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:

  • $ 47 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1119* (1036 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 106 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2899* (2688 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 140 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 46 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 4523* (4186 €)

* 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 2024

Cost of living: Canary Islands VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in the Canary Islands in 2024 is 27% 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 33% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Fuerteventura
Mogán 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mogán
El Médano 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in El Médano
Santa Lucia 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Lucia
La Palma 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in La Palma
Lanzarote 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lanzarote
Tenerife 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tenerife
Gran Canaria 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Gran Canaria
Maspalomas 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Maspalomas
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Puerto de la Cruz 10% 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 43% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 8.7 to $ 28)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 27/person
($ 17 to $ 44)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.2/person
($ 5.4 to $ 14)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.2 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 5.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.1 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 3.3)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 3.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.5/can
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.9/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Canary Islands: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Canary Islands costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 68/night
($ 28 to $ 243)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 137
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 92/night
($ 44 to $ 265)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 120/night
($ 54 to $ 394)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 160/night
($ 84 to $ 327)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 293
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 230/night
($ 110 to $ 548)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 521
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 62/month
($ 31 to $ 207)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 138/month
($ 56 to $ 411)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 161/month
($ 63 to $ 470)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 94/month
($ 53 to $ 201)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 230/month
($ 76 to $ 596)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Canary Islands: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the Canary Islands costs 52% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 1.5/500g
($ 0.3 to $ 2.7)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 3.3)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.5/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 4.3)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.7/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 16)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Canary Islands: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the Canary Islands is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.7/km
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.6
($ 3.3 to $ 5.4)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 54/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 238)

69% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32

Canary Islands: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the Canary Islands costs 19% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.1/ticket
($ 4.9 to $ 11)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
($ 22 to $ 28)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Canary Islands: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Canary Islands costs 25% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.3/pack
($ 3.8 to $ 4.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 66
($ 55 to $ 108)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 27
($ 14 to $ 38)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 186
(fair price: $ 160)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 134
(fair price: $ 107)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 212
(fair price: $ 179)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 209
(fair price: $ 172)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 201
(fair price: $ 170)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 209
(fair price: $ 177)
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
New York City → Barcelona
$ 655
(fair price: $ 515)
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
New York City → Madrid
$ 699
(fair price: $ 579)
Los Angeles → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
Los Angeles  → Barcelona
$ 770
(fair price: $ 659)
Los Angeles → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
Los Angeles  → Madrid
$ 887
(fair price: $ 701)
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
New York City → Malaga
$ 697
(fair price: $ 596)
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
$ 100
(fair price: $ 80)

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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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in the Canary Islands updated on 21-02-2024.

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