Start planning your Canadian ski trips now. The Canadian dollar just dipped below 75 cents USD for the first time since 2004. This means that you’re getting 25% extra money when in Canada for free.
The Canadian dollar closed at 74.96 cents US yesterday.
If you live in the US of A, this is a very good thing and you really might want to book a Canadian ski/snowboard trip now while the Canadian dollar is so weak. Cat skiing, heli skiing, a trip to Whistler or Revelstoke or Whitewater or Fernie… Canada definitely holds a healthy chunk of the heart and soul of skiing and riding and it’s being sold for 25% off right now.
There have been a few factors adding to the fall of the loonie including that the price of oil is below the cost of oil production for most North American oil producers.
Gold and cooper prices are also down and the economic slowdown in China isn’t helping things.
Canada’s dollar is bound to rebound at some point, so get out those maps, have a gander at the link below, and start planning that Canadian ski adventure now.
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