Moaning about price differences between Canada and the United States might be our second national sport ' but the truth is, you really can get a bargain if you're willing to travel. Blame it on the once-low Canadian dollar (and retailers who haven't caught up), on import taxes or on higher labour costs in Canada; regardless, there really are significant price differences.
And with $200 worth of goods allowed back in duty-free on a visit under 48 hours ' and $800 on trips beyond that ' you've got some room for spending. Here are some items to watch out for.
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