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Money and costs

Euro (€)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated April 25, 2017 9:36AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm beds €10–20 and domatia (Greek B&B) from €25
  • Meal at markets and street stalls: under €10
  • Your euros stretch much further in shoulder seasons
  • Double room in midrange hotel: €35–60
  • Hearty meal at a local taverna: around €15
  • Majority of sights have reasonable entrance fees: under €15
Top end (more than)
  • Double rooms in top hotels: from €90
  • Excellent dining, some accompanied by Michelin stars: around €60
  • Activities like diving (certification around €400) and sailing
  • Cocktails: around €10


In restaurants a service charge is normally included in the bill, and while a tip is not expected (as it is in North America), it is always appreciated and should be left if the service has been good. Taxi drivers normally expect you to round up the fare, while bellhops who help you carry your luggage to your hotel room or stewards on ferries who take you to your cabin normally expect a small gratuity of between €1 and €3.