Travel budget and cost of living in Dominica how much does a trip cost?

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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.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1241* (3192 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 2750* (7070 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 158 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 45 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 0 per person

Total budget:

$ 4556* (11704 $)

* 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 2019

Cost of living: Dominica VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Dominica in 2019 is 9% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Dominica in 2019 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.

Cities /Dominica View Details
Roseau 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Roseau

Local prices in Dominica by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dominica

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dominica costs 29% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.9/person
($ 4.7 to $ 7.8)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 30/person
($ 30 to $ 30)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.9/person
($ 5.5 to $ 5.9)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.5/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 2.7)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dominica

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dominica costs 31% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 54/night
( $ 54)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 35 to $ 261)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 141/night
($ 29 to $ 1262)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 175/night
( $ 175)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 256
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 108/month
($ 55 to $ 8524)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 157/month
($ 34 to $ 1402)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 87/month
($ 30 to $ 262)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 210

Supermarket food budget in Dominica

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dominica is 4% more expensive than in United States.
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
( $ 1.7)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.5/12 eggs
($ 3 to $ 4.7)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.9/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 6)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 13/kg
( $ 13)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 9.1/kg
($ 7.8 to $ 10.4)

97% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.3/kg
( $ 4.3)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.3/kg
( $ 4.3)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.6/kg
( $ 2.6)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.9
($ 1.8 to $ 1.9)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 13/kg
( $ 13)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Dominica

On average, the price of transport in Dominica is essentially the same as in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 24/month
( $ 24)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.4/km
( $ 2.4)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

86% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.9
( $ 3.9)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4

Budget for living and housing in Dominica

On average, the cost of housing in Dominica costs 22% less than in United States.
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
( $ 0.4)

267% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 60/month
($ 21 to $ 79)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 444/month
($ 274 to $ 587)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 216/month
($ 196 to $ 236)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 978/month
($ 978 to $ 978)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 496/month
($ 391 to $ 704)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 33/month
( $ 33)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 157/month
( $ 157)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2696/yr
( $ 2696)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Dominica

On average, shopping budget in Dominica is 21% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.1/pack
( $ 3.1)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 65
($ 40 to $ 79)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 45
($ 34 to $ 55)

19% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 131
($ 98 to $ 177)

66% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 138
($ 138 to $ 138)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

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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 16-03-2019.

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