Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate

If there has ever been a time to tick Whistler off your bucket-list, it might just be now. Two forces are at play that are making winter vacations more affordable and more fun than ever before.

It would seem that Mother Nature and the economy are aligned to bring you the most snow for the lowest price.

1. The Whistler is having the 4th biggest snowfall in the last 10 years

It’s true, we’ve done the math. Our base currently stands at 169cm, and over the first 2 months of the season Whistler has received over 5 meters of snowfall.

2. The Canadian Dollar currently sits at 69 cents US

Rate as of January 18, 2016. Check for yourselves with our new Quick Currency Calculator powered by Google Finance:

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Falling Canadian Dollar is music to the ears of US, UK and Australian travellers

As the Canadian Dollar continues to fall against most other major currencies, it’s not all bad news. In fact it’s good news for travellers coming to Canada from the US, the UK, and Australia. This week the Loonie opened at 69 cents for each US dollar, an exchange rate that hasn’t been seen since since April 2000.

That’s the equivalent of a huge 31% discount on your accommodation, lift passes, rentals, dining, and travel costs.

Related post: 12 Awesome Things That Are 50% In Whistler For Brits

And there’s more good news for people looking to travel to Canada in the summer, according to an article in Blooomberg Business , as the year progresses the Canadian Dollar is projected reach an all-time low of 59 cents US.

So why wait? The stars are aligned, the snow is falling, and the savings are high!

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