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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed: $30–50
  • Private room in a hostel: $80–120
  • Mainly self-catering but having the occasional budget meal out: $30
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: $150–220
  • Lunch and dinner in cafes and pubs: $70
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in a top hotel: from $250
  • Mains in top restaurants: over $35

ATMs are plentiful, and there are currency-exchange facilities at the airport and major banks in the CBD.