Port Maria travel budget

Port Maria: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Port Maria

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 947* (138726 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 131 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 4.1 per person
  • $ 10.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2664* (390306 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 359 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 21 per person

Total budget:

$ 6570* (962458 $)

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


Cost of living in Port Maria compared to Jamaica in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Port Maria in 2020 is 32% 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 Port Maria in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Port Maria by expense type

Restaurant budget in Port Maria

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Port Maria is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 3.5/person
($ 3.5 to $ 6.8)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 14 to $ 18)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.5/person
($ 5.5 to $ 6.1)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.3 to $ 2.4)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 2.7)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.3/cup
($ 1.3 to $ 2.7)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1.7)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.3)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Port Maria

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Port Maria is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 57/night
($ 57 to $ 57)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 130/night
($ 118 to $ 146)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 133/night
($ 66 to $ 260)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 585/night
($ 280 to $ 1299)

124% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 584/night
($ 584 to $ 584)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 55/month
($ 53 to $ 58)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 182/month
($ 72 to $ 370)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 145/month
($ 126 to $ 180)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 102/month
($ 41 to $ 189)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 273/month
($ 218 to $ 379)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Port Maria

On average, the price of supermarket food in Port Maria is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2.7)

138% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.4/500g
($ 2 to $ 3.1)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 1.7)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.7/12 eggs
($ 1.6 to $ 2.7)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 2 to $ 24)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 6.1)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 2/kg
($ 2 to $ 3.5)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.4/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 5.5)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 0.4/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.7)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.1/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 2.4)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 1.3)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2 to $ 6.1)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Port Maria

On average, the price of transport in Port Maria is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.7/km
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.3)

57% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.1
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Port Maria

On average, the cost of housing in Port Maria is 68% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 70/month
($ 48 to $ 103)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 35/month
($ 35 to $ 66)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 206/month
($ 206 to $ 206)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
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): $ 16351

Leisure activity budget in Port Maria

On average, budget for leisure activities in Port Maria is 15% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 10.3/ticket
($ 6.8 to $ 14)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Port Maria

On average, shopping budget in Port Maria is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.2/pack
($ 8.2 to $ 8.2)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 22
($ 22 to $ 70)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 22
($ 10.3 to $ 34)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 48
($ 32 to $ 72)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 70
($ 22 to $ 90)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Kingston
London → Kingston
London → Kingston
$ 1083
(fair price: $ 864)
New York City → Kingston
New York City → Kingston
New York City → Kingston
$ 517
(fair price: $ 455)
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
Toronto (Ontario) → Kingston
$ 630
(fair price: $ 525)
Manchester → Kingston
Manchester → Kingston
Manchester → Kingston
$ 1130
(fair price: $ 974)
Los Angeles → Kingston
Los Angeles  → Kingston
Los Angeles  → Kingston
$ 667
(fair price: $ 580)
Dublin → Kingston
Dublin → Kingston
Dublin → Kingston
$ 1051
(fair price: $ 898)
Edinburgh → Kingston
Edinburgh → Kingston
Edinburgh → Kingston
$ 1179
(fair price: $ 1026)
Montreal → Kingston
Montreal → Kingston
Montreal → Kingston
$ 725
(fair price: $ 600)

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About this information on the cost of living in Port Maria

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

The information about the cost of living in Port Maria was updated on 22-11-2020.

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