Bonaire travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Bonaire

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 125 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2392* (4256 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 137 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 33 per person
  • $ 12 per person

Total budget:

$ 4342* (7728 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 201 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 82 per person
  • $ 75 per person
  • $ 24 per person

Total budget:

$ 7856* (13972 ANG)

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


Cost of living in Bonaire compared to Netherlands Antilles in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Bonaire in 2020 is 24% higher 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 Bonaire in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Bonaire by expense type

Restaurant budget in Bonaire

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Bonaire is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 17/person
($ 17 to $ 23)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 51/person
($ 28 to $ 55)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.7/person
( $ 8.7)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.1 for 500ml
($ 2.7 to $ 7.6)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
( $ 2.2)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 4.1/cup
($ 3.8 to $ 4.4)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
( $ 1.7)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Bonaire

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Bonaire is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 173/night
($ 77 to $ 316)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 144/night
($ 103 to $ 198)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 257/night
($ 175 to $ 380)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 163/month
($ 102 to $ 256)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 175/month
($ 112 to $ 268)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 131/month
($ 98 to $ 162)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 288/month
($ 207 to $ 388)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Bonaire

On average, the price of supermarket food in Bonaire is 9% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
( $ 1.4)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 2/500g
($ 1.7 to $ 2.3)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 3.1/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 3.6)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.2/12 eggs
($ 3.1 to $ 3.5)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 14 to $ 15)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.2/kg
($ 8.7 to $ 9.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 4.3/kg
( $ 4.3)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.4/kg
( $ 5.4)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.5/kg
($ 3.6 to $ 5.5)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.9/salad
($ 1.7 to $ 2.2)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
( $ 1.4)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 21 to $ 22)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Bonaire

On average, the price of transport in Bonaire is 64% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.2/ticket
( $ 2.2)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
( $ 55)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 4.4/km
( $ 4.4)

158% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
( $ 1.3)

88% 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)
$ 8.7
( $ 8.7)

166% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 39/24hrs
($ 17 to $ 94)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Bonaire

On average, the cost of housing in Bonaire is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 167/month
($ 116 to $ 219)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.2)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 103/month
($ 100 to $ 110)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 800/month
($ 654 to $ 927)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 691/month
($ 600 to $ 818)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1888/month
($ 1308 to $ 1961)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1526/month
($ 1035 to $ 1744)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 66/month
($ 66 to $ 66)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 300/month
( $ 300)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 16337/yr
( $ 16337)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Bonaire

On average, budget for leisure activities in Bonaire is 50% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 12/ticket
($ 9.8 to $ 17)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 34/hr
( $ 34)

101% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Bonaire

On average, shopping budget in Bonaire is 24% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 7/pack
( $ 7)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
( $ 88)

92% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 34
( $ 34)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 110
( $ 110)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 110
( $ 110)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Bonaire
London → Bonaire
London → Bonaire
$ 1124
(fair price: $ 952)
New York City → Bonaire
New York City → Bonaire
New York City → Bonaire
$ 1054
(fair price: $ 824)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bonaire
Toronto (Ontario) → Bonaire
Toronto (Ontario) → Bonaire
$ 1445
(fair price: $ 937)
Manchester → Bonaire
Manchester → Bonaire
Manchester → Bonaire
$ 1155
(fair price: $ 979)
Los Angeles → Bonaire
Los Angeles  → Bonaire
Los Angeles  → Bonaire
$ 1432
(fair price: $ 987)
Montreal → Bonaire
Montreal → Bonaire
Montreal → Bonaire
$ 1919
(fair price: $ 1267)
Dublin → Bonaire
Dublin → Bonaire
Dublin → Bonaire
$ 1280
(fair price: $ 1096)

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About this information on the cost of living in Bonaire

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

The information about the cost of living in Bonaire was updated on 15-10-2020.

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