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:

  • $ 23 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 5.5 per person
  • $ 1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 498* (633752 MMK)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 33 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • $ 3.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1059* (1348452 MMK)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 81 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2219* (2824724 MMK)

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


Cost of living in Mandalay compared to Myanmar in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Mandalay in 2020 is 52% 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 2020 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 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 2.3/person
($ 1.7 to $ 5.5)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 8/person
($ 7.8 to $ 8.2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.4/person
($ 3.8 to $ 7.8)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 0.7 to $ 5.5)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 3.3)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 2.3)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

48% 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)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Mandalay

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Mandalay is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 27/night
($ 20 to $ 35)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 29/night
($ 21 to $ 44)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 38/night
($ 23 to $ 58)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 124/night
($ 83 to $ 167)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 30/month
($ 26 to $ 35)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 143/month
($ 140 to $ 145)

15% 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
$ 79/month
($ 42 to $ 127)

52% 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
$ 39/month
($ 30 to $ 48)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 95/month
($ 52 to $ 165)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Mandalay

On average, the price of supermarket food in Mandalay is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 2.3)

98% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
( $ 1.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 2.3)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2/12 eggs
($ 1.3 to $ 2.6)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 2.3/kg
( $ 2.3)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.3/kg
( $ 4.3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
( $ 2.3)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
( $ 1.1)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
( $ 1.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7.8/kg
($ 6.6 to $ 8.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Mandalay

On average, the price of transport in Mandalay is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.2/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 28/month
( $ 28)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
( $ 1.1)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

13% 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)
$ 2.2
($ 2.2 to $ 2.3)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
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

Budget for living and housing in Mandalay

On average, the cost of housing in Mandalay is 57% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 29/month
($ 23 to $ 35)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.

91% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 88/month
( $ 88)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 369/month
($ 330 to $ 443)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 222/month
($ 222 to $ 222)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 627/month
($ 553 to $ 664)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 553/month
($ 553 to $ 553)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 33/month
($ 16 to $ 45)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 553/month
( $ 553)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3809/yr
($ 3313 to $ 4306)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Mandalay

On average, budget for leisure activities in Mandalay is 74% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.1/ticket
($ 2.6 to $ 3.3)

74% 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 Mandalay

On average, shopping budget in Mandalay is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.1/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 22
( $ 22)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 13
( $ 13)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 69
($ 57 to $ 81)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 57
( $ 57)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
London → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 803
(fair price: $ 700)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
Sydney → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 635
(fair price: $ 553)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
Manchester → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 947
(fair price: $ 851)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
New York City → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 929)
Los Angeles → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
Los Angeles  → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1162
(fair price: $ 876)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
Melbourne → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 576
(fair price: $ 500)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
Perth → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 550
(fair price: $ 487)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
Dublin → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1021
(fair price: $ 916)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
Montreal → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1463
(fair price: $ 1240)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
Edinburgh → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 1093
(fair price: $ 978)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
Toronto (Ontario) → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 2004
(fair price: $ 1241)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
Auckland → Yangon (Rangoon)
$ 854
(fair price: $ 760)

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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 14-10-2020.

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