Travel budget in Tahiti

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Tahiti: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 83 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 10 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1940* (193956 Fr. CFP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 137 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 57 per person
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 13 per person

Total budget:

$ 4404* (440300 Fr. CFP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 249 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 116 per person
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 26 per person

Total budget:

$ 8254* (825244 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
Arue 10% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Arue
Pirae 9% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Pirae
Papeete 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papeete
Papara 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papara
Papeari 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papeari
Vairao 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Vairao

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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 32% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 18/person
( $ 18)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 76/person
( $ 76)

174% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
( $ 14)

58% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Local beer
Local beer
$ 9.6 for 500ml
( $ 9.6)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.4 for 330ml
( $ 1.4)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.5/cup
( $ 3.5)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3.2/can
( $ 3.2)

63% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
( $ 1)

38% 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
$ 101/night
($ 78 to $ 136)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 174/night
($ 126 to $ 331)

3% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 181
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 324/night
($ 256 to $ 404)

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
($ 476 to $ 521)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 508
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 85/month
($ 81 to $ 91)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 269/month
($ 153 to $ 520)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 250/month
($ 133 to $ 391)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 162/month
($ 81 to $ 418)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 224
Family room
Family room
$ 254/month
($ 186 to $ 372)

45% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 176

Tahiti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tahiti is 13% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.3/litre
( $ 1.3)

52% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.5/500g
( $ 0.5)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.2/kg
( $ 1.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.9/12 eggs
( $ 3.9)

62% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 21/kg
( $ 21)

75% 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
$ 4.5/kg
( $ 4.5)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 4.9/kg
( $ 4.9)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 6.6/kg
($ 5.9 to $ 7.2)

49% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.6/kg
( $ 1.6)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 3.5/salad
($ 3 to $ 3.9)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.8
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

9% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 20 to $ 21)

56% 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 37% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.5/ticket
( $ 2.5)

2% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 21/month
( $ 21)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
( $ 1.3)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.3 to $ 1.4)

74% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 10
( $ 10)

162% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
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 23% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 251/month
($ 201 to $ 302)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 168
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

146% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 91/month
($ 61 to $ 150)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 70
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 1052/month
($ 852 to $ 1203)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1426
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 727/month
($ 602 to $ 852)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1139
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1854/month
($ 1703 to $ 2003)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2297
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1253/month
($ 1002 to $ 1502)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1808
Gym
Gym
$ 101/month
($ 46 to $ 137)

154% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 402/month
( $ 402)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 995

Tahiti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tahiti is 104% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 13/ticket
($ 11 to $ 18)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
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 30% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 10/pack
( $ 10)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.2
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 64
($ 61 to $ 121)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 58
($ 41 to $ 61)

48% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 98
($ 71 to $ 121)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 82
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 137
($ 101 to $ 181)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 104

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
$ 1820
(fair price: $ 1604)
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
$ 2597
(fair price: $ 2291)
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
$ 2221
(fair price: $ 1945)
Los Angeles → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
$ 1341
(fair price: $ 1095)
Auckland → Bora-Bora
Auckland → Bora-Bora
Auckland → Bora-Bora
$ 1330
(fair price: $ 1111)
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
$ 1811
(fair price: $ 1544)
Dublin → Bora-Bora
Dublin → Bora-Bora
Dublin → Bora-Bora
$ 2924
(fair price: $ 2432)
Manchester → Bora-Bora
Manchester → Bora-Bora
Manchester → Bora-Bora
$ 2806
(fair price: $ 2433)
Sydney → Bora-Bora
Sydney → Bora-Bora
Sydney → Bora-Bora
$ 1749
(fair price: $ 1420)
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
$ 1170
(fair price: $ 731)
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
Toronto (Ontario) → Bora-Bora
$ 2575
(fair price: $ 2229)
New York City → Tahiti
New York City → Tahiti
New York City → Tahiti
$ 1904
(fair price: $ 1381)
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
Melbourne → Bora-Bora
$ 1820
(fair price: $ 1480)
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
Sydney → Tahiti
$ 2088
(fair price: $ 1048)
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
Edinburgh → Bora-Bora
$ 2881
(fair price: $ 2497)
Manchester → Tahiti
Manchester → Tahiti
Manchester → Tahiti
$ 2102
(fair price: $ 1728)

Tours and organised trips in Tahiti


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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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