Cost of Living in Puerto Plata

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 225.00 RD$ 150.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,150.00 RD$ 1,000.00-2,563.65
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 400.00 RD$ 313.34-450.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 113.94 RD$ 50.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 170.91 RD$ 150.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 133.94 RD$ 40.00-227.88
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 40.66 RD$ 25.00-56.97
Water (12 oz small bottle) 58.11 RD$ 15.00-85.45
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 195.58 RD$ 187.43-208.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 109.82 RD$ 81.65-138.95
Rice (white), (1 lb) 26.33 RD$ 18.14-56.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 85.32 RD$ 50.00-119.95
Local Cheese (1 lb) 255.15 RD$ 56.70-544.31
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 55.00 RD$ 50.00-227.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 178.37 RD$ 81.65-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 44.00 RD$ 44.00-68.04
Banana (1 lb) 14.50 RD$ 14.00-29.48
Oranges (1 lb) 67.22 RD$ 54.43-80.00
Tomato (1 lb) 25.00 RD$ 25.00-40.82
Potato (1 lb) 15.00 RD$ 15.00-40.00
Onion (1 lb) 40.00 RD$ 40.00-80.00
Lettuce (1 head) 25.00 RD$ 25.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 25.00 RD$ 20.00-50.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 324.98 RD$ 250.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 110.26 RD$ 91.43-115.38
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 RD$ 120.00-227.88
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 222.50 RD$ 200.00-240.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 RD$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 150.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 112.65 RD$ 112.65-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 RD$ 200.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 195.00 RD$ 190.00-569.70
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,563,650.00 RD$ 2,563,650.00-2,563,650.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,746,975.00 RD$ 1,500,000.00-1,993,950.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,166.67 RD$ 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.00 RD$ 5.00-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 3,742.44 RD$ 2,000.00-5,697.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,233.33 RD$ 600.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 350.00 RD$ 300.00-400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 RD$ 250.00-250.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,500.00 RD$ 2,500.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 487,275.00 RD$ 120,000.00-854,550.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 750.00 RD$ 500.00-1,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 7,281.83 RD$ 2,563.65-12,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,000.00 RD$ 2,000.00-5,697.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,000.00 RD$ 1,500.00-2,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,000.00 RD$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,500.00 RD$ 8,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 22,500.00 RD$ 20,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,000.00 RD$ 16,000.00-22,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,086.54 RD$
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,763.38 RD$
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,666.67 RD$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.33 9.00-15.00

Prices in Puerto Plata

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5 Comments so far
Anonymous on Nov 07, 2020:
Im not sure how much the water is, I know they deliver the water bill manually and place it on your gate (Saw they guy delivery it to the land lady). I would hope that online is an option too. Im renting a 500usd furnished 1dr in los reyes.
Edward johnson on Aug 04, 2020:
I am thinking of going to puerto plata in Dom rep for 3 months. Can you tell me how much the electricity will cost per month. It is a 2 bedroom apartment.
JAMES W on Mar 04, 2020:
How do you pay for water for your house (pipe supply not truck delivery)? How much does it cost per ,month?
IN the city of San Felipe Puerta Plata Dominican Republic
Anonymous on Sep 17, 2019:
Ronald the name of the currency is a Dominican Peso and is worth approx 1.9 cents American it takes 51.84 Pesos to make 1 U.S. Dollar. You're welcome.
Ronald Freberg on Nov 20, 2017:
what is the exact name of money used in Dominican Republic.....and how many too make one American dollar,,,approximately