Cost of Living in Playa del Carmen

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 85.00 MXN 75.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN 450.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 87.50 MXN 85.00-139.17
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN 16.00-75.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 MXN 40.00-45.00
Cappuccino (regular) 38.33 MXN 19.88-55.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.35 MXN 13.00-40.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.67 MXN 10.00-40.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 75.56 MXN 56.78-94.64
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.77 MXN 18.04-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.91 MXN 6.80-18.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 28.41 MXN 18.00-42.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.22 MXN 27.22-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43.08 MXN 24.49-95.25
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 68.95 MXN 54.43-113.40
Apples (1 lb) 13.08 MXN 9.02-23.59
Banana (1 lb) 8.71 MXN 5.90-15.42
Oranges (1 lb) 9.64 MXN 7.71-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 7.19 MXN 4.45-13.61
Potato (1 lb) 8.89 MXN 5.44-15.42
Onion (1 lb) 7.51 MXN 5.44-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 14.96 MXN 10.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.50 MXN 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 104.70 MXN 99.41-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.54 MXN 15.00-42.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 29.88 MXN 20.00-70.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 61.50 MXN 50.00-68.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN 10.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 MXN 40.00-70.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 96.56 MXN 96.56-112.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 185.00 MXN 70.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 79.49 MXN 75.29-87.06
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 227,500.00 MXN 215,000.00-240,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 315,200.00 MXN 320,000.00-325,600.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,338.75 MXN 1,000.00-3,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.44 MXN 0.35-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 529.21 MXN 450.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 600.00 MXN
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 67.50 MXN 50.00-75.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,962.50 MXN 1,850.00-6,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 79,200.00 MXN 27,600.00-150,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 800.00 MXN 600.00-1,100.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 550.00 MXN 350.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 MXN 1,000.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,250.00 MXN 1,200.00-2,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,448.74 MXN 9,940.85-15,905.36
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,327.42 MXN 2,982.26-7,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,500.00 MXN 15,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,000.00 MXN 12,000.00-12,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,438.15 MXN 899.99-3,976.31
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,988.15 MXN
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,976.34 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.00 9.00-15.00

Prices in Playa del Carmen

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2 Comments so far
Jim Trouba on Mar 01, 2019:
You are not clear to U.S. citizens. They use pesos in Mexico, what are MXM's and are the Range numbers in MXM's also?

Under Nearby Cities your "Cost of living" in Cancun is represented in miles not pesos. What's that all about?
Chez Playa on Mar 04, 2018:
As Riviera Maya's sexiest city, Playa del Carmen has transformed into a hot spot cultural destination with burgeoning ambitions. With an incredible influx of international residents and visitors, a plethora of new restaurants and a bustling nightlife and art scene, Playa del Carmen is constantly on the radar for fun-seekers and culture-hounds alike.Find your vacation home in Playa del Carmen or Tulum today, book your home away from home and enjoy a well deserved retreat you need today.
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