Travel budget on the island of Gran Canaria

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Gran Canaria: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday on the island of Gran Canaria for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 61 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1422* (1190 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 134 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 10.1 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 3187* (2674 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 156 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 4320* (3626 €)

* 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 on the island of Gran Canaria in 2020

Cost of living: Gran Canaria VS United States

On average, the cost of living on the island of Gran Canaria 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 on the island of Gran Canaria by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities on the island of Gran Canaria compared to the national average.

Cities /Gran Canaria View Details
Maspalomas 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Maspalomas
Mogán 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Mogán
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Santa Lucia 7% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Lucia

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Local prices on the island of Gran Canaria by expense type

Gran Canaria: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant on the island of Gran Canaria costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 11/person
($ 8.4 to $ 24)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 18 to $ 36)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 30
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.6/person
($ 8.2 to $ 9.6)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3 for 500ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.6 for 330ml
($ 0.6 to $ 2.4)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.7/can
($ 1.2 to $ 4.8)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.9)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Gran Canaria: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget on the island of Gran Canaria costs 14% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 66 to $ 120)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 127/night
($ 72 to $ 207)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 140/night
($ 78 to $ 245)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 173/night
($ 122 to $ 244)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 247/night
($ 189 to $ 323)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 70/month
($ 53 to $ 89)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 158/month
($ 84 to $ 280)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 167/month
($ 94 to $ 257)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 255/month
($ 158 to $ 447)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 219/month
($ 139 to $ 323)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Gran Canaria: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food on the island of Gran Canaria costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 2.2 to $ 3.6)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 11/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 16)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.9/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 8.4)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 3.2)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1 to $ 2)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 15/kg
($ 11 to $ 22)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Gran Canaria: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport on the island of Gran Canaria costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 1.9)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 48/month
($ 42 to $ 51)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 81
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.7 to $ 3.6)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3
($ 2 to $ 3.6)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 15/24hrs
($ 3.6 to $ 100)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Gran Canaria: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing on the island of Gran Canaria costs 40% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 89/month
($ 60 to $ 128)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 46/month
($ 36 to $ 78)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 71
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 759/month
($ 717 to $ 897)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1451
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 592/month
($ 478 to $ 777)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1162
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1255/month
($ 1016 to $ 1793)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2359
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 962/month
($ 777 to $ 1434)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1850
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 34 to $ 54)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 434/month
($ 359 to $ 538)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1021
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 7648/yr
($ 7170 to $ 8604)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18028

Gran Canaria: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities on the island of Gran Canaria costs 15% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 6 to $ 9)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 18/hr
($ 15 to $ 26)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Gran Canaria: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget on the island of Gran Canaria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 4.5/pack
($ 3.6 to $ 4.8)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 69
($ 36 to $ 144)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 35
($ 30 to $ 42)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 90
($ 60 to $ 102)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 98
($ 42 to $ 144)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
$ 317
(fair price: $ 248)
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
$ 310
(fair price: $ 231)
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
$ 323
(fair price: $ 226)
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
$ 315
(fair price: $ 250)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 349
(fair price: $ 269)
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
$ 292
(fair price: $ 222)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 329
(fair price: $ 247)
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
$ 726
(fair price: $ 605)
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
$ 299
(fair price: $ 228)
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
$ 322
(fair price: $ 224)
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
$ 275
(fair price: $ 216)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
$ 897
(fair price: $ 741)
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
$ 713
(fair price: $ 597)
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
$ 299
(fair price: $ 217)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 315
(fair price: $ 241)
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
$ 775
(fair price: $ 648)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 268
(fair price: $ 218)
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 298
(fair price: $ 230)
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
$ 292
(fair price: $ 212)
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
Montreal → Tenerife
$ 1042
(fair price: $ 870)
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
Toronto (Ontario) → Gran Canaria
$ 892
(fair price: $ 762)
Los Angeles → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
Los Angeles  → Tenerife
$ 966
(fair price: $ 805)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 268
(fair price: $ 201)
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
Toronto (Ontario) → Lanzarote
$ 1017
(fair price: $ 882)
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
New York City → Fuerteventura
$ 870
(fair price: $ 679)
Los Angeles → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
Los Angeles  → Gran Canaria
$ 965
(fair price: $ 792)
Montreal → Gran Canaria
Montreal → Gran Canaria
Montreal → Gran Canaria
$ 1013
(fair price: $ 849)
Sydney → Tenerife
Sydney → Tenerife
Sydney → Tenerife
$ 1780
(fair price: $ 1436)

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About the information on the cost of living on the island of Gran Canaria

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

Information about cost of living on the island of Gran Canaria updated on 17-12-2017.

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