Iquique travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Iquique

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 36 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.4 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 740* (571032 CLP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 72 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 8.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2287* (1766436 CLP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 98 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 4174* (3224018 CLP)

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


Cost of living in Iquique compared to Chile in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Iquique in 2020 is 21% 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 Iquique in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Iquique by expense type

Restaurant budget in Iquique

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Iquique is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.2/person
( $ 3.2)

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

45% 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Hotel and accommodation budget in Iquique

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Iquique is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 44/night
($ 39 to $ 48)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 49/night
($ 36 to $ 65)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 66 to $ 120)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 103/night
($ 73 to $ 141)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 42/month
($ 29 to $ 53)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 257/month
($ 73 to $ 573)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 103/month
($ 71 to $ 165)

38% 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
$ 47/month
($ 45 to $ 48)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 156/month
($ 116 to $ 201)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Iquique

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Public and private transport budget in Iquique

On average, the price of transport in Iquique is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 49/month
( $ 49)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
( $ 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)

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)
$ 3.2
( $ 3.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 57/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 179)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Iquique

On average, the cost of housing in Iquique is 31% 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
$ 54/month
($ 40 to $ 70)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 598/month
( $ 598)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 545/month
( $ 545)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 851/month
( $ 851)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1022/month
( $ 1022)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 87/month
( $ 87)

98% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 343/month
( $ 343)

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

Leisure activity budget in Iquique

On average, budget for leisure activities in Iquique is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.5/ticket
( $ 8.5)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 7.6 to $ 32)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Iquique

On average, shopping budget in Iquique is 31% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.5/pack
( $ 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)

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

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

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 78
( $ 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 Iquique

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

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

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