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Travel budget in Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda: calculate your travel budget

Antigua and Barbuda: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Antigua and Barbuda for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1689* (4326 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 158 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 5.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 4039* (10332 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 389 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 96 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 9631* (24626 $)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda in 2019

Cost of living: Antigua and Barbuda VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda in 2019 is 4% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Antigua and Barbuda in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in Antigua and Barbuda compared to the national average.

Cities /Antigua and Barbuda View Details
Saint John’s 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint John’s

Local prices in Antigua and Barbuda by expense type

Restaurant budget in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Antigua and Barbuda costs 16% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.8/person
($ 9.8 to $ 21)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 26/person
($ 9.8 to $ 40)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 27
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.4/person
($ 7 to $ 7.8)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.1 for 330ml
( $ 4.1)

33% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
( $ 1.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.8/can
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Antigua and Barbuda is 62% more expensive than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 70 to $ 150)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 214/night
($ 146 to $ 317)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 564/night
($ 340 to $ 812)

119% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 1492/night
($ 1218 to $ 1764)

201% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 496
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 218/month
($ 134 to $ 352)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 346/month
($ 187 to $ 668)

108% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 131/month
($ 83 to $ 200)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 211

Supermarket food budget in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, the price of supermarket food in Antigua and Barbuda is 13% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 0.7/litre
( $ 0.7)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
( $ 1.6)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.9/kg
( $ 1.9)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
( $ 3.9)

63% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
( $ 16)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.4/kg
( $ 8.4)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 8.8/kg
( $ 8.8)

95% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.3/kg
( $ 3.3)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6/kg
( $ 6)

43% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.5/kg
( $ 2.5)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 2.7/salad
( $ 2.7)

72% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.3
( $ 1.3)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, the price of transport in Antigua and Barbuda is 47% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 44/month
( $ 44)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 6.2/km
( $ 6.2)

256% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.3)

72% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 44/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 78)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, the cost of housing in Antigua and Barbuda costs 27% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 98/month
( $ 98)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 161
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
( $ 0.1)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 79/month
( $ 79)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 869/month
($ 470 to $ 1268)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1329
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 829/month
($ 391 to $ 1267)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1042
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1056/month
( $ 1056)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2163
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1886/month
($ 1133 to $ 2638)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1686
Gym
Gym
$ 40/month
( $ 40)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 353/month
( $ 353)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 921
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1798/yr
( $ 1798)

90% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18099

Leisure activity budget in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, budget for leisure activities in Antigua and Barbuda costs 53% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 5.9/ticket
( $ 5.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Antigua and Barbuda

On average, shopping budget in Antigua and Barbuda is essentially the same as in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.7/pack
( $ 2.7)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
( $ 48)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 46
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 60
( $ 60)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 118
( $ 118)

51% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 60
( $ 60)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Saint John’s
London → Saint John’s
London → Saint John’s
$ 997
(fair price: $ 818)
New York City → Saint John’s
New York City → Saint John’s
New York City → Saint John’s
$ 839
(fair price: $ 677)

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About the information on the cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda

The information about the cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda updated on 16-03-2019.

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