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I found the costs in Cyprus not much cheaper than the Uk.North and South have similar costs.Eating out is cheaper on the North though.Supermarkets were slightly cheaper than England.Things like salad and chicken, meat and locally made wines and drinks were about 30% cheaper.Anything that has to be imported will be same as England or dearer.So go for local things.I drank locally made alcoholic liquors etc.£3 a bottle or less.A good way to eat cheap is to goto a local market.Things there will be around half price.You can also eat out at a good price by going to taverns off the beaten path.Yialos was such a place.It was on a beach all by itself and there was no menu.The owner just said what there was and we went from there.It is a very rustic taverna but the food was amazing and the service very friendly and spot on.Read more about Yialos in my Restaurant tips.This place is amazing.The cost of going into historical places was very cheap.CY £1.50 max.
When we had meals out we left a 10% tip.When we had drinks we just left 50p or something like that.One time we had a bad drink with bad service so did not leave any tip at all.In shops you cannot bargain and you should just pay the marked price.
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