Flying Home From Greece – How Much Does It Cost?

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I spent the first fourteen days of September, 2009 in the city of Athens, Greece. I rented an apartment, saw the sites, went out with friends I met in the city and finally, after nearly nine months in Europe, I caught a flight back to the United States and returned home. These are my final travel expenses from the month of September 2009.

Lodging

  • Basement Apartment In Athens – 340 Euros ($509.93USD)

Transportation

  • 2 Bus Rides To The Airport – 7 Euros ($10.50 uSD)
  • 2 Trips On The Metro – 2 Euros ($3.00 USD)

Souvenirs

  • 3 Greek Pins – 7.50 Euros ($11.25 USD)

Food & Toiletries

  • Groceries & Toiletries – ($19.03 USD)
  • Going Out To Eat – 25 Euros ($37.49)

Flight Home

  • One-Way Ticket From Athens To Los Angeles – ($847.00 USD)

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER: $1,438.20 USD

About Darren Alff

Darren Alff is a world-renowned authority on bicycle touring and is the founder of BicycleTouringPro.com - the world's most popular bicycle touring website and how-to information source. He is the author of "The Bicycle Touring Blueprint" and three additional cycling books. Darren has dedicated his life to helping others conduct the bicycle tour of their dreams. His websites, books, email newsletter, products and public appearances now inspire and assist hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world.

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5 Comments

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  2. gary

    March 9, 2010 at 4:36 am

    Did you fly your bike over or did you purchase one there?

  3. Bicycle Touring Pro

    March 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    I flew my bicycle in when I landed in Switzerland at the beginning of the year. I spent 9 months slowly riding the bike down to Greece… and then flew the bike home from there.

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  5. Trek 520

    December 22, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    It was nice trip and I hope that there will be many more trips like this ………, I am from Europe and I did ride fully loaded touring bicycle over there for 12 years. You get me ! After riding here in CDN , USA and Mexico will be not bad idea riding in Europe again , but this time on my modified MTB . I do not have problem change asphalt for nice hard packed roads and trails for about 1/2 year trip . Cheap airfare to Europe is not big deal – some airlines do not garge fee for bicycle . http://www.ibike.org/encouragement/travel/flying.htm

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