Dunedin travel budget

Dunedin: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Dunedin

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 59 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 7.2 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1425* (1988 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 85 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 31 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2813* (3920 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 118 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 54 per person
  • $ 39 per person
  • $ 19 per person

Total budget:

$ 4738* (6594 $)

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



Cost of living in Dunedin compared to United States in 2021

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Dunedin in 2021 is 3% 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 Dunedin in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):




Local prices in Dunedin by expense type

Restaurant budget in Dunedin

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Dunedin is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.9/person
($ 8 to $ 28)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 28 to $ 34)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 33
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8/person
($ 6.7 to $ 12)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.3 for 500ml
($ 3.3 to $ 6.7)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.2 for 330ml
($ 1.7 to $ 6.7)

36% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.9/cup
($ 2.6 to $ 3.3)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.4/can
($ 2 to $ 2.6)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2/bottle
($ 1.7 to $ 2.6)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Dunedin

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Dunedin is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 76/night
($ 49 to $ 124)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 67 to $ 121)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 140/night
($ 95 to $ 213)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 219/night
($ 176 to $ 261)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 71/month
($ 47 to $ 115)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 119/month
($ 93 to $ 168)

29% 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
$ 67/month
($ 67 to $ 67)

59% 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
$ 127/month
($ 90 to $ 204)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 170/month
($ 120 to $ 232)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Dunedin

On average, the price of supermarket food in Dunedin is 12% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 1.9)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 2.4)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.9)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.3 to $ 4.3)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Chicken
Chicken
$ 9.6/kg
($ 7.2 to $ 15)

4% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.5/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 3.9)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.3/kg
($ 2.4 to $ 4.3)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.9/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 4.9)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

Public and private transport budget in Dunedin

On average, the price of transport in Dunedin is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.8/ticket
($ 1.3 to $ 2.3)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 2.3/km
($ 2.3 to $ 2.3)

32% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.6)

105% 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)
$ 2.2
($ 2.2 to $ 2.6)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 29/24hrs
($ 8.4 to $ 130)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Leisure activity budget in Dunedin

On average, budget for leisure activities in Dunedin is 9% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 9.3/ticket
($ 6.9 to $ 12)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 20/hr
($ 14 to $ 24)

10% 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 Dunedin

On average, shopping budget in Dunedin is 69% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 21/pack
($ 17 to $ 34)

134% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.5
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 84
($ 54 to $ 101)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 39
($ 21 to $ 54)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Plane ticket budget

London → Auckland
London → Auckland
London → Auckland
$ 1420
(fair price: $ 1131)
Sydney → Auckland
Sydney → Auckland
Sydney → Auckland
$ 548
(fair price: $ 413)
Melbourne → Auckland
Melbourne → Auckland
Melbourne → Auckland
$ 494
(fair price: $ 421)
Los Angeles → Auckland
Los Angeles  → Auckland
Los Angeles  → Auckland
$ 1471
(fair price: $ 1064)
Perth → Auckland
Perth → Auckland
Perth → Auckland
$ 777
(fair price: $ 684)
Manchester → Auckland
Manchester → Auckland
Manchester → Auckland
$ 1437
(fair price: $ 1174)


About this information on the cost of living in Dunedin

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

The information about the cost of living in Dunedin was updated on 27-11-2021.

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