Travel budget in Reunion

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Reunion: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 7.6 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1618* (1358 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 185 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 35 per person
  • $ 24 per person
  • $ 10.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 4503* (3780 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 167 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 48 per person
  • $ 58 per person
  • $ 22 per person

Total budget:

$ 5872* (4914 €)

* 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 Reunion in 2019

Cost of living: Reunion VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Reunion in 2019 is essentially the same as in United States

The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices in Reunion in 2019 and United States by types of expenses:

Cost of living in Reunion by city

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

Cities /Reunion View Details
Saint-Denis 15% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Denis
Saint-Pierre 3% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Saint-Pierre

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Local prices in Reunion by expense type

Restaurant budget in Reunion

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Reunion costs 11% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 12/person
($ 8.4 to $ 15)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 24 to $ 30)

2% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 15/person
( $ 15)

89% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 3.6 for 500ml
( $ 3.6)

26% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 4.2 for 330ml
( $ 4.2)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.7/cup
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
( $ 0.8)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
( $ 0.6)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Reunion

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Reunion is 29% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 69/night
( $ 69)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 202/night
($ 103 to $ 433)

63% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 183/night
($ 138 to $ 287)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 186/night
($ 176 to $ 195)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 384/night
($ 291 to $ 484)

23% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 69/month
($ 69 to $ 69)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 133
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 401/month
($ 219 to $ 686)

145% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 187/month
($ 112 to $ 302)

13% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 515/month
($ 45 to $ 3976)

139% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 277/month
($ 201 to $ 379)

58% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Reunion

On average, the price of supermarket food in Reunion is 14% more expensive than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1.4/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.8)

56% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 3/500g
( $ 3)

6% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 6/12 eggs
($ 4.8 to $ 7.2)

143% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 24/kg
( $ 24)

111% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
($ 12 to $ 16)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 3/kg
($ 3 to $ 3)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 2/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 2.2)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 3.9/kg
($ 1.8 to $ 7.2)

8% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.8/kg
( $ 1.8)

35% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 0.8/salad
($ 0.6 to $ 1.2)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
( $ 0.6)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 30/kg
( $ 30)

139% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Reunion

On average, the price of transport in Reunion is 34% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.9/ticket
($ 1.6 to $ 2.2)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 24/month
($ 12 to $ 36)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 3.6/km
( $ 3.6)

94% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.7 to $ 2)

134% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Car hire
Car hire
$ 40/24hrs
($ 14 to $ 152)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Reunion

On average, the cost of housing in Reunion costs 23% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 138/month
($ 96 to $ 180)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 48/month
($ 24 to $ 72)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 857/month
($ 538 to $ 1315)

38% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 777/month
($ 538 to $ 1076)

29% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1614/month
($ 1195 to $ 2092)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 1275/month
($ 1076 to $ 1434)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 46/month
($ 36 to $ 90)

14% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 717/month
( $ 717)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962

Leisure activity budget in Reunion

On average, budget for leisure activities in Reunion is 143% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 10.6/ticket
($ 9.6 to $ 12)

18% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 66/hr
( $ 66)

303% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Reunion

On average, shopping budget in Reunion is 83% more expensive than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 11/pack
($ 9.8 to $ 12)

34% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 120
($ 120 to $ 120)

150% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 66
( $ 66)

72% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 149
($ 108 to $ 168)

85% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 180
( $ 180)

75% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Saint-Denis
London → Saint-Denis
London → Saint-Denis
$ 1130
(fair price: $ 1002)

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About the information on the cost of living in Reunion

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

Information about cost of living in Reunion updated on 12-09-2019.

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