Prices in Guatemala

What are the supermarket prices in Guatemala? Is the cost of living in Guatemala are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Guatemala and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Guatemala: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 21 hours ago)

Currency in Guatemala to Guatemalan quetzal (GTQ). For 10 US dollars you can get 80.5 Guatemalan quetzals. For 100 US dollars you can get 805 Guatemalan quetzals. And the other way: For 10 Guatemalan quetzals you can get 1.34 US dollars.


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

Prices: Mixco   Quetzaltenango   Chichicastenango   Chinautla   Xalapa   Amatitlán   Chimaltenango   Escuintla   Huehuetenango   San Cristóbal  

The total costs in Guatemala are lower than in United States. Food is 39% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 49%. In turn, the cost of living in Guatemala is lower than the cost in United States by 40%. In the case of sport and entertainment our expenses can be higher by 31%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Guatemala is $54 (GTQ 420). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $17 (GTQ 130) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $16 (GTQ 120). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Guatemala in $26 (GTQ 200). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $41 (GTQ 320) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $82 (GTQ 630) in Guatemala 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 $100 (GTQ 800)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Guatemala in nearby countries? See prices in: El Salvador, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.

Comparison of selected prices in Guatemala with prices in United States:

fees

$61 ($34 - $120)
64% less than in United States

internet

$70 ($40 - $110)
2.8% more than in United States

jeans pants

$58 ($29 - $94)
28% more than in United States

average earnings

$480
87% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$570 ($350 - $810)
by half less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$580 ($340 - $940)
68% less than in United States

bread

$2.2 ($1.2 - $3.6)
22% less than in United States

cheese

$5.3 ($2.1 - $13)
by half less than in United States

rice

$1.5 ($0.67 - $2.4)
65% less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.4 ($0.67 - $2.3)
68% less than in United States

bananas

$1.3 ($0.54 - $3)
20% less than in United States

wine

$8.4 ($5.2 - $13)
33% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$5.4 ($3 - $9.4)
66% less than in United States

local beer

$2 ($1.3 - $4)
61% less than in United States

coffee

$2.3 ($1.3 - $3.4)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.75 ($0.54 - $1.3)
by half less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$6 ($5.4 - $6.7)
27% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1 ($0.67 - $1.9)
by half less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Guatemala

Has the price of bread increased in Guatemala?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2015: $2.1(GTQ 16), 2016: $1.8(GTQ 14), 2017: $2.2(GTQ 17), and 2018: $1.9(GTQ 14).

Guatemala price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2015-2018
Guatemala price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2016: $1.1(GTQ 8.5) and 2018: $0.74(GTQ 5.8)

Guatemala price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2016-2018
Guatemala price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Guatemala?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2015: $4.7(GTQ 36), 2016: $5.4(GTQ 42), 2017: $4.7(GTQ 36), and 2018: $5.4(GTQ 42)

Guatemala price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2015-2018
Guatemala price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2015: $360(GTQ 2.8K), 2016: $480(GTQ 3.7K), 2017: $390(GTQ 3K), and 2018: $520(GTQ 4K)

Guatemala price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2015-2018
Guatemala price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Guatemala price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2016-2018
Guatemala price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com