Cost of living in Mar del Plata, Argentina

Summary of cost of living in Mar del Plata

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ARS $293,547
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ARS $115,564
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Mar del Plata
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ARS $2,570
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ARS $1,259
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ARS $769
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ARS $152
12 eggs, large ARS $475
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ARS $208
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ARS $523
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ARS $246
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ARS $138
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ARS $249
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ARS $689
2 liters of coca-cola ARS $288
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ARS $70
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ARS $66,546
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ARS $48,198
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ARS $3,186
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ARS $50,099
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ARS $36,816
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ARS $4,085
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ARS $1,873
40” flat screen tv ARS $43,522
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ARS $40,731
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ARS $411
Hourly rate for cleaning help ARS $466
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ARS $10,604
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ARS $4,884
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ARS $24,895
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ARS $17,197
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ARS $1,682,310
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ARS $148
Monthly ticket public transport ARS $7,159
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ARS $1,143
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ARS $352
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ARS $698
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ARS $2,015
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ARS $743
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ARS $331
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ARS $403
4 rolls of toilet paper ARS $249
Tube of toothpaste ARS $255
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ARS $1,859
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ARS $2,282
2 tickets to the movies ARS $721
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ARS $2,268
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ARS $2,942
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ARS $1,137
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ARS $668
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ARS $293
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ARS $52,290
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ARS $3.82
1 month of gym membership in business district ARS $4,825
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ARS $320
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 276 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2022

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