Costs in Cape Town, Johannesburg & Durban

Costs in Cape Town, Johannesburg & Durban

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So you might be visiting here from overseas or Africa and want to know what things will cost?

Thomas Cook Cost of Living Survey 2010

Thomas Cook has revealed where holiday spending money goes the furthest in its Cost of Living survey 2010.

Their Top Seven Long-Haul value-for-money destinations are:

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Destination Three-course meal Beer Total daily expenses
1. India £5.48 £0.68 £17.10
2. Cuba £10.00 £1.07 £24.23
3. Malaysia £14.00 £2.24 £31.33
4. Mexico £25.00 £1.80 £39.80
5. South Africa £17.00 £1.16 £40.34
6. Canada £19.50 £2.40 £45.60
7. USA £15.90 £2.55 £46.95

 

CapeInfo's Cost of Holidays Info

We've chosen middle-of-the-road costs within the different parameters – you will find cheaper but, if cost isn't a factor, the sky can be the limit.

Bear in mind these are average prices throughout the year.  Peak season (Christmas/New Year) in coastal cities can be much higher, but Johannesburg doesn't have a peak season at all.  And suburbs can be cheaper while rural areas are frequently much cheaper.

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SA Rands
Accommodation
5-star hotel per person sharing R2 000
3-star hotel per person sharing R400
Standard Holiday Inn, 3-star hotel per person sharing R350
Guest house/B&B (5-star) per person sharing R550
Budget accommodation per person sharing R200
Backpacking/youth hostel per person R70
Drink
Premium red wine Bottle: 750ml R130
Good quality everyday red wine Bottle: 750ml R30
Premium white wine Bottle: 750ml R85
Good quality everyday white wine Bottle: 750ml R25
Local beer Can: 375ml R5
Imported beer (Heinecken) Can: 375ml R8
Scotch Whisky (Bells, J&B) Bottle: 750ml R130
Soft drinks (Coca Cola) Bottle/can: 375ml R5
Hotel/restaurant wine Bottle add 100%+
Hotel/restaurant wine by the glass R12+
Hotel/restaurant beer 375ml local can/bottle R8
Hotel/restaurant beer 500ml local draft R10
Hotel/restaurant Scotch Whisky tot R15+
Hotel/restaurant Soft drinks Bottle/can: 375ml R7+
Food
Top restaurant starter, main, dessert: p/p R200
A memorable meal main, starter/dessert: p/p R120
Steakhouse rump steak 500g R70
Family restaurant: fish
R60
Family restaurant: Pasta/Pizza p/p R45
Coffee Shop breakfast "English" breakfast R30
Sandwich take-out a variety of fillings R12
McDonalds Basic burger R4.5
Main attractions

Table Mountain Cableway
Buy online

adult:
child (under 18):
child (under 4)
R180
R90
Free
Robben Island adult:
child (under 18):
R220
R110
Kirstenbosch
Buy online
adult:
child (6 - 17):

R37
R10
Cape Point adult:
child (under 11):

R80
R20

Chapman's Peak Drive toll road: per car R30
Entertainment & leisure
Cinema tickets per person R35
Round of golf per person, from R100+
Transport
Airport Shuttle one way, per person R130
Direct Transfer Wide range of economical options
Click to enquire or book
Taxi per km R9
Car rental
Click to enquire with CapeInfo's recommended company
per day R250
Tours
Full day peninsula tour per person R700
Full day winelands tour per person R700

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SA Rands
Main attractions

Apartheid Museum

adult:
child (under 18):
R40
R25
Gold Reef City adults & scholars:
toddlers (under 1.3m):
R150
R100
Constitutional Court
Free
Liliesleaf

Free

Cradle of Humankind Maropeng Visitors' Centre
Adults
Children 4 - 14
Combination - Maropeng & Sterkfontein Caves
Adults
Children 4 - 14

R115
R65


R190
R110
Transport
Gautrain OR Tambo - Sandton, single R100
Direct Transfer Wide range of economical options
Click to enquire or book
Taxi per km R9
Car rental
Click to enquire with CapeInfo's recommended company
per day R250

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