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16th Jun 2017

These Are The Cheapest Countries In The EU For Alcohol And Tobacco


You might want to move further east in Europe after hearing that Ireland is in fact the most expensive country in the entire EU when it comes to alcohol and tobacco prices.

The latest report by Eurostat shows that Ireland had the highest prices for alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and tobacco in 2016, at 175% of the EU average price. 

The United Kingdom was also pretty pricey (162%), followed at a distance by the three Nordic EU Member States – Finland (135%), Sweden (128%) and Denmark (122%).

And where to holiday if you’re craving some cheap booze n’ fags? The lowest price level in 2016 was registered in Bulgaria (56% of the average), with Hungary (67%), Poland (68%) and Romania (69%) also coming in cheap as chips.

Now, you learn something new every day…

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