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Cash exchange at airport?

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Cash exchange at airport?

How late can we expect to be able to exchange candian dollars for Cuban Convertible Peso (CUC?) at the airport? We arrive around 9:30pm on a Sunday night but I want to have some funds on me to tip people who assist us along the journey to our resort.

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1. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

You will have lots of time ,when you leave the building it is just outside on the left.Make sure your Canadian $ are in good shape (no tears ,writing etc.)

Newton Aycliffe...
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2. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

Kevin:

Today's rate of exchange gives you a maximum of 95.20 CUC for $100 (CDN).

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3. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

Wow. That sort of sucks! I'm used to Canadian or US dollars buying a whack of pesos for whatever country I'm going to (Jamaica, Mexico, Dominican Republic). How much can I expect $95 CUC to get me? Like how much is a can of pop? Or a bottle of water? Or a crappy little wood carving on the beach? lol? I'm not kidding...

Newton Aycliffe...
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4. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

A beer is 1 CUC and a can of pop is 5o to 55 centavos.

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5. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

It's all good.

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6. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

Kevin ....you can get a nice dinner for 2 with drinks at Kikis for under 20Cuc's

Edited: 7:09 am, March 28, 2013
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7. Re: Cash exchange at airport?

LOL I feel better. Thanks!

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