Travel budget in Dominica

Dominica: calculate your travel budget

Dominica: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 5.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1236* (3164 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 6.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2841* (7280 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 192 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 5211* (13342 $)

* 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 Dominica in 2020

Cost of living: Dominica VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Dominica 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 Dominica by city

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

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Local prices in Dominica by expense type

Dominica: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dominica costs 38% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.8/person
($ 2 to $ 7.9)

70% 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
($ 21 to $ 30)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.9/person
($ 5.5 to $ 5.9)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 2 to $ 2)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 3.9)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1.4 to $ 2)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Dominica: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dominica costs 17% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 54/night
( $ 54)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 61 to $ 127)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 138/night
($ 93 to $ 235)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 291/night
($ 291 to $ 291)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 506/night
($ 499 to $ 512)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 125/month
($ 81 to $ 220)

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
$ 152/month
($ 110 to $ 213)

7% 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
$ 108/month
($ 66 to $ 190)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 219/month
($ 139 to $ 370)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Dominica: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dominica is 19% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.6/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

197% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
($ 3.6 to $ 4.8)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.5/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 18)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5/kg
( $ 5)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 8.8/kg
($ 7.8 to $ 9.8)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.8/kg
( $ 4.8)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 7/kg
( $ 7)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 5.9)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.6/kg
( $ 8.6)

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

Dominica: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Dominica is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 21/month
($ 16 to $ 24)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
( $ 2.4)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

62% 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)
$ 3.9
( $ 3.9)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4

Dominica: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Dominica costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 51/month
( $ 51)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

142% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 70/month
($ 60 to $ 79)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 355/month
($ 119 to $ 472)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1447
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 230/month
($ 158 to $ 296)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1155
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1311/month
($ 984 to $ 1967)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2323
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 925/month
($ 689 to $ 1377)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1830
Gym
Gym
$ 65/month
($ 24 to $ 139)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 152/month
($ 119 to $ 217)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1003
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2714/yr
( $ 2714)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17436

Dominica: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dominica is 42% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.3/ticket
($ 3.9 to $ 8.6)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 40/hr
( $ 40)

134% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Dominica: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Dominica is 32% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.7/pack
($ 6.7 to $ 6.7)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 66
($ 24 to $ 78)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 29 to $ 57)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 145
($ 64 to $ 179)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 158
($ 109 to $ 198)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Roseau
London → Roseau
London → Roseau
$ 1279
(fair price: $ 1056)
New York City → Roseau
New York City → Roseau
New York City → Roseau
$ 953
(fair price: $ 821)
Toronto (Ontario) → Roseau
Toronto (Ontario) → Roseau
Toronto (Ontario) → Roseau
$ 1213
(fair price: $ 1030)

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About the information on the cost of living in Dominica

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

Information about cost of living in Dominica updated on 05-07-2020.

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