Budget Direct Insurance Money Magazine's Insurer of the Year 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021

Money magazine
Insurer of the
Year 2017-21

prices shown in
Moscow vs San Francisco
Mow vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Mow
Outside city centre
Sfo
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Mow
Outside city centre
Sfo
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Mow
Outside city centre
Sfo
Mow

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
Compare our
home insurance prices

Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

San Francisco
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Mow

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sfo
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Mow
Compare our
car insurance prices

Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sfo
Mow
White bread 500g
Sfo
Mow
Eggs 12
Sfo
Mow
White rice 1kg
Sfo
Mow

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Moscow

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sfo
Mow
Beef round 1kg
Sfo
Mow
Local cheese 1kg
Sfo
Mow

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Mow

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sfo
Mow

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sfo
Mow
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sfo
Mow

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth