Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 1,89 EUR / 2,09 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 2,72 EUR / 3,00 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,54 EUR / 3,91 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 4,13 EUR / 4,56 USD
  • Empanada: from 1,89 EUR / 2,09 USD
  • Sandwich: from 2,95 EUR / 3,26 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 5,31 EUR / 5,87 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 5,79 EUR / 6,39 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 23,61 EUR / 26,08 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,85 EUR/ 0,94 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 20,66 EUR / 2,07 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,77 EUR / 0,85 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 2,13 EUR / 2,35 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 2,95 EUR / 3,26 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,65 EUR / 1,83 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,42 EUR / 1,56 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,18 EUR / 1,30 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,60 EUR / 2,87 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 4,25 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): 2,60 EUR / 2,60 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,85 EUR / 0,94 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,77 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 9,45 EUR / 10,43 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 11,81 EUR / 13,04 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 53,13 EUR / 58,67 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 8,26 EUR / 9,13 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,83 EUR / 0,91 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 5,31 EUR / 5,87 USD

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