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:

  • $ 90 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1960* (196476 F CFP)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 149 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 44 per person
  • $ 9.8 per person
  • $ 16 per person

Total budget:

$ 4004* (401394 F CFP)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 271 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 66 per person
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 31 per person

Total budget:

$ 7077* (709520 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 2022

Cost of living: Tahiti VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Tahiti in 2022 is 21% 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
Faaa 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Faaa
Vairao 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Vairao
Paea 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Paea
Papenoo 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Papenoo
Mahina 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mahina
Mataiea 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Mataiea
Papeete 1% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Papeete

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Local prices in Tahiti by expense type

Tahiti: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tahiti costs 8% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 20/person
($ 10 to $ 32)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 19
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 32/person
($ 26 to $ 76)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 14/person
($ 10.3 to $ 16)

33% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 5.7 for 500ml
($ 2.2 to $ 9.6)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3 for 330ml
( $ 3)

16% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.9/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 5)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 1.6 to $ 4.1)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9

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
$ 110/night
($ 87 to $ 145)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 144
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 188/night
($ 133 to $ 349)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 205
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 353/night
($ 304 to $ 408)

18% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 300
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 523/night
($ 499 to $ 547)

18% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 637
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 94/month
($ 85 to $ 104)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 130
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 382/month
($ 185 to $ 765)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 196
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 257/month
($ 158 to $ 386)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 185
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 170/month
($ 97 to $ 426)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 257
Family room
Family room
$ 275/month
($ 192 to $ 398)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 188

Tahiti: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tahiti is 16% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.9/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 3.6)

145% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.2
Bread
Bread
$ 2.6/500g
($ 0.6 to $ 4.1)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Rice
Rice
$ 2.2/kg
($ 1.3 to $ 2.5)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Eggs
Eggs
$ 5.4/12 eggs
($ 3.9 to $ 6)

41% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Chicken
Chicken
$ 15/kg
($ 9.6 to $ 20)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Apples
Apples
$ 4.2/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 6)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 5.5/kg
($ 2 to $ 8)

8% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 5.5/kg
($ 2.5 to $ 10)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.7
($ 1 to $ 2.5)

26% 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 costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1 to $ 1.2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.9
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
( $ 1.3)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.4)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 17/24hrs
($ 14 to $ 21)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39

Tahiti: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tahiti is 79% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 16/ticket
($ 11 to $ 16)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 51/hr
( $ 51)

150% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 21

Tahiti: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Tahiti is 63% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 18/pack
($ 16 to $ 21)

73% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.3
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 83
($ 61 to $ 121)

56% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 67
($ 41 to $ 101)

60% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42

Plane ticket budget

Los Angeles → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
Los Angeles  → Tahiti
$ 1133
(fair price: $ 917)
Los Angeles → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
Los Angeles  → Bora-Bora
$ 1700
(fair price: $ 1451)
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
London → Bora-Bora
$ 2616
(fair price: $ 2301)
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
London → Tahiti
$ 1780
(fair price: $ 1557)
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
Auckland → Tahiti
$ 1287
(fair price: $ 739)
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
New York City → Bora-Bora
$ 2020
(fair price: $ 1697)


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 03-12-2022.

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