Travel In The City
The students' Travel Pass on Government Transport (Subway Trains, electric Busses) is issued by Universities & costs only 5US$ in a month.
Travel Around The Country
The students are given a concession of 50% from the normal price of Ticket in Trains, Buses etc.
The International student Card is issued right after the students get Admission in University. The students with International Student card are given concession of 30% from the normal price of Air Tickets.
Here is Some Estimations:
|One-way Ticket (Local Transport)||0.24-0.3 1USD|
|Monthly Pass (Regular Price)||9.78-15.00 USD|
|Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)||1.83-3.67 USD|
|Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)||0.31-0.49 USD|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)||4.00-7.33 USD|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||1.34-1.47 USD|
Market and Food
Ukraine is a big agricultural country with different cooking traditions. Different food can be bought in shops, supermarkets, agricultural markets. Cafes, restaurants and fast food restaurants propose different cuisine. Indian and Arabic mess is available.
Food items in Ukraine are much more cheaper than other parts of Europe just because Ukraine is a great agriculture producer. There are many supermarkets available near the Hostel or University.
Some famous supermarket names are here:
AMSTOR , ATB, OBJORA, ASHAN, METRO etc.
Students can buy food from Open market which is comparatively cheaper than supermarket.
Here Some Estimations:
|Milk (regular) 1 liter||0.98-1.22 USD|
|Loaf of Fresh White Bread||0.45-0.6 1USD|
|Rice (1kg)||1.10-1.71 USD|
|Eggs (10)||1.22-1.76 USD|
|Local Cheese (1kg)||7.33-9.16 USD|
|Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless) 1kg||4.00-5.00 USD|
|Apples (1kg)||0.98-1.71 USD|
|Tomato (1kg)||0.98-2.44 USD|
|Potato (1kg)||0.37-0.61 USD|
|Water (1.5 liter bottle)||0.61-0.88 USD|
|Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)||4.00-6.11 USD|
|Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)||0.61-0.98 USD|
|Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)||1.25-1.83 USD|
|Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro||1.47-1.83 USD|
Outfits and Shose
Several shopping malls available in the city, where you can buy a Branded clothes, shoes, accessories, prices are according to brands as worldwide.
|1 Pair of Jeans (Levis , similar)||61-120USD|
|1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (ZARA, H&M...||48.88-73.31 USD|
|1 Pair of Nike Shoes||85.53-110 USD|
|1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes||75.00-135 USD|
You can change foreign currency in banks, exchange centres,train stations and at the airport. In the international airport the currency rate is the same as in other places.
Payment for purchasing and services is done in hryvnias. Nevertheless, some companies take payments in USD.
You can use credit cards of international payment systems. They can be used in many of the shops, hotels, transport companies, clubs and restaurants. In cities the net of exchange machines is well developed including the most popular among students that of REAL and PRIVAT bank. Thesebank is often used to open the account for international students.
Here you can deposit your money both in foreign currency and Ukrainian hryvnia. The leading banks are situated in many regions of the country. It is easy to receive and send money through the Western Union.