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Money and costs

Currency
Euro (€)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated March 14, 2019 11:19AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
€100
  • Dorm bed including breakfast: €22–30
  • Midweek lunch: €10–15
  • Train ticket: €10
  • Museum entry: €5–15
  • Beer: €2–4
  • Short-hop city bike hire: €2
Midrange
€100–250
  • Double room at B&B or midrange hotel: €60–140
  • Car hire per day: €20–30
  • Two-course meal with wine for two: €80–110
Top end (more than)
€250
  • Double room at better hotel or top B&B: €140–200
  • Cocktails: €9–20
  • Degustation meal with wine for two: €180–350

Credit cards are widely accepted. ATMs are very prevalent.

Tipping

  • Taxis, restaurants, hairdressers and bars Tipping is not required in any of these places. Personnel receive living wages and all service charges are included within stated prices. If service was quite exceptional, you could show appreciation, but even then 10% would seem generous.

  • Tourist-oriented locations In these places unaware foreigners regularly leave disproportionate tips, leading to a certain expectation from staff.

  • Airport taxis Drivers may hint (or even state outright) that a tip is appropriate. But that's a gentle scam. Don't be bullied.