Tamarin travel budget

Tamarin: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Tamarin

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • $ 3.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1083* (38822 MUR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 7.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 1292* (46312 MUR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 325 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 7214* (258636 MUR)

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


Cost of living in Tamarin compared to Mauritius in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Tamarin in 2020 is 19% 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 Tamarin in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Tamarin by expense type

Restaurant budget in Tamarin

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tamarin is 47% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 7.4/person
($ 7.4 to $ 12)

55% 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 $ 30)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.5/person
($ 5.3 to $ 8.8)

38% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.5 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 5.3)

54% 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
($ 1.7 to $ 3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.9 to $ 5.9)

42% 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
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Tamarin

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tamarin is 35% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 41 to $ 114)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 169/night
($ 121 to $ 229)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 481/night
($ 251 to $ 790)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 521/month
($ 169 to $ 1010)

212% 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
$ 114/month
($ 109 to $ 124)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 413/month
($ 106 to $ 1222)

134% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Tamarin

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tamarin is 33% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.4/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

89% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.4)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
($ 2 to $ 2.3)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 8.8 to $ 30)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.7/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 10.3)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.3/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 4.4)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.6 to $ 1.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 16/kg
($ 15 to $ 18)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Tamarin

On average, the price of transport in Tamarin is 20% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.8/ticket
( $ 0.8)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
($ 3 to $ 3.7)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

74% 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)
$ 3.7
($ 3 to $ 4.4)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 52/24hrs
($ 29 to $ 192)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Tamarin

On average, the cost of housing in Tamarin is 62% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 55/month
($ 28 to $ 104)

68% 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 to $ 0.1)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 40/month
($ 28 to $ 149)

47% 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)
$ 590/month
($ 443 to $ 738)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 443/month
( $ 443)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 781/month
($ 619 to $ 1179)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 738/month
( $ 738)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 29/month
($ 24 to $ 34)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 186/month
($ 119 to $ 296)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4197/yr
($ 3534 to $ 5653)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Tamarin

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tamarin is 28% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.4/ticket
($ 5.9 to $ 10.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
( $ 16)

12% 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 Tamarin

On average, shopping budget in Tamarin is 15% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.5/pack
($ 5.9 to $ 7.4)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 48
($ 15 to $ 75)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 30 to $ 60)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 54 to $ 149)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 75
($ 60 to $ 149)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

Perth → Port Louis
Perth → Port Louis
Perth → Port Louis
$ 1238
(fair price: $ 1056)
London → Port Louis
London → Port Louis
London → Port Louis
$ 1175
(fair price: $ 851)
Manchester → Port Louis
Manchester → Port Louis
Manchester → Port Louis
$ 1070
(fair price: $ 927)
Dublin → Port Louis
Dublin → Port Louis
Dublin → Port Louis
$ 1052
(fair price: $ 892)
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Louis
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Louis
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Louis
$ 1445
(fair price: $ 1204)
New York City → Port Louis
New York City → Port Louis
New York City → Port Louis
$ 1480
(fair price: $ 1252)
Montreal → Port Louis
Montreal → Port Louis
Montreal → Port Louis
$ 1450
(fair price: $ 1203)
Edinburgh → Port Louis
Edinburgh → Port Louis
Edinburgh → Port Louis
$ 1076
(fair price: $ 958)
Melbourne → Port Louis
Melbourne → Port Louis
Melbourne → Port Louis
$ 1409
(fair price: $ 1254)
Sydney → Port Louis
Sydney → Port Louis
Sydney → Port Louis
$ 1531
(fair price: $ 1274)
Auckland → Port Louis
Auckland → Port Louis
Auckland → Port Louis
$ 1933
(fair price: $ 1758)
Los Angeles → Port Louis
Los Angeles  → Port Louis
Los Angeles  → Port Louis
$ 1603
(fair price: $ 1403)

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About this information on the cost of living in Tamarin

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

The information about the cost of living in Tamarin was updated on 31-03-2020.

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