Cha-am travel budget

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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:

  • /
  • $ 4 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 113* (3500 ฿)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 694* (21644 ฿)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 1294* (40376 ฿)

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



Cost of living in Cha-am compared to United States in 2023

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Cha-am in 2023 is 53% 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 2023 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 67% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.7/person
($ 1.7 to $ 3.8)

92% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 12 to $ 27)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.5/person
($ 4.8 to $ 8)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6.7
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2.6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.2/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

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

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
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.9)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 1 to $ 4.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 3.8)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4

Public and private transport budget in Cha-am

On average, the price of transport in Cha-am is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.6 to $ 3.2)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.1
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9

Leisure activity budget in Cha-am

On average, budget for leisure activities in Cha-am is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.7/ticket
($ 3.8 to $ 8)

58% 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 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.7/pack
($ 2.6 to $ 4.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 21
($ 6.5 to $ 114)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 58
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 17 to $ 82)

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

Plane ticket budget

London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
$ 666
(fair price: $ 597)
Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
Sydney → Bangkok
$ 700
(fair price: $ 527)
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
$ 760
(fair price: $ 673)
Melbourne → Bangkok
Melbourne → Bangkok
Melbourne → Bangkok
$ 635
(fair price: $ 505)
Los Angeles → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
$ 1042
(fair price: $ 931)
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
$ 1113
(fair price: $ 972)


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 04-06-2023.

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