Mendoza Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Argentina has developed a great reputation for reasonably priced wines, and Mendoza is the epicenter of the wine industry here. Even with its relatively dry climate, this small city in the foothills of the Andes has more trees than you’d expect, which can make the climate even more pleasant.

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Travel Costs to Mendoza

Population 155,000
Area 1,055,000
Timezone UTC-3
Currency Argentine peso
Airports El Plumerillo International Airport (MDZ)
1 USD = 890.2500 ARS
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Mendoza

Mendoza Hotel Seasons

Mendoza Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
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starstarstarstarstar43.00 - 82.00
starstarstarstarstar46.00 - 99.00
starstarstarstarstar81.00 - 156.00
starstarstarstarstar112.00 - 163.00

Mendoza Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed6.00 - 12.00

Mendoza Attractions Prices

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Wine tasting tourIf you enjoy a good wine and are interested in learning more about the different types available, a wine tasting is exactly up your alley.
adult
1.89
ParaglidingThis sport is a great way to get outside and try something new.
12 and up
4.32
Horseback ridingHorseback riding is great for those who love animals. Price listed is for a half day ride. Both day and overnight tours available.
12 and up
0.39
Mendoza Museum of Modern ArtThough this museum is free on Wednesdays, you'll have to pay a small fee the rest of the week.
all ages
0.01

Mendoza Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastCappuccinos and pastries are a common morning pastime with a plentiful section to choose from.2.81 - 4.49
Budget lunchA favorite is pizza, order it by the slice or the whole pie.3.93 - 5.62
Budget dinnerDinner is a late event with most restaurants waiting till 9pm to open their doors.5.05 - 7.86
Beer (.5L)Both domestic and imported beer options are available. 1.35 - 2.25

Mendoza Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Public bus in Mendoza (red bus card)0.01
Bicycle day rentals in Mendoza0.09 - 0.11
Taxi from airport to Mendoza0.10
3km taxi ride in Mendoza0.04 - 0.04
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When to visit Mendoza

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January90651.9
February87641.5
March81591.4
April74510.6
May66420.3
June60370.1
July59360.5
August64400.2
September68440.5
October78530.3
November85590.6
December89640.9

Mendoza Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:39am7:45pm
21 Jun8:38am6:37pm
21 Sep7:26am7:31pm
21 Dec6:24am8:43pm

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