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settle an argument for me please. how much would an apple and a 50ml bottle of Coke cost

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AFewGoodWomen Tue 06-Oct-15 10:58:21

At an airport near you.

Feel like. Have just been ripped off, but DH says it is normal.

€5.25 for an apple and a Coke.

TheSpottedZebra Tue 06-Oct-15 11:01:42

Refreshment prices airside ARE ridiculous, so yes it probably was the right price, but yes it is also a rip off.

I'd go somewhere like a books if I could, as their markups aren't as bad as cafes etc.

TheSpottedZebra Tue 06-Oct-15 11:02:07

A Boots.

KinkyAfro Tue 06-Oct-15 11:02:55

Presumably the prices were displayed so it was your choice to buy them?

It is a rip off though, we paid 20 euro 50 for 2 sandwiches and 1 bottle of drink in Pafos last week.

ouryve Tue 06-Oct-15 11:04:55

For 50ml, that's a spectacular rip off.It's hardly more than a mouthful wink

ouryve Tue 06-Oct-15 11:05:20

It's hardly...

JawannaDrink Tue 06-Oct-15 11:06:02

I don't think they sell tiny minature bottles of coke at my local airport.

A 500ml bottle,on the other hand, depends on whether at a shop or cafe type place in the airport. In the shop, about €3 I'd guess, maybe €3.50.

SecretNutellaFix Tue 06-Oct-15 11:19:21

500ml bottle of coke - about £1.25
Apple- about 50p

£1.75 would be around €2.40-ish

ItchyArmpit Tue 06-Oct-15 11:31:39

You are both right. It is a rip-off, and rip-offs are normal in airports. Hope you're going (or have been) somewhere nice.

SucculentsRock Tue 06-Oct-15 11:43:54

We paid 5.50e for two 500ml bottles of coke at an airport yesterday.

LunchpackOfNotreDame Tue 06-Oct-15 11:55:05

I remember when 500ml bottles of pop were under £1

<sigh> those were the days!

Mari50 Tue 06-Oct-15 11:58:29

It's an airport, you're a captive market and can't bring fluids with you! They can- and do- charge what they like.
It is extortionate. It's life. Not something I'd get my knickers in a twist about though.

Egosumquisum Tue 06-Oct-15 12:01:56

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

diddl Tue 06-Oct-15 12:05:10

We paid about a fiver for sandwiches & a drink at Heathrow & I thought that that was extortionate!

I usually buy in a Boots or Smiths as they don't seem to bad.

Don't live in UK so don't know what the prices are like compared to the same non airport outlets.

MaxPepsi Tue 06-Oct-15 12:10:33

It is a rip off but I still think that sounds high.

It would be less than a fiver at my local 10mins from my house local airport. In fact I think it would be less than £4.

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