Acajutla travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Acajutla

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 603*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 169 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 3.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 3519*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 56 per person
  • $ 7.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2287*

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



Cost of living in Acajutla compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Acajutla in 2022 is 3% 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 Acajutla in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Acajutla by expense type

Restaurant budget in Acajutla

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Acajutla is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.4/person
($ 1.9 to $ 2.9)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 10.2/person
($ 6.8 to $ 14)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.4/person
($ 3.5 to $ 12)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.9 to $ 2.9)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 2.9 to $ 4.5)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 0.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Hotel and accommodation budget in Acajutla

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Acajutla is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 24 to $ 46)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 107/night
($ 77 to $ 156)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 231/night
($ 189 to $ 291)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 26 to $ 59)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 228/month
($ 189 to $ 265)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 229/month
($ 176 to $ 290)

39% 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
$ 145/month
($ 112 to $ 187)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 263/month
($ 243 to $ 285)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Acajutla

On average, the price of supermarket food in Acajutla is 8% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 3/litre
($ 2 to $ 3.9)

196% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 1.7 to $ 3.5)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.5)

56% 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)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.9/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 5)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 3.6/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 5)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 5)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 3.7)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Acajutla

On average, the price of transport in Acajutla is 147% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.3/km
($ 2.7 to $ 6.6)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.2
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 12
($ 12 to $ 12)

214% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6

Leisure activity budget in Acajutla

On average, budget for leisure activities in Acajutla is 70% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.9/ticket
($ 3.9 to $ 3.9)

70% 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 Acajutla

On average, shopping budget in Acajutla is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.1/pack
($ 3.7 to $ 4.5)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 49
($ 29 to $ 69)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 33 to $ 35)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
$ 394
(fair price: $ 309)
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
$ 348
(fair price: $ 239)
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
$ 553
(fair price: $ 441)
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
$ 529
(fair price: $ 441)
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
$ 864
(fair price: $ 740)
Atlanta → San Salvador
Atlanta → San Salvador
Atlanta → San Salvador
$ 426
(fair price: $ 314)


About this information on the cost of living in Acajutla

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

The information about the cost of living in Acajutla was updated on 23-05-2022.

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