Currency

euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €100

  • Guesthouse double room: €65–75
  • Bocadillo/tostada and self-catering from supermarkets: €10
  • Buses to beaches and villages: €1.65–4
  • Combinado in simple bar: €8

Midrange: €100–200

  • Double room in comfortable hotel: €75–200
  • Rental car per day: from €20
  • Dinner with wine: €30-40
  • Cocktail in a harbour-front bar: €12-15

Top end: More than €200

  • Double room at boutique hotel or agroturisme: from €200
  • Club entry: €30–70
  • Rental car per day: from €20
  • Combinado in club: €15–20
  • Gourmet dinner with wine: from €40

Bargaining

Not usually appropriate.

Money

ATMs widely available. Credit cards accepted in most hotels and restaurants, though some chiringuitos are cash only.

Exchange Rates

AustraliaA$1€0.65
CanadaC$1€0.66
Japan¥100€0.73
New ZealandNZ$1€0.59
UKUK£1€1.12
USUS$1€0.83

For current exchange rates, see www.xe.com.

Tipping

  • Bars and cafes Not expected, but small change is appreciated.
  • Restaurants 10% is sufficient for good service.