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WHAT WILL $1 and $100 BUY IN POLAND?


Polonius3 1,000 | 12,448  
17 Oct 2008 /  #1
How do Polish prices compare to those in the USA for basic goods:
1 kg bread
1 kg potatoes
1 kg smoked kiełbasa (eg Podwawelska)
1 kg curd cheese (twaróg)
dozen eggs
1 1/2-litre bottle beer
Snickers bar
1 T-shirt
1 US gallon (3.8 l) petrol
Big Mac
large pizza
blank CD
pair of socks
etc., etc.
Misty 5 | 144  
17 Oct 2008 /  #2
A Big Mac is basic goods is it?

US$3.23
6.90 Zloty

Roughly.
polishgirltx  
17 Oct 2008 /  #3
1 US gallon (3.8 l) petrol

$2.71/gal in tx...
Sasha 2 | 1,083  
17 Oct 2008 /  #4
2.71$ per gallon in Poland? o_O you must be kidding... what kind of gass? why is it said then that some drive to Belorussia to fill up their tanks?
polishgirltx  
17 Oct 2008 /  #5
2.71$ per gallon in Poland?

wow...
gasoline - 2.71 dollars per gallon in Texas, USA
clear now?

that's the price in here, i don't know about PL...
Sasha 2 | 1,083  
17 Oct 2008 /  #6
gasoline - 2.71 dollars per gallon in Texas, USA
clear now?

Ok sorry now clear... still cheap. When I left it was 4$ per gallon in WA.
PolskaDoll 28 | 2,105  
17 Oct 2008 /  #7
In Poland a litre of unleaded petrol or a litre of diesel will cost you 4.63 zloty.

That is according to: aaroadwatch.ie/eupetrolprices :)

That's about $1.76 I think...
Krakowianka 1 | 243  
17 Oct 2008 /  #8
$6.70 a gallon!! and we are complaining in the US of our prices.

A lot of the food basic necessities are more expensive in PL. But then again most of it is organic and tastes a lot better. You get what you pay for.
Dice 15 | 452  
17 Oct 2008 /  #9
There isn't much you can buy in the US for $1 anymore. maybe some useless $1 Store crap lol
Kowalski 7 | 621  
17 Oct 2008 /  #10
1 USD = 2.60 today

There's lots of items you can buy for 1USD in Poland

one or two daily newspapper
one ride on public transportation
onions 1,5 kg
apples 0,75 -1 kg
swiss cheese 100 g
cottage cheese 250 g
... heloween stickers
:)

There isn't much you can buy in the US for $1 anymore. maybe some useless $1 Store crap lol

we have it as 5 zloty stores ($2)

1 kg bread 1.50 USD
1 kg potatoes 0,5 USD
1 kg smoked kiełbasa (eg Podwawelska) 8 USD
1 kg curd cheese (twaróg) 8 USD
dozen eggs 1,5 USD
1 1/2-litre bottle beer 3,5 USD
Snickers bar 0,5 USD
1 T-shirt starting at 2 USD
1 US gallon (3.8 l) petrol
Big Mac
large pizza
blank CD 0,30 USD
pair of socks startin at 1-2 USD
dcchris 8 | 432  
17 Oct 2008 /  #11
1 USD = 2.60 today

head of broccoli or cauliflower
Lonman 4 | 111  
26 Oct 2008 /  #12
Well looks like the USD will buy a lot more this week.... just over 3.0 on Friday... is it time for a visit?

uk.reuters.com/article/ukPoundRpt/idUKLO49023820081024

reuters.com/article/forexNews/idUSTRE49M8V520081023
gtd 3 | 639  
26 Oct 2008 /  #13
Yeah ask me again in a few weeks and I will hopefully tell you 'A LOT MORE'.
Lonman 4 | 111  
26 Oct 2008 /  #14
Yeah ask me again in a few weeks and I will hopefully tell you 'A LOT MORE'.

Thanks for taking the time... the info helps when planning a long trip... what is rent?

nytimes.com/2008/10/27/business/worldbusiness/27poland.html

more fun news for you all.
dnz 17 | 710  
27 Oct 2008 /  #15
A loaf of bread is 1.5 pln, about 80 american pence
A beer is 5 pln which is about 2 american pounds
Petrol has gone down and is a Bargain at 4.10 pln which is about 1 dollar 60
Cigarettes are 8 pln so 4 dollars.

You can live fairly well on 500 pln per week.
Dazza 1 | 33  
27 Oct 2008 /  #16
A beer is 5 pln which is about 2 american pounds

It's been along time since i've seen a beer for 5pln unless its maly or in the shop.
Not in krakow, warsaw, poznan or wroclaw
Lonman 4 | 111  
27 Oct 2008 /  #17
you keyed in on the most important economic factor.... the price of a local beer (not imports). AND is the beer good and worth the price, low or high you pay.

Anyone want to list beer prices in the major cities in P-land vs the countryside?
gtd 3 | 639  
27 Oct 2008 /  #18
Thanks for taking the time... the info helps when planning a long trip... what is rent?

You are welcome. Rent is the money you pay to use something for a period of time.

Works both ways see?
Lonman 4 | 111  
27 Oct 2008 /  #19
I know what rent is.. :) how much is rent these days is the question I was trying to say.

3.0 today.
gtd 3 | 639  
27 Oct 2008 /  #20
You know I am not sure what people are actually getting because I see a lot of listings that never get rented for the same prices. They seem to prefer and empty flat to lowering the price.

I pay 1400 for a 2 room 40sqm flat in the center but have had it a while. I am seeing 2000in listings for the same.

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