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:

  • /
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 121* (3934 ฿)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 1.8 per person
  • $ 6 per person

Total budget:

$ 594* (19236 ฿)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 914* (29610 ฿)

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


Cost of living in Cha-am compared to Thailand in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Cha-am in 2021 is 38% 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 2021 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 57% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 1.8/person
($ 1.2 to $ 2.7)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 9.6/person
($ 4.4 to $ 18)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.8/person
($ 3.8 to $ 10.4)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 5.3)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Supermarket food budget in Cha-am

On average, the price of supermarket food in Cha-am is 37% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.3)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.5/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 2.9)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3.5)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.4 to $ 0.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Cha-am

On average, the price of transport in Cha-am is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.2/km
($ 0.1 to $ 0.8)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

51% 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)
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Cha-am

On average, budget for leisure activities in Cha-am is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6/ticket
($ 4.2 to $ 8.7)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Cha-am

On average, shopping budget in Cha-am is 13% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.2/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 5.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 57
($ 4.2 to $ 106)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 32
($ 7 to $ 39)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
London → Bangkok
$ 602
(fair price: $ 532)
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
Manchester → Bangkok
$ 655
(fair price: $ 580)
Los Angeles → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
Los Angeles  → Bangkok
$ 781
(fair price: $ 662)
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
Dublin → Bangkok
$ 637
(fair price: $ 560)
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
New York City → Bangkok
$ 844
(fair price: $ 715)
Edinburgh → Bangkok
Edinburgh → Bangkok
Edinburgh → Bangkok
$ 750
(fair price: $ 655)


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 12-09-2021.

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