Travel budget in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia: calculate your travel budget

Saint Lucia: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 71 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 11 per person
  • $ 3.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1401* (3514 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 7.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2656* (6650 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 299 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 29 per person
  • $ 19 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 5901* (14784 $)

* 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 Saint Lucia in 2019

Cost of living: Saint Lucia VS United States

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

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

Cost of living in Saint Lucia by city

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

Cities /Saint Lucia View Details
Gros Islet 6% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Gros Islet
Vieux Fort 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Vieux Fort
Choiseul 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Choiseul
Micoud 2% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Micoud
Castries 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Castries
Laborie 1% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Laborie

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Local prices in Saint Lucia by expense type

Restaurant budget in Saint Lucia

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Saint Lucia costs 37% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.3/person
($ 4.9 to $ 6.1)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 17/person
($ 15 to $ 26)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8/person
($ 6.7 to $ 8)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 2 to $ 2.9)

58% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.3 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 2.9)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.3/cup
($ 2.4 to $ 4.9)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 1 to $ 1.7)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Saint Lucia

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Saint Lucia is 18% more expensive than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 71/night
( $ 71)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 95/night
($ 61 to $ 167)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 81 to $ 223)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 467/night
($ 275 to $ 759)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 899/night
($ 549 to $ 1545)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 499
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 143/month
($ 81 to $ 302)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 300/month
($ 131 to $ 553)

81% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 113/month
($ 64 to $ 263)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 217
Family room
Family room
$ 285/month
($ 110 to $ 694)

62% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Saint Lucia

On average, the price of supermarket food in Saint Lucia costs 3% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 2.2/litre
($ 1.2 to $ 5.6)

145% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

71% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.7)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.9/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 3)

15% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.5
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.8/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 11)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 14/kg
( $ 14)

44% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9.3
Apples
Apples
$ 6.1/kg
( $ 6.1)

25% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.9
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
( $ 1.2)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.4
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.9/kg
( $ 4.9)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Salad
Salad
$ 2/salad
( $ 2)

20% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.7
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

40% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 17/kg
($ 13 to $ 23)

36% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Saint Lucia

On average, the price of transport in Saint Lucia is 34% more expensive than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1/ticket
($ 0.6 to $ 1.8)

62% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 162/month
( $ 162)

111% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 77
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
( $ 0.8)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.3/litre
($ 1 to $ 1.4)

64% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 8
($ 8 to $ 8)

119% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.7
Car hire
Car hire
$ 52/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 87)

31% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Saint Lucia

On average, the cost of housing in Saint Lucia costs 25% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 87/month
($ 61 to $ 128)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
($ 0.2 to $ 0.4)

201% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 85/month
($ 38 to $ 102)

24% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 323/month
($ 162 to $ 545)

76% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1395
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 310/month
($ 243 to $ 364)

72% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1106
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 981/month
($ 323 to $ 1612)

56% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2268
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 646/month
($ 525 to $ 807)

63% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1775
Gym
Gym
$ 21/month
($ 21 to $ 41)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 122/month
($ 61 to $ 199)

87% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 962

Leisure activity budget in Saint Lucia

On average, budget for leisure activities in Saint Lucia is 114% more expensive than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.3/ticket
($ 6.1 to $ 7.3)

44% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 61/hr
($ 61 to $ 61)

271% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Saint Lucia

On average, shopping budget in Saint Lucia costs 13% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.6/pack
($ 2.4 to $ 2.9)

67% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 52
($ 38 to $ 73)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 48
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 32
($ 21 to $ 49)

19% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 84
($ 82 to $ 90)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 81
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 113
($ 82 to $ 303)

9% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 103

Plane ticket budget

London → Castries
London → Castries
London → Castries
$ 1188
(fair price: $ 825)
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
$ 777
(fair price: $ 648)
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
$ 842
(fair price: $ 652)
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
$ 1195
(fair price: $ 1050)
Los Angeles → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
$ 934
(fair price: $ 770)
Dublin → Castries
Dublin → Castries
Dublin → Castries
$ 1154
(fair price: $ 938)
Montreal → Castries
Montreal → Castries
Montreal → Castries
$ 917
(fair price: $ 714)
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
$ 1236
(fair price: $ 1007)

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About the information on the cost of living in Saint Lucia

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

Information about cost of living in Saint Lucia updated on 05-09-2019.

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