Prices in Peru

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

Currency in Peru to Peruvian sol (PEN). For 10 US dollars you can get 41.1 Peruvian soles. For 100 US dollars you can get 411 Peruvian soles. And the other way: For 10 Peruvian soles you can get 2.63 US dollars.


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

Prices: Arequipa   Chiclayo   Lima   Piura   Trujillo   Huancayo   Ica   Tacna   Cajamarca   Chimbote  

The total costs in Peru are lower than in United States. Food is 55% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 69%. In turn, the cost of living in Peru is lower than the cost in United States by 47%. If we want to spend time actively or to have fun, we will pay less than in United States about 27%.

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


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

The average price of accommodation in Peru is $47 (PEN 190). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $21 (PEN 84) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $27 (PEN 110). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Peru in $31 (PEN 120). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $44 (PEN 170) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $87 (PEN 340) in Peru 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 $180 (PEN 700)


And if the trip plans are simply for a given region of the world, then maybe it will come out cheaper than in Peru in nearby countries? See prices in: Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Panama, and Costa Rica.

Food

Current overview: food prices Peru

Living

Current overview: cost of living Peru

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

fees

$63 ($39 - $130)
63% less than in United States

internet

$32 ($21 - $53)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$41 ($20 - $66)
9.2% less than in United States

average earnings

$410
89% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$390 ($180 - $790)
72% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$430 ($260 - $1K)
76% less than in United States

bread

$1.5 ($0.53 - $3)
by half less than in United States

cheese

$6.4 ($3.2 - $16)
by half less than in United States

rice

$0.93 ($0.74 - $1.3)
78% less than in United States

tomatoes

$0.98 ($0.39 - $1.7)
78% less than in United States

bananas

$0.98 ($0.53 - $2.1)
39% less than in United States

wine

$7.4 ($3.9 - $13)
by half less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$2.6 ($1.8 - $5.3)
83% less than in United States

local beer

$1.9 ($1.3 - $3.2)
64% less than in United States

coffee

$2.2 ($1.2 - $3.9)
by half less than in United States

bottle of water

$0.48 ($0.39 - $0.79)
70% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$4.5 ($3.9 - $5.3)
by half less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.68 ($0.53 - $1.3)
66% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Peru

Has the price of bread increased in Peru?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2011: $0.73(PEN 2.9), 2012: $1.1(PEN 4.5), 2013: $1.5(PEN 5.9), 2014: $1.3(PEN 5.2), 2015: $1.6(PEN 6.2), 2016: $1.5(PEN 5.8), 2017: $1.3(PEN 5), and 2018: $1.2(PEN 4.9).

Peru price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2011-2018
Peru price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $0.75(PEN 3), 2016: $0.85(PEN 3.4), 2017: $0.91(PEN 3.6), and 2018: $0.9(PEN 3.6)

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

Have prices increased in restaurants in Peru?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2011: $2.1(PEN 8.5), 2012: $2.3(PEN 9.1), 2013: $2.9(PEN 11), 2014: $2.6(PEN 10), 2015: $2.6(PEN 10), 2016: $2.8(PEN 11), 2017: $2.6(PEN 10), and 2018: $2.6(PEN 10)

Peru price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2011-2018
Peru price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2011: $290(PEN 1.1K), 2012: $250(PEN 990), 2013: $390(PEN 1.5K), 2014: $390(PEN 1.5K), 2015: $360(PEN 1.4K), 2016: $510(PEN 2K), 2017: $390(PEN 1.6K), and 2018: $350(PEN 1.4K)

Peru price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2011-2018
Peru price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Peru price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Peru price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com