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With the Canadian dollar now stronger than it has been in many years, Canadian prices are not as low as they once were for travelers 26 C H A P T E R 2 . S. S. dollars (US$); amounts over $10 are rounded to the nearest dollar, and amounts under $10 are rounded to the nearest nickel. Note that the Canadian dollar is worth less than the American dollar but buys nearly as much in the way of goods and services. 40 or C$1 is worth about US72¢, and those were the equivalencies used to figure the approximate prices in this guide.
There are no TVs or phones—just the call of the loons, the gentle lapping of the water, the croaking of the frogs, and the splash of canoe paddles cutting the surface of the lake. See p. 471. • Tunnel Mountain (Banff, Alberta; & 403/762-1500): If you find Banff too expensive and too crowded, these campgrounds— three within 5km (3 miles) of town—are a great antidote. Most sites have full hookups, with showers and real toilets. And you’ll pay just one-tenth of what hotel dwellers are paying for equally good access to the Rockies.
CREDIT CARDS Credit cards are a safe way to carry money, they provide a convenient record of all your expenses, and they generally offer good exchange rates. You can also withdraw cash advances from your credit cards at banks or ATMs, provided you know your PIN. If you’ve forgotten yours, or didn’t even know you had one, call the number on the back of your credit card and ask the bank to send it to you. It usually takes 5 to 7 business days, though some banks will provide the number over the phone if you tell them your mother’s maiden name or some other personal information.