Cost of living

Austrain business culture guideAustria is in the middle range in terms of prices. Some average example prices can be found here

Money and Banking

Austria’s currency is the euro (EUR, €). Foreign visitors can exchange their currency at banks and exchange bureaus, as well as in ATMs which in Austria are called “Bankomat”. You can find them everywhere including in many shops and some restaurants.

Major credit and debit cards are accepted in most hotels and restaurants.  Small hotels and independently owned inns however, may only accept cash or travellers’ cheques. American Express and Diners Club cards are not accepted in many places. Visa and Master Card are the best cards to use.

Travelling costs

These must be paid by you the intern and include the flight or train ticket to Austria as well as the money you need to get to your workplace each day.

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