Overview of the cost of living in France
In 2018, France was the 18th in the ranking out of 105 registered, it is one of the countries where the cost of living is expensive but with a good quality of life.
In France all businesses accept the payment by e-card, otherwise you will have a sign that notifies you. Know that most banks close between 4 p.m and 5 p.m but ATMs are generally open 24 hours a day The exchange offices close between 7 p.m and 8 p.m. Small grocery stores, shops and markets prefer change and clients who pay the exact amount, get ready !
Phone and internet
You won’t have a problem communicating in France, the country had a very good network coverage.
The best way to communicate in France without getting ruined is to buy a local SIM card. Especially that there are many operators that have quite advantageous offers.
France is well covered with internet, 3G,4G. Optical fiber is coming to homes but not immediately !
Almost all of the hotels, restaurants and cafes offer free Wi-Fi, sometimes all you need to do to access is to ask for the password !
Among the main telephone and internet providers you will find Orange, Sfr, Free and Bouygues Telecom. Almost all of them have advantageous phone+internet offers. All you need to do is to compare to find the package that suits you best.
You should leave a tip between 10% and 15% of the total bill if you are satisfied with the provided service.
Cost of some products
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