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#409958 - 02/01/15 11:22 PM Pricing in US $
FrankeeD Offline
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I'm curious about the practice of pricing Axiom gear in US dollars. I remember checking a few years ago when the Canadian $ was above par with US $ and changing to Canadian $ in the checkout area didn't make things cheaper. However, yesterday when I was converting from US to Canadian, the price shot up to reflect the exchange rates.

It's bad enough to have to pay the exchange rate when I go to the US, but to have a Canadian company charge Canadians in US dollars is a bit of a poke in the eye for those of us north of the border.

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#409962 - 02/02/15 07:05 AM Re: Pricing in US $ [Re: FrankeeD]
Jc Offline

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Hi,

If you take a few seconds to verify and compare the value of the Canadian and US dollars, you will quickly realize that Axiom is offering quite a deal to its Canadian clientele.

http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/
http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/#
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#409976 - 02/03/15 01:32 AM Re: Pricing in US $ [Re: FrankeeD]
FrankeeD Offline
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So Canadian customers are supposed to be happy because Axiom is giving us a better exchange rate than the banks? And it still doesn't explain why the currency advantage goes only one way.

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#409994 - 02/03/15 03:38 PM Re: Pricing in US $ [Re: FrankeeD]
Gr8_White_North Offline
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Originally Posted By: FrankeeD
So Canadian customers are supposed to be happy because Axiom is giving us a better exchange rate than the banks? And it still doesn't explain why the currency advantage goes only one way.


I have gotta ask this since I haven't purchased any speakers for a while . Are you saying that even though the speakers are listed as being Canadian dollars, that when I check out to pay they are sold in American dollars ?
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#409995 - 02/03/15 04:19 PM Re: Pricing in US $ [Re: FrankeeD]
exlabdriver Offline
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Richard:

Check each country's website:

Canada: M22V4s - $670 CAN

US: M22V4s - $640 US

According to XE Currency Convedrter:

Exchange rate today 03 Feb 2015: 640.00 USD = 794.00 CAD

So we are getting a helluva break from Axiom as we always have. I don't understand the OP's complaint...

TAM

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#409998 - 02/03/15 06:39 PM Re: Pricing in US $ [Re: FrankeeD]
Gr8_White_North Offline
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Tom that makes 2 of us. I reread his post over and over and he is from Canada so I looked at the prices and it said Canadian dollars. It sounded like he was saying the prices were Canadian and I was having to pay in US currency. Must be that good BC Bud they smoke down there.

It should really be 540 US to make it even.


Edited by Socketman (02/03/15 06:44 PM)
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