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.
  • $ 6.5 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1232* (11550 VEF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1865* (17500 VEF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 127 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2903* (27230 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 2019

Cost of living: Venezuela VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Venezuela in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Venezuela in 2019 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
Barinas 57% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Barinas
Maracaibo 49% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maracaibo
Puerto La Cruz 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto La Cruz
Acarigua 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Acarigua
Puerto Cabello 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto Cabello
Maracay 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Maracay
Caracas 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Caracas

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Local prices in Venezuela by expense type

Restaurant budget in Venezuela

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Venezuela costs 55% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.2/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.3)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 8 to $ 16)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.7/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.3)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.1 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 5.3)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.8/cup
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 1.1)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Venezuela

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Venezuela costs 22% less than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 72 to $ 84)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 89 to $ 143)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 122 to $ 174)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 136/night
( $ 114)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 498
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 255/month
($ 255 to $ 255)

113% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 97 to $ 107)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 113/month
($ 101 to $ 130)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 84 to $ 100)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 214
Family room
Family room
$ 180/month
($ 173 to $ 186)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Venezuela

On average, the price of supermarket food in Venezuela costs 49% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

47% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 4.8)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 4.3)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 4.4/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 10.6)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.6)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.3)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Venezuela

On average, the price of transport in Venezuela costs 60% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 2.3/month
($ 2.3 to $ 3.2)

96% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0/litre

98% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.1
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 54/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 108)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Venezuela

On average, the cost of housing in Venezuela costs 81% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 8.4/month
($ 4.8 to $ 22)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 6.3/month
($ 2.2 to $ 16)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 219/month
($ 107 to $ 320)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 185/month
($ 107 to $ 320)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1082
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 345/month
($ 161 to $ 637)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2231
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 353/month
($ 161 to $ 478)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 9.1/month
($ 3.2 to $ 22)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 16/month
($ 8.5 to $ 33)

98% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5487/yr
($ 2652 to $ 7952)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18231

Leisure activity budget in Venezuela

On average, budget for leisure activities in Venezuela costs 73% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.9/hr
($ 2.2 to $ 10.6)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Venezuela

On average, shopping budget in Venezuela costs 16% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.1/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
($ 28 to $ 76)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 22 to $ 65)

18% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 88
($ 54 to $ 107)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 79
($ 54 to $ 107)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Caracas
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
$ 984
(fair price: $ 807)
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
$ 1028
(fair price: $ 917)
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
$ 1170
(fair price: $ 915)
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
$ 1205
(fair price: $ 967)

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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 13-07-2019.

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