Cost of living in Cancún, Mexico

List of prices in Cancún, Mexico. Current as of Jul 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 170
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 102
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 61
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 19
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 81
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 43
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 24
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 27
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 177
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 26
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 24
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 25,662
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 11,506
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 2,523
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 12,478
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 5,919
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,247
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 470
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 6,972
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,736
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 75
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 61
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 680
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 521
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,551
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,163
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 216,844
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 480
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 207
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 66
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 166
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 582
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 46
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 39
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 56
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 27
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 29
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 152
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 410
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 113
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 704
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 906
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 103
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 43
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Mex$ 10,664
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.99
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 930
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 53
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 458 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2019

Cancún position in our World Ranking

the world
251st
out of 317
latin america
33rd
out of 49
mexico
4th
out of 8

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