Cost of Living and Travelling in Turkey: Prices in Turkey 2018

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The recent decline of Turkish Lira made Turkey a fairly cheap country. The Turkish lira lost nearly 40% of its value from the beginning of 2018. Now it is a great opportunity to travel to Turkey or buy real estate in Turkey. Due to cross-parity, if your country’s currency held its value against USD Dollars, a Turkey travel is now – 40 % cheaper than 2017. Due to purchasing parity power, you can even feel richer to live in Turkey. Do not miss this great opportunity you may even consider buying a house with this cheap prices in terms of USD dollars and if you buy a house about USD. 250.000 you can have Turkish Nationality immediately.

Current Exchange Rates of Turkish Lira

For 1$ United States dollar (USD) you can get 6.31 Turkish Lira (TRY)
For 1€ Euro you can get 7.38 Turkish Lira (TRY)
For 1£ British Pound (GBP) you can get 8.31 Turkish Lira (TRY)
For 1¥ Chinese yuan (CNY) you can get 1.02 Turkish Lira (TRY)
For 1₽ Russian ruble (RUB) you can get 0.09 Turkish Lira (TRY)

 

Average Prices of Common Goods, Service and Properties in Turkey

Average hotel price in Turkey is: 561 TRY 90 USD 68 GBP 77 EURO 613 CNY 5,983 RUB
Hostels prices in Turkey are around: 131 TRY 21 USD 16 GBP 18 EURO 143 CNY 1,394 RUB
Price of 1 star hotel in Turkey is around: 252 TRY 40 USD 31 GBP 34 EURO 276 CNY 2,690 RUB
Price of 2 star hotel in Turkey is around: 271 TRY 43 USD 33 GBP 37 EURO 297 CNY 2,894 RUB
Price of 3 star hotel in Turkey is around: 316 TRY 50 USD 38 GBP 43 EURO 345 CNY 3,369 RUB
Price of 4 star hotel in Turkey is around: 491 TRY 78 USD 60 GBP 67 EURO 537 CNY 5,241 RUB
Price of 5 star hotel in Turkey is around: 1,045 TRY 167 USD 127 GBP 143 EURO 1,143 CNY 11,153 RUB

 

Prices in restaurants in Turkey

Meal in a cheap restaurant 20 TRY (15-30) 3.20 USD (2.40-4.80) 2.70 EUR (2.10-4.10)
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80 TRY (55-100) 13 USD (8.80-16) 11 EUR (7.50-14)
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18 TRY (15-20) 2.90 USD (2.40-3.20) 2.50 EUR (2.10-2.70)
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 15 TRY (8.00-17) 2.40 USD (1.30-2.70) 2.10 EUR (1.10-2.30)
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 15 TRY (10.00-20) 2.40 USD (1.60-3.20) 2.10 EUR (1.40-2.70)
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.40 TRY (2.00-5.00) 0.55 USD (0.32-0.80) 0.47 EUR (0.27-0.68)
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.20 TRY (0.75-2.50) 0.19 USD (0.12-0.40) 0.16 EUR (0.10-0.34)
Cappuccino (regular) 9.00 TRY (7.00-12) 1.40 USD (1.10-1.90) 1.20 EUR (0.96-1.60)

 

Prices in supermarkets in Turkey

Milk (regular), (1 liter) 3.50 TRY (2.50-4.80) 0.56 USD (0.40-0.76) 0.48 EUR (0.34-0.65)
A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2.10 TRY (1.30-3.00) 0.34 USD (0.20-0.48) 0.29 EUR (0.17-0.41)
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.40 TRY (5.20-12) 1.30 USD (0.83-1.90) 1.20 EUR (0.71-1.60)
Local Cheese (1kg) 26 TRY (19-38) 4.20 USD (3.00-6.10) 3.60 EUR (2.60-5.20)
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 TRY (1.00-2.00) 0.28 USD (0.16-0.32) 0.24 EUR (0.14-0.27)
A bottle of wine (Mid-Range) 35 TRY (27-50) 5.60 USD (4.30-8.00) 4.80 EUR (3.70-6.80)
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.40 TRY (7.50-10.00) 1.30 USD (1.20-1.60) 1.20 EUR (1.00-1.40)
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 11 TRY (8.00-15) 1.70 USD (1.30-2.40) 1.50 EUR (1.10-2.10)
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13 TRY (12-14) 2.10 USD (1.90-2.20) 1.80 EUR (1.60-1.90)
Chicken breasts (skinless and boneless) – (1kg) 17 TRY (12-25) 2.70 USD (1.90-4.00) 2.30 EUR (1.60-3.40)
Apples (1kg) 4.50 TRY (3.00-6.60) 0.72 USD (0.48-1.10) 0.62 EUR (0.41-0.90)
Oranges (1kg) 4.00 TRY (3.00-6.00) 0.63 USD (0.48-0.96) 0.54 EUR (0.41-0.82)
Potatoes (1kg) 3.60 TRY (2.00-6.00) 0.58 USD (0.32-0.96) 0.49 EUR (0.27-0.82)
Lettuce (1 head) 2.80 TRY (2.00-4.50) 0.45 USD (0.32-0.71) 0.39 EUR (0.27-0.61)
Rice (white) (1kg) 7.30 TRY (5.00-11) 1.20 USD (0.80-1.80) 1.00 EUR (0.68-1.50)
Tomato (1kg) 4.20 TRY (3.00-6.00) 0.68 USD (0.48-0.96) 0.58 EUR (0.41-0.82)
Bananas (1kg) 8.80 TRY (7.00-11) 1.40 USD (1.10-1.80) 1.20 EUR (0.96-1.50)
Onions (1kg) 3.30 TRY (2.00-6.00) 0.53 USD (0.32-0.96) 0.45 EUR (0.27-0.82)
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 56 TRY (42-70) 9.00 USD (6.70-11) 7.70 EUR (5.70-9.60)

Prices of Transportation and fuel in Turkey

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.70 TRY (2.50-3.00) 0.43 USD (0.40-0.48) 0.37 EUR (0.34-0.41)
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 205 TRY (150-205) 33 USD (24-33) 28 EUR (21-28)
Gasoline (1 liter) 6.20 TRY (5.70-6.90) 0.99 USD (0.91-1.10) 0.85 EUR (0.78-0.95)
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 127,000 TRY (100,000-165,000) 20,000 USD (15,000-26,000) 17,000 EUR (13,000-22,000)
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 108,000 TRY (86,000-157,000) 17,000 USD (13,000-25,000) 14,000 EUR (11,000-21,000)
Taxi starting price (normal tariff) 4.00 TRY (4.00-5.00) 0.64 USD (0.64-0.80) 0.55 EUR (0.55-0.68)
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.70 TRY (2.50-3.50) 0.42 USD (0.40-0.56) 0.36 EUR (0.34-0.48)
Taxi 1 hour waiting (normal tariff) 23 TRY (15-30) 3.70 USD (2.40-4.80) 3.10 EUR (2.10-4.10)

Rent Prices Per Month in Turkey

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,300 TRY (800-2,000) 220 USD (128-319) 189 EUR (109-273)
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 843 TRY (500-1,200) 135 USD (80-199) 115 EUR (68-171)
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,400 TRY (1,300-4,000) 386 USD (223-638) 331 EUR (191-547)
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,400 TRY (900-2,100) 233 USD (144-335) 200 EUR (123-287)

Prices of Utilities (Monthly) in Turkey

Charges (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for an 85m2 apartment 318 TRY (200-500) 51 USD (32-80) 43 EUR (27-68)
1 min. of prepaid mobile local tariff (No discounts or plans) 0.69 TRY (0.40-1.00) 0.11 USD (0.06-0.16) 0.09 EUR (0.05-0.14)
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 80 TRY (60-140) 13 USD (9.60-22) 11 EUR (8.20-19)

Prices of Sports And Leisure in Turkey

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132 TRY (90-200) 21 USD (14-32) 18 EUR (12-27)
Tennis court rent (1 hour during a weekend) 65 TRY (30-120) 10 USD (4.80-19) 8.80 EUR (4.10-16)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20 TRY (15-25) 3.20 USD (2.40-4.00) 2.70 EUR (2.10-3.40)

Prices of Clothing And Shoes in Turkey

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 179 TRY (100-280) 29 USD (16-45) 24 EUR (14-38)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M,…) 117 TRY (70-200) 19 USD (11-32) 16 EUR (9.60-27)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 289 TRY (200-400) 46 USD (32-64) 40 EUR (27-55)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 242 TRY (150-350) 39 USD (24-56) 33 EUR (21-48)

Childcare prices in Turkey

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,300 TRY (800-2,500) 222 USD (128-399) 190 EUR (109-342)
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,000 TRY (20,000-50,000) 5,000 USD (3,100-7,900) 4,300 EUR (2,700-6,800)

Apartment Price in Turkey

Price per square meter for an apartment in city centre 6,000 TRY (3,000-10,000) 960 USD (479-1,500) 823 EUR (410-1,300)
Price per square meter for an apartment outside of city centre 3,000 TRY (1,800-5,000) 489 USD (303-798) 419 EUR (260-684)

Salaries And Financing in Turkey

Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,300 TRY (1,600-3,500) 378 USD (255-559) 324 EUR (219-478)
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 16.29 (12.00-24.00)  

 

Source: https://www.numbeo.com

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