Normally, saying "I paid "NYC prices" is code for "I overpaid."
The new "Mapping the World's Prices 2017" report from Deutsche Bank Markets Research has a few more pain points to add to that list of expensive NYC experiences. The report compiled prices from 50 countries and cities around the globe, listing prices relative to those in New York.
New York was the second priciest for a daily car rental (average $149.70), third priciest for a movie ticket ($15.60) and fourth priciest for a pint of beer ($7.40). It's also the third most expensive spot for monthly gym memberships in the business district ($117).
But compared with other places worldwide, there are some times when New York City is a relative bargain, and a few when it's downright cheap. New Yorkers spending money on one of these nine purchases can give thanks that they're paying Big Apple prices: