Travel budget in French Guyana

French Guiana: calculate your travel budget

French Guiana: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 127 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2587* (2170 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 181 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 9 per person

Total budget:

$ 4748* (3976 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 206 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 59 per person
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 6605* (5530 €)

* 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 French Guyana in 2021

Cost of living: French Guiana VS United States

On average, the cost of living in French Guyana in 2021 is 30% 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:



Local prices in French Guyana by expense type

French Guiana: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in French Guyana is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 24/person
($ 12 to $ 30)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 30)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
( $ 11)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 4.8)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
( $ 3.6)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.4/can
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

French Guiana: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in French Guyana is 47% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 127 to $ 127)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 235/night
($ 224 to $ 248)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 185/night
($ 182 to $ 188)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 262/month
($ 244 to $ 277)

56% 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
$ 243/month
($ 229 to $ 257)

48% 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
$ 291/month
($ 280 to $ 304)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 504/month
($ 490 to $ 521)

189% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

French Guiana: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in French Guyana is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Bread
Bread
$ 1/500g
( $ 1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 3)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 0.6/12 eggs
( $ 0.6)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 9.6)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.9/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 4.5)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 7.2/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 11)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.8/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.2)

88% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

French Guiana: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in French Guyana is 138% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.7/ticket
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
( $ 3)

86% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 1.9)

172% 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)
$ 12
( $ 12)

274% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 118)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

French Guiana: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in French Guyana costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12

French Guiana: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in French Guyana is 15% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7.2/pack
($ 7.2 to $ 7.2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 60
($ 48 to $ 72)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 42
($ 36 to $ 48)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36

Plane ticket budget

London → Cayenne
London → Cayenne
London → Cayenne
$ 1059
(fair price: $ 905)
Montreal → Cayenne
Montreal → Cayenne
Montreal → Cayenne
$ 2185
(fair price: $ 1833)


About the information on the cost of living in French Guyana

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

Information about cost of living in French Guyana updated on 15-05-2021.

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