Travel budget in Florida

Florida: calculate your travel budget

Florida: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 10.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1989*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 171 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 4462*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 263 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 74 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 30 per person

Total budget:

$ 7518*

* 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 Florida in 2021

Cost of living: Florida VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Florida in 2021 is 10% higher than 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 Florida by city

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

Cities /Florida View Details
Key West 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Key West
Miami 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Miami
Fort Lauderdale 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Fort Lauderdale
Sarasota 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sarasota
Fort Myers 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Fort Myers
West Palm Beach 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in West Palm Beach
Clearwater 13% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Clearwater
Orlando 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Orlando
Tampa 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tampa
Jacksonville 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Jacksonville

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Local prices in Florida by expense type

Florida: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Florida is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 10.6 to $ 33)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 40/person
($ 28 to $ 65)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.5/person
($ 7.8 to $ 9.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.5 for 500ml
($ 3.2 to $ 8.5)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 4.3)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.8/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 8.5)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Florida: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Florida is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 124/night
($ 97 to $ 159)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 103 to $ 198)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 199/night
($ 133 to $ 290)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 327/night
($ 239 to $ 453)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 619/night
($ 449 to $ 848)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 96/month
($ 83 to $ 116)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 219/month
($ 140 to $ 334)

30% 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
$ 192/month
($ 122 to $ 303)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 278/month
($ 187 to $ 386)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 208/month
($ 133 to $ 342)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Florida: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Florida is 13% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.2/500g
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 5.1/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 9.3)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 1.4 to $ 4.3)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 20)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 5.7/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 12)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.9/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 7)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1 to $ 5.6)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 0.8 to $ 3.2)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Florida: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Florida is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.6/ticket
($ 2.4 to $ 3.2)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.8/km
($ 1.6 to $ 3.3)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.6 to $ 1)

7% 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)
$ 3.7
($ 2.7 to $ 6.5)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 38/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 165)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Florida: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Florida is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 10.6 to $ 22)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 8.5 to $ 33)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Florida: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Florida is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.5/pack
($ 7.3 to $ 9.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 49
($ 33 to $ 65)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 22 to $ 87)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 188
(fair price: $ 130)
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
London → Las Vegas
$ 728
(fair price: $ 624)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 511
(fair price: $ 437)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 275
(fair price: $ 196)
London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 414
(fair price: $ 377)
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 556
(fair price: $ 463)


About the information on the cost of living in Florida

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

Information about cost of living in Florida updated on 17-12-2017.

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