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.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1520* (2548 ANG)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 154 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 14 per person
  • $ 9.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 3977* (6664 ANG)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 211 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 79 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 5974* (10010 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 40% 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 44% more expensive than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 22/person
( $ 22)

39% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 42/person
($ 20 to $ 65)

52% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.5/person
($ 5.4 to $ 9.7)

1% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.3 for 500ml
($ 2.3 to $ 4.3)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.7 for 330ml
( $ 3.7)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 8.6/cup
( $ 8.6)

98% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.2/can
( $ 3.2)

69% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 3/bottle
($ 2.6 to $ 3.2)

92% 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 5% 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)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
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)

26% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 498
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 60/month
($ 60 to $ 60)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 162/month
($ 94 to $ 213)

1% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
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)

108% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 216

Supermarket food budget in Sint Maarten

On average, the price of supermarket food in Sint Maarten is 67% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 3.2/litre
( $ 3.2)

269% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.2/500g
( $ 3.2)

16% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 4.3/kg
( $ 4.3)

5% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
( $ 4.3)

78% 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
$ 8.6/kg
( $ 8.6)

82% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 6.5/kg
( $ 6.5)

51% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.6/kg
( $ 2.6)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.8/kg
( $ 4.8)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 5.4/salad
( $ 5.4)

230% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.6
( $ 2.6)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 13/kg
( $ 13)

6% more than 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 131% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 2.2)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.3
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

59% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 17
( $ 17)

364% 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 27% more expensive than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 137/month
($ 82 to $ 199)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.6)

178% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 108/month
($ 54 to $ 133)

61% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1100/month
($ 858 to $ 1287)

20% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1375
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 1100/month
($ 858 to $ 1501)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1082
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2466/month
($ 1609 to $ 2681)

11% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2231
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1957/month
($ 1501 to $ 2359)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1741
Gym
Gym
$ 84/month
($ 76 to $ 87)

111% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 483/month
($ 376 to $ 537)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 944
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 13504/yr
($ 12861 to $ 14147)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18231

Leisure activity budget in Sint Maarten

On average, budget for leisure activities in Sint Maarten is 19% cheaper than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.1/ticket
( $ 9.1)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 15/hr
($ 13 to $ 17)

10% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Sint Maarten

On average, shopping budget in Sint Maarten is 22% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 13/pack
( $ 13)

67% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.7
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 54
($ 28 to $ 82)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
( $ 39)

2% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 103
($ 71 to $ 130)

30% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 97
($ 76 to $ 269)

5% 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
$ 581
(fair price: $ 459)
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
London → Sint Maarten
$ 996
(fair price: $ 852)
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
Toronto (Ontario) → Sint Maarten
$ 646
(fair price: $ 471)
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
Montreal → Sint Maarten
$ 662
(fair price: $ 465)
Los Angeles → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
Los Angeles  → Sint Maarten
$ 716
(fair price: $ 611)
Manchester → Sint Maarten
Manchester → Sint Maarten
Manchester → Sint Maarten
$ 1148
(fair price: $ 978)
Dublin → Sint Maarten
Dublin → Sint Maarten
Dublin → Sint Maarten
$ 942
(fair price: $ 821)

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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 23-07-2019.

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