Travel budget in Georgia

Georgia: calculate your travel budget

Georgia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 20 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.3 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 459* (1470 GEL)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 53 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 2.6 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 1320* (4214 GEL)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 79 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 6.1 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2085* (6664 GEL)

* 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 Georgia in 2020

Cost of living: Georgia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Georgia in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 Georgia by city

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

Cities /Georgia View Details
Tbilisi 12% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Tbilisi
Zugdidi 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Zugdidi
Gori 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Gori


Local prices in Georgia by expense type

Georgia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Georgia costs 64% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6/person
($ 3.8 to $ 9.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 10.4/person
($ 7.3 to $ 21)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.7/person
($ 3.8 to $ 5.1)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1 for 500ml
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.6/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.6/can
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Georgia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Georgia costs 60% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 20/night
($ 20 to $ 20)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 41/night
($ 28 to $ 59)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 65/night
($ 40 to $ 102)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 94/night
($ 70 to $ 121)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 171/night
($ 125 to $ 222)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 41/month
($ 26 to $ 63)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 73/month
($ 47 to $ 112)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 102/month
($ 59 to $ 164)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 36/month
($ 28 to $ 54)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 159/month
($ 82 to $ 286)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Georgia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Georgia costs 59% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.7)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.4/12 eggs
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.8/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 7.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.8/kg
($ 3 to $ 5.6)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.5/kg
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.9/kg
($ 4.7 to $ 8.4)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Georgia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Georgia costs 53% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

93% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 9.7/month
($ 9 to $ 17)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.4/km
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

80% less 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)

17% 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)
$ 1
($ 0.6 to $ 1.6)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 36/24hrs
($ 17 to $ 120)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Georgia: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Georgia costs 67% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 64/month
($ 33 to $ 104)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 16/month
($ 9.7 to $ 21)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 330/month
($ 210 to $ 499)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 216/month
($ 130 to $ 308)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1099
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 661/month
($ 322 to $ 1125)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2203
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 431/month
($ 259 to $ 805)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 32/month
($ 17 to $ 40)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 114/month
($ 72 to $ 162)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 952
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2509/yr
($ 1286 to $ 4177)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16573

Georgia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Georgia costs 50% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 4.8/ticket
($ 3.2 to $ 6.1)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 9.6/hr
($ 6.5 to $ 13)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Georgia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Georgia costs 7% less than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.2/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 2.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 59
($ 18 to $ 97)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
($ 17 to $ 59)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 83
($ 49 to $ 114)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 110
($ 49 to $ 185)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Tbilisi
London → Tbilisi
London → Tbilisi
$ 320
(fair price: $ 0)
Manchester → Tbilisi
Manchester → Tbilisi
Manchester → Tbilisi
$ 371
(fair price: $ 0)
Dublin → Tbilisi
Dublin → Tbilisi
Dublin → Tbilisi
$ 343
(fair price: $ 0)
New York City → Tbilisi
New York City → Tbilisi
New York City → Tbilisi
$ 844
(fair price: $ 0)
Edinburgh → Tbilisi
Edinburgh → Tbilisi
Edinburgh → Tbilisi
$ 429
(fair price: $ 0)
Los Angeles → Tbilisi
Los Angeles  → Tbilisi
Los Angeles  → Tbilisi
$ 1113
(fair price: $ 0)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tbilisi
Toronto (Ontario) → Tbilisi
Toronto (Ontario) → Tbilisi
$ 1091
(fair price: $ 0)
Sydney → Tbilisi
Sydney → Tbilisi
Sydney → Tbilisi
$ 1404
(fair price: $ 0)
Melbourne → Tbilisi
Melbourne → Tbilisi
Melbourne → Tbilisi
$ 1344
(fair price: $ 0)
Montreal → Tbilisi
Montreal → Tbilisi
Montreal → Tbilisi
$ 1151
(fair price: $ 0)
Perth → Tbilisi
Perth → Tbilisi
Perth → Tbilisi
$ 1315
(fair price: $ 0)
Auckland → Tbilisi
Auckland → Tbilisi
Auckland → Tbilisi
$ 2181
(fair price: $ 0)

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About the information on the cost of living in Georgia

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

Information about cost of living in Georgia updated on 16-09-2020.

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