Currency

US dollar ($)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than $100

  • Campgrounds and hostels: $1045
  • Food at markets, taquerias, sidewalk vendors: $7–12
  • Economy car rental: $30 per day

Midrange: $100–250

  • Mom-and-pop motels, low-priced chains: $60–100
  • Diners, good local restaurants: $10–30
  • Museums, national and state parks: $5–25
  • Midsize car rental: $40 per day

Top End: More than $250

  • Boutique hotels, B&Bs, resorts, park lodges: from $150
  • Upscale restaurants: $30–75 plus drinks
  • Guided adventures, top shows: from $100
  • SUV or convertible rental: from $52 per day

Bargaining

Gentle haggling is generally reserved for flea markets; otherwise, expect to pay the stated price.

Money

Foreign currency is not accepted anywhere.