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How much money would I need for 2 weeks in Europe...


Goonie   Mar 8, 2007, 10:03am /  #
I'm planning on taking a trip to Europe, 1 week in Poland and then the rest traveling on trains throughout Europe. How much do you think I would spend? I'm planning on touring and parting as much as I possibly can. Just trying to gauge on how much I would plan on spending.

In US dollars please :)

Flight not included.


szarlotka   Mar 8, 2007, 10:42am /  #
Hi

have you looked at the interrail web site for a European rail ticket. Have a vague recall that one month all European countries ticket is around £390 (UK pounds, x2 for USD). They do tickets for smaller durations but they may be resttricted to the zones you can travel in. Rest of your costs will vary (big time) but the countries you plan to visit.

szarlotka   Mar 8, 2007, 10:44am /  #
Oops sorry, I just remembered that you have to be resident in an EU country to get the tickets I mentioned. If you are from the uS then Rail Pass is appropriate

Tamara   Mar 8, 2007, 11:12am /  #
it depends on where you're going - comparatively, Poland is relatively cheap if you go the Polish route - Imported products cost just about what they do here - for example a liter of Pepsi is 1.00 either here or there. But -(and please don't jump on me) in my opinion, England is VERY expensive (I've heard the same about Spain too but haven't been there). But I guess it's the same everywhere - if you know where to go and what to buy you can do it on a budget. When we go to Poland for 2 weeks, we take about $1,000.00 in cash but we don't stay in hotels (with husband's family) and although we eat out frequently the restaurants are very cheap but we also always have some of the family with us. We do bring back a lot of souviners though.

freelance_art   Mar 8, 2007, 02:47pm /  #
Hei-ho.It all depends where about in Europe would U like to go.Eastern Eu is cheaper,wilder and just deadly:)Scandinavia,UK and Ireland are more expensive tough,but U won't have there any problems to communicate in English..I was travelling a month and a half last summer with INTER RAIL ticket,which allows U to travel by train in 4zones inEu for only 350 eu:)I paid separate for the flights and ferries (about 200eu)I was mostly staying in hostels,sometimes on the beach in my tent.Trying traditional food in different countries,but buuying fruits and veg for the further travel..I spent only 2000eu for 4 weeeks.i v been in Poland,Slovakia,Czech R,Austria,Switzerland,France,Spain,Italy,Norway,Sweden,Finland,Dennmark,Estonia:)Unforgottable experience and as they say The Best Educvation is Travel:) :) Good luck!Rememer Life its not about staying at home ,its about travelling and getting to know new cultures ,people.U belong to the whole world ,not only to the place where U come from.:) freelance-art@hotmail.com

freelance_art   Mar 8, 2007, 02:50pm /  #
By the way, i just joined this forum today and I dont have a clue how to set up my profile:)will u give me an instruction how to add my picture to my profile?:)thanks Gonnie!

Goonie   Mar 8, 2007, 07:30pm /  #
Quoting: freelance_art
I dont have a clue how to set up my profile


looks like you figured it out :)



Looks like I'll need about $3,000 spending cash... in Poland I'll be stayin with grandma in Krakow.


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