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Money and costs

Euro (€)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated May 21, 2017 3:45PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed: €25–€35 – HI membership gets you 10% off many hostels
  • Bike hire per day: €10–€20
  • Lunch specials: €8–€16
  • Two-hour bus/train to next town: €25–€40
  • Standard hotel double room: €80–€130
  • Two-course meal for two with wine: €100–€160
  • Week-long car hire: €40–€50 per day
  • Museum entry: €5–€10
Top end (more than)
  • Room in boutique hotel: €150–€300
  • Upmarket degustation menu for two with wine: €200–€300
  • Taxi across town: €20–€30
  • Two-hour husky sled ride: €90–€140

Credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are prevalent.


Service is considered to be included in bills, so there’s no need to tip at all unless you want to reward exceptional service. Doormen in bars and restaurants expect a cloakroom tip if there’s no mandatory coat charge.