Ashqelon travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Ashqelon

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 699* (2170 ₪)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 10.2 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 1802* (5600 ₪)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 2700* (8386 ₪)

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


Cost of living in Ashqelon compared to Israel in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Ashqelon in 2021 is 29% higher 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 Ashqelon in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Ashqelon by expense type

Restaurant budget in Ashqelon

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Ashqelon is 13% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 10.4 to $ 24)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 23/person
($ 18 to $ 46)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 16/person
($ 14 to $ 23)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.4 for 500ml
($ 3 to $ 9.6)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 4.4)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 7.4)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.6 to $ 3.6)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1.6 to $ 3.6)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Ashqelon

On average, the price of supermarket food in Ashqelon is 4% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 4.4)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.4)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.2/12 eggs
($ 3.2 to $ 5.4)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 11/kg
($ 8.4 to $ 18)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 3.8)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 6)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.9)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Ashqelon

On average, the price of transport in Ashqelon is 34% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.2/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.4)

160% 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)
$ 6
($ 3.6 to $ 7.4)

80% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Ashqelon

On average, budget for leisure activities in Ashqelon is 32% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 12 to $ 22)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
( $ 28)

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

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Ashqelon

On average, shopping budget in Ashqelon is 65% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 10.4/pack
($ 10.4 to $ 12)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 94
($ 30 to $ 120)

106% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 60
($ 30 to $ 90)

61% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38


About this information on the cost of living in Ashqelon

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

The information about the cost of living in Ashqelon was updated on 26-10-2021.

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