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Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

Ontario, Canada
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Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

Here's a question for anyone who's just came back from the Santa Clara airport... what's the currency accepted in the airport stores (after security) when you're leaving the country? I'd like to make sure I have enough $$$ (CAD or CUC?) on hand to purchase a couple things. Thanks for your help in advance!

Calgary, Canada
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1. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

I believe you can use either,

Cheers

Hamilton, Canada
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2. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

They will take either cdn or cuc. There is a banco to exchange. They can get a little greedy if buy things with cdn!

Cambridge, Canada
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3. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

We just came back and used cuc's.

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4. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

I would guess it may well be cheaper to use CUC's. I wouldn't trust staff to give you a favourable exchange rate if you pay with Canadian dollars.

Ontario
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5. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

One of the shops accepts either and one of them only accepts CUC's

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6. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

And if you don't have CUC even better use your credit card .....

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7. Re: Returning Home: Currency Used After Security

OK, sounds good! I'll be prepared for when I head there next week :) Thank you all for all the quick replies!

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