Standard budget

Sample costs for restaurants, Cafés etc.:

  • Mineral water, Coca Cola 0,33 liter: 2,09 EUR / 2,32 USD
  • Coffee with milk: 3,00 EUR / 3,34 USD
  • Beer 0,5 liter ("Schop"): 3,92 EUR / 4,35 USD
  • Pisco Sour: from 4,57 EUR / 5,08 USD
  • Empanada: from 2,09 EUR / 2,32 USD
  • Sandwich: from 3,26 EUR / 3,63 USD
  • Lunch menu: from 5,87 EUR / 6,53 USD
  • Lunch menu (vegetarian): from 6,40 EUR / 7,11 USD
  • Dinner (3 courses and wine): from 26,11 EUR / 29,03 USD

Sample costs for shopping in supermarkets:

  • 1 liter milk: 0,94 EUR/ 1,04 USD
  • 250 gr butter: 22,85 EUR / 2,28 EUR
  • 400 gr noodles: 0,85 EUR / 0,94 USD
  • 1 kg apples: 2,35 EUR / 2,61 USD
  • 1 kg avocados (Paltas): 3,26 EUR / 3,63 USD
  • 1 kg tomatoes: 1,83 EUR / 2,03 USD
  • 1 lettuce: 1,57 EUR / 1,74 USD
  • 500 gr white bread: 1,31 EUR / 1,45 USD
  • 250 gr cheese: 2,87 EUR / 3,19 USD
  • 700 gr chicken: 4,70 EUR / 5,22 USD
  • 1,5 liter Mineral water: 1,04 EUR / 1,16 USD
  • 1,5 liter Coca Cola: 1,70 EUR / 1,89 USD
  • 1 bottle of wine (0,7 liter): 2,87 EUR / 2,87 EUR

Other sample costs:

  • Metro/bus ride: 0,94 EUR / 1,04 USD
  • Taxi (per km): 0,85 EUR / 0,94 USD
  • 1 liter gas: 1,03 EUR / 1,15 USD
  • Long distance bus tour (e.g. Santiago-La Serena 600 km): from 10,44 EUR / 11,61 USD
  • Accommodation in Hostel (dorm), p.p.: from 13,05 EUR / 14,51 USD
  • Accommodation in three star hotel (double room): from 58,75 EUR / 65,31 USD
  • Ticket at cinema: 9,14 EUR / 10,16 USD
  • Newspaper: 0,91 EUR / 1,02 USD
  • 20 cigarettes: 5,87 EUR / 6,53 USD

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