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

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Travel budget in Fiji

Fiji: calculate your travel budget

Fiji: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 20 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 581* (1190 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 2138* (4354 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 189 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 10.3 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 3992* (8134 $)

* 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 Fiji in 2019

Cost of living: Fiji VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Fiji in 2019 is 31% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Fiji in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Fiji by city

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

Cities /Fiji View Details
Lautoka 10% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lautoka
Nadi 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nadi
Suva 11% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Suva

Local prices in Fiji by expense type

Restaurant budget in Fiji

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Fiji costs 30% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.9/person
($ 3.9 to $ 7.4)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 13 to $ 23)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.4/person
($ 6.5 to $ 8.4)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 2.5 to $ 4.9)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 3.9)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 2.3 to $ 3.8)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 1 to $ 2)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Fiji

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Fiji costs 22% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 24/night
( $ 16)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 21 to $ 158)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 133/night
($ 67 to $ 493)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 245/night
($ 79 to $ 780)

4% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 256
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 549/night
($ 300 to $ 1455)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 500
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 44/month
($ 17 to $ 155)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 127
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 167/month
($ 48 to $ 777)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 218/month
($ 33 to $ 1286)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 168/month
($ 58 to $ 324)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 210

Supermarket food budget in Fiji

On average, the price of supermarket food in Fiji costs 18% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

77% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 2.5 to $ 3)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 12/kg
($ 7.4 to $ 26)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 9)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 6)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.3/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 9.2)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 9)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.3/salad
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 2)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.9/kg
($ 7.4 to $ 15)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Fiji

On average, the price of transport in Fiji costs 33% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 26/month
($ 15 to $ 35)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

42% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 59/24hrs
($ 47 to $ 67)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Fiji

On average, the cost of housing in Fiji costs 37% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 90/month
($ 41 to $ 150)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

67% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 51/month
($ 26 to $ 125)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 653/month
($ 298 to $ 1732)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 306/month
($ 174 to $ 495)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1512/month
($ 990 to $ 2969)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 825/month
($ 446 to $ 1890)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 26/month
($ 13 to $ 32)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 279/month
($ 150 to $ 446)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 6974/yr
($ 3958 to $ 12365)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

Leisure activity budget in Fiji

On average, budget for leisure activities in Fiji costs 62% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.7/ticket
($ 3.7 to $ 4.9)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.1/hr
($ 2.5 to $ 9.9)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Fiji

On average, shopping budget in Fiji costs 17% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7.9/pack
($ 6 to $ 8.2)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 28
($ 15 to $ 51)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 27
($ 13 to $ 55)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 81
($ 51 to $ 125)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 78
($ 51 to $ 125)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

London → Nadi
London → Nadi
London → Nadi
$ 1532
(fair price: $ 1381)
Los Angeles → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
$ 1324
(fair price: $ 1004)

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About the information on the cost of living in Fiji

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

Information about cost of living in Fiji updated on 17-03-2019.

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