Currency

Indian Rupee (₹)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than ₹3000

  • Beach hut or hostel: ₹500–1500
  • Local restaurants or self-catering: ₹500
  • Kingfisher at liquor store: ₹50
  • Local bus: ₹30
  • Taxi/autorickshaw: ₹100–500

Midrange: ₹3000–12,000

  • Midrange beach hut or air-con guesthouse: ₹1500–5000
  • Meal in beach shack restaurant or cafe: ₹500–1000
  • Rent a scooter/motorbike: ₹300/500
  • Drinks in shacks or bars: ₹500

Top End: More than ₹12,000

  • Boutique heritage hotels or top beach huts: ₹5000–8000
  • Hire car with driver: ₹1500
  • Top restaurants: ₹1000–2000
  • Ayurvedic spa treatment: ₹1000–5000

Bargaining

Bargaining is certainly possible – and expected – at Goa's tourist markets, where the first price offered is usually inflated. Some gentle bargaining at local markets is also fine, but most shops work on a fixed-price basis.

Money

There's an HDFC ATM just beside the church crossroads.