Black River travel budget

Black River: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Black River

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 114 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 9.4 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1852* (235032 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 115 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 10.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2910* (369348 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 337 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 53 per person
  • $ 21 per person

Total budget:

$ 7587* (962892 $)

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


Cost of living in Black River compared to Jamaica in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Black River in 2020 is 17% 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 Black River in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Black River by expense type

Restaurant budget in Black River

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Black River is 44% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.1/person
($ 3.6 to $ 7.9)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 18/person
($ 12 to $ 33)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.3/person
($ 5.5 to $ 7.9)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.2 for 500ml
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 3.1)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 3.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Black River

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Black River is 12% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 115/night
($ 113 to $ 119)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 114/night
($ 51 to $ 265)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 560/night
($ 339 to $ 799)

113% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 126/month
($ 126 to $ 126)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 255/month
($ 72 to $ 561)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 173
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 256/month
($ 87 to $ 686)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 97/month
($ 49 to $ 257)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 152/month
($ 152 to $ 152)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Black River

On average, the price of supermarket food in Black River is 21% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.5/litre
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

184% 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 $ 2.6)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.6)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.6/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 2.9)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 11/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 28)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 14)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.5/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 4.3)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 2.7)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 4.7/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 10.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Black River

On average, the price of transport in Black River is 27% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.5/km
($ 0.8 to $ 3.9)

85% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

65% 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)
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 1.2)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8

Budget for living and housing in Black River

On average, the cost of housing in Black River is 55% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 91/month
($ 33 to $ 131)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 54/month
($ 33 to $ 76)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 354/month
($ 119 to $ 746)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1569/yr
($ 471 to $ 2589)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17403

Leisure activity budget in Black River

On average, budget for leisure activities in Black River is 22% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 10.2/ticket
($ 7.9 to $ 12)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Black River

On average, shopping budget in Black River is 15% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.4/pack
($ 9.4 to $ 9.4)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 41
($ 24 to $ 79)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
($ 12 to $ 64)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 66
($ 36 to $ 95)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 83
($ 24 to $ 134)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

London → Kingston
London → Kingston
London → Kingston
$ 1180
(fair price: $ 910)
New York City → Kingston
New York City → Kingston
New York City → Kingston
$ 525
(fair price: $ 462)
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
$ 635
(fair price: $ 536)
Manchester → Kingston
Manchester → Kingston
Manchester → Kingston
$ 1140
(fair price: $ 990)
Los Angeles → Kingston
Los Angeles  → Kingston
Los Angeles  → Kingston
$ 688
(fair price: $ 607)
Edinburgh → Kingston
Edinburgh → Kingston
Edinburgh → Kingston
$ 1188
(fair price: $ 1039)
Dublin → Kingston
Dublin → Kingston
Dublin → Kingston
$ 1047
(fair price: $ 906)
Montreal → Kingston
Montreal → Kingston
Montreal → Kingston
$ 743
(fair price: $ 612)

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About this information on the cost of living in Black River

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

The information about the cost of living in Black River was updated on 20-02-2020.

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