Montego Bay travel budget

Montego Bay: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Montego Bay

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 58 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1224* (159068 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 112 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2915* (378798 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 282 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 6777* (880880 $)

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



Cost of living in Montego Bay compared to United States in 2022

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Montego Bay in 2022 is 27% 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 Montego Bay in 2022 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Montego Bay by expense type

Restaurant budget in Montego Bay

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Montego Bay is 43% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 6.5/person
($ 3.8 to $ 11)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 24 to $ 60)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.3/person
($ 6.8 to $ 8.2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.3
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 9.4)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 4.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.6/cup
($ 1 to $ 7)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1/can
($ 0.7 to $ 3.5)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.6 to $ 3.5)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Hotel and accommodation budget in Montego Bay

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Montego Bay is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 60 to $ 75)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 119
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 101/night
($ 60 to $ 164)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 122/night
($ 77 to $ 181)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 189
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 441/night
($ 285 to $ 643)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 280
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 694/night
($ 486 to $ 916)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 562
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 51 to $ 82)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 176/month
($ 89 to $ 322)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 186
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 205/month
($ 95 to $ 372)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 171
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 54 to $ 151)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 237
Family room
Family room
$ 321/month
($ 161 to $ 512)

82% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Montego Bay

On average, the price of supermarket food in Montego Bay is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.7/litre
($ 2.3 to $ 6.1)

158% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.6/500g
($ 2.2 to $ 4.2)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.4
Rice
Rice
$ 1/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 3.3)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.2/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 4.9)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.3/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 16)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 20)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 6.7)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 8.4)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.7 to $ 2.3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Montego Bay

On average, the price of transport in Montego Bay is 20% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
($ 0.7 to $ 1.2)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.7/km
($ 1.6 to $ 3.8)

44% 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 $ 1.9)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 3.8)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 46/24hrs
($ 28 to $ 93)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Montego Bay

On average, budget for leisure activities in Montego Bay is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.4/ticket
($ 7.6 to $ 16)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7.6/hr
($ 7.6 to $ 7.6)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Montego Bay

On average, shopping budget in Montego Bay is 30% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 9.9/pack
($ 5.5 to $ 24)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 29
($ 20 to $ 58)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 26
($ 16 to $ 51)

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

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Montego Bay
New York City → Montego Bay
New York City → Montego Bay
$ 437
(fair price: $ 355)
London → Montego Bay
London → Montego Bay
London → Montego Bay
$ 854
(fair price: $ 751)
Toronto (Ontario) → Montego Bay
Toronto (Ontario) → Montego Bay
Toronto (Ontario) → Montego Bay
$ 524
(fair price: $ 459)
Manchester → Montego Bay
Manchester → Montego Bay
Manchester → Montego Bay
$ 1095
(fair price: $ 917)
Los Angeles → Montego Bay
Los Angeles  → Montego Bay
Los Angeles  → Montego Bay
$ 618
(fair price: $ 506)
Montreal → Montego Bay
Montreal → Montego Bay
Montreal → Montego Bay
$ 568
(fair price: $ 505)


About this information on the cost of living in Montego Bay

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

The information about the cost of living in Montego Bay was updated on 02-08-2022.

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