Praia travel budget

Praia: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Praia

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 28 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 682* (63098 CVE)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 66 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 7.5 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 1722* (159292 CVE)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 112 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 3135* (290108 CVE)

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


Cost of living in Praia compared to Cape Verde in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Praia in 2020 is 45% 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 Praia in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Praia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Praia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Praia is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.5/person
($ 2.7 to $ 6.5)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 20/person
($ 11 to $ 28)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.9/person
($ 4.3 to $ 5.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 0.8 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.7/cup
($ 1.7 to $ 1.7)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Praia

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Praia is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 28/night
($ 28 to $ 28)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 54/night
($ 30 to $ 90)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 77/night
($ 52 to $ 106)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 147/night
($ 120 to $ 182)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 33/month
($ 29 to $ 38)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 63/month
($ 54 to $ 72)

63% 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
$ 136/month
($ 88 to $ 181)

18% 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
$ 85/month
($ 79 to $ 95)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 217/month
($ 134 to $ 326)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Praia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Praia is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
( $ 1)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
( $ 1.2)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
( $ 1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
( $ 2.6)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 2.2/kg
( $ 2.2)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
( $ 2.7)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.2/kg
( $ 2.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
( $ 2.2)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
( $ 1.7)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.7/salad
( $ 1.7)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.7/kg
( $ 8.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Praia

On average, the price of transport in Praia is 14% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
( $ 0.5)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 23/month
( $ 23)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
( $ 1.1)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
( $ 1.2)

68% 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)
$ 1.3
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 78/24hrs
($ 60 to $ 198)

97% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Praia

On average, the cost of housing in Praia is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 118/month
($ 83 to $ 152)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 94/month
($ 73 to $ 131)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 434/month
( $ 434)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 109/month
( $ 109)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 759/month
( $ 759)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 269/month
( $ 269)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
( $ 39)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 115/month
( $ 115)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2602/yr
( $ 2602)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Leisure activity budget in Praia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Praia is 68% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.3/ticket
( $ 4.3)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 4.9/hr
( $ 4.9)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Praia

On average, shopping budget in Praia is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.2/pack
($ 3.2 to $ 3.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 39
( $ 39)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 17
( $ 17)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 66
($ 45 to $ 88)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 66
( $ 66)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Praia
London → Praia
London → Praia
$ 568
(fair price: $ 484)
Manchester → Praia
Manchester → Praia
Manchester → Praia
$ 618
(fair price: $ 508)
Dublin → Praia
Dublin → Praia
Dublin → Praia
$ 507
(fair price: $ 425)
New York City → Praia
New York City → Praia
New York City → Praia
$ 1120
(fair price: $ 980)
Edinburgh → Praia
Edinburgh → Praia
Edinburgh → Praia
$ 717
(fair price: $ 613)
Montreal → Praia
Montreal → Praia
Montreal → Praia
$ 1316
(fair price: $ 1148)

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About this information on the cost of living in Praia

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

The information about the cost of living in Praia was updated on 30-06-2020.

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