Salalah travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Salalah

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • $ 5.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1565* (602 OMR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 119 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 8 per person

Total budget:

$ 3032* (1176 OMR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 126 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 3745* (1442 OMR)

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



Cost of living in Salalah compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Salalah in 2024 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 Salalah in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Salalah by expense type

Restaurant budget in Salalah

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Salalah is 35% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.2/person
($ 5.2 to $ 14)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.3/person
($ 6.6 to $ 14)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 15/person
($ 14 to $ 16)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8 for 500ml
( $ 8)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.8 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 5)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 2.6 to $ 2.6)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 1.3)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Hotel and accommodation budget in Salalah

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Salalah is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 28 to $ 530)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 129/night
($ 57 to $ 349)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 160
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 108/night
($ 38 to $ 324)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 233
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 56 to $ 397)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 311
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 205/night
($ 80 to $ 590)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 490
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 145/month
($ 28 to $ 530)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 152/month
($ 43 to $ 442)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 245
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 172/month
($ 43 to $ 590)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 145/month
($ 28 to $ 530)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 227
Family room
Family room
$ 223/month
($ 55 to $ 546)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 218

Supermarket food budget in Salalah

On average, the price of supermarket food in Salalah is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 2.6)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.6)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.1/kg
($ 5 to $ 5.2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.1/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.9)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.5 to $ 0.7)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Salalah

On average, the price of transport in Salalah is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1.3 to $ 1.3)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.7/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.6
($ 1.3 to $ 3.9)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 69/24hrs
($ 27 to $ 157)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 56

Leisure activity budget in Salalah

On average, budget for leisure activities in Salalah is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8/ticket
($ 8 to $ 8)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 28/hr
($ 28 to $ 28)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Salalah

On average, shopping budget in Salalah is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.8/pack
($ 4.5 to $ 6.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 29
($ 28 to $ 33)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 33
( $ 33)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

London → Muscat
London → Muscat
London → Muscat
$ 708
(fair price: $ 453)
Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
Manchester → Muscat
$ 599
(fair price: $ 478)
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
Dublin → Muscat
$ 583
(fair price: $ 482)
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
Edinburgh → Muscat
$ 640
(fair price: $ 502)
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
Montreal → Muscat
$ 1293
(fair price: $ 1202)
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
New York City → Muscat
$ 1039
(fair price: $ 889)



About this information on the cost of living in Salalah

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

The information about the cost of living in Salalah was updated on 16-05-2024.

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