Travel budget and cost of living in Micronesia how much does a trip cost?

Are you planning to go to Micronesia and need to budget for your trip? On this page you can see sample prices. This enables you to get to grips with actual prices and the cost of living in Micronesia. Then, why not use our free tool to calculate your Micronesia travel budget.

Travel budget in Micronesia

Micronesia: calculate your travel budget

Micronesia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 497*

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • /
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person
  • $ 8.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1181*

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • NC
  • $ 38 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 2053*

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in Micronesia in 2019

Cost of living: Micronesia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Micronesia in 2019 is 8% less than United States.

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Micronesia in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:


Local prices in Micronesia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Micronesia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Micronesia costs 12% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.6/person
($ 3.2 to $ 10.5)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 16/person
($ 6.3 to $ 22)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 5.7/person
($ 1.9 to $ 9.6)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.4
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 3.2 to $ 5.3)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.2 for 330ml
( $ 4.2)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.6/can
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Supermarket food budget in Micronesia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Micronesia is 37% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 3.2/litre
( $ 3.2)

264% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2.2/500g
( $ 2.2)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
( $ 2.2)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.2/12 eggs
( $ 2.2)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 32/kg
( $ 32)

177% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8.5/kg
( $ 8.5)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.2/kg
( $ 3.2)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.2/kg
( $ 4.2)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.2/kg
( $ 4.2)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.2/kg
( $ 3.2)

21% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 3.2/salad
( $ 3.2)

97% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Bouteille d'eau
Bouteille d'eau
$ 3.2
( $ 3.2)

70% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 8.5/kg
( $ 8.5)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Micronesia

On average, the price of transport in Micronesia costs 30% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
( $ 1.1)

55% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 46/month
( $ 46)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.1/km
( $ 1.1)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

54% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.1
( $ 1.1)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.4

Budget for living and housing in Micronesia

On average, the cost of housing in Micronesia costs 23% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 128/month
( $ 128)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
( $ 0.1)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 793/month
( $ 793)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1342
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 581/month
( $ 581)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1050
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 952/month
( $ 952)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2180
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 793/month
( $ 793)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1697
Gym
Gym
$ 44/month
( $ 44)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39

Leisure activity budget in Micronesia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Micronesia costs 33% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.5/ticket
( $ 8.5)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Micronesia

On average, shopping budget in Micronesia is 11% more expensive than in United States.
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 38
( $ 38)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Robe d'été
Robe d'été
$ 38
( $ 38)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 128
( $ 128)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 107
( $ 107)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 101

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About the information on the cost of living in Micronesia

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

Information about cost of living in Micronesia updated on 15-03-2019.

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