Suva travel budget

Suva: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Suva

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 30 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.5 per person
  • $ 1.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 670* (1386 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 88 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • $ 4.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 1979* (4088 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 8.2 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 3119* (6426 $)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Suva compared to Fiji in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Suva in 2020 is 39% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Suva in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Suva by expense type

Restaurant budget in Suva

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Suva is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 4.2/person
($ 2.4 to $ 7.3)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 16/person
($ 9.8 to $ 35)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.8/person
($ 5.9 to $ 8.4)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.5 for 500ml
($ 3 to $ 4.9)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.9 for 330ml
($ 3.9 to $ 3.9)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.6/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 3.5)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.3/can
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Suva

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Suva is 29% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 30/night
( $ 30)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 36 to $ 85)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 113/night
($ 67 to $ 174)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 192/night
($ 188 to $ 194)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 259/night
($ 259 to $ 259)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 107/month
($ 73 to $ 155)

36% 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
$ 141/month
($ 52 to $ 236)

14% 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
$ 312/month
($ 266 to $ 358)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 147/month
($ 73 to $ 271)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Suva

On average, the price of supermarket food in Suva is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.5)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 23/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 49)

94% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 3.5 to $ 8.8)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 1 to $ 1)

41% 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 $ 1.4)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 7.3/kg
( $ 7.3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Suva

On average, the price of transport in Suva is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.4/ticket
($ 0.4 to $ 0.8)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 26/month
($ 7.3 to $ 49)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
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): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

45% 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)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 55/24hrs
($ 48 to $ 69)

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

Budget for living and housing in Suva

On average, the cost of housing in Suva is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 98/month
($ 49 to $ 222)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 35/month
($ 26 to $ 147)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 582/month
($ 441 to $ 1955)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 255/month
($ 147 to $ 489)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1467/month
($ 734 to $ 2933)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2230
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 796/month
($ 392 to $ 1955)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1762
Gym
Gym
$ 24/month
($ 15 to $ 42)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 226/month
($ 98 to $ 343)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5571/yr
($ 3910 to $ 13438)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Leisure activity budget in Suva

On average, budget for leisure activities in Suva is 65% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.2/ticket
($ 3.5 to $ 5.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.7/hr
($ 1.9 to $ 10.3)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Suva

On average, shopping budget in Suva is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7.3/pack
($ 3.2 to $ 13)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 28
($ 15 to $ 49)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 23
($ 13 to $ 42)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 64
($ 40 to $ 97)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 61
($ 42 to $ 98)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

London → Nadi
London → Nadi
London → Nadi
$ 1485
(fair price: $ 1333)
Los Angeles → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
Los Angeles  → Nadi
$ 1214
(fair price: $ 983)
Melbourne → Nadi
Melbourne → Nadi
Melbourne → Nadi
$ 646
(fair price: $ 578)
Sydney → Nadi
Sydney → Nadi
Sydney → Nadi
$ 513
(fair price: $ 472)
Auckland → Nadi
Auckland → Nadi
Auckland → Nadi
$ 521
(fair price: $ 465)
Perth → Nadi
Perth → Nadi
Perth → Nadi
$ 875
(fair price: $ 794)
Manchester → Nadi
Manchester → Nadi
Manchester → Nadi
$ 1597
(fair price: $ 1439)
New York City → Nadi
New York City → Nadi
New York City → Nadi
$ 1767
(fair price: $ 1508)
Dublin → Nadi
Dublin → Nadi
Dublin → Nadi
$ 1860
(fair price: $ 1642)
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
Toronto (Ontario) → Nadi
$ 1962
(fair price: $ 1677)
Edinburgh → Nadi
Edinburgh → Nadi
Edinburgh → Nadi
$ 1719
(fair price: $ 1536)
Montreal → Nadi
Montreal → Nadi
Montreal → Nadi
$ 2203
(fair price: $ 1886)

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About this information on the cost of living in Suva

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

The information about the cost of living in Suva was updated on 21-09-2020.

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