Think this is a good price?

Several people have written and asked what certain things cost in Peru. We thought you might enjoy hearing some current prices, here are a few things that come to mind:
  • Gasoline- $4.65 per gallon (yes, the price is still going up!)
  • Snickers Candybar-$2.00
  • Can of Campbell's Chicken Noodle Soup-$1.85
  • 12 oz. bag of chocolate chips- $9.00
  • 64 oz. Welch's grape juice- $8.00
  • Can of Pringles Potato Chips- $3.25

Now you will see why we choose a healthier diet, let me give you some examples of the good prices in Peru:

  • Fresh carrots- 10 cents per pound
  • Watermelon- 10 cents per pound
  • Romaine Lettuce- 30 cents per head
  • Iceberg Lettuce- 8 cents per head
  • Bananas- 15 cents per pound
  • 24 oz. bottled water-30 cents
  • Whole Rotisserie Chicken-$2.75

Plus, you can have your car washed and waxed, even the inside detailed for $4.00. A haircut is $1.50 and a doctor's visit is $7.50 (although neither are guaranteed to be professionals!) These good priced bargains we like to call "Peru Perks." Just some of the advantages for living in this wonderful land!