Currency

Romanian leu/lei (singular/plural)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than 130 lei

  • Hostel dorm room or guesthouse: 50 lei per person
  • Street food and self-catering: 40 lei
  • Train/bus tickets: 30 lei
  • Museum admission: 10 lei

Midrange: 130–360 lei

  • Double in a midrange hotel or pension: 120 lei per person
  • Meals in good restaurants: 60 lei
  • Train/bus tickets: 30 lei
  • Museum admissions: 30 lei

Top end: More than 360 lei

  • Double in the best place in town: 200 lei per person
  • Lunch/dinner at the best restaurants: 80 lei
  • Taxi rides: 50 lei
  • Museum admissions: 30 lei

Bargaining

Gentle haggling is common in crafts markets; in all other instances you’re expected to pay the stated price.

Money

ATMs are easy to find in the centre, including at Banca Carpaţi.