Austin vs Valencia

Austin 🇺🇸
Valencia 🇪🇸
Population 926,426 834,000
Official language(s) English (de facto) Spanish, Valencian
Level of English Very high Moderate
Main airport Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) Valencia Manises Airport (VLC)
Most common months to visit March - May, September - November March - June, September, October
Currency USD - US Dollar ($) EUR - Euro (€)
Credit cards Accepted almost everywhere Accepted almost everywhere
Remote worker visa No Yes
Average monthly costs $3484 $2285
Rent $1650 $1006
Groceries $243 $169
Dining out $396 $338
Cafe $66 $48
Coworking space $331 $176
Mobile internet $40 $18
Public transportation $110 $43
Taxis $73 $48
Shared bicycles and scooters $96 $35
Sport and cultural events $54 $85
Museums and sights $11 $51
Nightlife $124 $76
Gym $62 $40
Yoga $139 $100
Massage $89 $52
SIM card options AT&T, T-Mobile. Vodafone, Orange
Tipping 15-20% at restaurants, 1USD or more per drink at cafes and bars Round up for good service at restaurants, not common at bars
Taxi apps Uber, Lyft Cabify, FreeNow
Tap water Drinkable Drinkable
Overall cuisine Emphasis on barbecued meats (beef and pork) as well as corn-based dishes and tex-mex, and rich American-style desserts. Mediterranean style using vegetables, seafoods and meats
Local food specialities Frito pie, queso, apple pie, kolaches, BBQ ribs, tacos Paella, fideuà, esgarrat, orxata, bunyols
Eat like a local Local tex-mex restaurants, lunch BBQ joints, taquerias, food trucks, local breweries Tapas bars, markets, menu del dia (cheap set lunches)
Vegetarian / vegan options 30 options on HappyCow 98 listings on Happy Cow