Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2015, 09:58 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 19
will canadian dollar keep snowbirds home

Hi just wondering how many Canadian snowbirds are consider staying home if dollar keeps going down .
__________________

__________________
Karguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 10:25 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Ford Idaho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,840
Couple of guys from my work who retired 3 and 5 years ago setup camp in the Baja area because of this.

https://www.google.com/#q=us+dollar+to+peso



https://www.google.com/#q=canadian+dollar+to+peso

I understand both are doing well and enjoy the climate but I have no idea where they are, never bothered to asked them because I did not think they would stay for long.
__________________

__________________
2016 F350 6.7L LB CC Reese 28K 2014 Chaparral Lite 266sab
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." 2014 19 days camping 2015 17 days camping201620 days camping
Ford Idaho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 10:33 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Waynesville
Posts: 12,001
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ford Idaho View Post
Couple of guys from my work who retired 3 and 5 years ago setup camp in the Baja area because of this.

https://www.google.com/#q=us+dollar+to+peso



https://www.google.com/#q=canadian+dollar+to+peso

I understand both are doing well and enjoy the climate but I have no idea where they are, never bothered to asked them because I did not think they would stay for long.
Were your (Work Guys) from the USA? Youroo!!
__________________
youroo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 10:38 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Ford Idaho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,840
Quote:
Originally Posted by youroo View Post
Were your (Work Guys) from the USA? Youroo!!
Yes, one was born in Boise, ID. the other was from Pasco, WA.
__________________
2016 F350 6.7L LB CC Reese 28K 2014 Chaparral Lite 266sab
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." 2014 19 days camping 2015 17 days camping201620 days camping
Ford Idaho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 11:13 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 561
Now it is more than twenty cents to the dollar so it will now hurt for anyone going for the whole winter, for the people going for a week to get away from the -30C weather, not yet, but it would make people start thinking. For anyone going down south with the trailer, a free night at Walmart etc will take the sting out of the exchange.

Kevin
__________________
2009 F150 XLT crewcab 5.4L and 3.73
2010 Flagstaff 27 BHSS
tenttotrailer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 12:32 PM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
 
Dave_Monica's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,329
Still affordable camping in the National Forest and State Park campgrounds in spite of the poor exchange rate and the fuel cost is still 20% (or more) lower that in Ontario exchange rate included. We're already booked for January/February.


Dave
__________________


Nights camped in 2013 - 55, 2014 - 105, 2015 - 63
Dave_Monica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2015, 12:38 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
DaveSchwartz's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Waterloo Region
Posts: 717
DW and I had already made the decision to forgo the U.S. this winter in favour of a tour of the Canadian Maritimes next spring or fall (only one big trip each year, haven't decided on going to NFLD yet). However, if we hadn't, the significant increase in cost due to the exchange would be giving me pause for concern. One issue is that most places in Florida you would have to have already made your reservations and the increase in exchange would have to be weighed against cancellation fees.
__________________
2015 Rockwood Signature UltraLite 8282WS Platinum, GY Marathon LRD, TST 507RV TPMS
2005 GMC 2500HD CCSB D/A, Curt E16, Prodigy P2, Garmin RV760LMT w/BC-20 b/u cam

Self restraint is for the young. I'm old and want it NOW!
DaveSchwartz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2015, 10:12 PM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 19
Doesn't look good dollar just went down and could go to 60 cents guess will bw staying home this winter.
__________________
Karguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2015, 10:17 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
toslow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 373
yep, my dollar is still worth a dollar in Canada,

only thing is the prices are gonna go up to buy anything.
__________________

__________________
haven a blast
toslow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
snow

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:59 AM.