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Expenses estimate for Portugal and Spain trip

I will be traveling in a few weeks to Portugal and Spain (1 adult and 2 teens). We will be in Lisbon for 3 days, then Seville 3 days and Madrid 4 days. Air/Train costs and Hotels already covered. I am looking for any recent travelers that can advise what I should estimate for costs per day/ per person for meals, local transport (tram/ metro/ bus) and incidentals. In looking through Rick's guides and a few other websites, I am anticipating 60-70 Euros per person/ per day. Does this sound realistic? Breakfast is included at our hotels. Any guidance greatly appreciated.

Posted by
3551 posts

Sounds reasonable to me. Tours entry tix would be xtra. Cocktails/wine and soft drinks can be very expensive.
I budget $100 per day when 2 share a moderate hotel room.
And usually I do not spend it.

Posted by
1067 posts

Hi. That should be plenty unless you like to splurge. One of the biggest variables is dinner - could be anywhere from 10E per person to 50E per person depending on how much you enjoy fancy / expensive dining. Enjoy your trip!

Posted by
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Thank you for the guidance. We are not too fancy, but I wanted to get a good idea of costs (meal wise in particular) as two teen boys can be a bit costly during meals. Thanks again.