Travel budget in Venezuela

Venezuela: calculate your travel budget

Venezuela: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.1 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1279* (11690 VEF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 6.6 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1944* (17766 VEF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 127 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 3020* (27594 VEF)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Venezuela in 2020

Cost of living: Venezuela VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Venezuela in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Venezuela by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Venezuela compared to the national average.

Cities /Venezuela View Details
Maracaibo 25% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maracaibo
Caracas 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Caracas
Puerto La Cruz 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto La Cruz
Barquisimeto 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Barquisimeto
Acarigua 16% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Acarigua
Barinas 16% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Barinas
Maracay 18% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Maracay

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Local prices in Venezuela by expense type

Venezuela: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Venezuela costs 54% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.4/person
($ 2.2 to $ 7.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 11 to $ 28)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.4/person
($ 2.7 to $ 6.6)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.5)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.1/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 0.7 to $ 2.5)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Venezuela: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Venezuela costs 26% less than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 72 to $ 84)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 89 to $ 143)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 122 to $ 174)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 136/night
( $ 114)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 255/month
($ 255 to $ 255)

92% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 97 to $ 107)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 113/month
($ 101 to $ 130)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 84 to $ 100)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 180/month
($ 173 to $ 186)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Venezuela: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Venezuela costs 45% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.6/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.4)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2 to $ 5.5)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.8/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 11)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.7)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3.5/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Venezuela: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Venezuela costs 58% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 3.1/month
($ 3.1 to $ 4.8)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0/litre

98% less 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)
$ 1.8
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 54/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 108)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Venezuela: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Venezuela costs 81% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 7.5/month
($ 4.4 to $ 23)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 174
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 8.1/month
($ 2.2 to $ 17)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 234/month
($ 122 to $ 495)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1477
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 192/month
($ 110 to $ 330)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1185
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 380/month
($ 199 to $ 770)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2402
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 340/month
($ 165 to $ 550)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1884
Gym
Gym
$ 15/month
($ 3.3 to $ 34)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 20/month
($ 9.1 to $ 55)

98% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1038
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4418/yr
($ 2198 to $ 13179)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18345

Venezuela: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Venezuela costs 72% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 5.5)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.5/hr
($ 2.2 to $ 11)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Venezuela: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Venezuela costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.2/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 5.5)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 51
($ 23 to $ 89)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 18 to $ 67)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 91
($ 51 to $ 133)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 88
($ 53 to $ 165)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
$ 1122
(fair price: $ 972)
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
$ 984
(fair price: $ 795)
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
$ 1243
(fair price: $ 1088)
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
$ 1289
(fair price: $ 1068)
Los Angeles → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
$ 1345
(fair price: $ 1121)
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
$ 1219
(fair price: $ 1017)
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
$ 1170
(fair price: $ 917)
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
$ 1205
(fair price: $ 946)

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About the information on the cost of living in Venezuela

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

Information about cost of living in Venezuela updated on 26-03-2020.

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