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Cashing a Canadian check
« on: April 05, 2013, 02:43:15 PM »
I got a Canadian check today, what is the cheapest way to get my cash?

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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2013, 02:44:52 PM »
I got a Canadian check today, what is the cheapest way to get my cash?

Can't you just cash it?
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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013, 03:43:27 PM »
Can't you just cash it?
No you must deposit AND pay a foreign collection fee :(

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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2013, 03:48:52 PM »
I wonder if it can be used to pay CC

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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2013, 04:08:08 PM »
No you must deposit AND pay a foreign collection fee :(

Do all banks charge a foreign collection fee?
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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2013, 12:22:49 PM »
Do all banks charge a foreign collection fee?
I don't know.
Does anyone know if you pay chase or AMEX with a Canadian check?

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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2013, 12:37:34 PM »
I don't know.
Does anyone know if you pay chase or AMEX with a Canadian check?

Why not call the bank and ask?
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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2013, 01:17:32 PM »
Why not call the bank and ask?

Almost all seem to charge. One local bank said they would waive the fee and still tried to charge us after the fact. You won't be going to Canada anytime soon I take it?

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Re: Cashing a Canadian check
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2013, 10:54:33 AM »
Why not call the bank and ask?
I actually did and I got conflicting responses...