Planning a Valentine’s Day? Price survey of lover’s basket says ditch Dublin and head to Cork says global price survey

0

A survey by German online florist Bloomy Days of pre-Valentine’s Day prices found Dublin is among the most expensive cities in the world. Cork and Belfast are among the cheapest.

A couple in Cork City

A couple in Cork City

Prague came out top for thrift, with a Valentine’s Day basket of gifts costing  €430.84, compared to €1,237.45 in Los Angeles. The Index takes into account the average costs for a dozen red rose1, a day ticket for two to a spa, a meal and wine for two in a Michelin star standard restaurant, an evening for two to the movies (with snacks), and a night in a luxury hotel.

Cork was found to be the least expensive city in Ireland, placing 2nd with an overall cost of €456.82 for all activities. Belfast is placed 4th – at €531.24 – while Dublin is 33rd in the Valentine’s Day Price Index, with an overall cost of €735.07.

See also  New Guinness Bar experience opens at Dublin Airport

The full report can be found here.

The five least expensive cities:

City

A Dozen Red Roses

Day at a Spa

1 Michelin Star Dinner w. Wine

Cinema Tickets w. Snacks

Night in a Luxury Hotel

Total

1

Prague, Czech Rep.

€24.43

€72.00

€209.04

€19.87

€105.50

€430.84

2

Cork, Ireland

€36.00

€100.00

€121.95

€22.87

€176.00

€456.82

3

Madrid, Spain

€33.55

€72.00

€198.00

€16.10

€178.50

€498.15

4

Belfast, Ireland

€32.23

€112.03

€178.52

€27.46

€181.00

€531.24

5

Cardiff, Wales

€33.42

€113.14

€191.72

€30.21

€166.50

€534.99

 The five most expensive cities worldwide are:

City

A Dozen Red Roses

Day at a Spa

1 Michelin Star Dinner w. Wine

Cinema Tickets w. Snacks

Night in a Luxury Hotel

Total

46

Zurich, Switzerland

€42.63

€111.92

€389.92

€52.29

€380.00

€976.76

47

Sydney, Australia

€86.25

€62.40

€555.19

€40.80

€235.00

€979.64

48

New York, USA

€71.68

€85.28

€466.40

€47.53

€322.50

€993.39

49

Venice, Italy

€44.00

€70.00

€460.00

€35.00

€403.00

€1,012.00

50

LA, USA

€47.79

€132.66

€516.10

€37.90

€503.00

€1,237.45

See also  Bumper St Patrick’s holiday expected at Cork Airport
The following two tabs change content below.

Comments

comments

Share.

About Author

Leave A Reply