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.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1506* (2534 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 96 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 32 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 3368* (5670 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 149 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 53 per person
  • $ 86 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 6468* (10878 ANG)

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


Cost of living in Curaçao compared to Netherlands Antilles in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Curaçao in 2020 is 5% 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 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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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 18% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 9.3 to $ 21)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 23 to $ 47)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.1/person
($ 8.6 to $ 12)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2.5 for 500ml
($ 1.6 to $ 5.5)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.3 for 330ml
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 2.5 to $ 5.5)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2/can
($ 1.6 to $ 2.5)

1% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.9/bottle
($ 1.6 to $ 2.3)

12% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Curaçao is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 65/night
( $ 65)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 127/night
( $ 127)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 170/night
( $ 170)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 882/night
( $ 882)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 65/month
($ 65 to $ 65)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 130/month
($ 60 to $ 222)

23% 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
$ 146/month
($ 82 to $ 244)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 93/month
($ 53 to $ 130)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223

Supermarket food budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of supermarket food in Curaçao is 6% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.7/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 4.3)

199% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.4 to $ 2.5)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 3.1/kg
( $ 3.1)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 2.5 to $ 3.1)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 14/kg
($ 12 to $ 17)

15% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.8/kg
($ 8.8 to $ 11)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.1/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 4.9)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 3/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 3.7)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.5/kg
( $ 2.5)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 3.6)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 2.2/salad
( $ 2.2)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 1.2 to $ 1.4)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
($ 12 to $ 18)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Curaçao

On average, the price of transport in Curaçao is 36% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.4/ticket
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 55/month
($ 55 to $ 109)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 83
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 5.5/km
($ 3.1 to $ 5.5)

201% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.7)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 36/24hrs
($ 18 to $ 97)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Curaçao

On average, the cost of housing in Curaçao is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 192/month
($ 125 to $ 341)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.4 to $ 0.6)

226% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 79/month
($ 57 to $ 94)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 703/month
($ 495 to $ 928)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1487
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 506/month
($ 403 to $ 619)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1189
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1559/month
($ 1237 to $ 2164)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2412
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1062/month
($ 743 to $ 1237)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1890
Gym
Gym
$ 64/month
($ 39 to $ 88)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 341/month
($ 187 to $ 434)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1034
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9065/yr
($ 7417 to $ 12362)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18156

Leisure activity budget in Curaçao

On average, budget for leisure activities in Curaçao is 11% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.3/ticket
($ 7.4 to $ 9.9)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 27/hr
($ 13 to $ 47)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Curaçao

On average, shopping budget in Curaçao is 25% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.8/pack
($ 6.8 to $ 10.5)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 70
($ 63 to $ 81)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 49
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 67
($ 41 to $ 94)

70% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 109
($ 63 to $ 156)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 110
($ 63 to $ 145)

3% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 107

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
New York City → Curaçao
$ 656
(fair price: $ 507)
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
Toronto (Ontario) → Curaçao
$ 959
(fair price: $ 775)
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
London → Curaçao
$ 1122
(fair price: $ 987)
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
Montreal → Curaçao
$ 1100
(fair price: $ 797)
Manchester → Curaçao
Manchester → Curaçao
Manchester → Curaçao
$ 1152
(fair price: $ 1033)
Edinburgh → Curaçao
Edinburgh → Curaçao
Edinburgh → Curaçao
$ 1189
(fair price: $ 1075)
Los Angeles → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
Los Angeles  → Curaçao
$ 917
(fair price: $ 763)
Dublin → Curaçao
Dublin → Curaçao
Dublin → Curaçao
$ 1093
(fair price: $ 965)

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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 28-05-2020.

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