Boquete travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Boquete

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 38 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 855* (854 PAB)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 83 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 4.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2168* (2142 PAB)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 112 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 9.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 3544* (3500 PAB)

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


Cost of living in Boquete compared to Panama in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Boquete in 2020 is 36% 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 Boquete in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Boquete by expense type

Restaurant budget in Boquete

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Boquete is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.4/person
($ 4.3 to $ 11)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 16/person
($ 9.2 to $ 20)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 4.9 to $ 8.6)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.2 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Boquete

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Boquete is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 42/night
($ 36 to $ 49)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 34 to $ 87)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 75 to $ 153)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 150/night
($ 150 to $ 150)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 46/month
($ 30 to $ 70)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 76 to $ 132)

39% 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
$ 143/month
($ 72 to $ 219)

13% 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
$ 97/month
($ 72 to $ 125)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 155/month
($ 119 to $ 204)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Boquete

On average, the price of supermarket food in Boquete is 19% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.7/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 2.4)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.9/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 2)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 13/kg
($ 8.6 to $ 47)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.3/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 15)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 2.7)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.2/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 2.2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.4/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.7/kg
($ 4.2 to $ 9.7)

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

Public and private transport budget in Boquete

On average, the price of transport in Boquete is 19% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
( $ 0.4)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 34/month
( $ 34)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.2/km
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

33% 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)
$ 2.7
($ 0.7 to $ 2.7)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Boquete

On average, the cost of housing in Boquete is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 84/month
($ 45 to $ 109)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 42/month
($ 23 to $ 109)

37% 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)
$ 530/month
($ 432 to $ 809)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 487/month
($ 378 to $ 648)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1133/month
($ 1079 to $ 1403)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 990/month
($ 648 to $ 1403)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 49/month
($ 20 to $ 77)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 109/month
($ 109 to $ 131)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2352/yr
($ 2331 to $ 2374)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Boquete

On average, budget for leisure activities in Boquete is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.9/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 6)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.9/hr
($ 5.3 to $ 6.3)

64% 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 Boquete

On average, shopping budget in Boquete is 21% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 5.4/pack
($ 5.4 to $ 6.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 38
($ 27 to $ 45)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 34 to $ 34)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 67
($ 44 to $ 88)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 73
($ 49 to $ 98)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Panama City
New York City → Panama City
New York City → Panama City
$ 639
(fair price: $ 510)
London → Panama City
London → Panama City
London → Panama City
$ 811
(fair price: $ 698)
Los Angeles → Panama City
Los Angeles  → Panama City
Los Angeles  → Panama City
$ 726
(fair price: $ 555)
Toronto (Ontario) → Panama City
Toronto (Ontario) → Panama City
Toronto (Ontario) → Panama City
$ 580
(fair price: $ 507)
Montreal → Panama City
Montreal → Panama City
Montreal → Panama City
$ 637
(fair price: $ 523)
Manchester → Panama City
Manchester → Panama City
Manchester → Panama City
$ 933
(fair price: $ 769)
Dublin → Panama City
Dublin → Panama City
Dublin → Panama City
$ 986
(fair price: $ 846)
Sydney → Panama City
Sydney → Panama City
Sydney → Panama City
$ 1794
(fair price: $ 1574)
Edinburgh → Panama City
Edinburgh → Panama City
Edinburgh → Panama City
$ 917
(fair price: $ 780)
Melbourne → Panama City
Melbourne → Panama City
Melbourne → Panama City
$ 1694
(fair price: $ 1487)

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About this information on the cost of living in Boquete

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

The information about the cost of living in Boquete was updated on 17-10-2020.

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