Vacoas travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Vacoas

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 49 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 953* (34160 MUR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 122 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 7.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 2980* (106834 MUR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 222 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 5934* (212758 MUR)

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


Cost of living in Vacoas compared to Mauritius in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Vacoas in 2020 is 21% 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 Vacoas in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Vacoas by expense type

Restaurant budget in Vacoas

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Vacoas is 60% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.8/person
($ 8.8 to $ 12)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 26/person
($ 23 to $ 28)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3/person
($ 3 to $ 5.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 0.8 for 500ml
($ 0.8 to $ 5.3)

83% 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 $ 1.7)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.4/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 5.9)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.7/can
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.4/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.4)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Vacoas

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Vacoas is 38% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 35 to $ 116)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 182/night
($ 67 to $ 386)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 261/night
($ 110 to $ 532)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 263
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 511/night
($ 265 to $ 1057)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 512
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 269/month
($ 126 to $ 531)

57% 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
$ 317/month
($ 65 to $ 1022)

90% 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
$ 300/month
($ 207 to $ 423)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 478/month
($ 88 to $ 1470)

171% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177

Supermarket food budget in Vacoas

On average, the price of supermarket food in Vacoas is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.7/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 0.7)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 2.3)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

85% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.1/kg
($ 8.8 to $ 9.4)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 1.9/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 1.6)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.8/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 0.8)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.6 to $ 0.7)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 18/kg
($ 18 to $ 18)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Vacoas

On average, the price of transport in Vacoas is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 18/month
( $ 18)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3/km
($ 3 to $ 3)

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 $ 1.6)

72% 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)
$ 4.4
($ 4.4 to $ 8.8)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Vacoas

On average, the cost of housing in Vacoas is 49% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 42/month
($ 40 to $ 89)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 28/month
($ 28 to $ 147)

63% 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)
$ 559/month
($ 383 to $ 734)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1501
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 265/month
($ 236 to $ 294)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1204
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1174/month
($ 587 to $ 1761)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2433
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 441/month
($ 294 to $ 587)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1912
Gym
Gym
$ 79/month
($ 30 to $ 147)

82% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 238/month
($ 183 to $ 294)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1054
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 4400/yr
($ 4400 to $ 5632)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18546

Leisure activity budget in Vacoas

On average, budget for leisure activities in Vacoas is 27% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.8/ticket
($ 7.3 to $ 15)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
( $ 15)

14% 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 Vacoas

On average, shopping budget in Vacoas is 5% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.5/pack
($ 5.9 to $ 7.3)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 75
($ 75 to $ 119)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 38
($ 22 to $ 103)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
Trainers
Trainers
$ 82
($ 75 to $ 119)

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 $ 119)

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 Vacoas

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

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

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