Travel budget in Haiti

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Haiti: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 64 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 1.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1543* (134386 HTG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 28 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 3441* (299754 HTG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 59 per person
  • $ 79 per person
  • $ 23 per person

Total budget:

$ 6341* (552426 HTG)

* 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 Haiti in 2020

Cost of living: Haiti VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Haiti 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 Haiti by city

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

Cities /Haiti View Details
Port Au Prince 11% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Port Au Prince
Les Cayes 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Les Cayes

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Local prices in Haiti by expense type

Haiti: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Haiti is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 10.4 to $ 23)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 29/person
($ 22 to $ 48)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
($ 8.8 to $ 17)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 5.5)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.9 for 330ml
( $ 1.9)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.4/cup
($ 2.3 to $ 5.5)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.5/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Haiti: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Haiti costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 64/night
($ 64 to $ 64)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 89/night
($ 66 to $ 121)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 72 to $ 113)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 180/night
($ 139 to $ 220)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 64/month
($ 64 to $ 64)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 103/month
($ 95 to $ 115)

40% 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
$ 103/month
($ 77 to $ 136)

38% 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
$ 95/month
($ 59 to $ 131)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 189/month
($ 159 to $ 224)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Haiti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Haiti is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.5/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

172% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.4/500g
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.9)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.8/12 eggs
($ 2.7 to $ 5.5)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.2/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 4.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10.5/kg
($ 8.6 to $ 12)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 3.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 6.7)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2 to $ 6.7)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 7.8)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 5.9/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 8.8)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 3/salad
($ 1.4 to $ 4.4)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.1
( $ 1.1)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 24/kg
($ 7.8 to $ 29)

76% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Haiti: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Haiti is 22% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.5/ticket
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 34/month
($ 23 to $ 47)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 5.1/km
($ 4.4 to $ 6)

180% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.7/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.5)

114% 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)
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 65/24hrs
($ 45 to $ 161)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Haiti: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Haiti costs 9% less than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 132/month
($ 77 to $ 189)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 96/month
($ 67 to $ 153)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1355/month
($ 665 to $ 2765)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 778/month
($ 444 to $ 1439)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1712/month
($ 763 to $ 2877)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1065/month
($ 721 to $ 1660)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 95/month
($ 78 to $ 112)

119% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 429/month
($ 112 to $ 747)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 2656/yr
( $ 2656)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Haiti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Haiti is 70% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
( $ 12)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 46/hr
( $ 46)

156% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Haiti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Haiti is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 1.1/pack
( $ 1.1)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 59
($ 30 to $ 90)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 69
($ 38 to $ 112)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 109
($ 60 to $ 167)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 106
($ 101 to $ 112)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Port Au Prince
New York City → Port Au Prince
New York City → Port Au Prince
$ 531
(fair price: $ 0)
Montreal → Port Au Prince
Montreal → Port Au Prince
Montreal → Port Au Prince
$ 735
(fair price: $ 0)
London → Port Au Prince
London → Port Au Prince
London → Port Au Prince
$ 1020
(fair price: $ 0)
Los Angeles → Port Au Prince
Los Angeles  → Port Au Prince
Los Angeles  → Port Au Prince
$ 658
(fair price: $ 0)
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Au Prince
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Au Prince
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Au Prince
$ 795
(fair price: $ 0)

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About the information on the cost of living in Haiti

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

Information about cost of living in Haiti updated on 05-04-2020.

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