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:

$ 1202* (1008 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2889* (2422 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 20 per person

Total budget:

$ 4976* (4172 €)

* 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 2021

Cost of living: Canary Islands VS United States

On average, the cost of living in the Canary Islands in 2021 is 10% 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 29% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Fuerteventura
El Médano 21% moreTravel budget and cost of living in El Médano
Maspalomas 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maspalomas
Lanzarote 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Lanzarote
Santa Lucia 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Lucia
Mogán 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mogán
Tenerife 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
San Cristóbal de La Laguna 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in San Cristóbal de La Laguna
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Puerto de la Cruz 13% 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 12% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 8.4 to $ 24)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 22 to $ 36)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9/person
($ 7.2 to $ 10.4)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
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): $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.7 to $ 3)

7% 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)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Canary Islands: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Canary Islands costs 29% 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)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
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 36% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 3.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 3.6)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 7.2)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

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
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 2.4)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

120% 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)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
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: Leisure activity budget

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

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
( $ 15)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Canary Islands: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Canary Islands is 14% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.8/pack
($ 4.5 to $ 12)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 60 to $ 108)

90% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 30 to $ 36)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 193
(fair price: $ 158)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 257
(fair price: $ 201)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 139
(fair price: $ 120)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 232
(fair price: $ 179)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 211
(fair price: $ 170)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 212
(fair price: $ 173)
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
$ 93
(fair price: $ 76)
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
$ 116
(fair price: $ 96)
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
$ 116
(fair price: $ 91)
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
$ 76
(fair price: $ 65)
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
$ 118
(fair price: $ 100)
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
$ 75
(fair price: $ 65)


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 20-06-2021.

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