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How Much is the Club?

The club sandwich, that familiar combo of chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayo, has been used as a universal measure of affordability in the Club Sandwich Index (CSI).

“The CSI is a quirky way for travelers to estimate the cost of living in the destinations they are visiting,” says Taylor C. Cole of

The average price for each was calculated by taking real prices paid by guests within 1,000 five-, four- and three-star hotels around the world.


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