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7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

israel
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7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

Hello everybody

Me and my husband are planning our 7 days stay in Budapest in Juny .We want to see all the main sights and monuments, to see Opera , to do a sightseeng cruise on Danube and to try one of the thermal baths. We are not looking for the cheapest restaurants but we are looking for reasonable priced places to eat( recommendations would be appreciated) . So how much money we need ?

Thank you

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1. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

What kind of food do you want?

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2. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

We want to try traditional local food

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3. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

Then you can eat and drink very well for about $50-60 US a day. Unless you want top end seats for the opera, you will find them to be a bargain. Museums are cheap, and some are free at times. If you took $100 a day each, you could live like royalty. In addition, you will find public transit not only very convenient but also very inexpensive.

Happy Trails!!!

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4. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

around 4000 Israeli shekels should see you right

you could get by on a bit less or splurge with a bit more but that is what I would allow

I would use ATM s as i go and just keep small amounts of cash to hand

cheers tony

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5. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

I might have it wrong here, but I think Tony's figures work out to about $128 US a day...a princely sum indeed.

http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/

Edited: 06 May 2014, 20:50
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6. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

I feel that would be about right for 2 people for breakfast,lunch, dinner and a bit of entertainment

better to have too much than too little holiday money

cheers tony

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7. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

Oh, there is the disconnect. You are figuring for two, and I was figuring for one.

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8. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

I wanted to experience the Hungarian State Opera house on my forthcoming trip. I bought a balcony ticket for a Strauss opera (not much of a choice in June) for about 9 USD. Certainly a bargain considering in the States or in Vienna a similar seat would run about 60-70 USD.

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9. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

And you would have to put on a clean shirt, and pay for valet parking, and drink lousy wine at intermission.

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10. Re: 7 days in Budapest -how much money we need?

Not me, our apartment is. Block from the HSO and here in the states I never valet park or drink wine. So I am covered. In Vienna the apartment was across the street from the opera house so transit was not necessary. My HSO experience will be inexpensive.