Save Money | Use A Reusable Water Bottle
By using a reusable water bottle like Flaska you will:
- spend 274 times to up to 2,695 times less money for drinking water (compared to buying bottled water)*
Using a Flaska bottle is a rational decision as well, since it is known that bottled water is much more expensive than tap water. Numerous web sources provide basic assessments of the price differences. However, we do not want to guess. So we have used as benchmark values the data obtained through the small research of the water prices on the Slovenian market carried out by the reporters of the Finance newspaper. Even though the data date back to 2009, they nonetheless serve as reliable proof of the large and absurd price differences.
The prices of bottled water vary according to certain parameters. Such parameters include the brand, purchase location and packaging size.
The reporters calculated that the cheapest bottled water is almost 274 times more expensive than tap water; whereas, the most expensive bottled water is 2,695 times more expensive than the average tap water. It is necessary to take into consideration that cheaper bottled waters are typically filled with tap water. Therefore, an identical product is overcharged by at least 274 times!
In catering establishments, bottled water may reach even more astronomical prices, which can be seen from the table below.
1,000l of water
Bottled water sold in shops
Bottled water sold in catering establishments
|The lowest price||0,45€||300€||1.000€|
|The highest price||0,99€||590€||