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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
£65
  • Dorm bed: £24–34
  • Double room in a budget hotel: £50–80
  • Fish supper: £5–8
  • Museum entry: many are free
  • Daily bus ticket: £4.50
Midrange
£65–150
  • Double room at mid­range B&B: £70–100
  • Bar lunch: £10
  • Dinner for two at midrange restaurant: £60–90
  • Taxi across town: £6–10
Top end (more than)
£150
  • Double room at high-end hotel: £130–250
  • Dinner for two at high-end restaurant: £100–160
  • Cocktails: £8–14
  • Ticket to a show: £20–70

ATMs (cashpoints) widely available. Credit cards are accepted in most (but not all) places, sometimes with a minimum spend or surcharge.

Tipping

  • Hotels One pound per bag is standard; gratuity for cleaning staff optional.

  • Pubs Not expected.

  • Restaurants For decent service tip 10%, and up to 15% at more expensive places.

  • Taxis Round up to nearest pound.