Georgetown (Guyana) travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Georgetown (Guyana)

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 47 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 10.1 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 988* (188300 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 94 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2586* (492898 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 135 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 4524* (862372 $)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana) compared to Guyana in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana) in 2020 is 34% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Georgetown (Guyana) in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Georgetown (Guyana) by expense type

Restaurant budget in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Georgetown (Guyana) is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.1/person
($ 4.4 to $ 7.6)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 27/person
($ 21 to $ 28)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.6/person
($ 6.7 to $ 13)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.7 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.3/cup
($ 1.1 to $ 7.6)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Georgetown (Guyana) is 26% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 38 to $ 79)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 77 to $ 213)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 139/night
( $ 139)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 58/month
($ 58 to $ 58)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 146/month
($ 95 to $ 211)

15% 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
$ 168/month
($ 104 to $ 255)

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
$ 180/month
($ 42 to $ 385)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 251/month
($ 180 to $ 357)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Georgetown (Guyana)

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

115% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 1 to $ 1.6)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.4/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2.7)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 5.6/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 7.2)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.3/kg
( $ 2.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.7/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 7.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 2.5/salad
( $ 2.5)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
( $ 1.6)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 2/kg
( $ 2)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, the price of transport in Georgetown (Guyana) is 7% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 0.5)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 38/month
($ 23 to $ 103)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.5/km
($ 2.5 to $ 2.5)

39% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

41% 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)
$ 2
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 63/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 145)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, the cost of housing in Georgetown (Guyana) is 67% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 93/month
($ 52 to $ 128)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 65/month
($ 52 to $ 103)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 250/month
($ 205 to $ 359)

83% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 164/month
($ 128 to $ 205)

86% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 544/month
($ 409 to $ 768)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 359/month
($ 308 to $ 512)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 32/month
($ 27 to $ 42)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 55/month
($ 46 to $ 155)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 916/yr
($ 716 to $ 3372)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, budget for leisure activities in Georgetown (Guyana) is 48% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.2/ticket
($ 6.7 to $ 7.6)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.5/hr
($ 5.1 to $ 10.3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Georgetown (Guyana)

On average, shopping budget in Georgetown (Guyana) is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2/pack
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 27 to $ 63)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 48
($ 36 to $ 52)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 63 to $ 119)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 65
($ 47 to $ 93)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
New York City → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 845
(fair price: $ 722)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
London → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 1465
(fair price: $ 1211)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
Toronto (Ontario) → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 913
(fair price: $ 775)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
Manchester → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 1604
(fair price: $ 1409)
Los Angeles → Georgetown (Guyana)
Los Angeles  → Georgetown (Guyana)
Los Angeles  → Georgetown (Guyana)
$ 1127
(fair price: $ 981)

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About this information on the cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana)

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

The information about the cost of living in Georgetown (Guyana) was updated on 03-04-2020.

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