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:

  • $ 114 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2485*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 229 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 5670*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 339 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 99 per person
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 33 per person

Total budget:

$ 9340*

* 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 2023

Cost of living: Florida VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Florida in 2023 is 11% 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 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Key West
Tampa 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tampa
Miami 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Miami
Sarasota 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Sarasota
Fort Lauderdale 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Fort Lauderdale
Orlando 8% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Orlando
Jacksonville 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Jacksonville
Clearwater 15% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Clearwater

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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 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 23/person
($ 14 to $ 34)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 57/person
($ 36 to $ 100)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 8.8 to $ 12)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6.6 for 500ml
($ 4.4 to $ 8.8)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 6.6)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 2 to $ 3.3)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.3/bottle
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

12% 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 34% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 125/night
($ 103 to $ 149)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 196/night
($ 139 to $ 284)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 146
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 262/night
($ 173 to $ 409)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 208
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 416/night
($ 303 to $ 596)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 305
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 1005/night
($ 738 to $ 1428)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 653
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 122/month
($ 112 to $ 136)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 131
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 302/month
($ 188 to $ 487)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 198
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 277/month
($ 159 to $ 517)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 187
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 349/month
($ 229 to $ 496)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 250
Family room
Family room
$ 290/month
($ 176 to $ 524)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192

Florida: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Florida is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.6/500g
($ 1.8 to $ 5.9)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 6/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 9.4)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 5.1/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 8.8)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 18/kg
($ 9.7 to $ 26)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 7.3/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 13)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 8.4)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 7.3)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.2
($ 0.8 to $ 3.3)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Florida: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Florida costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.7/ticket
($ 2.5 to $ 3.3)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.7/km
($ 1.3 to $ 3.5)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.1)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.8
($ 2.7 to $ 6.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 38/24hrs
($ 11 to $ 85)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Florida: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Florida is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 17/ticket
($ 14 to $ 23)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 21/hr
($ 21 to $ 40)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

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
$ 8.8/pack
($ 7.2 to $ 9.9)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 52
($ 34 to $ 72)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 52
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 21 to $ 78)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41

Plane ticket budget

Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
Manchester → New York City
$ 543
(fair price: $ 487)
London → New York City
London → New York City
London → New York City
$ 443
(fair price: $ 418)
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
Dublin → New York City
$ 452
(fair price: $ 409)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
New York City → Miami (Florida)
$ 231
(fair price: $ 153)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
London → Miami (Florida)
$ 567
(fair price: $ 521)
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
Toronto (Ontario) → New York City
$ 212
(fair price: $ 192)


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 31-01-2023.

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