Average cost of trip to Guatemala

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Guatemala

Updated Jan. 29, 2021

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Guatemala? You should plan to spend around Q896.77 ($115.70) per day on your trip to Guatemala for one person and Q1,173.47 ($151.40) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (Q620.06 $80.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (Q225.39 $29.08) and some entertainment (Q328.01 $42.32) for two. Find more about Guatemala travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Guatemala cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Guatemala is around Q16,575.92 ($2,138.61) for one person and around Q27,943.28 ($3,605.22) for a couple including flights. February is the cheapest month to go to Guatemala.

Budget

One Week for Two Q16,312.25 ≈ $2,104.59
Two Weeks for Two Q21,664.59 ≈ $2,795.15

Comfort

One Week for Two Q27,943.28 ≈ $3,605.22
Two Weeks for Two Q35,189.85 ≈ $4,540.16

High-end

One Week for Two Q39,901.88 ≈ $5,148.10
Two Weeks for Two Q54,511.65 ≈ $7,033.04
Guatemala Travel Budget

Guatemala

Currency Q (Quetzal)
Exchange Rate 100Q $
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 27 Jul 2021, 00:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Guatemala?

A lot of people want to visit Guatemala and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Guatemala from

How much does it cost to fly to Guatemala? High season for flights to Guatemala spans from June to August — prepare to pay $1,017.00 and more for your return flight to Guatemala. The period from January to May is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $778.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Guatemala

How much do hotels charge per night in Guatemala? High season in Guatemala runs from April to January. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $29.00. Low season spans from February to March. You can get a room for a night for as low as $0.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $29.70 per night, but prices can go up to -2% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Jan. 29, 2021 AirBnB January $27.42
Jan. 19, 2021 AirBnB January $24.08
Jan. 14, 2021 AirBnB January $23.50
Jan. 9, 2021 AirBnB January $27.75
Dec. 30, 2020 AirBnB December $26.42
Dec. 24, 2020 AirBnB December $27.00
Dec. 16, 2020 AirBnB December $32.08
Dec. 11, 2020 AirBnB December $30.17
Dec. 6, 2020 AirBnB December $31.25
Nov. 26, 2020 AirBnB November $27.75

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Guatemala

How much does food in Guatemala cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Guatemala is Q0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Guatemala would cost you around Q37.13 ($4.79). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around Q91.15 ($11.76). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Guatemala is around Q12.09 ($1.56). A soft drink is around Q6.20 ($0.80) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around Q16.82 ($2.17) when you buy it in a bar. Alcoholic cocktails in bars and night clubs are Q22.09 ($2.85) per cocktail.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Guatemala
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink Q6.20 ≈$0.80
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water Q12.09 ≈$1.56
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Bar Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink
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🍺 Beer Q16.82 ≈$2.17
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🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Q22.09 ≈$2.85
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two Q91.15 ≈$11.76
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🌯 Street Food Q37.13 ≈$4.79
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Added Type Price, GTQ
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink Q4.19 $0.54
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer Q12.56 $1.62
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Q62.78 $8.10
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food Q62.78 $8.10
April 23, 2020 🍹 Alcoholic Cocktail Q22.00 $2.84
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water Q15.00 $1.94
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Q77.00 $9.93
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food Q30.00 $3.87
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Q40.15 $5.18
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two Q223.53 $28.84

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Guatemala

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Guatemala?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Guatemala
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre Q147.65 ≈$19.05
🕺 Night Club
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Q147.00 $18.97
April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Q45.19 $5.83
April 20, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre Q147.00 $18.97

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Guatemala

How much does airport transfer cost in Guatemala? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately Q36.12 ($4.66).

Average prices for transport and car rentals in Guatemala
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Transfers
🚍 Airport Transfer
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi Q36.12 ≈$4.66
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport Q21.62 ≈$2.79
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🚉 Regular Car Rental, per day
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April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Q7.20 $0.93
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Q36.00 $4.64
April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi Q4.03 $0.52
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Q2.02 $0.26
April 20, 2020 🚉 Public Transport Q36.00 $4.64
April 20, 2020 🚖 Taxi Q36.00 $4.64

☀ Weather in Guatemala

The hottest season in Guatemala runs from February to June. The average temperature is around 26 °C. The rainy season is from May to October with average rainfall of 290mm.

🤑 Calculate your Guatemala travel budget

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Guatemala Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Guatemala 2138.6 1114 560 101.8 148.1 44.0 170.8