Blenheim travel budget

Blenheim: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Blenheim

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 55 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 5.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1349* (1890 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 96 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 9.4 per person

Total budget:

$ 2961* (4130 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 111 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 67 per person
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 4636* (6468 $)

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


Cost of living in Blenheim compared to New Zealand in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Blenheim in 2021 is 8% 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 Blenheim in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Blenheim by expense type

Restaurant budget in Blenheim

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Blenheim is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 13 to $ 20)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 36/person
($ 36 to $ 36)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.8/person
($ 7 to $ 8.4)

5% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 6 for 500ml
($ 5.6 to $ 6.3)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2.2 to $ 3.5)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.1/cup
($ 2.5 to $ 3.8)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 1.8 to $ 3.1)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6/bottle
($ 1.4 to $ 3.1)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Blenheim

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Blenheim is 32% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 61 to $ 106)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 108/night
($ 88 to $ 138)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 114/night
($ 94 to $ 140)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 418/night
($ 181 to $ 774)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 59/month
($ 52 to $ 65)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 112/month
($ 98 to $ 128)

34% 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
$ 149/month
($ 84 to $ 303)

10% 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
$ 133/month
($ 81 to $ 195)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 168/month
($ 115 to $ 243)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Blenheim

On average, the price of supermarket food in Blenheim is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 2.5)

111% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.6/500g
($ 1 to $ 2.9)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 2.6/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.9)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.3/12 eggs
($ 3.1 to $ 4.9)

84% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Chicken
Chicken
$ 10.4/kg
($ 5.6 to $ 14)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.4
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 3.5)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 9.8)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.6/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 5.6)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2
($ 0.7 to $ 3.5)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8

Public and private transport budget in Blenheim

On average, the price of transport in Blenheim is 4% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.4/ticket
( $ 1.4)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.4/km
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.8)

121% 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)
$ 1.4
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 28/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 130)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Blenheim

On average, budget for leisure activities in Blenheim is 39% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.4/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 7/hr
( $ 7)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Blenheim

On average, shopping budget in Blenheim is 106% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 24/pack
($ 22 to $ 27)

184% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 88
($ 26 to $ 106)

91% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 53
($ 22 to $ 85)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38

Plane ticket budget

Sydney → Auckland
Sydney → Auckland
Sydney → Auckland
$ 541
(fair price: $ 410)
London → Auckland
London → Auckland
London → Auckland
$ 1414
(fair price: $ 1115)
Melbourne → Auckland
Melbourne → Auckland
Melbourne → Auckland
$ 488
(fair price: $ 423)
Los Angeles → Auckland
Los Angeles  → Auckland
Los Angeles  → Auckland
$ 1462
(fair price: $ 1062)
Perth → Auckland
Perth → Auckland
Perth → Auckland
$ 776
(fair price: $ 684)
Manchester → Auckland
Manchester → Auckland
Manchester → Auckland
$ 1432
(fair price: $ 1167)


About this information on the cost of living in Blenheim

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

The information about the cost of living in Blenheim was updated on 19-09-2021.

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