Castries travel budget

Castries: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Castries

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 69 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1407* (3472 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 9.3 per person
  • $ 7.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 2732* (6734 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 313 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 15 per person

Total budget:

$ 6379* (15722 $)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Castries compared to Saint Lucia in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Castries in 2020 is 19% higher than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Castries in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):


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Local prices in Castries by expense type

Restaurant budget in Castries

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Castries is 34% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.7/person
($ 5.1 to $ 6.1)

65% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 28/person
($ 17 to $ 35)

12% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 32
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 9.3/person
($ 8.1 to $ 13)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Local beer
Local beer
$ 2 for 500ml
($ 1.7 to $ 2.9)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 2 to $ 3.8)

11% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.2/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 4.9)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 1.1 to $ 1.4)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 0.8)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7

Hotel and accommodation budget in Castries

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Castries is 7% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 71/night
( $ 71)

35% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 73/night
($ 65 to $ 87)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 152/night
($ 69 to $ 278)

15% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 474/night
($ 234 to $ 829)

81% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 869/night
($ 499 to $ 1551)

71% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 157/month
($ 78 to $ 245)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 214/month
($ 128 to $ 341)

30% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 100/month
($ 63 to $ 167)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 238/month
($ 96 to $ 397)

37% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Castries

On average, the price of supermarket food in Castries is 11% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 3.8/litre
($ 2 to $ 5.7)

315% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 1.2)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Rice
Rice
$ 1.7/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.9)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3.1/12 eggs
($ 2.4 to $ 3.2)

17% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6.5/kg
($ 2.9 to $ 10)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 12/kg
($ 10 to $ 14)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.1
Apples
Apples
$ 5.7/kg
($ 5.4 to $ 6.1)

13% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.1
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
( $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.4/kg
($ 3.8 to $ 4.9)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.7
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 2.2/kg
($ 0.4 to $ 4.7)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Salad
Salad
$ 2.6/salad
($ 2 to $ 3.1)

43% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.4
($ 1.1 to $ 1.6)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.1
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 21/kg
($ 15 to $ 24)

50% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14

Public and private transport budget in Castries

On average, the price of transport in Castries is 17% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.1/ticket
($ 1 to $ 2.4)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 164/month
( $ 164)

95% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
( $ 0.8)

56% 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 $ 1.6)

86% 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)
$ 3.8
( $ 3.8)

10% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 52/24hrs
($ 39 to $ 87)

31% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Castries

On average, the cost of housing in Castries is 23% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 87/month
($ 63 to $ 130)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.4/min.
( $ 0.4)

184% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 85/month
($ 49 to $ 103)

16% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 73
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 489/month
($ 164 to $ 814)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1504
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 327/month
($ 286 to $ 367)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1203
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 1125/month
($ 327 to $ 1627)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2437
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 678/month
($ 611 to $ 814)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1911
Gym
Gym
$ 34/month
($ 21 to $ 42)

22% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 42
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 200/month
( $ 200)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1048

Leisure activity budget in Castries

On average, budget for leisure activities in Castries is 104% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 7.3/ticket
($ 7.3 to $ 10.2)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 14
Tennis
Tennis
$ 63/hr
($ 63 to $ 63)

252% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 18

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Castries

On average, shopping budget in Castries is 54% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.4/pack
( $ 2.4)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.8
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 72
($ 63 to $ 83)

42% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 51
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 124
( $ 124)

210% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40
Trainers
Trainers
$ 78
($ 63 to $ 90)

7% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 84
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 211
($ 124 to $ 306)

96% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 108

Plane ticket budget

London → Castries
London → Castries
London → Castries
$ 1128
(fair price: $ 806)
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
New York City → Castries
$ 781
(fair price: $ 645)
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
Manchester → Castries
$ 1290
(fair price: $ 1112)
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
Toronto (Ontario) → Castries
$ 918
(fair price: $ 704)
Los Angeles → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
Los Angeles  → Castries
$ 1026
(fair price: $ 802)
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
Edinburgh → Castries
$ 1201
(fair price: $ 1003)
Dublin → Castries
Dublin → Castries
Dublin → Castries
$ 1140
(fair price: $ 944)
Montreal → Castries
Montreal → Castries
Montreal → Castries
$ 971
(fair price: $ 747)

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About this information on the cost of living in Castries

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

The information about the cost of living in Castries was updated on 25-05-2020.

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