Travel budget on Antigua and Barbuda

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Antigua and Barbuda: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1820* (4634 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 165 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 6.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 4301* (10962 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 393 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 59 per person
  • $ 95 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 10150* (25844 $)

* 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 on Antigua and Barbuda in 2020

Cost of living: Antigua and Barbuda VS United States

On average, the cost of living on Antigua and Barbuda in 2020 is essentially the same as in the United States (USA)

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living on Antigua and Barbuda by city

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

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Local prices on Antigua and Barbuda by expense type

Antigua and Barbuda: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant on Antigua and Barbuda is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.8/person
($ 9.8 to $ 16)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 40/person
($ 24 to $ 60)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.8/person
($ 7.9 to $ 9.8)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.4 for 500ml
($ 2 to $ 5.9)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2 to $ 3.9)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.4/cup
($ 4.8 to $ 6.7)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3/can
($ 2.7 to $ 3.1)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Antigua and Barbuda: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget on Antigua and Barbuda is 70% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 79 to $ 155)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 219/night
($ 145 to $ 317)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 567/night
($ 352 to $ 793)

117% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 1586/night
($ 1326 to $ 1894)

212% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 101/month
($ 101 to $ 101)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 232/month
($ 159 to $ 352)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 333/month
($ 202 to $ 518)

102% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 138/month
($ 90 to $ 202)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 553/month
($ 378 to $ 788)

217% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Antigua and Barbuda: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food on Antigua and Barbuda is 23% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 2 to $ 2)

120% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.7/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 3.5)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.2/12 eggs
($ 2.9 to $ 4.8)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.9/kg
($ 6.1 to $ 7.9)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 8.8)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 8.1/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 10.4)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 5.9)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 3.9)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 3.7/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

111% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
($ 0.8 to $ 2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 14 to $ 18)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Antigua and Barbuda: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport on Antigua and Barbuda is 45% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 44/month
( $ 44)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 6.2/km
( $ 6.2)

252% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

72% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 45/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 78)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Antigua and Barbuda: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing on Antigua and Barbuda costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 199/month
($ 179 to $ 237)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
( $ 0.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 60/month
( $ 60)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1170/month
($ 1064 to $ 1278)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1470
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 788/month
( $ 788)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1175
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1968/month
( $ 1968)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2352
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1280/month
($ 1182 to $ 1378)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1853
Gym
Gym
$ 71/month
($ 54 to $ 84)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 188/month
( $ 188)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1008
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1812/yr
( $ 1812)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17632

Antigua and Barbuda: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities on Antigua and Barbuda costs 49% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.5/ticket
( $ 6.5)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Antigua and Barbuda: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget on Antigua and Barbuda costs 19% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.8 to $ 4.8)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 44
( $ 44)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 28
( $ 28)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 91
( $ 91)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 81
( $ 81)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

London → Saint John’s
London → Saint John’s
London → Saint John’s
$ 925
(fair price: $ 679)
New York City → Saint John’s
New York City → Saint John’s
New York City → Saint John’s
$ 726
(fair price: $ 576)
Manchester → Saint John’s
Manchester → Saint John’s
Manchester → Saint John’s
$ 1444
(fair price: $ 1185)
Toronto (Ontario) → Saint John’s
Toronto (Ontario) → Saint John’s
Toronto (Ontario) → Saint John’s
$ 942
(fair price: $ 748)
Edinburgh → Saint John’s
Edinburgh → Saint John’s
Edinburgh → Saint John’s
$ 1177
(fair price: $ 954)
Los Angeles → Saint John’s
Los Angeles  → Saint John’s
Los Angeles  → Saint John’s
$ 1108
(fair price: $ 893)
Dublin → Saint John’s
Dublin → Saint John’s
Dublin → Saint John’s
$ 1139
(fair price: $ 894)
Montreal → Saint John’s
Montreal → Saint John’s
Montreal → Saint John’s
$ 1029
(fair price: $ 748)

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

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

Information about cost of living on Antigua and Barbuda updated on 26-06-2020.

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