Making the most of what you’ve got in Istanbul, Athens, Belgrade, Bucharest, Sofia and Skopje

Average Monthly Disposable Income (After Tax)

Athens
€721,25

Istanbul
€601,78

Sofia
€517,48

Bucharest
€467,19

Belgrade
€382,12

Skopje
€310,61

Bucharest vies with Sofia and Skopje as the the cheapest meeting destinations in the region. Overall, Bucharest is a good deal for meeting planners so you could get value at all budget levels.

RESTAURANTS

RESTAURANTSCappuccino (regular)Water (0.33 litre bottle)Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught)Meal for 2 (Mid range restaurant, 3-course) Meal (inexpensive Restaurant)
ISTANBUL1.92 €0.23 €2.35 €17.59 €4.40 €
ATHENS3.04 €0.50 €3.50 €35.00 €10.00 €
BELGRADE1.23 €0.85 €1.25 €23.39 €5.01 €
BUCHAREST1.69 €0.82 € 1.36 €22.66 €4.76 €
SOFIA 1.04 €0.52 €1.02 €20.49 €5.12 €
SKOPJE1.27 €0.61 €1.63 €16.33 €3.63 €
Cheapest destinationBucharestIstanbulSofia Skopje Skopje

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATIONOne way ticket (Local Transport)Monthly passTaxi Start - (normal Tariff)Taxi 1 km (normal Tariff)Petrol (1 litre)
ISTANBUL0.63 €49.85 €0.94 €0.59 €1.36 €
ATHENS1.20 €30.00 €3.00 €0.68 €1.52 €
BELGRADE0.74 €27.46 €1.42 €0.58 €1.24 €
BUCHAREST0.34 € 11.33 €0.31 €0.31 €1.28 €
SOFIA0.51 € 25.61 €0.41 €0.41 €1.19 €
SKOPJE0.57 €19.59 €0.65 €0.41 €1.12 €
Cheapest destinationBucharestBucharestBucharestBucharestSkopje

OTHER

OTHERFitness Club, Monthly feeTennis Court (1 hour)Cinema, International release, 1 seatBottle of wine in markets (Mid-Range)mported beer in markets (0.33 litre bottle)
ISTANBUL36.71 €17.89 €4.40 €7.33 €1.53 €
ATHENS28.47 €16.22 €7.00 € 6.00 €1.29
BELGRADE24.18 €10.28 €3.76 €4.01 €0.89 €
BUCHAREST 33.70 € 11.67 €5.66 €3.40 €1.02 €
SOFIA23.51 €11.56 €5.12 €3.71 €0.98 €
SKOPJE21.13 €7.17 €3.27 €4.08 €0.99 €
Cheapest destinationSkopjeSkopjeSkopjeBucharestBelgrade

HOTEL PRICES IN SELECTED CITIES

Hotel Prices (source: Expedia)Hotel 3***Hotel 4**** Hotel 5*****
ISTANBUL50.19 €69.38 €93.21 €
ATHENS52.12 €75.76 €141.34 €
BELGRADE37.88 €55.87 €113.64 €
BUCHAREST32.23 €55.87 €144.00 €
SOFIA33.14 €55.00 €91.67 €
SKOPJE 42.61 €47.35 €133.89 €
Cheapest destinationBucharestSkopjeSofia

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Source: NUMBEO, July 2015
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