Al-'aqabah travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Al-'aqabah

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Al-'aqabah for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 39 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.4 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 889* (630 JOD)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 58 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 2029* (1428 JOD)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 112 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 47 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 3771* (2646 JOD)

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


Cost of living in Al-'aqabah compared to Jordan in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Al-'aqabah in 2020 is 22% 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 Al-'aqabah in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Al-'aqabah by expense type

Restaurant budget in Al-'aqabah

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Al-'aqabah is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 7.5/person
($ 4.5 to $ 16)

50% 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
($ 16 to $ 35)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.5/person
($ 6.8 to $ 9.1)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7.5 for 500ml
($ 5.3 to $ 10.5)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 7.3 for 330ml
($ 5.3 to $ 10.5)

144% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.5/cup
($ 2.3 to $ 6)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Al-'aqabah

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Al-'aqabah is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 41/night
($ 38 to $ 46)

62% 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
($ 38 to $ 67)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 67/night
($ 46 to $ 102)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 156/night
($ 106 to $ 222)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 190/night
($ 122 to $ 256)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 67/month
($ 49 to $ 90)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 77/month
($ 52 to $ 110)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 131/month
($ 66 to $ 198)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 124/month
($ 63 to $ 261)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 201/month
($ 91 to $ 334)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Al-'aqabah

On average, the price of supermarket food in Al-'aqabah is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 3.9)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.5/kg
($ 6 to $ 13)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.3/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 9.9)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 3)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
($ 9.1 to $ 20)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Al-'aqabah

On average, the price of transport in Al-'aqabah is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
( $ 0.5)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 14/month
( $ 14)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

87% 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)
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 120)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Al-'aqabah

On average, the cost of housing in Al-'aqabah is 59% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 95/month
($ 54 to $ 189)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 47/month
($ 35 to $ 69)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 463/month
( $ 463)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 309/month
( $ 309)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 924/month
( $ 924)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 617/month
( $ 617)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 269/month
($ 137 to $ 452)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5167/yr
($ 3010 to $ 9779)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Al-'aqabah

On average, budget for leisure activities in Al-'aqabah is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 10.5 to $ 16)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Al-'aqabah

On average, shopping budget in Al-'aqabah is 26% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.8/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 4.5)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 73
($ 32 to $ 131)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 70
($ 32 to $ 121)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 104
($ 61 to $ 151)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 103
($ 46 to $ 182)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Amman
London → Amman
London → Amman
$ 438
(fair price: $ 310)
New York City → Amman
New York City → Amman
New York City → Amman
$ 934
(fair price: $ 780)
Manchester → Amman
Manchester → Amman
Manchester → Amman
$ 382
(fair price: $ 263)
Dublin → Amman
Dublin → Amman
Dublin → Amman
$ 374
(fair price: $ 268)
Edinburgh → Amman
Edinburgh → Amman
Edinburgh → Amman
$ 407
(fair price: $ 287)
Los Angeles → Amman
Los Angeles  → Amman
Los Angeles  → Amman
$ 1057
(fair price: $ 874)
Toronto (Ontario) → Amman
Toronto (Ontario) → Amman
Toronto (Ontario) → Amman
$ 1059
(fair price: $ 919)
Montreal → Amman
Montreal → Amman
Montreal → Amman
$ 1117
(fair price: $ 959)
Sydney → Amman
Sydney → Amman
Sydney → Amman
$ 1593
(fair price: $ 1384)
Melbourne → Amman
Melbourne → Amman
Melbourne → Amman
$ 1523
(fair price: $ 1378)
Perth → Amman
Perth → Amman
Perth → Amman
$ 1532
(fair price: $ 1321)
Auckland → Amman
Auckland → Amman
Auckland → Amman
$ 1879
(fair price: $ 1713)

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About this information on the cost of living in Al-'aqabah

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

The information about the cost of living in Al-'aqabah was updated on 17-10-2020.

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