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

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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:

  • $ 95 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2025*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 170 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4348*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 258 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 71 per person
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 27 per person

Total budget:

$ 7348*

* 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 2019

Cost of living: Florida VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Florida in 2019 is 12% higher than in United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Florida in 2019 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
Miami 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Miami
Key West 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Key West
Sarasota 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Sarasota
West Palm Beach 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in West Palm Beach
Fort Lauderdale 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Fort Lauderdale
Orlando 18% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Orlando
Tampa 19% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Tampa

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Local prices in Florida by expense type

Restaurant budget in Florida

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Florida is 12% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 12 to $ 28)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 39/person
($ 28 to $ 52)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8/person
($ 6.3 to $ 9.6)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.3 for 500ml
($ 5.3 to $ 8.5)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 7.4)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 3.2 to $ 4.8)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.6)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Florida

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Florida is 14% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 119/night
($ 98 to $ 144)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 140/night
($ 103 to $ 189)

17% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 199/night
($ 132 to $ 299)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 317/night
($ 242 to $ 428)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 597/night
($ 455 to $ 821)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 496
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 104/month
($ 87 to $ 132)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 204/month
($ 130 to $ 318)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 189/month
($ 120 to $ 303)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 231/month
($ 165 to $ 331)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 211

Supermarket food budget in Florida

On average, the price of supermarket food in Florida is 14% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.2/500g
($ 1.8 to $ 4.7)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 5/kg
($ 3 to $ 10.5)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.3/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 5.3)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 10/kg
($ 7 to $ 20)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.5/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 20)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 5.9/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 9.3)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 5.9)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.1/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 7)

4% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2 to $ 5.9)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 2.2/salad
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.8
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 15/kg
($ 7 to $ 24)

22% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Florida

On average, the price of transport in Florida is 10% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.4/ticket
($ 2.3 to $ 2.6)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 120/month
($ 102 to $ 122)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2/km
($ 1.6 to $ 3.3)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 2.6 to $ 5.3)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 36/24hrs
($ 12 to $ 156)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Florida

On average, the cost of housing in Florida is 19% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 126/month
($ 73 to $ 192)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 63/month
($ 44 to $ 87)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1955/month
($ 1592 to $ 2335)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1341
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1413/month
($ 1168 to $ 1592)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1054
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 3488/month
($ 2653 to $ 4245)

60% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2185
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2319/month
($ 1911 to $ 2972)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1703
Gym
Gym
$ 41/month
($ 22 to $ 81)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 843/month
($ 426 to $ 1274)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 933
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 17906/yr
($ 9550 to $ 27588)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18237

Leisure activity budget in Florida

On average, budget for leisure activities in Florida is 18% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 12 to $ 16)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 22/hr
($ 10.6 to $ 54)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Florida

On average, shopping budget in Florida costs 4% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.3/pack
($ 5.3 to $ 7.4)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 47
($ 39 to $ 59)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 38
($ 22 to $ 54)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 64 to $ 102)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 96
($ 65 to $ 128)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

Dublin → Miami (Florida)
Dublin → Miami (Florida)
Dublin → Miami (Florida)
$ 678
(fair price: $ 609)
Manchester → Miami (Florida)
Manchester → Miami (Florida)
Manchester → Miami (Florida)
$ 820
(fair price: $ 591)
Edinburgh → New York City
Edinburgh → New York City
Edinburgh → New York City
$ 722
(fair price: $ 564)
London → Washington D. C.
London → Washington D. C.
London → Washington D. C.
$ 819
(fair price: $ 653)
Dublin → Washington D. C.
Dublin → Washington D. C.
Dublin → Washington D. C.
$ 597
(fair price: $ 510)
Manchester → Washington D. C.
Manchester → Washington D. C.
Manchester → Washington D. C.
$ 819
(fair price: $ 674)
Edinburgh → Miami (Florida)
Edinburgh → Miami (Florida)
Edinburgh → Miami (Florida)
$ 709
(fair price: $ 613)
Toronto (Ontario) → Miami (Florida)
Toronto (Ontario) → Miami (Florida)
Toronto (Ontario) → Miami (Florida)
$ 452
(fair price: $ 370)
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
Edinburgh → Washington D. C.
$ 752
(fair price: $ 622)
Los Angeles → Miami (Florida)
Los Angeles  → Miami (Florida)
Los Angeles  → Miami (Florida)
$ 471
(fair price: $ 398)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 327
(fair price: $ 266)
Los Angeles → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
Los Angeles  → New York City
$ 369
(fair price: $ 322)
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
$ 432
(fair price: $ 391)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 671
(fair price: $ 537)
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 629
(fair price: $ 496)
Toronto (Ontario) → Washington D. C.
Toronto (Ontario) → Washington D. C.
Toronto (Ontario) → Washington D. C.
$ 257
(fair price: $ 243)
Los Angeles → Washington D. C.
Los Angeles  → Washington D. C.
Los Angeles  → Washington D. C.
$ 390
(fair price: $ 343)
New York City → Washington D. C.
New York City → Washington D. C.
New York City → Washington D. C.
$ 326
(fair price: $ 194)
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
$ 224
(fair price: $ 217)
London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 458
(fair price: $ 427)

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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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