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
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1459* (2604 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 154 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 49 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 9.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 4206* (7476 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 211 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 105 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 6782* (12054 ANG)

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


Cost of living in Sint Maarten compared to Netherlands Antilles in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Sint Maarten in 2020 is 52% 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 Sint Maarten in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



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 39% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 23/person
( $ 23)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 67/person
( $ 67)

132% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 6.7/person
($ 5.6 to $ 9.9)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 2.4 to $ 4.4)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.7 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 3.8)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.9/cup
($ 2.7 to $ 8.8)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 2.3 to $ 3.3)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3.3/bottle
( $ 3.3)

114% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Sint Maarten

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Sint Maarten is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 60/night
($ 60 to $ 60)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 131/night
($ 108 to $ 162)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 177/night
($ 125 to $ 238)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 244/night
($ 188 to $ 305)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 623/night
($ 576 to $ 678)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 60/month
($ 60 to $ 60)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 162/month
($ 94 to $ 213)

4% 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
$ 179/month
($ 116 to $ 250)

8% 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
$ 446/month
($ 320 to $ 602)

101% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223

Supermarket food budget in Sint Maarten

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sint Maarten is 28% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.7/litre
( $ 2.7)

221% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.9/500g
($ 1.9 to $ 1.9)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 5.5/kg
( $ 5.5)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.7/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 3.3)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Chicken
Chicken
$ 7.5/kg
( $ 7.5)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 5.5/kg
( $ 5.5)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 5.5/kg
( $ 5.5)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.7 to $ 3.8)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.2/kg
($ 3.3 to $ 5)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.3/salad
($ 1.7 to $ 2.7)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7
( $ 1.7)

10% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 14/kg
( $ 14)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Sint Maarten

On average, the price of transport in Sint Maarten is 192% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

114% 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)
$ 21
($ 17 to $ 23)

489% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3

Budget for living and housing in Sint Maarten

On average, the cost of housing in Sint Maarten is 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 164/month
($ 84 to $ 232)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

159% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 113/month
($ 67 to $ 322)

67% 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)
$ 1253/month
($ 885 to $ 1658)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 996/month
($ 664 to $ 1548)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2719/month
($ 2432 to $ 3315)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2064/month
($ 1548 to $ 2432)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 83/month
($ 67 to $ 89)

114% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 535/month
($ 388 to $ 664)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 13259/yr
( $ 13259)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Sint Maarten

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sint Maarten is 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.4/ticket
($ 8.8 to $ 9.9)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 30/hr
($ 17 to $ 17)

82% 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 Sint Maarten

On average, shopping budget in Sint Maarten is 38% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 17/pack
($ 14 to $ 20)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 73
($ 29 to $ 84)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 36
($ 33 to $ 40)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 95
($ 55 to $ 133)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 112
($ 57 to $ 278)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Sint Maarten
New York City → Sint Maarten
New York City → Sint Maarten
$ 593
(fair price: $ 462)
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
$ 992
(fair price: $ 835)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
$ 666
(fair price: $ 496)
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
$ 691
(fair price: $ 495)
Los Angeles → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
$ 713
(fair price: $ 593)
Manchester → Sint Maarten
Manchester → Sint Maarten
Manchester → Sint Maarten
$ 1056
(fair price: $ 882)
Dublin → Sint Maarten
Dublin → Sint Maarten
Dublin → Sint Maarten
$ 979
(fair price: $ 838)
Edinburgh → Sint Maarten
Edinburgh → Sint Maarten
Edinburgh → Sint Maarten
$ 1113
(fair price: $ 925)

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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 15-10-2020.

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