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.
  • $ 8.5 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 649*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 170 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 5.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 3509*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 51 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 2446*

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


Cost of living in Acajutla compared to El Salvador in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Acajutla in 2020 is 26% 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 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Acajutla by expense type

Restaurant budget in Acajutla

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Acajutla is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5/person
($ 3.2 to $ 6.5)

69% 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
($ 11 to $ 18)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 4.8 to $ 6.5)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 1.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Acajutla

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Acajutla is 5% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 24 to $ 46)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 81 to $ 157)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 230/night
($ 188 to $ 292)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 26 to $ 59)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 228/month
($ 188 to $ 265)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 226/month
($ 173 to $ 291)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 150/month
($ 118 to $ 193)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 254/month
($ 234 to $ 275)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Acajutla

On average, the price of supermarket food in Acajutla is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

77% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.1/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 8.2)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.6/kg
($ 3 to $ 7)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 3 to $ 3)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.2)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.8/kg
($ 9.8 to $ 9.8)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Acajutla

On average, the price of transport in Acajutla is 36% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.2/km
($ 3.2 to $ 5.4)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

24% 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)
$ 4.3
($ 4.3 to $ 5.4)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Acajutla

On average, the cost of housing in Acajutla is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 66/month
($ 35 to $ 76)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 28/month
($ 28 to $ 46)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 75/month
($ 54 to $ 269)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2952/yr
($ 1352 to $ 7504)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Acajutla

On average, budget for leisure activities in Acajutla is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.4/ticket
($ 5.4 to $ 5.4)

59% 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 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.5/pack
($ 2.6 to $ 4.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 52
($ 28 to $ 87)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 17 to $ 65)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 83
($ 65 to $ 130)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 89
($ 54 to $ 136)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
Los Angeles  → San Salvador
$ 560
(fair price: $ 446)
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
New York City → San Salvador
$ 640
(fair price: $ 480)
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
Montreal → San Salvador
$ 562
(fair price: $ 452)
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
Toronto (Ontario) → San Salvador
$ 539
(fair price: $ 457)
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
London → San Salvador
$ 960
(fair price: $ 830)

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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 09-02-2020.

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