Travel budget on the island of Reunion

Reunion: calculate your travel budget

Reunion: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday on the island of Reunion for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 66 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 20 per person
  • $ 8.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1688* (1568 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 140 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 37 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 11 per person

Total budget:

$ 3772* (3486 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 169 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 55 per person
  • $ 34 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 5420* (4998 €)

* 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 on the island of Reunion in 2024

Cost of living: Reunion VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living on the island of Reunion in 2024 is 4% less 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 on the island of Reunion by city

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

Cities /Reunion View Details
Saint-Pierre 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Pierre
Saint-Denis 5% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Denis



Local prices on the island of Reunion by expense type

Reunion: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant on the island of Reunion costs 12% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 14/person
($ 9.2 to $ 22)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 28 to $ 44)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 12/person
($ 10 to $ 18)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Local beer
Local beer
$ 4.3 for 500ml
($ 3.3 to $ 11)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4 for 330ml
($ 3.3 to $ 4.3)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.8/cup
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 3/can
($ 2.2 to $ 3.8)

21% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 2/bottle
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1

Reunion: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget on the island of Reunion costs 29% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 66/night
($ 66 to $ 378)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 170
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 122/night
($ 54 to $ 310)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 159
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 157/night
($ 95 to $ 275)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 232
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 181/night
($ 118 to $ 307)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 310
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 256/night
($ 196 to $ 377)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 488
Hostel/Youth Hostel
Hostel/Youth Hostel
$ 99/month
($ 95 to $ 109)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 167
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 163/month
($ 88 to $ 293)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 244
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 176/month
($ 87 to $ 375)

17% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 214
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 153/month
($ 87 to $ 290)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 226
Family room
Family room
$ 285/month
($ 118 to $ 630)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 218

Reunion: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food on the island of Reunion costs 18% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 3.7/500g
($ 1.2 to $ 6.4)

4% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3.3)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.5/12 eggs
($ 3.3 to $ 5.4)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 8.7 to $ 15)

1% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Apples
Apples
$ 2.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 3.3)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 2.4/kg
($ 1.6 to $ 3.3)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 3.4/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 5.4)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.7 to $ 2)

47% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.2

Reunion: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport on the island of Reunion is 21% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 0.9 to $ 2.2)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.7/km
($ 1.4 to $ 2.1)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

93% 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)
$ 5.4
( $ 5.4)

46% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 45/24hrs
($ 24 to $ 73)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 56

Reunion: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities on the island of Reunion costs 27% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 11/ticket
($ 11 to $ 11)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 16/hr
($ 14 to $ 17)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 23

Reunion: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget on the island of Reunion is 39% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 14/pack
($ 12 to $ 15)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 102
($ 66 to $ 120)

93% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 53
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 41
($ 22 to $ 49)

8% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 44

Plane ticket budget

London → Saint-Denis
London → Saint-Denis
London → Saint-Denis
$ 1001
(fair price: $ 890)
Montreal → Saint-Denis
Montreal → Saint-Denis
Montreal → Saint-Denis
$ 1404
(fair price: $ 1240)
Dublin → Saint-Denis
Dublin → Saint-Denis
Dublin → Saint-Denis
$ 1034
(fair price: $ 905)
Manchester → Saint-Denis
Manchester → Saint-Denis
Manchester → Saint-Denis
$ 1018
(fair price: $ 898)
New York City → Saint-Denis
New York City → Saint-Denis
New York City → Saint-Denis
$ 1517
(fair price: $ 1308)
Sydney → Saint-Denis
Sydney → Saint-Denis
Sydney → Saint-Denis
$ 1911
(fair price: $ 1618)

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About the information on the cost of living on the island of Reunion

The information about the cost of living on the island of Reunion shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including : Numbeo, Skyscanner and Hotels.com.

Information about cost of living on the island of Reunion updated on 23-05-2024.

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