Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 1,72 EUR / 1,88 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 2,48 EUR / 2,70 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,23 EUR / 3,52 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 3,77 EUR / 4,10 USD
  • Empanada: from 1,72 EUR / 1,88 USD
  • Sandwich: from 2,69 EUR / 2,93 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 4,84 EUR / 5,28 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 5,27 EUR / 5,74 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 21,53 EUR / 23,45 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,78 EUR/ 0,84 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 18,84 EUR / 1,88 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,70 EUR / 0,76 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 1,94 EUR / 2,11 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 2,69 EUR / 2,93 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,51 EUR / 1,64 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,29 EUR / 1,41 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,08 EUR / 1,17 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,37 EUR / 2,58 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 3,88 EUR / 4,22 USD
  • 1,5 liter Mineral water: 0,86 EUR / 0,94 USD
  • 1,5 liter Coca Cola: 1,40 EUR / 1,52 USD
  • 1 bottle of wine (0,7 liter): 2,37 EUR / 2,37 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,78 EUR / 0,84 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,70 EUR / 0,76 USD
  • 1 liter gas: 0,85 EUR / 0,93 USD
  • Long distance bus tour (e.g. Santiago-La Serena 600 km): from 8,61 EUR / 9,38 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 10,76 EUR / 11,72 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 48,44 EUR / 52,75 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 7,53 EUR / 8,21 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,75 EUR / 0,82 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 4,84 EUR / 5,28 USD

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