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How the U.S. dollar affects cross-border shopping - BorderBuddy

April 13, 2018

How the U.S. dollar affects cross-border shopping

by Border Buddy

When the new B.C. carbon tax kicked in on April 1st, people braced for a jump in already sky-high gas prices at the pump. TV stations interviewed consumers who said they planned on driving across the border to buy their gas because it was so much cheaper. But considering how low the Canadian dollar is […]

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February 21, 2018

Customs Clearance to Canada – January 2018 – 1,791,367 releases

by Graham Robins

Each month, BorderBuddy tracks and reports how many customs clearances there are into Canada. The above graph represents the imports for January 2018. January 2018 showed releases of 1,791,367 compared to 1,398,644 for January 2017. That’s an increase of 28% – however, BorderBuddy did some investigating and found that this increase is mostly at Port 417, […]

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s It Cheaper To Buy A Fleet Vehicle In The US?

February 16, 2018

Is It Cheaper To Buy A Fleet Vehicle In The US?

by Border Buddy

To buy or not to buy a fleet vehicle in the US? That’s a mighty big question. People hear all the time that there are thousands of dollars to be saved by buying a fleet vehicle across the border. Somebody always knows somebody who got a killer deal in the United States. But can you […]

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What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

February 2, 2018

What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

by Border Buddy

After buying a house, buying a vehicle is perhaps the next biggest purchase a person can make. But buying a vehicle at an auction can also be one of the most stressful. It’s one thing to go on test drives with friendly salespeople, kick some tires, drink their free coffee and then shop around. It’s […]

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