Arica travel budget

Arica: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Arica

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 33 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.4 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 738* (569730 CLP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 6.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1202* (927794 CLP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 2560* (1977052 CLP)

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


Cost of living in Arica compared to Chile in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Arica in 2020 is 32% 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 Arica in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Arica by expense type

Restaurant budget in Arica

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Arica is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.2/person
($ 3.2 to $ 6.5)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 13/person
($ 13 to $ 13)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.7/person
($ 5.7 to $ 6.5)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 1.3)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Arica

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Arica is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 33/night
($ 33 to $ 33)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 87/night
($ 64 to $ 112)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 39/month
($ 35 to $ 41)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 93/month
($ 78 to $ 106)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 96/month
($ 72 to $ 126)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 52/month
($ 48 to $ 54)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 153/month
($ 96 to $ 229)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Arica

On average, the price of supermarket food in Arica is 53% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 1.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.7/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 4.7)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.6/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.9/kg
($ 6.9 to $ 6.9)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Arica

On average, the price of transport in Arica is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
($ 3.6 to $ 3.6)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

80% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 69/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 180)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Arica

On average, the cost of housing in Arica is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 125/month
($ 121 to $ 128)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 40/month
($ 40 to $ 70)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Gym
Gym
$ 33/month
( $ 33)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 343/month
($ 343 to $ 343)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054

Leisure activity budget in Arica

On average, budget for leisure activities in Arica is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.5/ticket
($ 6.5 to $ 8.5)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Arica

On average, shopping budget in Arica is 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.5/pack
($ 4.5 to $ 4.5)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 87
($ 87 to $ 87)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 87
($ 87 to $ 87)

110% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 46
($ 46 to $ 128)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 78
($ 78 to $ 78)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Santiago
London → Santiago
London → Santiago
$ 1310
(fair price: $ 916)
New York City → Santiago
New York City → Santiago
New York City → Santiago
$ 1083
(fair price: $ 928)
Los Angeles → Santiago
Los Angeles  → Santiago
Los Angeles  → Santiago
$ 1044
(fair price: $ 900)
Sydney → Santiago
Sydney → Santiago
Sydney → Santiago
$ 1310
(fair price: $ 1170)
Melbourne → Santiago
Melbourne → Santiago
Melbourne → Santiago
$ 1431
(fair price: $ 1240)
Manchester → Santiago
Manchester → Santiago
Manchester → Santiago
$ 1131
(fair price: $ 954)
Toronto (Ontario) → Santiago
Toronto (Ontario) → Santiago
Toronto (Ontario) → Santiago
$ 946
(fair price: $ 852)
Dublin → Santiago
Dublin → Santiago
Dublin → Santiago
$ 1016
(fair price: $ 825)
Auckland → Santiago
Auckland → Santiago
Auckland → Santiago
$ 1287
(fair price: $ 1084)
Montreal → Santiago
Montreal → Santiago
Montreal → Santiago
$ 946
(fair price: $ 837)
Edinburgh → Santiago
Edinburgh → Santiago
Edinburgh → Santiago
$ 1144
(fair price: $ 989)
Perth → Santiago
Perth → Santiago
Perth → Santiago
$ 1690
(fair price: $ 1476)

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About this information on the cost of living in Arica

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

The information about the cost of living in Arica was updated on 05-04-2020.

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