Travel budget in the Centre

Centre Region: calculate your travel budget

Centre Region: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 42 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1271* (1064 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 83 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3089* (2590 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 123 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 64 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 23 per person

Total budget:

$ 5066* (4242 €)

* 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 Centre in 2020

Cost of living: Centre Region VS United States

On average, the cost of living in the Centre in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 Centre by city

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

Cities /Centre Region View Details
Tours 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tours
Orleans 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Orleans
Bourges 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Bourges
Dreux 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Dreux
Chateauroux 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Chateauroux
Chartres 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Chartres

Local prices in the Centre by expense type

Centre Region: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in the Centre is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 9.6 to $ 24)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 24 to $ 42)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 9.6 to $ 12)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.3 for 500ml
($ 3.6 to $ 9)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 3.6)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 2.4 to $ 4.2)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Centre Region: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Centre costs 38% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 47/night
($ 36 to $ 70)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 73/night
($ 49 to $ 101)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 58 to $ 122)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 153/night
($ 98 to $ 517)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 232/night
($ 204 to $ 274)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 57/month
($ 46 to $ 65)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 145/month
($ 63 to $ 806)

14% 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
$ 133/month
($ 79 to $ 339)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 124/month
($ 63 to $ 320)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 177/month
($ 88 to $ 421)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Centre Region: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the Centre costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.7)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 3.6)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.5/12 eggs
($ 1.2 to $ 5.7)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 13/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 22)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10.4/kg
($ 6 to $ 20)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 4.7)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.1/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 4.8)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 3.1)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.5
($ 0.1 to $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 23)

27% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Centre Region: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the Centre is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 46/month
($ 36 to $ 52)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.8/km
($ 1.1 to $ 3)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.9)

125% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 5.6
($ 2.4 to $ 8.4)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 33/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 201)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Centre Region: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in the Centre costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 171/month
($ 96 to $ 382)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 33/month
($ 12 to $ 42)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 542/month
($ 419 to $ 777)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 463/month
($ 299 to $ 658)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1111
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1033/month
($ 717 to $ 1554)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2242
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 843/month
($ 538 to $ 1195)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1763
Gym
Gym
$ 41/month
($ 36 to $ 60)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 887/month
($ 156 to $ 1195)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 971
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 11562/yr
($ 2754 to $ 27483)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17203

Centre Region: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the Centre costs 5% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 6 to $ 15)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
( $ 8.4)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Centre Region: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Centre is 35% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.6/pack
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 97
($ 24 to $ 120)

108% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 18 to $ 58)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 94
($ 48 to $ 120)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 141
($ 48 to $ 216)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

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About the information on the cost of living in the Centre

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

Information about cost of living in the Centre updated on 01-07-2015.

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