Food
The formula of the day for lunch in the business district (including beverage) 40 TL (4.00 €)
Full menu at a fast food restaurant (large mac menu or similar) 27 TL (2.75 €)
500 g boneless chicken breast 14 TL (1,38 €)
1 liter of whole milk 5.74 TL (0.57 €)
12 eggs, large 14 TL (1.37 €)
1 kg of tomatoes 5.63 TL (0.56 €)
500 gr local cheese 24 TL (2.37 €)
1 kg of apples 5.89 TL (0.59 €)
1 kg of potatoes 3.07 TL (0.31 €)
0.5 liters of local beer at the supermarket 13 TL (1.31 €)
1 bottle of quality red table wine 81 TL (8 €)
2 liters of coca coke 7 TL (0.66 €)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,45 TL (0,25 €)

Housing
Monthly rent 3 758 TL (€ 376) for 85 m2 furnished residence in a luxury neighborhood
Monthly rent for 85 m2 furnished residence in a normal neighborhood 2 225 TL (€ 222)
In an 85m2 apartment, 2 person for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) is charged 561 TL (56 €)
Monthly rent 2,680 TL (€ 268) for a furnished studio of 45 m2 in a stylish neighborhood
Monthly rent for a furnished studio of 45 m2 in a normal neighborhood is 1 476 TL (€ 148)
In a 45 m2 studio, 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person is 423 TL (42 €)
8 mbps Internet (1 month) 73 TL (7 €)
40 inch flat screen TV 2 458 TL (246 €)
800/900 watt microwave (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp or equivalent brands) 780 TL (78 €)
Laundry product (3 l.) 35 TL (3.48 €)
The hourly rate for cleaning assistance is 32 TL (3.24 €)

Clothing
1 jeans (levis 501 or similar) 242 TL (24 €)
1 summer dress 202 TL (20 €) at a store on the main shopping street (zara, h & m or similar stores)
1 pair of sports shoes (nike, adidas or equivalent brands) 489 TL (49 €)
1 pair of men’s leather shoes 358 TL (36 €)

Transportation
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 hp (or equivalent), new, non-boosted 235 100 TL (23,496 €)
1 liter of gasoline 7 TL (0.67 €)
Monthly public transport card 226 TL (23 €)

Personal care
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex or equivalent brands) 24 TL (2.42 €)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 29 TL (2.86 €)
Short visit to a private doctor (15 minutes) 214 TL (21 €)
1 box of 32 buffers (tampax, ob,…) 28 TL (2.79 €)
Roll-on deodorant (50ml) 21 TL (2.12 €)
2 in 1 shampoo (400 ml) 20 TL (2.00 Euro)
4 rolls of toilet paper 10 TL (0.96 €)
Toothpaste tube 19 TL (1.90 €)
Standard men’s haircut in the expat area of ​​the city 44 TL (4.39 €)

Entertainment
Affordable dinner for two at a neighborhood brewery 120 TL (12 €)
2 cinema seats 47 TL (4.69 €)
2 tickets for the theater (the best seats are available) 196 TL (20 €)
Dinner for two including aperitif, main course, wine and dessert at an Italian restaurant in the expatriate neighborhood 323 TL (32 €)
1 cocktail at a club in the city center 55 TL (5.51 €)
Cappuccino 17 TL (1.71 €) in an expat neighborhood
IPad wireless 128GB 4,099 TL (410 €)
1 min. Mobile fee with prepaid phone (without promotion or plan) 0.73 TL (0.07 €)
1 month subscription 190 TL (19 €) at a gym in the business district
1 pack of marlboro cigarettes 19 TL (1.86 €)