Prices in Crete

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Prices in Crete

Some of the most common questions from prospective travelers to Crete have to do with the prices of products and services in Crete. There have been many discussions whether Crete is a cheap place for vacation or not. Whilst prices have risen in Crete, as elsewhere of late, many still find that Crete remains a place where you will get good value for your money compared with other European destinations.

"Explore Crete" decided to conduct some market research and create a list with the prices of the most common products and services. The prices mentioned in this list are only indicative and they all come from the Heraklion, Hersonissos and Stalis area. You may find different prices in other areas in Crete or even in different stores in the above locations.

 

Rooms and Apartments: Prices vary between 25 € and 50 € or even more, depending on the location and the time of the year. August is the most expensive month of the year.

 

Car Rental (these are final prices and they include full insurance and taxes)

NOTE. ALL prices are in Euros ( € )

 
3 days
7 days
Class A car
150
Moped 50cc
40
70
Quad bike (very popular motorbike with 4 wheels)
60
120

NOTE. Class A cars are Fiat Seicento, Fiat Punto, Citroen Saxo, Suzuki Alto, Fiat Panta Open Top, Opel Corsa, Renault Twingo

 

Beach Beds

2 sunbeds, 1 umbrella, 1 small table
5
Special Offer: 2 sunbeds + umbrella + table PLUS 2 free drinks
5
Special Offer: 2 sunbeds + umbrella + table PLUS 2 free lunches
6

 

Taverns and Restaurants

French Fries
1,80
Pizza (different kinds)
4,90 - 7,40
Giros
6,50
Salmon (grilled)
11,50
Greek Salad
4,00
Souvlaki (skewered pork meat)
8,00
Grilled Chicken
7,00
Squids
6,70
Grilled Beef
13,00
Beer - bottle 0,5 lit
2,50
Mousaka
6,00
Wine - glass
1,50
Octopus (grilled)
7,80
Wine - bottle
8,50

 

Breakfast and Fast Food

Cheese Burger
2,40
Toast cheese and ham
2,00
French Fries
1,80
English Breakfast
3,00
Fried Chicken
2,40
Other Breakfast
4,00 - 5,00
Pita Giros
2,00 - 3,00
Coffee or Tea
2,00
Sandwich
2,80
Fresh Orange Juice
3,00

 

Cafes, Bars and Pubs

Beer - big glass 0,4 L (various brands)
1,90 - 3,50
Coffee - iced (frappe)
3,00 - 3,50
Beer - small glass
1,80
Cocktails
3,00 - 5,00
Beer - bottle
3,00
Long Drinks
4,00 - 5,00
Coffee - filter
2,00 - 2,20
Ice Cream
5,00

NOTE. Quite often you will see the "Happy Hours" special offers and you may get 2 drinks for the price of one or cocktails in special prices.

 

Cigarettes and Tobacco

Cigarettes - various brands 1,00 - 2,90 Tobacco (shag) 4,30 - 6,00
Cigarettes - popular brands 3,00    

 

Films and Film Development

 
Buy
Development
Film - 24 exposures
3,00
8,00
Film - 36 exposures
3,50
10,70

 

SuperMarket

Bottled Water 0,5 L
0,20
Apples 1kg
1,49
Bottled Water 1,5 L
0,31
Bananas 1 kg
1,49
Coca Cola 1,5 L
1,45
Oranges 1kg
0,68
Fresh Milk 0,5 L
0,73
Water Mellon
0,75
Fresh Orange Juice 0,5 L
1,98
 
 
Bread
0,50 - 1,50
Bacardi 0,7L
11,75
Coffee instant 50gr
1,47
Beer HEINEKEN 0,33 L
0,83
Coffee filter 250gr
2,75 - 3,96
Beer MYTHOS 0,5 L bottle
0,86
Cornflakes
2,19 - 5,25
Beer MYTHOS 6-pack * 0,5 L
4,08
Eggs 6
1,58
Gin Gordon's 0,7L
10,26
Feta Cheese 1kg
6,45 - 10,00
Metaxa Brandy 0,7 L
7.32
Honey 400gr
4,40
Ouzo 0,7 L - various brands
4,34 - 7,33
Olive Oil - extra virgin 0,5L
4,56 - 6,35
Raki or Tsikoudia 0,7L
11,44
Olives 1kg
2,24
Retsina 0,5L
0,92 - 1,29
Tea - 10 sachets
0,69 - 0,96
Vodka Absolut 0,7 L
12,10
Yogurt
0,50 - 1,20
Vodka Smirnof 1 L
15,24
 
Whisky Balantines 0,7L
12,09
Film 24 exposures
5,10
Whisky Cutty Sark 1 L
16,77
Mosquito Repellant + device
6,48
Whisky White Horse 0,7L
10,66
Pampers
8,99 - 11,03
Wine 0,75L - various
1,76 - 10,49
Sun Lotion
7,00 - 14,45

 

Taxi Fares

Go to the Taxis in Crete page

Public Buses Fares

from Heraklion via Rethymnon to Chania (or the opposite) 12,50
from Heraklion via Hersonissos to Malia (or the opposite) 3,50
from Heraklion to Agios Nikolaos (or the opposite) 6,20
from Heraklion to Ierapetra (or the opposite) 9,50
from Heraklion to Sitia (or the opposite) 13,10
from Heraklion to Arhanes (or the opposite) 1,60

 

Tours

Aqua Splash 23 Horse Riding 42
Chania & Rethymnon 32 Jeep Safari 50
Cretan Night 28 Imbros Gorge 29
Dia Island 38 Knossos & Heraklion Museum 33
Diving for starters 60 Lassithi Plateau 30
East Crete (Ierapetra - Vai) 32 Samaria Gorge 35
Festos & Matala 37 Santorini - different boats 50 - 74
Fishing Trip 33 Spinalonga Island 29

NOTE. The tours mentioned here start from Hersonissos and Malia area, so different prices will apply if the starting point is different.


Please remember that:

- All the above prices are indicative and differences will occur in different stores or areas of Crete and in different time periods.



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