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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Budget hotel room with shared bathroom: €25–50
  • Self-catering market/supermarket meal: €6
  • Bus ticket: €3
  • Parks, churches, walks and some museums: free
  • Room in midrange hotel or private apartment: €65–100
  • Three-course meal with wine in midrange restaurant: €30
  • Admission to top museums, galleries and sights: around €6
  • Car hire per day: from €20
Top end (more than)
  • Boutique hotel or resort room: from €100
  • Fine-dining meal with wine: from €50
  • Taxi trip: €20
  • Activities (diving, surfing, boat tours): €60

The most convenient way to bring your money is in the form of a debit or credit card, with some extra cash for use in case of an emergency.


Not obligatory but most people at least leave some small change if they’re satisfied; 5% is normally fine and 10% considered generous. Porters will generally be happy with €1. Taxi drivers don’t have to be tipped but a little rounding up won’t go amiss.