Travel budget in Dominica

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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.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1215* (3066 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 119 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 23 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 2882* (7280 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 194 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 5267* (13300 $)

* 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 essentially the same as in 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.

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Local prices in Dominica by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dominica

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dominica costs 34% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.4/person
($ 4.8 to $ 6)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 24 to $ 32)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6/person
($ 5.6 to $ 6)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 2 to $ 2)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2 for 330ml
($ 2 to $ 2)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1.6 to $ 1.6)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dominica

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dominica costs 14% 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
$ 91/night
($ 63 to $ 128)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 146/night
($ 97 to $ 277)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 291/night
($ 291 to $ 291)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 110/month
($ 75 to $ 214)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 168/month
($ 119 to $ 248)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 97/month
($ 67 to $ 162)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 272/month
($ 175 to $ 467)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Dominica

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dominica is 4% more expensive than in United States.
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 1.8)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.2/12 eggs
($ 3.6 to $ 4.8)

71% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.1/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 20)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5/kg
( $ 5)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 9/kg
($ 8 to $ 10)

85% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.8/kg
( $ 4.8)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 7.2/kg
( $ 7.2)

66% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6)

55% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.8 to $ 2)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.8/kg
( $ 8.8)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Dominica

On average, the price of transport in Dominica costs 4% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
( $ 1)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 26/month
( $ 26)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.5/km
( $ 2.5)

35% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
( $ 1.3)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 4.1
( $ 4.1)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7

Budget for living and housing in Dominica

On average, the cost of housing in Dominica costs 16% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 51/month
( $ 51)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.4)

223% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 67/month
($ 49 to $ 82)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 482/month
($ 281 to $ 602)

65% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 248/month
($ 201 to $ 302)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1003/month
($ 1003 to $ 1003)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 551/month
($ 402 to $ 722)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 88/month
($ 33 to $ 141)

119% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 192/month
($ 162 to $ 222)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2765/yr
( $ 2765)

85% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18513

Leisure activity budget in Dominica

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dominica is 39% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.1/ticket
( $ 4.1)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 41/hr
( $ 41)

146% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Dominica

On average, shopping budget in Dominica is 16% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.2/pack
( $ 3.2)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 67
($ 41 to $ 82)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 35 to $ 57)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 131
($ 101 to $ 181)

63% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 141
($ 112 to $ 141)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Roseau
London → Roseau
London → Roseau
$ 1324
(fair price: $ 1102)
New York City → Roseau
New York City → Roseau
New York City → Roseau
$ 1032
(fair price: $ 903)

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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 07-09-2019.

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