El Salvador Travel Budget

How much does it cost to travel to El Salvador?

How much money will you need for your trip to El Salvador? You should plan to spend around $33 per day on your vacation in El Salvador, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $10 on meals for one day and $11 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in El Salvador for a couple is $15. So, a trip to El Salvador for two people for one week costs on average $465. All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $33
  • One Week Per person
    $233
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $465
  • One Month Per person
    $997
  • One Week For a couple
    $465
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $931
  • One Month For a couple
    $1,994
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A vacation to El Salvador for one week usually costs around $233 for one person. So, a trip to El Salvador for two people costs around $465 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs $931 in El Salvador. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in El Salvador can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is El Salvador? How much money do I need for El Salvador?

How much does a trip to El Salvador cost? Is El Salvador expensive? The average El Salvador trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these El Salvador prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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The average price for one person for accommodation in El Salvador is $7.69. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in El Salvador is $15.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $7.69
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $15

Vacation Rental Prices in El Salvador

How much do vacation rentals cost in El Salvador? Prices vary by location, date, size of the place, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Transportation Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in El Salvador is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $11 per person, per day, on local transportation in El Salvador.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $11


Intercity Transportation Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • Transportation between cities and towns in El Salvador costs an average of $3.31. Naturally, prices vary by the length of the route, the type of transportation used, and the date.


  • Intercity Transportation1 Travel between cities
    $3.31


Flights to El Salvador
How much does it cost to go to El Salvador? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in El Salvador
The price of renting a car in El Salvador will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.



Food Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in El Salvador can vary, the average cost of food in El Salvador is $10 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in El Salvador should cost around $4.14 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in El Salvador is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $10


Entertainment Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in El Salvador typically cost an average of $29 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $29

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Tips and Handouts Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in El Salvador is $0.50 per day. The usual amount for a tip in El Salvador is 5% - 15%.


  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers
    $0.50


Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in El Salvador is $15.


  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1
    $15


Alcohol Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $18 on alcoholic beverages in El Salvador per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $18


Water Budget in El Salvador
Average Daily Costs

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  • On average, people spend $0.74 on bottled water in El Salvador per day. The public water in El Salvador is not usually considered safe to drink.


  • Water2 Bottled water for one day
    $0.74


El Salvador On a Budget


1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.


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