Travel budget in New Calendonia

New Caledonia: calculate your travel budget

New Caledonia: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in New Calendonia for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 75 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1806* (181244 Fr. CFP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 173 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 52 per person
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 4577* (459410 Fr. CFP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 216 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 90 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 25 per person

Total budget:

$ 6913* (693812 Fr. CFP)

* Estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks. This represents an average across the country (budget may vary depending on the city or region visited).


Cost of living in New Calendonia in 2020

Cost of living: New Caledonia VS United States

On average, the cost of living in New Calendonia in 2020 is 30% higher than in the United States (USA).

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices United States in in the United States (USA) and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in New Calendonia by city

See the table below for the variation in the cost of living in different cities in New Calendonia compared to the national average.

Cities /New Caledonia View Details
Bouloupari 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Bouloupari
Noumea 2% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Noumea
Paita 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Paita
Dumbea 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Dumbea


Local prices in New Calendonia by expense type

New Caledonia: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in New Calendonia is 54% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 24/person
($ 21 to $ 32)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 45/person
($ 32 to $ 57)

51% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 11/person
($ 11 to $ 13)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 8.2 for 500ml
($ 5 to $ 10)

64% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 6.7 for 330ml
($ 4.1 to $ 10)

124% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 5.1/cup
($ 2 to $ 7)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.2/can
($ 2.5 to $ 4.5)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7/bottle
($ 1.2 to $ 2.5)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

New Caledonia: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in New Calendonia is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 152/night
($ 110 to $ 244)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 213/night
($ 202 to $ 235)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 219/night
($ 205 to $ 230)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 271/night
($ 271 to $ 271)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 75/month
($ 75 to $ 75)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 141/month
($ 121 to $ 167)

16% 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
$ 234/month
($ 200 to $ 268)

42% 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
$ 124/month
($ 115 to $ 131)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 309/month
($ 255 to $ 365)

77% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

New Caledonia: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in New Calendonia is 58% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 2)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3.9/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 4.5)

44% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 3.5)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 6.2/12 eggs
($ 3.2 to $ 7.8)

166% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 16/kg
($ 16 to $ 17)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 22/kg
($ 13 to $ 29)

129% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.3/kg
($ 2 to $ 6)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 7.3/kg
($ 6.6 to $ 8)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.9/kg
($ 4.5 to $ 10)

35% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 5)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 5/salad
($ 2.5 to $ 6.6)

206% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 1 to $ 7.8)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 20/kg
($ 10 to $ 29)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

New Caledonia: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in New Calendonia is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.9 to $ 3)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 82/month
($ 82 to $ 90)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.6)

100% 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)
$ 3.5
($ 2 to $ 6)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 17 to $ 134)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

New Caledonia: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in New Calendonia is 25% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 231/month
($ 162 to $ 321)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.5/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.6)

209% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 78/month
($ 60 to $ 106)

15% 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)
$ 1085/month
($ 903 to $ 1303)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1361
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 827/month
($ 802 to $ 1002)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2062/month
($ 1854 to $ 2504)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2181
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1443/month
($ 1203 to $ 1703)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1733
Gym
Gym
$ 77/month
($ 51 to $ 101)

99% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 827/month
($ 802 to $ 903)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9663/yr
($ 8512 to $ 10815)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16351

New Caledonia: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in New Calendonia costs 30% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 13 to $ 17)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 6/hr
( $ 6)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

New Caledonia: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in New Calendonia is 85% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 18/pack
($ 16 to $ 21)

112% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 108
($ 82 to $ 141)

136% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 67
($ 51 to $ 82)

87% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 103
($ 82 to $ 121)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 156
($ 82 to $ 201)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

Sydney → Noumea
Sydney → Noumea
Sydney → Noumea
$ 587
(fair price: $ 501)
Auckland → Noumea
Auckland → Noumea
Auckland → Noumea
$ 630
(fair price: $ 547)
Melbourne → Noumea
Melbourne → Noumea
Melbourne → Noumea
$ 664
(fair price: $ 582)
London → Noumea
London → Noumea
London → Noumea
$ 1755
(fair price: $ 1544)
Perth → Noumea
Perth → Noumea
Perth → Noumea
$ 992
(fair price: $ 864)
Los Angeles → Noumea
Los Angeles  → Noumea
Los Angeles  → Noumea
$ 1750
(fair price: $ 1493)
Montreal → Noumea
Montreal → Noumea
Montreal → Noumea
$ 2546
(fair price: $ 2161)

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About the information on the cost of living in New Calendonia

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

Information about cost of living in New Calendonia updated on 23-11-2020.

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