Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Currency Weirdness

...got a Costco Magazine yesterday. The Honeywell 1000 watt generator is going to be "$100 off" next month. Sounds good, but our dollar is worth about 95 cents U.S. today. How come there's such a drastic price difference in this product, depending on whether you go to costco.ca or costco.com ???
Here it is at the Canadian Costco site:
 
 Here's the American Costco page:


All of a sudden, that $100 off coupon is not so attractive anymore is it ??
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