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Cost of Restaurants and Leisure

This data is sourced from the March 2014 Cost of Living Survey conducted by Mercer. All prices displayed are from the medium pricing level reported.

1 United States dollar (USD) = 1.11725 Australian dollars (AUD)

Food away from home Australian dollars (AUD)
United States dollars (USD)
Elegant 3 course dinner for 2 persons 335.00 299.84
1 cup of coffee, including service 4.60 4.12
Fast food hamburger menu 8.95 8.01
Pizza meal for 2 persons 72.00 64.44
Lunch for 2 persons 123.00 110.09
One glass of Mineral water or soft drink 6.27 5.61
Sports and fitness activities Australian dollars (AUD) United States dollars (USD)
Green fee at private golf-club (weekend) 50.00 44.75
Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend) 32.00 28.64
Fitness club, annual fee for 1 adult 1,052.00 941.60
Box of 6 tennis balls 14.98 13.41
Box of 6 golf balls 25.00 22.38
Leisure products and activities Australian dollars (AUD) United States dollars (USD)
Colour film (36 exposures, 100 ASA) 10.00  8.95
Digital television LCD screen (80cm/32 inch)  930.34
832.71
DVD player, medium modell  155.00  138.73
Electronic console, Nintendo/Playstation/X Box  349.00  312.37
Family game, Monopoly, Scrabble  39.00  34.91
Renting cost of 1 video movie for a day  6.50  5.82 
Compact disc, popular artist  24.00  21.48
International weekly magazine  11.00
9.85
1 issue of local daily newspaper  2.00  1.79
International daily newspaper  5.50
4.92
Cinema, international release, 2 seats  38.00  34.01
Concert, international artist, 2 seats  336.00  300.74
Travel
Australian dollars (AUD)
United States dollars (USD)
Business hotel, single room
285.00 255.09
Business hotel, continental breakfast
28.00 25.06
Taxi, initial meter charge
3.20 2.86
Taxi, rate per kilometre
1.62 1.45
Taxi, ride from airport to city
55.00 49.23
Full fare/Weekend eco aeroplane ticket
648.00 580.00