Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 2,08 EUR / 2,29 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 2,99 EUR / 3,29 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,91 EUR / 4,29 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 4,56 EUR / 5,00 USD
  • Empanada: from 2,08 EUR / 2,29 USD
  • Sandwich: from 3,26 EUR / 3,57 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 5,86 EUR / 6,43 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 6,38 EUR / 7,00 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 26,04 EUR / 28,57 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,94 EUR/ 1,03 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 22,79 EUR / 2,28 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,85 EUR / 0,93 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 2,34 EUR / 2,57 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 3,26 EUR / 3,57 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,82 EUR / 2,00 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,56 EUR / 1,71 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,30 EUR / 1,43 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,86 EUR / 3,14 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 4,69 EUR / 5,14 USD
  • 1,5 liter Mineral water: 1,04 EUR / 1,14 USD
  • 1,5 liter Coca Cola: 1,69 EUR / 1,86 USD
  • 1 bottle of wine (0,7 liter): 2,86 EUR / 2,86 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,94 EUR / 1,03 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,85 EUR / 0,93 USD
  • 1 liter gas: 1,03 EUR / 1,13 USD
  • Long distance bus tour (e.g. Santiago-La Serena 600 km): from 10,42 EUR / 11,43 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 13,02 EUR / 14,29 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 58,59 EUR / 64,29 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 9,11 EUR / 10,00 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,91 EUR / 1,00 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 5,86 EUR / 6,43 USD

Prices were updated on April 25, 2019 and are subject to the weekly updated exchange rate.