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Money and costs

Currency
Kronor (kr)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated March 27, 2017 10:43AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
Skr1000
  • Dorm bed or tent site: Skr200-300
  • Fast-food meal (kebab, quiche, sandwich): Skr55-85
  • 24-hour bus and metro ticket: Skr115
  • Admission to museum: Skr100
Midrange
Skr1000–2000
  • Double room in midrange hotel: Skr800-1600
  • Happy-hour beer: Skr35-75
  • Meal at a midrange restaurant: Skr100-200
  • 72-hour bus and metro ticket: Skr230
Top end (more than)
Skr2000
  • Double room in top-end hotel: Skr1600-2600
  • Dinner with drinks at a nice restaurant: Skr350-600
  • Taxi from airport: Skr520

ATMs widely available. Credit cards accepted in most hotels and restaurants.

Tipping

  • When to Tip Tipping is rare and usually reserved for great service.

  • Restaurants & Bars Tipping is not expected except with an evening meal – service is figured into the bill, but a small gratuity (10 to 15%) for good service at dinner is customary.

  • Taxis Tipping is optional, but most people round up the bill to the nearest Skr10.

  • Hotels Service is figured into the bill, but a small tip (around Skr10 a day) for housekeeping is appreciated.