Currency

Córdoba (C$), US dollar (US$)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than US$35

  • Dorm bed: US$9–15
  • Typical meal: US$4
  • Museum admission: US$2
  • Local bus: US$0.15–1

Midrange: US$35–80

  • Double bed in a midrange hotel: US$20–45
  • Restaurant meal: US$10–12
  • Adventure tour: US$25–30
  • Short taxi ride: US$2–3

Top end: More than US$80

  • Double bed in a luxury hotel: US$80–120
  • Gourmet meal: US$18–22
  • Car hire: US$40–60
  • Internal flight: US$100–120

Bargaining

All-out haggling is not really part of Nicaraguan culture. However, a bit of bargaining over a hotel room is considered acceptable, and negotiating the price in markets or with roadside vendors is the norm.

Money

BanPro Changes dollars and has a Visa/MasterCard ATM.