Travel budget in Guyana

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Guyana: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 41 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.9 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 862* (167846 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 2318* (451374 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 4079* (794262 $)

* 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 Guyana in 2019

Cost of living: Guyana VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Guyana in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Guyana in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Guyana by city

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

Cities /Guyana View Details
New Amsterdam 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in New Amsterdam
Parika 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Parika
Linden 8% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Linden
Georgetown (Guyana) 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana)

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Local prices in Guyana by expense type

Restaurant budget in Guyana

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Guyana costs 47% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.1/person
($ 4.4 to $ 7.8)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 21/person
($ 16 to $ 27)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.7/person
($ 6.2 to $ 6.7)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.4 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

70% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.4/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 7.8)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Guyana

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Guyana costs 31% less than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 30 to $ 77)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 124/night
($ 78 to $ 174)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 139/night
( $ 139)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 49/month
($ 49 to $ 51)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 108/month
($ 78 to $ 151)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 162/month
($ 106 to $ 230)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 133/month
($ 34 to $ 274)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 220/month
($ 180 to $ 269)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Guyana

On average, the price of supermarket food in Guyana costs 33% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2)

124% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 0.8/kg
( $ 0.8)

80% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 7.5/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 7.9)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.3/kg
( $ 2.3)

75% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 5.4/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 7.8)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.3)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 2.6)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
( $ 1.6)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 2/kg
( $ 2)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Guyana

On average, the price of transport in Guyana costs 10% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

78% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 38/month
($ 38 to $ 39)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.6
($ 1.6 to $ 2.6)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 63/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 145)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Guyana

On average, the cost of housing in Guyana costs 59% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 72/month
($ 47 to $ 125)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 58/month
($ 51 to $ 104)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 236/month
($ 156 to $ 413)

83% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 146/month
($ 104 to $ 181)

86% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 472/month
($ 310 to $ 670)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 310/month
($ 207 to $ 361)

82% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 30/month
($ 27 to $ 33)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 57/month
($ 46 to $ 78)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 976/yr
($ 772 to $ 1158)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18513

Leisure activity budget in Guyana

On average, budget for leisure activities in Guyana costs 47% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.7/ticket
($ 6.7 to $ 7.8)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.6/hr
($ 5.1 to $ 10.3)

47% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Guyana

On average, shopping budget in Guyana costs 25% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.6/pack
( $ 1.6)

81% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 27 to $ 53)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 45
($ 32 to $ 53)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 75
($ 63 to $ 94)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 60
($ 47 to $ 94)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 900
(fair price: $ 794)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 1480
(fair price: $ 1222)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 857
(fair price: $ 744)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 1629
(fair price: $ 1445)

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About the information on the cost of living in Guyana

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

Information about cost of living in Guyana updated on 09-09-2019.

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