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.
  • $ 6.8 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1242* (11480 VEF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1877* (17346 VEF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

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

Total budget:

$ 2920* (26964 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
Maracaibo 44% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maracaibo
Puerto La Cruz 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto La Cruz
Caracas 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Caracas
Maracay 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Maracay
Barquisimeto 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Barquisimeto
Acarigua 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Acarigua

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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 57% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.6/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 8.1 to $ 20)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.8/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1 for 500ml
($ 0.6 to $ 1.9)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 0.8/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.2 to $ 1.1)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Venezuela

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Venezuela costs 25% 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)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 122 to $ 174)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 136/night
( $ 114)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 255/month
($ 255 to $ 255)

94% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 132
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 102/month
($ 97 to $ 107)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
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)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 219
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
$ 1.4/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.4/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.7)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2 to $ 5.4)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 8.6)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

76% 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 61% 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: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 2.6/month
($ 2.6 to $ 4.7)

96% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
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
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.8
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 82% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 7.6/month
($ 4.3 to $ 17)

95% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 6.3/month
($ 2.2 to $ 17)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 222/month
($ 109 to $ 326)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 173/month
($ 109 to $ 326)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1109
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 369/month
($ 163 to $ 649)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 354/month
($ 163 to $ 488)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1776
Gym
Gym
$ 10/month
($ 3.2 to $ 28)

74% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 17/month
($ 8.6 to $ 39)

98% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4260/yr
($ 2163 to $ 8109)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17419

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
($ 1.4 to $ 3.2)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6/hr
($ 2.2 to $ 11)

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 17% 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: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 49
($ 28 to $ 82)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 23 to $ 66)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 89
($ 55 to $ 109)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 82
($ 55 to $ 120)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Caracas
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
$ 984
(fair price: $ 793)
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
$ 1096
(fair price: $ 960)
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
$ 1170
(fair price: $ 889)
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
$ 1214
(fair price: $ 1075)
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
$ 1273
(fair price: $ 1084)
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
$ 1205
(fair price: $ 918)

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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 09-11-2019.

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