Travel budget in Tahiti

Tahiti: calculate your travel budget

Tahiti: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 84 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1795* (179900 Fr. CFP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 42 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 3937* (394674 Fr. CFP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 247 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 63 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 29 per person

Total budget:

$ 6836* (685342 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 Tahiti in 2020

Cost of living: Tahiti VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tahiti in 2020 is essentially the same as 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 Tahiti by city

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

Cities /Tahiti View Details
Papeete 13% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papeete
Arue 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Arue
Pirae 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Pirae
Faaa 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Faaa
Mahina 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mahina
Mataiea 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mataiea

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Local prices in Tahiti by expense type

Tahiti: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tahiti is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 21/person
($ 18 to $ 32)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 27 to $ 76)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 10.3 to $ 14)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.7 for 500ml
($ 2.2 to $ 9.6)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.2 for 330ml
($ 1.4 to $ 3)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.3/cup
($ 3 to $ 3.6)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.2/can
($ 1.6 to $ 3.2)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Tahiti: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tahiti is 10% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 102/night
($ 79 to $ 137)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 169/night
($ 127 to $ 292)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 324/night
($ 260 to $ 402)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 499/night
($ 475 to $ 521)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 87/month
($ 81 to $ 94)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 280/month
($ 155 to $ 544)

66% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 249/month
($ 137 to $ 384)

51% 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
$ 150/month
($ 82 to $ 345)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 253/month
($ 186 to $ 360)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Tahiti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tahiti is 34% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.6/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

209% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.7/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 4.1)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.7/12 eggs
($ 3.9 to $ 6)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 21/kg
($ 21 to $ 21)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6/kg
( $ 6)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 4.2/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 4.5)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.4/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 4.9)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.3/kg
($ 2 to $ 7.2)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.1/kg
( $ 4.1)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 2.7/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 3.9)

65% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.6
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 20/kg
($ 13 to $ 21)

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

Tahiti: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tahiti is 66% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.2/ticket
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 26/month
($ 21 to $ 32)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 75
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
( $ 1.3)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

97% 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)
$ 16
($ 10 to $ 21)

353% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 73/24hrs
($ 1.2 to $ 157)

85% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Tahiti: Budget for living and housing

On average, the cost of housing in Tahiti is 18% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 268/month
($ 201 to $ 302)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.2/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.4)

75% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 94/month
($ 63 to $ 150)

39% 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)
$ 1269/month
($ 1102 to $ 1502)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1391
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 819/month
($ 602 to $ 1002)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1112
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 2738/month
($ 1703 to $ 4506)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2230
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 2003/month
($ 1002 to $ 3505)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1762
Gym
Gym
$ 96/month
($ 32 to $ 137)

149% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 402/month
( $ 402)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 964
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1002/yr
( $ 1002)

94% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16769

Tahiti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tahiti is 114% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 15/ticket
($ 13 to $ 18)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 51/hr
( $ 51)

211% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Tahiti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tahiti is 56% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 13/pack
($ 10 to $ 16)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 83
($ 61 to $ 121)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 58
($ 41 to $ 61)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 103
($ 71 to $ 121)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 151
($ 101 to $ 181)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 100

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
$ 1255
(fair price: $ 1038)
Los Angeles → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
$ 1790
(fair price: $ 1557)
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
$ 1718
(fair price: $ 1501)
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
$ 2552
(fair price: $ 2237)
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
$ 1059
(fair price: $ 703)
New York City → Tahiti
New York City → Tahiti
New York City → Tahiti
$ 1574
(fair price: $ 1280)
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
$ 2203
(fair price: $ 1909)
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
$ 1744
(fair price: $ 998)
Auckland → Bora-Bora
Auckland → Bora-Bora
Auckland → Bora-Bora
$ 1302
(fair price: $ 1085)
Dublin → Bora-Bora
Dublin → Bora-Bora
Dublin → Bora-Bora
$ 2856
(fair price: $ 2376)
Manchester → Bora-Bora
Manchester → Bora-Bora
Manchester → Bora-Bora
$ 2768
(fair price: $ 2391)
Manchester → Tahiti
Manchester → Tahiti
Manchester → Tahiti
$ 2028
(fair price: $ 1722)
Sydney → Bora-Bora
Sydney → Bora-Bora
Sydney → Bora-Bora
$ 1724
(fair price: $ 1403)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
$ 2543
(fair price: $ 2163)
Montreal → Tahiti
Montreal → Tahiti
Montreal → Tahiti
$ 1985
(fair price: $ 1588)
Melbourne → Tahiti
Melbourne → Tahiti
Melbourne → Tahiti
$ 1200
(fair price: $ 976)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tahiti
Toronto (Ontario) → Tahiti
Toronto (Ontario) → Tahiti
$ 1931
(fair price: $ 1520)
Dublin → Tahiti
Dublin → Tahiti
Dublin → Tahiti
$ 2069
(fair price: $ 1781)
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
$ 1794
(fair price: $ 1456)
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
$ 2849
(fair price: $ 2463)

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About the information on the cost of living in Tahiti

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

Information about cost of living in Tahiti updated on 17-12-2017.

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