Currency

Euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €100

  • Dorm bed: €20–25
  • Double room in a budget hotel: €50–80
  • Cheap eats: €8–12
  • Bus tickets: €5–10

Midrange: €100–200

  • Double room in a hotel: €100–150
  • Lunch and dinner in local restaurants: €15–30
  • Admission to museums: €10–15
  • Short taxi trips: €10

Top end: More than €200

  • Double room in a high-end hotel: €150+
  • Lunch and dinner in smart restaurants: €40–80
  • Admission to sights: €20
  • Taxis around town: €20

Bargaining

Haggling over prices may be accepted in some markets (try and see what other customers are doing around you), and shops may offer a small discount if you’re spending a lot of money. Otherwise expect to pay the stated price.

Money

For the highest concentration of banks with 24-hour ATM machines head for Calle José Franchy Roca, just south of Parque Santa Catalina.