How much does travelling cost?

San Salvador

Transport

  • From Nicaragua (Potosi): Boat from Potosi to La Union = $35 pp, bus from La Union to San Miguel = $1, Bus from San Miguel to San Salvador (clean, air con, tv) = $5
  • Bus from San Salvador airport to city centre = $1
  • Taxi from San Salvador airport to city centre = $25+
  • Buses within city centre = ~$1
  • Bus to El Tunco = $1
  • Taxi to El Tunco = $25 - $30

Accomodation

  • Zona Rosa = good hotels double room = $50+
  • Escalon area double room = $35 
  • University area double room = $25
  • Dorm bed = ~ $10 
  • Note: check area.. Dodgy areas tend to have cheaper prices!

Food and drink

  • Big city so lots available for all budgets. Lots of American fast food joints available: 
  • Papa John's gigantic pizza = $16
  • Pizza hut big salad = $9
  • Local comedores = $1 - $3
  • 1litre bottle of water = $0.55
  • Kinder egg = $1.80

Activites

  • Cinema = $3
  • Churches = Free
  • Botanical gardens = $1
  • La Gran Via shopping centre = Free