Prices in Dominican Republic

What are the supermarket prices in Dominican Republic? Is the cost of living in Dominican Republic are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Dominican Republic and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Dominican Republic: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Dominican Republic to Dominican peso (DOP). For 10 US dollars you can get 586 Dominican pesos. For 100 US dollars you can get 5.86 thousand Dominican pesos. And the other way: For 100 Dominican pesos you can get 1.85 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Dominican Republic? Look here: Prices in cities in Dominican Republic

Prices: Santiago de los Caballeros   Santo Domingo   Punta Cana   San Francisco de Macorís   La Romana   San Pedro de Macorís   Boca Chica   Moca   Bajos de Haina   Bonao  

The total costs in Dominican Republic are lower than in United States. Food is 41% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 42%. In turn, the cost of living in Dominican Republic is lower than the cost in United States by 25%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 28%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Dominican Republic


Are hotels expensive in Dominican Republic? How much will we pay for a room in Dominican Republic?

The average price of accommodation in Dominican Republic is $73 (DOP 4.1K). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $35 (DOP 2K) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $30 (DOP 1.7K). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Dominican Republic in $60 (DOP 3.4K). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $97 (DOP 5.5K) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $180 (DOP 10K) in Dominican Republic If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $220 (DOP 12K)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Dominican Republic in nearby countries? See prices in: Haiti, Turks and Caicos Islands, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and British Virgin Islands.

Comparison of selected prices in Dominican Republic with prices in United States:

fees

$69 ($37 - $110)
by half less than in United States

internet

$53 ($37 - $79)
23% less than in United States

jeans pants

$41 ($18 - $65)
11% less than in United States

average earnings

$360
90% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$370 ($210 - $740)
73% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$350 ($260 - $550)
80% less than in United States

bread

$1.6 ($0.81 - $3.5)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$7.3 ($4.1 - $18)
37% less than in United States

rice

$1.1 ($0.65 - $1.8)
73% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.3 ($0.5 - $2)
71% less than in United States

bananas

$0.84 ($0.57 - $1.8)
by half less than in United States

wine

$9.1 ($4.6 - $18)
27% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$5.5 ($2.8 - $12)
65% less than in United States

local beer

$2.4 ($1.6 - $4.2)
by half less than in United States

coffee

$1.8 ($0.92 - $3.2)
60% less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.72 ($0.37 - $1.6)
by half less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$7 ($6.5 - $9.2)
16% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1 ($0.65 - $1.8)
by half less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Dominican Republic

Has the price of bread increased in Dominican Republic?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2012: $1(DOP 58), 2013: $1.1(DOP 64), 2014: $1.1(DOP 61), 2015: $1.1(DOP 64), 2016: $1.1(DOP 59), 2017: $1.4(DOP 76), and 2018: $1.2(DOP 65).

Dominican Republic price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2012-2018
Dominican Republic price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.88(DOP 49), 2016: $0.75(DOP 42), 2017: $0.83(DOP 47), and 2018: $0.64(DOP 36)

Dominican Republic price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Dominican Republic price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Dominican Republic?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2012: $5.5(DOP 310), 2013: $5.5(DOP 310), 2014: $4(DOP 230), 2015: $5.5(DOP 310), 2016: $5.5(DOP 310), 2017: $6.5(DOP 360), and 2018: $6.5(DOP 360)

Dominican Republic price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2012-2018
Dominican Republic price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2012: $260(DOP 15K), 2013: $260(DOP 14K), 2014: $310(DOP 18K), 2015: $370(DOP 21K), 2016: $300(DOP 17K), 2017: $270(DOP 15K), and 2018: $330(DOP 18K)

Dominican Republic price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2012-2018
Dominican Republic price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Dominican Republic price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2012-2018
Dominican Republic price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com