The Most And Least Expensive Places In The World For A Cheap Date

Tyler Durden's picture

Every year Deutsche Bank releases its fascinating index of real-time prices around the world which looks at the cost of various goods and services from a purchase-price parity basis. And as we did last year, we focus on one specific subindex: that looking at the price of "cheap dates" around the world.

The index consists of i) a standard bouquet of roses, ii) cab rides, iii) pizza, iv) a soft drink, v) two movies tickets and vi) a couple of beers. While once again there is no data on the "hit rate" of said basket in culminating with a desired date "end goal", what is clear is that the disparity between the most (London ) and least expensive (Mumbai) place for a cheap date is vast, at nearly five times, yet the difference continue to surge (the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, but all want to procreate) and is nearly double the 250% difference observed just one year ago.


And as an appendix, those lucky enough to succeed with the "cheap date" cocktail above will be curious to know the relative price in USD of a pack of Marlboro cigarettes across the world. The most expensive place to buy smokes is once again down under, while for the second year in a row one can't beat the Philippines price for a back of 'Boros.

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JLee2027's picture

Less dates for me then

Der Wille Zur Macht's picture

he stated as though he had any say in the matter...

fonestar's picture

Smart hookers love their satoshis.

EggSlayer's picture

fonestar suck my fucking dick you herb

fonestar's picture

Hahaha!  You must be new here!  fonestar never goes away or gets banned!  fonestar ban all you just like he did the rest!

StacksOnStacks's picture

Looks like this Vanilla needs to get to Manila!

cifo's picture

The dates in India are cheap because they just rape the girls?

espirit's picture

With what I pay out, they can buy their own cigs.

And I don't need to flower or feed them.

Jus' Sayin'

A Nanny Moose's picture

Wel Malaysia looks long as you aren't flying....

just sayin'

EggSlayer's picture

fonestar aint gonna ban me you fuck boy.

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

Now, now.  No need to get vulgar, aggresive or to advertise your homosexual preferences.

lordylord's picture

"Smart hookers love their satoshis."

I would suggest the hooker get the bitcoin up front, but It might decrease in value by the time services have been rendered (even if it only takes Foney 60 second to finish).  

813kml's picture

At least the STDs will be untraceable.

lordylord's picture

I need feminism because I need the womyn to pay her fair share.  The liberal utopia is here!

noless's picture

look, if you just weren't so bitter and just treated me like a real man would then everything would be fine.

Incubus's picture

Women want equality in everything in society except when it comes to the dirty work and dealing with bullshit.


Men are strangely left to to go it all alone.  Do the heavy lifting and set them up all nice and cozy to make their discretional choices that either end up making or breaking you. 


Been down that road.  See if I ever give some woman the power to compromise me emotionally again in my life.  Irresponsible & ignorant hens.

Gringo Viejo's picture

@JLee Detroit's your ticket. $10 for half & half.

Crack Ho's be hungry.

whatsinaname's picture

Seems to me the folks in Mumbai & New Delhi are spending less on dates (less inflation there) and more on precious metals (premiums always high). Who has their priorities correct now ?

IndyPat's picture

How's about at date to Kiev for chicken and fireworks?

Seems easy on the wallet.....unless you are the IMF, of course.

StychoKiller's picture

Chicken Cordon Bleu is much better!

Dr. Richard Head's picture

How about a divorce cost index?  Child support index?  But to cut it all off a condom cost index would be fine.

FieldingMellish's picture

We don't want to procreate, we just want the sex.

NoDebt's picture

Not Japanese chicks.  (Remember?  Only a few months ago we covered this topic on ZH)

CheapBastard's picture

We all know what a "date" costs in Columbia, at least for the [un]secret [dis]service:

Relentless101's picture

Hoes be havin a salad in the UK. Damn!

Peanut Butter Engineer's picture

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 15:26 | 4756056FieldingMellish
We don't want to procreate, we just want the sex.

Get a vasectomy and you can have all the sex you want without liability.

Jack Sheet's picture

vii) 2 packs of ribbed condoms
viii) gender test for dating partner

NoDebt's picture

"but all want to procreate"

How quickly we forget the (multiple) articles on ZH a few months back wherein it was revealed that many Japanese chicks do not want to procreate and, in fact, find the entire concept of sexual intercourse absolutely repulsive.

RabbitChow's picture

Exactly.  All men want to procreate.  Not all dates end with sex.  Just ask my wife.

IndyPat's picture

Mexico still looks reasonable.

Does a Tijuana Donkey show count as a date venue? Better than most shit in the theaters north of the "boarder".

 I use that last term loosly.


813kml's picture

Ummm, I hope you're not talking about the donkey...

IndyPat's picture

Why? fuckit. How much for the donkey, too? Probably still cheaper...

RaceToTheBottom's picture

Who needs Donkeys when you can have the Ping Pong Ball show

Spungo's picture

Who goes on dates? I just invite people over and we fuck.

NoDebt's picture

Let me check with my wife.

NoDebt's picture

Negative.  Don't take it personal.  It's not a 'you' thing, it's just a no in general.

IndianaJohn's picture

Because of my means, my only chance is #17, Moscow. Index; 69.4 The women who are less expensive than Moscovites are all third whirlys. As a young man, I lived in Chicago and took the taste of the third world girls there, in many shades of dark.

RabbitChow's picture

I know some folks who were there recently.  Most Russian women are dying for a man, any many who isn't a habitual drunk and actually has a job.  There are tons of incredibly beautiful women who are dying for a good relationship.  Just think, you'll get a chance to learn Russian.

williambanzai7's picture

In Shanghai and Hong Kong you can buy your date for a fraction of the cost.

IndyPat's picture

even when you figure in the exchange rate and the clinic tab for the clap?

williambanzai7's picture

Have condoms arrived in Indiana yet?

IndyPat's picture

nah. not yet. ain't Christian like.

I order Magnums from Amazon.....

RealityCheque's picture

Goddamn it Banzai! You beat me to it! ;)

IndyPat's picture

You gotta admire her "TEAM AMERICA (Fuck yeah!) spirit, with that getup. Yikes.

Wonder if she'd sing the "Star Spangled Banner" while I worked her nickel slot...if I threw in a few extra bucks?

IndyPat's picture

Wow. Smoking monks. Is "Miller Time" kosher in Buddism as well?