Travel budget in the Fiji Islands

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Fiji: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 20 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.5 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 567* (1148 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person
  • $ 4.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 2025* (4088 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 184 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 8.5 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3866* (7784 $)

* 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 Fiji Islands in 2020

Cost of living: Fiji VS United States

On average, the cost of living in the Fiji Islands 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 Fiji Islands by city

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

Cities /Fiji View Details
Nadi 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Nadi
Lautoka 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Lautoka
Suva 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Suva

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Local prices in the Fiji Islands by expense type

Fiji: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in the Fiji Islands costs 32% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5/person
($ 3.9 to $ 7.5)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 9.9 to $ 26)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.4/person
($ 6 to $ 8.5)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 2.5 to $ 5)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.3 for 330ml
($ 2.5 to $ 3.9)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 2.5 to $ 3.8)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Fiji: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in the Fiji Islands costs 12% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 24/night
( $ 16)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 59/night
($ 42 to $ 79)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 118/night
($ 88 to $ 158)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 250/night
($ 155 to $ 371)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 261
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 555/night
($ 437 to $ 786)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 504
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 46/month
($ 33 to $ 70)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 193/month
($ 136 to $ 282)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 223/month
($ 82 to $ 461)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 155/month
($ 131 to $ 180)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 327/month
($ 216 to $ 496)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Fiji: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in the Fiji Islands costs 23% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.6/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.5 to $ 3.5)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 7 to $ 26)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.2/kg
($ 5 to $ 9)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.2/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 9.9)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.9/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 9.9)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9/kg
($ 7.5 to $ 12)

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

Fiji: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in the Fiji Islands costs 36% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

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

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

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

34% 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)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 57/24hrs
($ 46 to $ 67)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Fiji: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in the Fiji Islands costs 47% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 81/month
($ 44 to $ 150)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 36/month
($ 26 to $ 51)

48% 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)
$ 596/month
($ 499 to $ 748)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1396
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 285/month
($ 150 to $ 499)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1113
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1351/month
($ 748 to $ 2989)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2249
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 771/month
($ 499 to $ 1246)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1767
Gym
Gym
$ 23/month
($ 10.4 to $ 30)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 225/month
($ 150 to $ 349)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 974
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 7251/yr
($ 3984 to $ 11950)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17212

Fiji: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in the Fiji Islands costs 62% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.5/ticket
($ 3.7 to $ 5)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6.5/hr
($ 2.5 to $ 9.9)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Fiji: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in the Fiji Islands costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8/pack
($ 6.5 to $ 11)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 30
($ 18 to $ 51)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
($ 13 to $ 46)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 69
($ 51 to $ 100)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 71
($ 51 to $ 120)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 102

Plane ticket budget

London → Nadi
London → Nadi
London → Nadi
$ 1495
(fair price: $ 1359)
Los Angeles → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
$ 1261
(fair price: $ 1033)
Melbourne → Nadi
Melbourne → Nadi
Melbourne → Nadi
$ 662
(fair price: $ 582)
Sydney → Nadi
Sydney → Nadi
Sydney → Nadi
$ 517
(fair price: $ 477)
Auckland → Nadi
Auckland → Nadi
Auckland → Nadi
$ 523
(fair price: $ 477)
Perth → Nadi
Perth → Nadi
Perth → Nadi
$ 892
(fair price: $ 807)
Manchester → Nadi
Manchester → Nadi
Manchester → Nadi
$ 1598
(fair price: $ 1440)
New York City → Nadi
New York City → Nadi
New York City → Nadi
$ 1810
(fair price: $ 1565)
Dublin → Nadi
Dublin → Nadi
Dublin → Nadi
$ 1819
(fair price: $ 1654)
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
$ 1980
(fair price: $ 1704)
Montreal → Nadi
Montreal → Nadi
Montreal → Nadi
$ 2244
(fair price: $ 1917)
Edinburgh → Nadi
Edinburgh → Nadi
Edinburgh → Nadi
$ 1721
(fair price: $ 1537)

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About the information on the cost of living in the Fiji Islands

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

Information about cost of living in the Fiji Islands updated on 17-01-2020.

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