Travel budget and cost of living in Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles) how much does a trip cost?

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Sint Maarten travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Sint Maarten

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 60 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1450* (2548 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 154 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 3858* (6748 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 211 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 79 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 5852* (10234 ANG)

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


Cost of living in Sint Maarten compared to Netherlands Antilles in 2019

On average, the cost of living in Sint Maarten in 2019 is 30% higher than the average cost of living in United States.

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


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Local prices in Sint Maarten by expense type

Restaurant budget in Sint Maarten

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Sint Maarten is 30% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 20/person
($ 16 to $ 22)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 47/person
($ 35 to $ 58)

66% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.9/person
($ 5.3 to $ 9.4)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.2 for 500ml
($ 2.3 to $ 4.2)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.6 for 330ml
( $ 1.6)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 8.4/cup
( $ 8.4)

96% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.1/can
( $ 3.1)

65% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.4/bottle
($ 1.3 to $ 3.1)

54% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Sint Maarten

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sint Maarten is 7% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 60 to $ 60)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 108 to $ 162)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 121
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 177/night
($ 125 to $ 238)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 244/night
($ 188 to $ 305)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 623/night
($ 576 to $ 678)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 501
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 60/month
($ 60 to $ 60)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 162/month
($ 94 to $ 213)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 179/month
($ 116 to $ 250)

8% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 446/month
($ 320 to $ 602)

111% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 212

Supermarket food budget in Sint Maarten

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sint Maarten is 37% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 3.1/litre
( $ 3.1)

262% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.9/500g
($ 3.1 to $ 4.8)

43% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 4.2/kg
( $ 4.2)

3% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.7/12 eggs
($ 3.1 to $ 4.2)

53% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.8/kg
( $ 6.8)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 8.4/kg
( $ 8.4)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.4/kg
($ 2.6 to $ 6.3)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
( $ 2.6)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
( $ 1.8)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 3.3/salad
($ 1.3 to $ 5.3)

103% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 1.3 to $ 2.6)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 9.2/kg
($ 5.7 to $ 13)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Sint Maarten

On average, the price of transport in Sint Maarten is 127% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.6/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

34% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1 to $ 2)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 16
( $ 16)

356% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5

Budget for living and housing in Sint Maarten

On average, the cost of housing in Sint Maarten is 26% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 134/month
($ 81 to $ 195)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.5)

178% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 107/month
($ 54 to $ 131)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1079/month
($ 843 to $ 1263)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1352
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1079/month
($ 843 to $ 1474)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1066
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2420/month
($ 1579 to $ 2630)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2210
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1921/month
($ 1474 to $ 2315)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1725
Gym
Gym
$ 83/month
($ 75 to $ 85)

114% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 475/month
($ 370 to $ 527)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 13252/yr
($ 12621 to $ 13883)

27% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18299

Leisure activity budget in Sint Maarten

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sint Maarten is 28% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 6.9/ticket
($ 6.8 to $ 7.2)

45% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 13 to $ 16)

11% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Sint Maarten

On average, shopping budget in Sint Maarten is 15% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.1/pack
( $ 3.1)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 54
($ 27 to $ 81)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 73
($ 49 to $ 98)

97% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 101
($ 70 to $ 127)

27% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 96
($ 75 to $ 265)

6% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Sint Maarten
New York City → Sint Maarten
New York City → Sint Maarten
$ 597
(fair price: $ 461)
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
$ 1023
(fair price: $ 881)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
$ 655
(fair price: $ 477)
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
$ 678
(fair price: $ 468)
Los Angeles → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
$ 740
(fair price: $ 635)

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About this information on the cost of living in Sint Maarten

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

The information about the cost of living in Sint Maarten was updated on 18-05-2019.

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