Mandalay travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Mandalay

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 27 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 568* (974876 MMK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1274* (2185848 MMK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 85 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2371* (4070094 MMK)

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



Cost of living in Mandalay compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Mandalay in 2022 is 59% 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 Mandalay in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Mandalay by expense type

Restaurant budget in Mandalay

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Mandalay is 66% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.4/person
($ 2 to $ 4.9)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.1/person
($ 8.5 to $ 20)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.6/person
($ 4.9 to $ 8.5)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 1 to $ 3)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.9 to $ 2.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.5/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Mandalay

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Mandalay is 67% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
($ 23 to $ 39)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 121
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 35/night
($ 23 to $ 71)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 139
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 48/night
($ 24 to $ 103)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 199
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 121/night
($ 90 to $ 149)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 291
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 34/month
($ 27 to $ 40)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 84/month
($ 51 to $ 139)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 40/month
($ 27 to $ 55)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 243
Family room
Family room
$ 96/month
($ 49 to $ 235)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 182

Supermarket food budget in Mandalay

On average, the price of supermarket food in Mandalay is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.9)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.3/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.5)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2.9)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.6/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 14)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Apples
Apples
$ 2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.5)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.2 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3

Public and private transport budget in Mandalay

On average, the price of transport in Mandalay is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 15)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.2/km
( $ 1.2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.4
($ 2.3 to $ 2.4)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 67/24hrs
($ 49 to $ 79)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Mandalay

On average, budget for leisure activities in Mandalay is 76% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.5/ticket
($ 2.9 to $ 7)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Mandalay

On average, shopping budget in Mandalay is 73% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.4/pack
($ 1.2 to $ 3.7)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 22
( $ 22)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 57
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 13
( $ 13)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46

Plane ticket budget

London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 922
(fair price: $ 739)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 689
(fair price: $ 566)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 997
(fair price: $ 861)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1240
(fair price: $ 946)
Los Angeles → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1203
(fair price: $ 891)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 610
(fair price: $ 518)


About this information on the cost of living in Mandalay

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

The information about the cost of living in Mandalay was updated on 29-09-2022.

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