Minas travel budget

Minas: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Minas

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 120 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2040* (80346 UYU)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 101 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2616* (103026 UYU)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 2071* (81578 UYU)

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


Cost of living in Minas compared to Uruguay in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Minas in 2020 is 23% 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 Minas in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Minas by expense type

Restaurant budget in Minas

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Minas is 26% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 16/person
($ 7.2 to $ 18)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 21/person
($ 12 to $ 29)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.2/person
($ 6.7 to $ 10)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.9 for 500ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.1)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 3.7)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 0.8 to $ 2.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Minas

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Minas is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 120/night
($ 120 to $ 120)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 82/night
($ 82 to $ 82)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 216/month
($ 216 to $ 216)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165

Supermarket food budget in Minas

On average, the price of supermarket food in Minas is 38% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 2.2)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.8/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 8.7)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.2)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.9/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 12)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Minas

On average, the price of transport in Minas is 10% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

96% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 3.5)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Minas

On average, the cost of housing in Minas is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 130/month
($ 72 to $ 243)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 36/month
($ 27 to $ 49)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 259/month
( $ 259)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1504
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 187/month
( $ 187)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1203
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 286/month
($ 173 to $ 514)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1048
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 6826/yr
($ 3082 to $ 9861)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18340

Leisure activity budget in Minas

On average, budget for leisure activities in Minas is 35% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.6/ticket
($ 8.6 to $ 12)

35% 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 Minas

On average, shopping budget in Minas is 7% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.3/pack
($ 3.5 to $ 4.5)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 82
($ 35 to $ 115)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 44 to $ 72)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 98
($ 66 to $ 130)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 108
($ 72 to $ 144)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Montevideo
London → Montevideo
London → Montevideo
$ 1105
(fair price: $ 881)
New York City → Montevideo
New York City → Montevideo
New York City → Montevideo
$ 980
(fair price: $ 802)
Sydney → Montevideo
Sydney → Montevideo
Sydney → Montevideo
$ 1788
(fair price: $ 1479)
Toronto (Ontario) → Montevideo
Toronto (Ontario) → Montevideo
Toronto (Ontario) → Montevideo
$ 1425
(fair price: $ 1238)
Dublin → Montevideo
Dublin → Montevideo
Dublin → Montevideo
$ 1402
(fair price: $ 1139)
Los Angeles → Montevideo
Los Angeles  → Montevideo
Los Angeles  → Montevideo
$ 1342
(fair price: $ 1134)
Auckland → Montevideo
Auckland → Montevideo
Auckland → Montevideo
$ 1366
(fair price: $ 1163)
Montreal → Montevideo
Montreal → Montevideo
Montreal → Montevideo
$ 1432
(fair price: $ 1248)
Manchester → Montevideo
Manchester → Montevideo
Manchester → Montevideo
$ 1389
(fair price: $ 1051)

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About this information on the cost of living in Minas

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

The information about the cost of living in Minas was updated on 20-05-2020.

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