Maracaibo travel budget

Maracaibo: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Maracaibo

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 8.2 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 243* (2408 VEF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 884* (8764 VEF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 55 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2133* (21154 VEF)

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


Cost of living in Maracaibo compared to Venezuela in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Maracaibo in 2020 is 41% 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 Maracaibo in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Maracaibo by expense type

Restaurant budget in Maracaibo

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Maracaibo is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.8/person
($ 2.2 to $ 3.8)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 45/person
( $ 45)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5/person
($ 3.3 to $ 6.6)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 3.3)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 2.7)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Maracaibo

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Maracaibo is 73% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 46/night
($ 42 to $ 49)

74% 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
$ 46/month
($ 46 to $ 46)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165

Supermarket food budget in Maracaibo

On average, the price of supermarket food in Maracaibo is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.3/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.8/kg
($ 3 to $ 4.7)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 4.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 3.3/kg
( $ 3.3)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.7/kg
( $ 2.7)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
( $ 2.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
( $ 2.7)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
( $ 1.1)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3.5/kg
($ 3 to $ 3.8)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Maracaibo

On average, the price of transport in Maracaibo is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
( $ 0.1)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 12/month
($ 10.6 to $ 13)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
( $ 1.1)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0/litre

98% less 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)
$ 1.1
( $ 1.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 51/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 109)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Maracaibo

On average, the cost of housing in Maracaibo is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 9.3/month
($ 5.5 to $ 14)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
( $ 0.5)

200% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 0.2/month
( $ 0.2)

99% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 361/month
($ 200 to $ 553)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 167/month
($ 167 to $ 167)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 960/month
($ 266 to $ 1654)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 745/month
($ 386 to $ 1103)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 13/month
($ 8.8 to $ 17)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 29/month
($ 23 to $ 34)

97% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 7165/yr
( $ 7165)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Leisure activity budget in Maracaibo

On average, budget for leisure activities in Maracaibo is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.2/ticket
( $ 2.2)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.9/hr
($ 8.8 to $ 11)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Maracaibo

On average, shopping budget in Maracaibo is 28% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 0.6/pack
( $ 0.6)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
( $ 84)

83% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 95
( $ 95)

153% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 95
( $ 95)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 72
( $ 72)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Caracas
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
$ 996
(fair price: $ 805)
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
$ 1109
(fair price: $ 959)
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
$ 1105
(fair price: $ 889)
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
$ 1078
(fair price: $ 885)
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
$ 1275
(fair price: $ 1058)
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
$ 1238
(fair price: $ 1074)
Los Angeles → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
$ 1327
(fair price: $ 1105)
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
$ 1205
(fair price: $ 1001)

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About this information on the cost of living in Maracaibo

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

The information about the cost of living in Maracaibo was updated on 24-10-2020.

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