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:

  • $ 87 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1902* (219576 F CFP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 153 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 40 per person
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 14 per person

Total budget:

$ 3899* (450310 F CFP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 260 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 61 per person
  • $ 9 per person
  • $ 28 per person

Total budget:

$ 6346* (732956 F 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 2024

Cost of living: Tahiti VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Tahiti in 2024 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 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 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papeete
Punaauia 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Punaauia



Local prices in Tahiti by expense type

Tahiti: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tahiti costs 6% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 15/person
($ 9.1 to $ 46)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 31/person
($ 29 to $ 39)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 13/person
($ 12 to $ 14)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5 for 500ml
($ 2.3 to $ 8.1)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.5 for 330ml
($ 2.3 to $ 2.7)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.8/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 4.5)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.2/can
($ 2.2 to $ 4.1)

34% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2.4/bottle
($ 0.9 to $ 4.5)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Tahiti: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tahiti is 5% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 134/night
($ 134 to $ 583)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 137
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 115/night
($ 77 to $ 178)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 142
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 191/night
($ 114 to $ 367)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 330/night
($ 258 to $ 418)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 293
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 368/night
($ 305 to $ 518)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 520
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 99/month
($ 74 to $ 147)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 141
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 314/month
($ 135 to $ 646)

54% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 258/month
($ 133 to $ 435)

38% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 153/month
($ 69 to $ 444)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 308/month
($ 164 to $ 596)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 191

Tahiti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tahiti is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

76% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.4/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 3.7)

34% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.9 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.5/12 eggs
($ 3.6 to $ 5.7)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 15/kg
($ 6.4 to $ 19)

19% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 3.8/kg
($ 2.3 to $ 5.4)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.8/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 7.3)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 9.1)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.9 to $ 2.3)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Tahiti: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Tahiti is 51% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 0.9 to $ 1.8)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 14
($ 9.1 to $ 19)

264% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 16/24hrs
($ 15 to $ 19)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32

Tahiti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tahiti is 49% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 14/ticket
($ 14 to $ 14)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 46/hr
( $ 46)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Tahiti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tahiti is 82% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 14/pack
($ 12 to $ 19)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 110
( $ 110)

106% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 54
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 91
( $ 91)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
$ 1042
(fair price: $ 875)
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
$ 2429
(fair price: $ 2110)
Los Angeles → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
$ 1467
(fair price: $ 1252)
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
$ 1672
(fair price: $ 1449)
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
$ 1608
(fair price: $ 1008)
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
$ 1232
(fair price: $ 689)




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, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living in Tahiti updated on 25-02-2024.

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