Travel budget and cost of living in Guyana how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Guyana

Guyana: calculate your travel budget

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.
  • $ 9.7 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 895* (176694 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 86 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 6.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2282* (450632 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 130 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 36 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 3995* (788928 $)

* 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 37% less than 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
Georgetown (Guyana) 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana)
New Amsterdam 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in New Amsterdam
Parika 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Parika
Linden 12% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Linden

Local prices in Guyana by expense type

Restaurant budget in Guyana

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Guyana costs 44% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.6/person
($ 5 to $ 7.5)

61% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 13 to $ 29)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.1/person
($ 6.1 to $ 6.6)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.6 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 1.6)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.5/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 4.1)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.1/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Guyana

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Guyana costs 42% less than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 51/night
($ 32 to $ 73)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 121/night
($ 78 to $ 165)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 175
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 $ 49)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 108/month
($ 78 to $ 152)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 163/month
($ 107 to $ 228)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
Gîte ou maison d'hôte
$ 75/month
($ 35 to $ 137)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 211

Supermarket food budget in Guyana

On average, the price of supermarket food in Guyana costs 28% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 2.3)

132% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 1 to $ 3)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.6)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2.6)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8.4/kg
($ 7 to $ 10)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 6.1)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.8/kg
($ 1 to $ 7.5)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1 to $ 3)

59% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.5 to $ 2.5)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.9
($ 1.3 to $ 3)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 4.5/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 7.5)

62% 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
$ 29/month
($ 21 to $ 38)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

47% 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)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 64/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 145)

61% 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 60% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 69/month
($ 46 to $ 122)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
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
$ 57/month
($ 41 to $ 102)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 213/month
($ 152 to $ 404)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 127/month
($ 102 to $ 177)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 438/month
($ 304 to $ 656)

79% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 268/month
($ 202 to $ 354)

84% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 29/month
($ 27 to $ 33)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 48/month
($ 41 to $ 152)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 929
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 954/yr
($ 707 to $ 3329)

94% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18274

Leisure activity budget in Guyana

On average, budget for leisure activities in Guyana costs 50% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.6/ticket
($ 6.1 to $ 7.5)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.5/hr
($ 5 to $ 10)

53% 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 21% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.3/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 3)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 27 to $ 52)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 44
($ 16 to $ 61)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 75
($ 52 to $ 127)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 59
($ 46 to $ 91)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 915
(fair price: $ 809)

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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 21-03-2019.

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