Travel budget in Canary Islands

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Canary Islands: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 46 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1167* (980 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2924* (2450 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 59 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 5016* (4200 €)

* 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 Canary Islands in 2019

Cost of living: Canary Islands VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Canary Islands in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

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

Cost of living in Canary Islands by city

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

Cities /Canary Islands View Details
El Médano 21% moreTravel budget and cost of living in El Médano
Lanzarote 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lanzarote
Gran Canaria 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gran Canaria
Maspalomas 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maspalomas
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Mogán 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mogán
Tenerife 3% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Fuerteventura 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Fuerteventura
Puerto de la Cruz 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto de la Cruz
San Cristóbal de La Laguna 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in San Cristóbal de La Laguna

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Local prices in Canary Islands by expense type

Restaurant budget in Canary Islands

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Canary Islands costs 36% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.9/person
($ 7.2 to $ 12)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 18 to $ 34)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.4/person
($ 6 to $ 12)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.4 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 2.4)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.7/can
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.8)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Canary Islands

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Canary Islands costs 21% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 53 to $ 89)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 53 to $ 128)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 109/night
($ 64 to $ 190)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 179
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 162/night
($ 104 to $ 253)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 260
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 544/night
($ 310 to $ 855)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 52/month
($ 40 to $ 70)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 140/month
($ 71 to $ 256)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 165
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 158/month
($ 76 to $ 291)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 185/month
($ 77 to $ 355)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 219
Family room
Family room
$ 226/month
($ 113 to $ 438)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Canary Islands

On average, the price of supermarket food in Canary Islands costs 42% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.1/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2.4)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.4/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 11)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.2/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.7)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 11/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 15)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Canary Islands

On average, the price of transport in Canary Islands is essentially the same as in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 1.7)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
($ 48 to $ 120)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
($ 0.6 to $ 3.6)

93% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.6
($ 3 to $ 3.9)

4% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 11/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 89)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Canary Islands

On average, the cost of housing in Canary Islands costs 45% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 96/month
($ 78 to $ 120)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 52/month
($ 24 to $ 72)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 738/month
($ 478 to $ 956)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1406
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 628/month
($ 419 to $ 956)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1016/month
($ 598 to $ 1434)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2283
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 777/month
($ 538 to $ 1076)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1784
Gym
Gym
$ 40/month
($ 36 to $ 42)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 343/month
($ 239 to $ 598)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 971
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5736/yr
($ 5736 to $ 7170)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17521

Leisure activity budget in Canary Islands

On average, budget for leisure activities in Canary Islands costs 19% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.3/ticket
($ 6.7 to $ 9.6)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
( $ 15)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Canary Islands

On average, shopping budget in Canary Islands costs 22% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.6/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 4.8)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 71
($ 36 to $ 108)

48% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 21
($ 12 to $ 60)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 76
($ 42 to $ 84)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 54
($ 54 to $ 132)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
$ 293
(fair price: $ 234)
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
$ 293
(fair price: $ 218)
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
$ 292
(fair price: $ 211)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 339
(fair price: $ 266)
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
$ 305
(fair price: $ 245)
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
$ 297
(fair price: $ 220)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 299
(fair price: $ 225)
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
$ 743
(fair price: $ 615)
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
$ 282
(fair price: $ 225)
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
$ 315
(fair price: $ 208)
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
$ 703
(fair price: $ 597)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
$ 952
(fair price: $ 792)
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
$ 272
(fair price: $ 218)
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
$ 271
(fair price: $ 194)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 305
(fair price: $ 248)
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
$ 765
(fair price: $ 651)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 275
(fair price: $ 241)
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
$ 266
(fair price: $ 210)
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
$ 910
(fair price: $ 776)
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 286
(fair price: $ 217)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 249
(fair price: $ 199)
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
$ 1109
(fair price: $ 918)
Los Angeles → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
$ 991
(fair price: $ 827)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
$ 1064
(fair price: $ 916)
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
$ 931
(fair price: $ 704)
Los Angeles → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
$ 971
(fair price: $ 814)
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
Toronto (Ontario) → Madrid
$ 776
(fair price: $ 694)
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
$ 668
(fair price: $ 551)
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
Toronto (Ontario) → Barcelona
$ 715
(fair price: $ 628)
Edinburgh → Sevilla
Edinburgh → Sevilla
Edinburgh → Sevilla
$ 220
(fair price: $ 177)
New York City → Sevilla
New York City → Sevilla
New York City → Sevilla
$ 640
(fair price: $ 550)
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
Montreal → Madrid
$ 769
(fair price: $ 683)
Dublin → Valencia
Dublin → Valencia
Dublin → Valencia
$ 159
(fair price: $ 144)
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
Sydney → Madrid
$ 1164
(fair price: $ 1027)
Los Angeles → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
$ 710
(fair price: $ 616)
Montreal → Barcelona
Montreal → Barcelona
Montreal → Barcelona
$ 775
(fair price: $ 697)
Montreal → Malaga
Montreal → Malaga
Montreal → Malaga
$ 793
(fair price: $ 714)
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
Melbourne → Madrid
$ 1183
(fair price: $ 1076)
New York City → Valencia
New York City → Valencia
New York City → Valencia
$ 668
(fair price: $ 572)
Edinburgh → Bilbao
Edinburgh → Bilbao
Edinburgh → Bilbao
$ 249
(fair price: $ 216)
Edinburgh → Valencia
Edinburgh → Valencia
Edinburgh → Valencia
$ 204
(fair price: $ 183)
Dublin → Sevilla
Dublin → Sevilla
Dublin → Sevilla
$ 208
(fair price: $ 170)
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
Toronto (Ontario) → Malaga
$ 824
(fair price: $ 714)
New York City → Bilbao
New York City → Bilbao
New York City → Bilbao
$ 682
(fair price: $ 585)
Dublin → Bilbao
Dublin → Bilbao
Dublin → Bilbao
$ 222
(fair price: $ 177)
Los Angeles → Sevilla
Los Angeles  → Sevilla
Los Angeles  → Sevilla
$ 836
(fair price: $ 708)
Los Angeles → Malaga
Los Angeles  → Malaga
Los Angeles  → Malaga
$ 844
(fair price: $ 717)
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
Edinburgh → Madrid
$ 235
(fair price: $ 183)
New York City → Alicante
New York City → Alicante
New York City → Alicante
$ 640
(fair price: $ 543)
Edinburgh → Alicante
Edinburgh → Alicante
Edinburgh → Alicante
$ 260
(fair price: $ 214)
Sydney → Barcelona
Sydney → Barcelona
Sydney → Barcelona
$ 1167
(fair price: $ 1015)
Manchester → Valencia
Manchester → Valencia
Manchester → Valencia
$ 183
(fair price: $ 151)
Melbourne → Barcelona
Melbourne → Barcelona
Melbourne → Barcelona
$ 1230
(fair price: $ 1078)
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
Perth → Madrid
$ 1166
(fair price: $ 1045)
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
$ 703
(fair price: $ 527)
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
Auckland → Madrid
$ 1280
(fair price: $ 1140)
Edinburgh → Malaga
Edinburgh → Malaga
Edinburgh → Malaga
$ 205
(fair price: $ 169)
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
Toronto (Ontario) → Valencia
$ 851
(fair price: $ 715)
Manchester → Bilbao
Manchester → Bilbao
Manchester → Bilbao
$ 238
(fair price: $ 189)
Manchester → Sevilla
Manchester → Sevilla
Manchester → Sevilla
$ 199
(fair price: $ 157)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
Toronto (Ontario) → Sevilla
$ 837
(fair price: $ 729)
Dublin → Malaga
Dublin → Malaga
Dublin → Malaga
$ 176
(fair price: $ 150)
Los Angeles → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
$ 709
(fair price: $ 597)
London → Bilbao
London → Bilbao
London → Bilbao
$ 175
(fair price: $ 144)
Sydney → Malaga
Sydney → Malaga
Sydney → Malaga
$ 1597
(fair price: $ 1216)
Auckland → Barcelona
Auckland → Barcelona
Auckland → Barcelona
$ 1329
(fair price: $ 1154)
Perth → Barcelona
Perth → Barcelona
Perth → Barcelona
$ 1155
(fair price: $ 1036)
Los Angeles → Valencia
Los Angeles  → Valencia
Los Angeles  → Valencia
$ 1042
(fair price: $ 824)
Los Angeles → Bilbao
Los Angeles  → Bilbao
Los Angeles  → Bilbao
$ 997
(fair price: $ 778)
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
$ 559
(fair price: $ 457)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
Toronto (Ontario) → Bilbao
$ 805
(fair price: $ 690)
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
$ 194
(fair price: $ 152)
Montreal → Valencia
Montreal → Valencia
Montreal → Valencia
$ 875
(fair price: $ 764)
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
Manchester → Madrid
$ 141
(fair price: $ 112)
Edinburgh → Barcelona
Edinburgh → Barcelona
Edinburgh → Barcelona
$ 201
(fair price: $ 173)
London → Sevilla
London → Sevilla
London → Sevilla
$ 167
(fair price: $ 130)
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
$ 125
(fair price: $ 101)
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
Dublin → Madrid
$ 146
(fair price: $ 115)
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
$ 110
(fair price: $ 95)
Dublin → Barcelona
Dublin → Barcelona
Dublin → Barcelona
$ 156
(fair price: $ 132)
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
$ 170
(fair price: $ 137)
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
$ 96
(fair price: $ 85)
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
Toronto (Ontario) → Alicante
$ 955
(fair price: $ 796)
Melbourne → Malaga
Melbourne → Malaga
Melbourne → Malaga
$ 1777
(fair price: $ 1304)
Los Angeles → Alicante
Los Angeles  → Alicante
Los Angeles  → Alicante
$ 850
(fair price: $ 720)
Montreal → Sevilla
Montreal → Sevilla
Montreal → Sevilla
$ 991
(fair price: $ 856)
Montreal → Alicante
Montreal → Alicante
Montreal → Alicante
$ 1063
(fair price: $ 850)
Sydney → Valencia
Sydney → Valencia
Sydney → Valencia
$ 1505
(fair price: $ 1244)
Sydney → Alicante
Sydney → Alicante
Sydney → Alicante
$ 1549
(fair price: $ 1291)

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About the information on the cost of living in Canary Islands

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

Information about cost of living in Canary Islands updated on 04-10-2019.

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