Curaçao travel budget

Curaçao: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Curaçao

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 73 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1683* (3024 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 169 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person

Total budget:

$ 4383* (7882 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 235 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 74 per person
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 7333* (13188 ANG)

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



Cost of living in Curaçao compared to United States in 2024

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Curaçao in 2024 is 19% 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 Curaçao in 2024 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Curaçao by expense type

Restaurant budget in Curaçao

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Curaçao is 15% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 20/person
($ 11 to $ 44)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 43/person
($ 28 to $ 111)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 10/person
($ 8.3 to $ 13)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 1.9 to $ 6.5)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.6 to $ 4.4)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
($ 2.8 to $ 4.9)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 1.9 to $ 3.3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.5/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.3)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 73/night
($ 73 to $ 788)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 152/night
($ 49 to $ 496)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 157
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 186/night
($ 63 to $ 772)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 229
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 285/night
($ 100 to $ 588)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 307
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 419/night
($ 274 to $ 710)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 481
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 126/month
($ 50 to $ 370)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 163
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 222/month
($ 50 to $ 802)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 242
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 218/month
($ 55 to $ 812)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 212
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 203/month
($ 70 to $ 645)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 295/month
($ 67 to $ 813)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 215

Supermarket food budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of supermarket food in Curaçao is 11% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.9)

53% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.4/500g
($ 1.5 to $ 3.9)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Rice
Rice
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 5.5)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.2/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 3.6)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
($ 4.4 to $ 11)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Apples
Apples
$ 4.5/kg
($ 3.2 to $ 5.5)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 5.1)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.1 to $ 3.9)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Public and private transport budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of transport in Curaçao is 31% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 2.3)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.3/km
($ 1.9 to $ 8.3)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Car hire
Car hire
$ 64/24hrs
($ 40 to $ 93)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53

Leisure activity budget in Curaçao

On average, budget for leisure activities in Curaçao is 72% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.7/ticket
($ 8.3 to $ 14)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 64/hr
($ 44 to $ 83)

181% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Curaçao

On average, shopping budget in Curaçao is 47% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 8.3/pack
($ 8.3 to $ 8.3)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 79
($ 28 to $ 138)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 91
($ 44 to $ 138)

108% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 43

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
$ 619
(fair price: $ 488)
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
$ 1015
(fair price: $ 888)
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
$ 722
(fair price: $ 564)
Toronto → Curaçao
Toronto → Curaçao
Toronto → Curaçao
$ 774
(fair price: $ 603)
Atlanta → Curaçao
Atlanta → Curaçao
Atlanta → Curaçao
$ 590
(fair price: $ 478)
Los Angeles → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
$ 688
(fair price: $ 563)

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About this information on the cost of living in Curaçao

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

The information about the cost of living in Curaçao was updated on 17-06-2024.

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