The Spanish currency is the Euro (EUR). Spain has a slightly higher cost of living than Portugal. You will find ATMs and the possibility to pay with credit and debit cards all over the country.
As far as the price is concerned, camping is the basis of accommodation in Spain, it can be practiced in excellent conditions in numerous parks in the country. Here are the hostels, dedicated to backpackers and other more thrifty visitors. may have daily rates from 15€, 20€ in certain neighborhoods of Madrid and Barcelona. In recent years, with the contribution of several foreign sites, the rental of Spanish houses prepared to welcome visitors has become one of the most popular solutions.
The hotels complement the offer of accommodation with different types and prices, from the most avoidable to the most elegant boutiques, lounge or simply luxurious. Spain is guaranteed to be one of the European countries with the best hotel offer.
The Paradores are the equivalent of Pousadas de Portugal, a chain of hotels located in historic places of great significance and managed by the Spanish state. The stay can cost between €80 and €250 per night, per double room, with additional values for meals.
Like the cost of living in the country in general, food in Spain is priced somewhat higher than in Portugal, which vary from region to region and increase considerably in the most tourist destinations. Expect to pay €25 to €40 for a full meal in an average restaurant.
Several Portuguese mobile phone operator packages already include conversation and navigation minutes in Spain, for a pre-established price. If you want to avoid the extra expense, count on Wi-Fi points in cafes and restaurants that allow customers to use them. With a few exceptions, the most sophisticated hotels and inns should also offer access. You can also purchase a personal and portable Hotspot modem that you can use nationwide using smart phone, tablet or portable. Among the companies that provide this service are the tripnet and All Day Internet.