Grande Prairie travel budget

Grande Prairie: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Grande Prairie

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Grande Prairie for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 92 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2013* (2632 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3540* (4620 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 3395* (4438 $)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Grande Prairie compared to Canada in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Grande Prairie in 2020 is 11% higher than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Grande Prairie in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Grande Prairie by expense type

Restaurant budget in Grande Prairie

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Grande Prairie is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 9.4 to $ 16)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 27/person
($ 21 to $ 34)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10.2/person
($ 9.4 to $ 12)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.5 for 500ml
($ 3.9 to $ 6.3)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.7 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 2.7 to $ 4.3)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.4 to $ 2)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 1.9)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Grande Prairie

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Grande Prairie is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 106/night
($ 78 to $ 133)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 136/night
($ 115 to $ 158)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 128/month
($ 75 to $ 171)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 132/month
($ 118 to $ 151)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Family room
Family room
$ 125/month
($ 103 to $ 145)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Grande Prairie

On average, the price of supermarket food in Grande Prairie is 27% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

113% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.3/500g
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 5.5)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 5.5 to $ 16)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.6/kg
($ 6.8 to $ 13)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.5/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6.3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.3/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 5.5)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.5/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.3)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 7.9)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.5/salad
($ 2.2 to $ 3.9)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3
($ 1.6 to $ 4.7)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 17/kg
($ 9.4 to $ 24)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Grande Prairie

On average, the price of transport in Grande Prairie is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 40/month
($ 36 to $ 51)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
($ 2.4 to $ 2.4)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 2.7
($ 2.2 to $ 5.1)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 171)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Grande Prairie

On average, the cost of housing in Grande Prairie is 7% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 201/month
($ 95 to $ 360)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
( $ 0.2)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 81/month
($ 64 to $ 110)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 831/month
($ 667 to $ 942)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 746/month
($ 667 to $ 981)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1274/month
($ 1095 to $ 1413)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2230
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1131/month
($ 942 to $ 1413)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1762
Gym
Gym
$ 47/month
($ 28 to $ 64)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 590/month
($ 511 to $ 707)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 12997/yr
($ 12997 to $ 12997)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Leisure activity budget in Grande Prairie

On average, budget for leisure activities in Grande Prairie is 62% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 10.2 to $ 15)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 38/hr
($ 16 to $ 45)

127% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Grande Prairie

On average, shopping budget in Grande Prairie is 22% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 13/pack
($ 12 to $ 16)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 46
($ 24 to $ 64)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 21 to $ 64)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 76
($ 55 to $ 119)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 137
($ 79 to $ 198)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

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About this information on the cost of living in Grande Prairie

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

The information about the cost of living in Grande Prairie was updated on 19-09-2020.

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