Cha-am travel budget

Cha-am: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Cha-am

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 3.9 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 109* (3416 ฿)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 631* (19754 ฿)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 7.8 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 1188* (37184 ฿)

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



Cost of living in Cha-am compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Cha-am in 2022 is 50% 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 Cha-am in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Cha-am by expense type

Restaurant budget in Cha-am

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Cha-am is 63% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.8/person
($ 1.4 to $ 3.9)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 17/person
($ 12 to $ 27)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.6/person
($ 4.9 to $ 7.9)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2.6)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Supermarket food budget in Cha-am

On average, the price of supermarket food in Cha-am is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.9)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.6)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.9)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5.9)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Public and private transport budget in Cha-am

On average, the price of transport in Cha-am is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
($ 0.5 to $ 3.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7

Leisure activity budget in Cha-am

On average, budget for leisure activities in Cha-am is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
($ 3.9 to $ 9.8)

56% 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 Cha-am

On average, shopping budget in Cha-am is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.9/pack
($ 3.2 to $ 5.4)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 3.9 to $ 100)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
($ 6.6 to $ 83)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
$ 573
(fair price: $ 525)
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
$ 629
(fair price: $ 584)
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
$ 613
(fair price: $ 554)
Los Angeles → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
$ 842
(fair price: $ 759)
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
$ 903
(fair price: $ 813)
Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
$ 829
(fair price: $ 605)


About this information on the cost of living in Cha-am

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

The information about the cost of living in Cha-am was updated on 26-06-2022.

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