Travel budget in the Canary Islands

Canary Islands: calculate your travel budget

Canary Islands: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in the Canary Islands for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 45 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1203* (1008 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 3018* (2534 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 52 per person
  • $ 60 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 5454* (4564 €)

* 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 the Canary Islands in 2020

Cost of living: Canary Islands VS United States

On average, the cost of living in the Canary Islands in 2020 is 14% less than 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 in the Canary Islands by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in the Canary Islands compared to the national average.

Cities /Canary Islands View Details
Fuerteventura 47% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Fuerteventura
Lanzarote 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lanzarote
El Médano 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in El Médano
Maspalomas 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maspalomas
Tenerife 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tenerife
Mogán 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mogán
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
San Cristóbal de La Laguna 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Puerto de la Cruz 9% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto de la Cruz

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Local prices in the Canary Islands by expense type

Canary Islands: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in the Canary Islands costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 8.4 to $ 30)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 22 to $ 46)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9/person
($ 7.2 to $ 10.4)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.3/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 3.3)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.7 to $ 3)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Canary Islands: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Canary Islands costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 51 to $ 83)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 71/night
($ 49 to $ 100)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 63 to $ 168)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 161/night
($ 104 to $ 254)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 355/night
($ 281 to $ 455)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 51/month
($ 40 to $ 64)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 133/month
($ 71 to $ 236)

21% 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
$ 149/month
($ 73 to $ 256)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 159/month
($ 71 to $ 288)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 207/month
($ 107 to $ 349)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Canary Islands: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the Canary Islands costs 31% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 3.6)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 3.6)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 15)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.7)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 18)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Canary Islands: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the Canary Islands is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 2.4)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
($ 42 to $ 120)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
($ 0.8 to $ 4.2)

112% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

116% 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)
$ 3.5
($ 3 to $ 3.7)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 11/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 89)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Canary Islands: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in the Canary Islands costs 10% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 130/month
($ 78 to $ 180)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
( $ 0.5)

192% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 72/month
( $ 72)

8% 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)
$ 738/month
($ 478 to $ 956)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 738/month
($ 478 to $ 956)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1016/month
($ 598 to $ 1434)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 777/month
($ 538 to $ 1076)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 42/month
( $ 42)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 389/month
($ 359 to $ 419)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 8604/yr
( $ 8604)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Canary Islands: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the Canary Islands costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.6/ticket
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
( $ 15)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Canary Islands: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Canary Islands costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.5 to $ 12)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 60 to $ 108)

85% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
( $ 30)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 42
( $ 42)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 42
( $ 42)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
$ 303
(fair price: $ 234)
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
$ 297
(fair price: $ 222)
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
$ 312
(fair price: $ 220)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 321
(fair price: $ 243)
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
$ 288
(fair price: $ 220)
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
$ 275
(fair price: $ 210)
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
$ 284
(fair price: $ 205)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 317
(fair price: $ 234)
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
$ 711
(fair price: $ 592)
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
$ 247
(fair price: $ 185)
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
$ 292
(fair price: $ 195)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
$ 875
(fair price: $ 719)
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
$ 703
(fair price: $ 585)
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
$ 286
(fair price: $ 195)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 251
(fair price: $ 196)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 309
(fair price: $ 231)
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
$ 278
(fair price: $ 201)
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
$ 762
(fair price: $ 640)
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 297
(fair price: $ 226)
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 837)
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
$ 869
(fair price: $ 725)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 265
(fair price: $ 195)
Los Angeles → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
$ 959
(fair price: $ 800)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
$ 991
(fair price: $ 851)
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
$ 854
(fair price: $ 664)
Los Angeles → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
$ 962
(fair price: $ 794)
Montreal → Gran Canaria
Montreal → Gran Canaria
Montreal → Gran Canaria
$ 979
(fair price: $ 794)
Sydney → Tenerife
Sydney → Tenerife
Sydney → Tenerife
$ 1768
(fair price: $ 1431)
Los Angeles → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
$ 855
(fair price: $ 627)
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
$ 656
(fair price: $ 579)
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
$ 748
(fair price: $ 642)
Montreal → Barcelona
Montreal → Barcelona
Montreal → Barcelona
$ 705
(fair price: $ 624)
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
$ 541
(fair price: $ 446)
Edinburgh → Sevilla
Edinburgh → Sevilla
Edinburgh → Sevilla
$ 193
(fair price: $ 149)
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
$ 671
(fair price: $ 434)
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
$ 628
(fair price: $ 524)
Dublin → Valencia
Dublin → Valencia
Dublin → Valencia
$ 153
(fair price: $ 134)
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
$ 720
(fair price: $ 640)
New York City → Sevilla
New York City → Sevilla
New York City → Sevilla
$ 598
(fair price: $ 505)
Sydney → Barcelona
Sydney → Barcelona
Sydney → Barcelona
$ 1191
(fair price: $ 977)
Los Angeles → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
$ 690
(fair price: $ 584)
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
$ 1201
(fair price: $ 999)
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
$ 196
(fair price: $ 157)
Melbourne → Barcelona
Melbourne → Barcelona
Melbourne → Barcelona
$ 1243
(fair price: $ 1038)
Edinburgh → Valencia
Edinburgh → Valencia
Edinburgh → Valencia
$ 186
(fair price: $ 157)
New York City → Valencia
New York City → Valencia
New York City → Valencia
$ 634
(fair price: $ 526)
Montreal → Malaga
Montreal → Malaga
Montreal → Malaga
$ 750
(fair price: $ 651)
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
$ 1232
(fair price: $ 1034)
Edinburgh → Bilbao
Edinburgh → Bilbao
Edinburgh → Bilbao
$ 242
(fair price: $ 200)
Dublin → Sevilla
Dublin → Sevilla
Dublin → Sevilla
$ 190
(fair price: $ 146)
Dublin → Bilbao
Dublin → Bilbao
Dublin → Bilbao
$ 218
(fair price: $ 169)
Manchester → Valencia
Manchester → Valencia
Manchester → Valencia
$ 170
(fair price: $ 137)
Perth → Barcelona
Perth → Barcelona
Perth → Barcelona
$ 1222
(fair price: $ 1010)
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
$ 775
(fair price: $ 661)
New York City → Bilbao
New York City → Bilbao
New York City → Bilbao
$ 661
(fair price: $ 555)
Manchester → Sevilla
Manchester → Sevilla
Manchester → Sevilla
$ 171
(fair price: $ 134)
Auckland → Barcelona
Auckland → Barcelona
Auckland → Barcelona
$ 1451
(fair price: $ 1106)
Los Angeles → Sevilla
Los Angeles  → Sevilla
Los Angeles  → Sevilla
$ 800
(fair price: $ 684)
Edinburgh → Alicante
Edinburgh → Alicante
Edinburgh → Alicante
$ 236
(fair price: $ 182)
New York City → Alicante
New York City → Alicante
New York City → Alicante
$ 640
(fair price: $ 526)
Los Angeles → Malaga
Los Angeles  → Malaga
Los Angeles  → Malaga
$ 875
(fair price: $ 697)
Edinburgh → Malaga
Edinburgh → Malaga
Edinburgh → Malaga
$ 194
(fair price: $ 156)
Manchester → Bilbao
Manchester → Bilbao
Manchester → Bilbao
$ 216
(fair price: $ 163)
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
$ 1267
(fair price: $ 1017)
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
$ 1504
(fair price: $ 1117)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
$ 733
(fair price: $ 618)
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
$ 806
(fair price: $ 666)
London → Bilbao
London → Bilbao
London → Bilbao
$ 169
(fair price: $ 124)
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
$ 139
(fair price: $ 109)
Edinburgh → Barcelona
Edinburgh → Barcelona
Edinburgh → Barcelona
$ 182
(fair price: $ 152)
Sydney → Malaga
Sydney → Malaga
Sydney → Malaga
$ 1707
(fair price: $ 1232)
Los Angeles → Valencia
Los Angeles  → Valencia
Los Angeles  → Valencia
$ 1011
(fair price: $ 744)
Dublin → Malaga
Dublin → Malaga
Dublin → Malaga
$ 177
(fair price: $ 144)
Montreal → Valencia
Montreal → Valencia
Montreal → Valencia
$ 772
(fair price: $ 651)
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
$ 182
(fair price: $ 144)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
$ 772
(fair price: $ 661)
Los Angeles → Bilbao
Los Angeles  → Bilbao
Los Angeles  → Bilbao
$ 1052
(fair price: $ 763)
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
$ 844
(fair price: $ 702)
London → Sevilla
London → Sevilla
London → Sevilla
$ 152
(fair price: $ 110)
Dublin → Barcelona
Dublin → Barcelona
Dublin → Barcelona
$ 167
(fair price: $ 132)
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
$ 147
(fair price: $ 116)
Dublin → Alicante
Dublin → Alicante
Dublin → Alicante
$ 190
(fair price: $ 147)
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
$ 128
(fair price: $ 93)
Los Angeles → Alicante
Los Angeles  → Alicante
Los Angeles  → Alicante
$ 836
(fair price: $ 701)
Montreal → Sevilla
Montreal → Sevilla
Montreal → Sevilla
$ 903
(fair price: $ 765)
Melbourne → Malaga
Melbourne → Malaga
Melbourne → Malaga
$ 1697
(fair price: $ 1261)
Montreal → Alicante
Montreal → Alicante
Montreal → Alicante
$ 855
(fair price: $ 696)
Sydney → Valencia
Sydney → Valencia
Sydney → Valencia
$ 1612
(fair price: $ 1256)
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
$ 182
(fair price: $ 132)
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
$ 143
(fair price: $ 102)
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
$ 112
(fair price: $ 85)
Montreal → Bilbao
Montreal → Bilbao
Montreal → Bilbao
$ 792
(fair price: $ 666)
Sydney → Alicante
Sydney → Alicante
Sydney → Alicante
$ 1540
(fair price: $ 1295)
London → Valencia
London → Valencia
London → Valencia
$ 174
(fair price: $ 108)
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
$ 206
(fair price: $ 159)
Sydney → Sevilla
Sydney → Sevilla
Sydney → Sevilla
$ 1681
(fair price: $ 1371)
Sydney → Bilbao
Sydney → Bilbao
Sydney → Bilbao
$ 1606
(fair price: $ 1267)
Auckland → Malaga
Auckland → Malaga
Auckland → Malaga
$ 1573
(fair price: $ 1320)
London → Alicante
London → Alicante
London → Alicante
$ 236
(fair price: $ 128)
Melbourne → Valencia
Melbourne → Valencia
Melbourne → Valencia
$ 1602
(fair price: $ 1335)
Perth → Malaga
Perth → Malaga
Perth → Malaga
$ 1389
(fair price: $ 1158)

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About the information on the cost of living in the Canary Islands

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

Information about cost of living in the Canary Islands updated on 19-10-2020.

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