New $150 online duty free limit

Great news! Under the new U.S./Canada/Mexico trade agreement the online duty free limit has increased from $20 to $150. This means if there is anything under $150 that you cannot access here in Canada, but can order in the U.S., you're not going to need to...

Scrapbooking Supplies – Hidden Gems

If you're a Canadian that loves scrapbooking, you will love what our post is about today. Who doesn't love finding unique and fun supplies that are not your typical Michael's go to. All of us who love to scrapbook find pride in making something that we can...
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If you're looking to buy on a U.S. website and have your item delivered to a border location so you can pick-up and save $, then creating your account is the 1st step!

Well, if it hits the front page of the CBC it must be news right? Earlier this morning CBC reported that the Canadian dollar momentarily reached par with the US dollar.

I suspect border lines are going to be getting a bit longer in the coming months as Canadians cash in on great US prices.

[update] There has been a mass amount of news circulating in the past few days in regards to the soaring Canadian dollar and its implications on cross border shopping. Here are a few links to the stories we have been tracking. (CBC and CTV News articles).

Whether the media looks at Cross Border Shopping as a negative or positive piece of news, no one can deny the thousands of dollars Canadians save on merchandise across the border. We hear reports everyday of people saving over $600 on tires, $1000 on a stereo receiver, $100 on a pair of shoes?? and the list goes on and on and on. If you are looking to save some money finding a U.S. shipping address is a good idea.