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Old 10-26-2010, 01:14 PM   #1
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But under new currency laws that took effect last month along the Mexican Riviera and elsewhere, restaurants, stores and other businesses can now accept a maximum of $100 in cash per transaction.
Mexico currency laws make it tougher to pay in dollars - USATODAY.com
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Old 10-28-2010, 01:53 PM   #2
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And even more shocking, the 7-11 refused to take Mexican pesos in payment last time I returned from Mexico with extras. The nerve!
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Luckily there are ATMs all over Mexico that let you tap your account with a debit card and get Pesos at a pretty good rate that changes daily. When I was there (Quintana Roo) about a year ago we used to tap the ATM about every other day for a couple of hundred bucks at a whack.
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