Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 1,85 EUR / 2,05 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 2,66 EUR / 2,95 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,47 EUR / 3,85 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 4,05 EUR / 4,49 USD
  • Empanada: from 1,85 EUR / 2,05 USD
  • Sandwich: from 2,89 EUR / 3,21 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 5,20 EUR / 5,77 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 5,66 EUR / 6,28 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 23,12 EUR / 25,64 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,83 EUR/ 0,92 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 20,23 EUR / 2,02 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,75 EUR / 0,83 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 2,08 EUR / 2,31 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 2,89 EUR / 3,21 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,62 EUR / 1,79 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,39 EUR / 1,54 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,16 EUR / 1,28 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,54 EUR / 2,82 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 4,16 EUR / 4,62 USD
  • 1,5 liter Mineral water: 0,92 EUR / 1,03 USD
  • 1,5 liter Coca Cola: 1,50 EUR / 1,67 USD
  • 1 bottle of wine (0,7 liter): 2,54 EUR / 2,54 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,83 EUR / 0,92 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,75 EUR / 0,83 USD
  • 1 liter gas: 0,91 EUR / 1,01 USD
  • Long distance bus tour (e.g. Santiago-La Serena 600 km): from 9,25 EUR / 10,26 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 11,56 EUR / 12,82 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 52,02 EUR / 57,69 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 8,09 EUR / 8,97 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,81 EUR / 0,90 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 5,20 EUR / 5,77 USD

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