Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 1,88 EUR / 2,08 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 2,71 EUR / 2,99 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,53 EUR / 3,91 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 4,12 EUR / 4,56 USD
  • Empanada: from 1,88 EUR / 2,08 USD
  • Sandwich: from 2,94 EUR / 3,26 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 5,29 EUR / 5,86 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 5,76 EUR / 6,38 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 23,53 EUR / 26,04 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,85 EUR/ 0,94 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 20,59 EUR / 2,06 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,76 EUR / 0,85 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 2,12 EUR / 2,34 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 2,94 EUR / 3,26 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,65 EUR / 1,82 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,41 EUR / 1,56 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,18 EUR / 1,30 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,59 EUR / 2,86 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 4,24 EUR / 4,69 USD
  • 1,5 liter Mineral water: 0,94 EUR / 1,04 USD
  • 1,5 liter Coca Cola: 1,53 EUR / 1,69 USD
  • 1 bottle of wine (0,7 liter): 2,59 EUR / 2,59 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,85 EUR / 0,94 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,76 EUR / 0,85 USD
  • 1 liter gas: 0,93 EUR / 1,03 USD
  • Long distance bus tour (e.g. Santiago-La Serena 600 km): from 9,41 EUR / 10,42 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 11,76 EUR / 13,02 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 52,94 EUR / 58,59 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 8,24 EUR / 9,11 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,82 EUR / 0,91 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 5,29 EUR / 5,86 USD

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