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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed: €14–25
  • Cheap meal in cafe or pub: €15–25
  • Bus ticket: up to €2.70
  • Sightseeing in museums with free admission: free
  • Pint: €5.50–7
  • Budget hotel double: €90–150
  • Midrange hotel or townhouse double: €150–250
  • Lunch or dinner in midrange restaurant: €30–40
  • Guided tours and admission to paid attractions: €20
Top end (more than)
  • Double in top-end hotel: from €250
  • Dinner in top-end restaurant: €60–120

ATMs are widespread. Credit cards (with PIN) are accepted at most restaurants, hotels and shops.


You're not obliged to tip if the service or food was unsatisfactory.

  • Hotels Only for bellhops who carry luggage, then €1 per bag.

  • Pubs Not expected unless table service is provided, then €1 for a round of drinks.

  • Restaurants Tip 10% for decent service, up to 15% in more expensive places.

  • Taxis Tip 10% or round up to the nearest euro.

  • Toilet attendants Tip €0.50.