San Ignacio travel budget

San Ignacio: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to San Ignacio

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in San Ignacio for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 29 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.8 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 862* (1722 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 104 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2747* (5488 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 198 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 5298* (10584 $)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in San Ignacio compared to Belize in 2020

On average, the cost of living in San Ignacio in 2020 is 20% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in San Ignacio in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


Local prices in San Ignacio by expense type

Restaurant budget in San Ignacio

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in San Ignacio is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.4/person
($ 1.7 to $ 5.5)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 17/person
($ 11 to $ 34)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.1/person
($ 5.5 to $ 6.6)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.2 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 3.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.5 for 330ml
($ 3.3 to $ 3.6)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in San Ignacio

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in San Ignacio is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 29/night
($ 29 to $ 30)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 48 to $ 89)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 57 to $ 277)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 333/night
($ 328 to $ 339)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 35/month
($ 34 to $ 38)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 147/month
($ 103 to $ 199)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 170/month
($ 72 to $ 318)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 85/month
($ 47 to $ 145)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 164/month
($ 61 to $ 357)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in San Ignacio

On average, the price of supermarket food in San Ignacio is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.6/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

205% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.2/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 15)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.1/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 14)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 6.8/kg
($ 6.8 to $ 6.8)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 3 to $ 3)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.5)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.6/salad
($ 1.7 to $ 4.4)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 4.1/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 4.1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in San Ignacio

On average, the price of transport in San Ignacio is 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 3.8)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 42/month
($ 34 to $ 51)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.7/km
($ 2.7 to $ 2.7)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 3.1)

209% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.7
($ 2.7 to $ 2.7)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in San Ignacio

On average, the cost of housing in San Ignacio is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 112/month
($ 85 to $ 138)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 54/month
($ 32 to $ 165)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 285/month
($ 138 to $ 441)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 83/month
( $ 83)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 234/month
($ 193 to $ 275)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 193/month
($ 165 to $ 222)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 36/month
($ 26 to $ 40)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 47/month
($ 47 to $ 222)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 549/yr
($ 549 to $ 549)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in San Ignacio

On average, budget for leisure activities in San Ignacio is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.2/ticket
($ 8.2 to $ 8.2)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.3/hr
($ 5.3 to $ 10.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in San Ignacio

On average, shopping budget in San Ignacio is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.1/pack
($ 1.4 to $ 4.9)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 42
($ 28 to $ 55)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 28 to $ 47)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 104
($ 83 to $ 138)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 125
($ 83 to $ 165)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Belmopan
Los Angeles  → Belmopan
Los Angeles  → Belmopan
$ 1217
(fair price: $ 991)
New York City → Belmopan
New York City → Belmopan
New York City → Belmopan
$ 1428
(fair price: $ 1119)

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About this information on the cost of living in San Ignacio

The information about the cost of living in San Ignacio shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in San Ignacio was updated on 16-10-2020.

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