Rivas travel budget

Rivas: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Rivas

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 17 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.3 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 494* (15358 NIO)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 1697* (52766 NIO)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 224 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 7.8 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 4091* (127232 NIO)

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


Cost of living in Rivas compared to Nicaragua in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Rivas in 2020 is 43% 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 Rivas in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Rivas by expense type

Restaurant budget in Rivas

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Rivas is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.7/person
($ 3.2 to $ 7.5)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 6.5/person
($ 3.2 to $ 9.7)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 6.5 to $ 7.5)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.3 for 500ml
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 2.2)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Rivas

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Rivas is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 21/night
($ 14 to $ 30)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 24 to $ 132)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 52 to $ 224)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 347/night
($ 189 to $ 561)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 39/month
($ 17 to $ 83)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 250/month
($ 58 to $ 622)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 112/month
($ 40 to $ 299)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 141/month
($ 34 to $ 439)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 141/month
($ 64 to $ 287)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Rivas

On average, the price of supermarket food in Rivas is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 2.5)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.1/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 3.1)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.1/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 6.8)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 4.8)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 1)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.7/kg
($ 6.7 to $ 15)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Rivas

On average, the price of transport in Rivas is 18% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.3
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 49/24hrs
($ 33 to $ 61)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Rivas

On average, the cost of housing in Rivas is 51% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 65/month
($ 54 to $ 141)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 49/month
($ 44 to $ 124)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 157/month
($ 76 to $ 216)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 3211/yr
($ 1290 to $ 4618)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Rivas

On average, budget for leisure activities in Rivas is 64% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.7/ticket
($ 3 to $ 6.5)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Rivas

On average, shopping budget in Rivas is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.6/pack
($ 1.7 to $ 3.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 28
($ 28 to $ 82)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 11 to $ 49)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 53 to $ 108)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 87
($ 35 to $ 130)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Managua
London → Managua
London → Managua
$ 1002
(fair price: $ 886)
Montreal → Managua
Montreal → Managua
Montreal → Managua
$ 819
(fair price: $ 646)
Toronto (Ontario) → Managua
Toronto (Ontario) → Managua
Toronto (Ontario) → Managua
$ 607
(fair price: $ 513)
Los Angeles → Managua
Los Angeles  → Managua
Los Angeles  → Managua
$ 688
(fair price: $ 537)
New York City → Managua
New York City → Managua
New York City → Managua
$ 622
(fair price: $ 482)

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About this information on the cost of living in Rivas

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

The information about the cost of living in Rivas was updated on 31-03-2020.

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