Gran Canaria travel budget

Gran Canaria: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Gran Canaria

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Gran Canaria for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 41 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1137* (952 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 10.1 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2543* (2128 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 130 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 3952* (3318 €)

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


Cost of living in Gran Canaria compared to Canary Islands in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Gran Canaria in 2021 is 17% less 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 Gran Canaria in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Gran Canaria by expense type

Restaurant budget in Gran Canaria

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Gran Canaria is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 8.4 to $ 24)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 36)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 8.2 to $ 9.6)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.6 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.7/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.9)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Gran Canaria

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Gran Canaria is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 78/night
($ 42 to $ 143)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 42 to $ 132)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 98/night
($ 59 to $ 165)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 162/night
($ 110 to $ 231)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 269/night
($ 183 to $ 385)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 49/month
($ 33 to $ 73)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 125/month
($ 67 to $ 225)

26% 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
$ 168/month
($ 91 to $ 272)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 143/month
($ 70 to $ 248)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 192/month
($ 93 to $ 349)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Gran Canaria

On average, the price of supermarket food in Gran Canaria is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

29% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 8.4)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.5
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Gran Canaria

On average, the price of transport in Gran Canaria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.7 to $ 3.6)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

78% 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
($ 2 to $ 3.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Leisure activity budget in Gran Canaria

On average, budget for leisure activities in Gran Canaria is 11% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 6 to $ 9)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 15 to $ 26)

10% 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 Gran Canaria

On average, shopping budget in Gran Canaria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.5/pack
($ 3.6 to $ 4.8)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 69
($ 36 to $ 144)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 35
($ 30 to $ 42)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
$ 155
(fair price: $ 121)
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
$ 247
(fair price: $ 183)
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
$ 201
(fair price: $ 159)
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
$ 255
(fair price: $ 195)
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
$ 668
(fair price: $ 569)
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
$ 850
(fair price: $ 717)
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
Manchester → Malaga
$ 110
(fair price: $ 93)
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
Manchester → Barcelona
$ 103
(fair price: $ 83)
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
Manchester → Alicante
$ 112
(fair price: $ 97)
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
London → Malaga
$ 71
(fair price: $ 61)
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
London → Barcelona
$ 87
(fair price: $ 72)
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
London → Madrid
$ 71
(fair price: $ 64)


About this information on the cost of living in Gran Canaria

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

The information about the cost of living in Gran Canaria was updated on 21-09-2021.

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