I'd like some advice from my American friends on this one. I live in Canada, and the cheapest place I can find butter is a restaurant supply store that sells it for $3.79/lb.
I live about 45 mins from Plattsburgh, NY and I'm wondering if it would be worth it to drive down with a big cooler and stock up. It is cheaper there (although with gas prices ($1.13/litre) I'm wondering if it's worth it).
I'm definitely not going today (Black Friday) as I know it will be chaos at the border.
What do you think?
I don't know what the prices are like up there, but where I live, butter is running about $2.50 USD, and gas is around $2.80-2.90 USD for regular.
Using the XE Currency Converter ( www.xe.com ), the butter comes to about $2.55/lb (454 g), and gas is about 2.96/us gallon.
My question is - Are you sure the border patrols will allow you to cross over to buy a large quantity of butter? If so, come on over!