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:

  • $ 65 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 5.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1435* (2408 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 96 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 3264* (5474 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 149 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 43 per person
  • $ 74 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 5812* (9744 ANG)

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


Cost of living in Curaçao compared to Netherlands Antilles in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Curaçao in 2019 is 13% higher than the average cost of living in United States.

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Curaçao in 2019 compared to average prices in United States:


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Local prices in Curaçao by expense type

Restaurant budget in Curaçao

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Curaçao is 21% cheaper than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.6/person
($ 8.6 to $ 15)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 26/person
($ 22 to $ 41)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8/person
($ 7.9 to $ 8.6)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.3 for 500ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.2)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 2.3 to $ 5.4)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.9/can
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao is 21% cheaper than in United States.
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 65/night
( $ 65)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 127/night
( $ 127)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 170/night
( $ 170)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 882/night
( $ 882)

78% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 498
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 65 to $ 65)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 130/month
($ 60 to $ 222)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 146/month
($ 82 to $ 244)

12% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 53 to $ 130)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 216

Supermarket food budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of supermarket food in Curaçao is essentially the same as in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 2.5/litre
($ 1.6 to $ 3.9)

192% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1.3 to $ 2.3)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.3/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.9)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 13/kg
($ 10.3 to $ 15)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.8/kg
($ 4.3 to $ 8.6)

14% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 4.5)

21% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2 to $ 3.5)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.3/kg
( $ 2.3)

46% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 3.3)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2/salad
( $ 2)

23% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 1.3)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 13/kg
($ 11 to $ 17)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of transport in Curaçao is 94% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.3/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
($ 55 to $ 109)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 4.1/km
($ 2.9 to $ 5.4)

125% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

40% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 21
($ 17 to $ 27)

477% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 36/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 97)

9% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Curaçao

On average, the cost of housing in Curaçao is 9% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 171/month
($ 87 to $ 257)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

367% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 66/month
($ 35 to $ 87)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 576/month
($ 429 to $ 686)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 429/month
($ 343 to $ 572)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1082
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1371/month
($ 1028 to $ 2000)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2231
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1017/month
($ 800 to $ 1143)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 55/month
($ 35 to $ 70)

38% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 249/month
($ 173 to $ 372)

73% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9134/yr
($ 6851 to $ 19409)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18231

Leisure activity budget in Curaçao

On average, budget for leisure activities in Curaçao is 8% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.6/ticket
($ 8.6 to $ 9.1)

32% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 24/hr
($ 12 to $ 44)

48% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Curaçao

On average, shopping budget in Curaçao is 21% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.3/pack
($ 6.3 to $ 6.3)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 65
($ 58 to $ 75)

37% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 63
($ 44 to $ 87)

65% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 98
($ 87 to $ 144)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 100
($ 58 to $ 134)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
$ 763
(fair price: $ 600)
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
$ 967
(fair price: $ 787)
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
$ 1166
(fair price: $ 1004)
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
$ 1081
(fair price: $ 762)
Los Angeles → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
$ 993
(fair price: $ 857)

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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, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Curaçao was updated on 23-07-2019.

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