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:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2037*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 232 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 58 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 5696*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 333 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 103 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 31 per person

Total budget:

$ 9121*

* 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 2024

Cost of living: Florida VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Florida in 2024 is 4% 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 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Key West
Clearwater 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Clearwater
Jacksonville 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Jacksonville
Tampa 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tampa
Fort Lauderdale 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Fort Lauderdale
Miami 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Miami
Orlando 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Orlando

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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 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 28/person
($ 16 to $ 51)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 56/person
($ 36 to $ 101)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 13/person
($ 10 to $ 16)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 7 for 500ml
($ 4.5 to $ 8)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.4 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 3.9)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5/cup
($ 3 to $ 8)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.8/can
($ 2.1 to $ 5)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.3/bottle
($ 1.8 to $ 3)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Florida: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Florida is 29% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 137/night
($ 60 to $ 529)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 137
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 189/night
($ 102 to $ 496)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 274/night
($ 140 to $ 631)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 391/night
($ 233 to $ 741)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 293
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 582/night
($ 364 to $ 1184)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 520
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 142/month
($ 32 to $ 738)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 303/month
($ 145 to $ 709)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 250/month
($ 113 to $ 662)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 281/month
($ 149 to $ 632)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 266/month
($ 123 to $ 694)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Florida: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Florida is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.8/500g
($ 1.9 to $ 5.5)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 6)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 21)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 6/kg
($ 3.4 to $ 12)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.7/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 7.7)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.6)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.1
($ 1 to $ 3)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Florida: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Florida costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.3/ticket
($ 2.3 to $ 3)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1 to $ 3.1)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 2.5 to $ 6)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7

Florida: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Florida is 8% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 16/ticket
($ 13 to $ 26)

11% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 25/hr
($ 21 to $ 25)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Florida: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Florida costs 7% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9/pack
($ 8.6 to $ 12)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
($ 26 to $ 67)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 44
($ 26 to $ 71)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

Toronto → New York City
Toronto → New York City
Toronto → New York City
$ 221
(fair price: $ 193)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 267
(fair price: $ 172)
Montreal → New York City
Montreal → New York City
Montreal → New York City
$ 270
(fair price: $ 244)
Sydney → New York City
Sydney → New York City
Sydney → New York City
$ 1380
(fair price: $ 1213)
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
New York City → Las Vegas
$ 389
(fair price: $ 299)
Los Angeles → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
$ 365
(fair price: $ 293)




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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Florida updated on 24-02-2024.

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