Cost of living in Mendoza, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in Mendoza

Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $74,457
Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $31,371
Mendoza is the cheapest city in Argentina (4 out of 4)
Mendoza is the cheapest city in Latin America (51 out of 51)
Mendoza is the cheapest city in the World (304 out of 304)
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List of prices in Mendoza, Argentina. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $307
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ARS $239
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $61
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $45
12 eggs, large ARS $80
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $43
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $128
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $38
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $53
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $168
2 liters of Coca-Cola ARS $84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $26
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ARS $21,913
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ARS $11,372
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $3,053
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ARS $13,126
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ARS $7,389
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ARS $4,171
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ARS $1,270
40” flat screen TV ARS $13,454
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $4,511
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $153
Hourly rate for cleaning help ARS $103
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ARS $2,528
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ARS $1,705
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $3,085
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $3,378
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $909,899
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $44
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $694
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ARS $181
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $121
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $184
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ARS $555
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ARS $77
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $65
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $74
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $43
Tube of toothpaste ARS $38
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $218
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $612
2 tickets to the movies ARS $435
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $1,082
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $1,155
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $218
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $96
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $93
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ARS $26,012
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $2.66
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $730
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ARS $71
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 536 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2019

Mendoza position in our World Ranking

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304th
out of 304
latin america
51st
out of 51
argentina
4th
out of 4

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