Vang Vieng travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Vang Vieng

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 21 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 3.6 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 422* (3843350 ₭)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 41 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.3 per person
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 1524* (13897422 ₭)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 76 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 3838* (35014476 ₭)

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


Cost of living in Vang Vieng compared to Laos in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Vang Vieng in 2020 is 31% 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 Vang Vieng in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Vang Vieng by expense type

Restaurant budget in Vang Vieng

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Vang Vieng is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.9/person
($ 1.3 to $ 5.5)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 11/person
($ 11 to $ 11)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
( $ 1.7)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.4 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 Vang Vieng

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Vang Vieng is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 28/night
($ 18 to $ 40)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 33 to $ 81)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 120/night
($ 93 to $ 152)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 26/month
($ 17 to $ 34)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 67/month
($ 35 to $ 114)

59% 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
$ 34/month
($ 21 to $ 59)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 159/month
($ 65 to $ 293)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Vang Vieng

On average, the price of supermarket food in Vang Vieng is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.5/litre
($ 2.2 to $ 2.7)

185% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
( $ 2.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 4.4)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 23/kg
( $ 23)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.8/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 4.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.2/salad
( $ 2.2)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 11 to $ 21)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Vang Vieng

On average, the price of transport in Vang Vieng is 43% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
( $ 0.2)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 4.9/km
($ 4.4 to $ 5.5)

189% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

71% 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)
$ 3.2
($ 3.2 to $ 3.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Vang Vieng

On average, the cost of housing in Vang Vieng is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 110/month
( $ 110)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
( $ 0.2)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 52/month
( $ 52)

24% 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)
$ 668/month
($ 654 to $ 873)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 247/month
($ 110 to $ 654)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1272/month
($ 1090 to $ 1635)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 745/month
($ 383 to $ 1308)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 110/month
( $ 110)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5447/yr
( $ 5447)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Vang Vieng

On average, budget for leisure activities in Vang Vieng is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Tennis
Tennis
$ 11/hr
( $ 11)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Vang Vieng

On average, shopping budget in Vang Vieng is 74% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.4/pack
($ 1.4 to $ 3.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 16
( $ 16)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 16
( $ 16)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Sydney → Vientiane
Sydney → Vientiane
Sydney → Vientiane
$ 695
(fair price: $ 578)
London → Vientiane
London → Vientiane
London → Vientiane
$ 881
(fair price: $ 790)
Melbourne → Vientiane
Melbourne → Vientiane
Melbourne → Vientiane
$ 671
(fair price: $ 535)
Los Angeles → Vientiane
Los Angeles  → Vientiane
Los Angeles  → Vientiane
$ 1241
(fair price: $ 940)
New York City → Vientiane
New York City → Vientiane
New York City → Vientiane
$ 1347
(fair price: $ 1077)
Perth → Vientiane
Perth → Vientiane
Perth → Vientiane
$ 667
(fair price: $ 557)
Toronto (Ontario) → Vientiane
Toronto (Ontario) → Vientiane
Toronto (Ontario) → Vientiane
$ 1584
(fair price: $ 1310)
Manchester → Vientiane
Manchester → Vientiane
Manchester → Vientiane
$ 1111
(fair price: $ 942)
Montreal → Vientiane
Montreal → Vientiane
Montreal → Vientiane
$ 1624
(fair price: $ 1372)
Dublin → Vientiane
Dublin → Vientiane
Dublin → Vientiane
$ 1039
(fair price: $ 900)
Auckland → Vientiane
Auckland → Vientiane
Auckland → Vientiane
$ 1081
(fair price: $ 938)

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About this information on the cost of living in Vang Vieng

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

The information about the cost of living in Vang Vieng was updated on 13-10-2020.

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