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Spending money for vacation in Poland


sapphire 22 | 1,241  
31 Mar 2008 /  #1
OK I know this could vary a lot, but on average how much money per day do you need to eat and drink well in tourist areas. I have asked my bf, but he doesnt know as he always eats at his families place.
VaFunkoolo 6 | 654  
31 Mar 2008 /  #2
Bladdy ell sapph, how many times has this question been asked and answered?
OP sapphire 22 | 1,241  
31 Mar 2008 /  #3
well I did a search under spending money and couldnt find anything relevant.. what should I be searching under to find the thread?
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
31 Mar 2008 /  #4
You can have a nice meal with a beer in a reasonal place for about £10- if you put aside £50 per day, that should be ample for going out and eating...lunch dinner and a few drinki poohs in the evening..have a mooch over to the Jewish district there are some fab places to eat and its a nicer atmosphere imho, less chance of having some fat fuking loud scouser sat next to you when you're trying to relax..

Im saying £50 but you could spend more since the rate has dropped since last feb when I was there...but if you're there and the sun is shining its going to be mainly salads for lunch so not that expensive to be honest.
davidpeake 14 | 451  
31 Mar 2008 /  #5
hi Sapphire, i would think 100zloty would do, unless you want to eat somewhere real nice.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
31 Mar 2008 /  #6
would think 100zloty would do, unless you want to eat somewhere real nice

thats only £23 at the current rate a beer on the town square in Krakow cost about 5/6 zl just to give you an idea.
OP sapphire 22 | 1,241  
31 Mar 2008 /  #7
Ok thanks that is helpful. I will definitely want to drink beer, vodka and have nice food so I just wanted to get some idea. Even though I am going with a Polish guy, he doesnt have a clue! Thanks for that apartment tip Shelley, I am going to stay there. Anyone any ideas how much it costs to hire ski gear per day in Zakopane?
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
31 Mar 2008 /  #8
Last time I was there (2 years ago now) we paid between 35 and 50 ZL for skis, poles and boots a day depending on the quality of the skis. This was from an obvious location at the bottom of a lift. We were told that if you looked down the side streets you could get a better deal but we didn't investigate further.
OP sapphire 22 | 1,241  
31 Mar 2008 /  #9
what about the protective clothes.. do you have to take them with you? I have never been skiing in my life, well unless you count one time in Norway when I was so bad I came back down on the lift! I only want to try it for one day so dont want to go and buy all those puffy waterproof clothes you need. Im not sure you can do it in jeans can you.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
31 Mar 2008 /  #10
All I can do is recount what I was told about hiring ski clothes since I've got all mine. Apparently it was not easy to find clothes rental. That is not to say that you cannot find them but not as easily as in an Alpine resort for example. Maybe somebody else will help you out. There are a couple of reasonable web sites on Zakopane snowsports.
OP sapphire 22 | 1,241  
31 Mar 2008 /  #11
thanks. I will check out the websites on snowsports.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
31 Mar 2008 /  #12
I have never been skiing in my life, well unless you count one time in Norway when I was so bad I came back down on the lift! I only want to try it for one day so dont want to go and buy all those puffy waterproof clothes you need. Im not sure you can do it in jeans can you.

You could probably pick up some semi-waterproof type bottoms pretty cheap )(cheap enough to chuck) just take some longjohn kinda thing for underneath and a fleece should be okay at this time of year. To be honest I dont envisage there being much snow.
Angrydog - | 2  
23 Feb 2009 /  #13
Thread attached on merging:
Costs in Poland for Vacation

Hi,

I will be staying for approx 1 week in Bydgoszcz in April of this year. I am looking at taking 1000PLN spending money.

Will this be sufficient if I want to see a few sights, eat out at a few places etc?

Thanks
MrBubbles 10 | 614  
23 Feb 2009 /  #14
1 week in Bydgoszcz ... I am looking at taking 1000PLN spending money

Dude, you will easily have enough money. In fact you can hang out with me if you like.
Angrydog - | 2  
23 Feb 2009 /  #15
1 week in Bydgoszcz ... I am looking at taking 1000PLN spending money

Hahahahaha, Cheers. I'm going to see a friend of mine over there. 1000PLN is only £200, so cheap for a holiday really!

Thanks!

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