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Old December 16th, 2007, 11:36 PM
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Default Currency Exchange for Mexican Riviera Cruise?

Hi, all!
Well, it's getting closer - sailing next month! Anway, DH was wondering about getting some money exchanged into pesos. Where do you all recommend doing that? Airport (San Diego), on board (if possible - rates??), or in port (rates??)?

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Old December 17th, 2007, 08:57 AM
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I would not bother exchanging as the dollar is universally accepted at fair exchange and in most cases, much preferred.

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Agreed. No need to exchange. They may give you some coins in local currency if they don't have the US coins.
Be mindful of any large purchases when using a credit card. That decimal point can be tricky!

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i totally agree with the others.
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Old December 18th, 2007, 12:57 PM
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Same here. Have been to Mexico dozens of times on cruises and never exchanged money. They are quite happy to take ours!
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