South Africa Spending Report

In South Africa, we spent a total of R29,034.08 South African Rand (SAR),  which equates to roughly $2,211.08 US Dollars (USD).*

We spent 20 days in South Africa, which brought our Average Daily Spend (ADS) in the country to $110.55 per day. ADS is comprised of all of our expenses for both of us, including Accommodations, Food and Drink, Local Transportation, Activities and Entertainment, Alcohol, Living Expenses and Toiletries, Souvenirs, and Mishaps (unexpected expenses). ADS does not include transportation between cities or countries. Those expenses are tracked separately.

For examples of pricing of certain things in South Africa, how we classify items, or a further breakdown of a certain ADS category, see our full spending report below!

*When using the average conversion rate during our stay of R13.13 SAR = $1 USD. If you are interested in seeing the daily conversion rates from our time in South Africa, please click here.


South Africa Accommodations Spending


Food & Drink

South Africa Food & Drink

Local Transportation

South Africa Local Transportation

Activities & Entertainment

South Africa Activities & Entertainment



South Africa Alcohol

Living Expenses & Toiletries

South Africa Living Expenses & Toiletries


South Africa Souvenirs


South Africa Mishaps

Have any questions about any of our expenses or how we categorize our budget? Let us know in the comments!