Before taking the decision to visit a place is very important to budget and know exactly how much is going to spend on each thing.
How much is an economy hotel, an all-inclusive or a luxury. A Mexican restaurant and anItalian food. Know where it is more economical to stay in San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. Of course most important is knowing where to change their dollars for pesos.
Well, let's start with the basics. The peso is the currency of Mexico, while in Los Cabos the Dollar is accepted in most establishments, the rate of change will vary widely andunfavorably. So it's best to change a small percentage of dollars to pesos at any bank, Banamex and Bancomer either. In no way will change your money in a money exchange in the airport, for every dollar change in the Airport loses 3 Pesos, the usual change is 13 pesos per dollar, fluctuations sometimes reach up to 12.50 or 13.50 take that into account when making any transaction.
The Mexican peso bills ranging from 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 or 1000 pesos. The pesos bills of 20 and 50 are slightly smaller than the others, so it is plasticized texture. The coins range from 1, 5 or 10 pesos, even there are coins of 50 and 100 pesos but are very rare. Mexican Pesos coins are circular, with a rounded middle and ring bronze and stainless steel ring.
Basic price table:
Bottle of water - 14 pesos (about 1 U.S. dollar)
Coca Cola 600ml - 10 pesos (about 1 U.S. dollar)
Cheeseburger - from 35 to 65 pesos (about 3 to 5 U.S. dollars)
Hot Dog - from 11 to 13 pesos (about 1 U.S. dollar)
Bag of chips - from 7 pesos to 15 pesos (about 1 U.S. dollar)
Table of prices of transportation:
Bus - San Jose del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas 27 pesos (about 2.50 U.S. dollars)
Taxi - In the hotel zone to the center - 120 pesos (about 10 U.S. dollars)
Rent a Car with basic insurance of 350 to 490 pesos (about 25 to 30 U.S. dollars)
Rent a Car with full insurance from 500 to 600 pesos (about 45 to 50 U.S. dollars)
Table of prices of lodging:
Cheap hotels in San Jose del Cabo - 350 pesos per night (about 30 U.S. dollars)
All-inclusive Hotel in San Jose del Cabo - 2000 pesos per night (about 182 U.S. dollars)
Luxury hotel in San Jose del Cabo - 4000 pesos per night (about 285 U.S. dollars)
Villa with Beach in San Jose del Cabo - 5000 pesos per night (about 357 U.S. dollars)
Prices for Cabo San Lucas are more expensive and can range up to 100 us dollars.