, we don't leave til Jan 25. Will be working from home on Monday :0)