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Goin away for a 21st aroung may and I have bin given the job to book somewhere. We need a lively city and my first thoughts were Prague, Riga or Tallin as I have family who sed there all a good nite out and also heard that the beer is rediculosly cheap! Any one been to any of these places and if so would u be as kind as to state your opinions???
Also open to any offers for any cities in europe which are cheap but a better night out???

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Compared to the USA, beer was much less expensive in Prague. I think it was about 1.00 USD. It has been about five years since I was there. If you day trip to smaller towns outside of Prague then I imagine you would get a better price.

I wouldn’t plan my trip around the price of a beer. That will be the least of your expenses. Look at the price of a plane ticket to go somewhere. If it costs 200USD more to go somewhere with cheap beer then you’ve lost money.

Where are you leaving from?

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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I hate to disappoint but it’s allot more expensive now, Still cheaper than Western Europe. Bratislava is about at least a third of the price when I was there at the same time about 18 months ago.

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Beer in Prague is good and cheap. Also home to Absinthe. Must try the Budweiser (Budvar) and Pilzner that you will see everywhere in Prague.

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Haven’t touched a Budweiser since I’ve had a Budvar. The Pilsner Urquel was just as tasty.

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Prague was ok, but i didn’t like the beer. loved the city though, you kinda feel like you’re in a disney movie, and if you get drunk it’s even more so. make sure to only take aaa taxi’s though, the rest are a lil dodgey.
as for cheap beer, greece wins. i euro for a half litre of it and like 3 euro for a 6 pack. it started rough but went down smooth. in fact, i’ve been dying for a myknos since i got back…..

btw, stay away from switzerland. far. far. away.

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Beware! Prices in Eastern Europe have generally skyrocketed over the last few years. In much of Tallinn you will be paying Scandinavian prices and Riga, at least in most of the centre, prices are the same or higher than in the UK. Vilnius however, is still half reasonable. Prague is 3 times more expensive than it was 6 years ago, but it’s still cheap by Western standards for booze, so long as you go to the right places.

I wrote some guides, especially foccused on this subject on my blog, so you should find some useful info there. It’s in my sig. Happy travels! Smile

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