What can be purchased for $1 in different countries?What can you buy for one dollar (or the equivalent in local currency) these days? It depends on the country. In some countries, it’s enough to purchase a can of cola but there are places where you can afford a proper dinner having just USD $1 bill in your pocket.

Find out what you can buy for 1 dollar in different countries.

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

  • Austria: just one but a very tasty Kornspitz bun.
  • Denmark: a loaf of white bread or 1 litre of milk.
  • Spain: the maximum you can purchase is a cup of coffee.
  • USA: a small glass of Cola, a small bottle of drinking water or 30 g pack of french fries.
  • Hungary: half an hour of parking in Budapest, 3 apples or 1 ice cream.
  • South Korea: one pass for public transport.
  • Vietnam: 40 quail eggs, a couple of beers or a traditional Vietnamese hat.
  • Turkey: a cup of tea, a can of cola, 1 kg of fruit.
What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

In Spain, one dollar can buy you a cup of coffee. In Australia, it won’t!

  • Philippines: 3 penlight batteries, a half-hour foot massage, 2 hours in the internet club or 2 kilometers in a local taxi (1,2 miles).
  • Italy: an inexpensive bottle of wine in provinces or 1 tablet of analgesic drugs in Rome.
  • India: a huge portion of a local food.
  • Canada: 1 apple.
  • Australia: half a kilo of apples, 1 prepaid minute of phone call or a lottery ticket.
  • Croatia: 1 large ice cream.
  • Thailand: 4 liters of drinking water, a newspaper, 3 servings of soft ice cream, a litre of gasoline, a 2-liter bottle of Coke or a portion of green curry.
  • United Kingdom: a couple of cigarettes, a newspaper or 3 apples.
  • Colombia: a cup of coffee and a bun.
  • Cambodia: a portion of fried frogs or crunchy spiders, two exotic dragon fruit (pitaya) or fish spa manicure/pedicure.
What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

In Laos, you can have a sandwich with bacon for a dollar.

  • Argentina: 1 trip by bus or subway, a braided bracelet, a piece of fruit or a bun.
  • Saudi Arabia: 1,6 km in a taxi (1 mile).
  • Laos: 2 ice cold local beers, 4 rolls of toilet paper, a bacon sandwich, 3 bottles of drinking water or 16 small bananas.
  • Nicaragua: 1 beer.
  • Jordan: a small pack of snacks or 2 cups of coffee.
  • Ukraine: a liter of gasoline, a cup of coffee, a kilo of apples, a bottle of sunflower oil, a bar of chocolate, a package of toilet paper or paper towels.
  • Russia: a bottle of milk, two loaves of bread, a package of toilet paper, almost 2 liters of gasoline, a bar of chocolate, a kilo of bananas (apples and other kinds of fruit are more expensive, minimum 2 dollars for a kilo), 3 tickets for public transport (in the city of Chelyabinsk, in Moscow the price will be higher). The exchange rate is 64 rubles for USD $1. So, if you go shopping with a Russian woman when you are there, your dollar goes a longer way.
What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

1 liter of milk costs 52 rubles ($0,82) in Russia.

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

1 liter of multivitamin juice ($0,84).

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

A small bottle of Cola ($0,76).

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

A 10-pack of chicken eggs ($0,72).

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

A loaf of rye bread “Borodinski” ($0,45). The price for rye bread (loved by Russians) is about 1/2 of $1.

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

One dollar will be enough to purchase a bottle of beer ($0,76-$0,92).

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

Toilet paper packs ($0,97).

What can be purchased for 1 dollar in different countries

The regular price for 1 bar of chocolate in Russia is usually more than 64 rubles. These chocolates ($0,72) are on sale.

 

 

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zlata
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zlata

and bunch of other stuff at the Dollar Tree 🙂

Henk
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Henk

It gladdens my heart to see that you can buy Dutch products (Heineken) in Russian supermarkets 😉