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
New York vs Moscow
Nyc vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
New York

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Nyc
Outside city centre
Mow
Nyc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Nyc
Outside city centre
Mow
Nyc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Nyc
Outside city centre
Mow
Nyc

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
New York
5.5%
Compare our
home insurance prices

Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Moscow
New York

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Nyc

Mobile phone data

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

Mow
Nyc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Nyc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Nyc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
New York

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Nyc
Compare our
car insurance prices

Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
New York

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mow
Nyc
Lettuce 1 head
Mow
Nyc
Tomatoes 1kg
Mow
Nyc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mow
Nyc
Oranges 1 head
Mow
Nyc
Bananas 1kg
Mow
Nyc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
New York
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in New York

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mow
Nyc
Market 0.5L bottle
Mow
Nyc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mow
Nyc
Market 0.33L bottle
Mow
Nyc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
New York

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Nyc

Summer dress

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

Mow
Nyc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
New York
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Nyc $4,070.74/mth