Cost of living in Acapulco, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Acapulco

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 36,955
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 16,324
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Acapulco, Mexico. Current as of Aug 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 99
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 81
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 40
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 16
12 eggs, large Mex$ 43
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 19
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 75
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 33
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 187
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 20
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 34
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 11,119
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 7,625
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 700
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 7,010
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 7,591
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 727
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 434
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 6,217
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,191
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 100
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 78
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 611
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 421
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 965
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 630
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 188,235
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 16
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 369
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 261
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 56
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 77
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 555
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 51
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 39
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 51
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 24
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 104
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 334
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 139
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 500
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 563
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 72
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 58
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 31
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,545
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 12
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 617
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 39
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 67 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: August 11, 2020

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