Travel budget and cost of living in Tenerife how much does a trip cost?

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Travel budget in Tenerife

Tenerife: calculate your travel budget

Tenerife: sample budgets by traveller type

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

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 54 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 6.7 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 1295* (1092 €)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 91 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 26 per person
  • $ 12 per person
  • $ 8.6 per person

Total budget:

$ 2528* (2128 €)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 115 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 41 per person
  • $ 18 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 3709* (3108 €)

* 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 Tenerife in 2019

Cost of living: Tenerife VS United States

On average, the cost of living in Tenerife in 2019 is 23% less than United States.

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

Cost of living in Tenerife by city

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

Cities /Tenerife View Details
El Médano 5% moreTravel budget and cost of living in El Médano
La Orotava 0% lessTravel budget and cost of living in La Orotava
Santa Cruz de Tenerife 6% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Puerto de la Cruz 4% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Puerto de la Cruz
San Cristóbal de La Laguna 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in San Cristóbal de La Laguna

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Local prices in Tenerife by expense type

Restaurant budget in Tenerife

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Tenerife costs 32% less than in United States.
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.6/person
($ 8.4 to $ 12)

36% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 24/person
($ 22 to $ 28)

13% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 28
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 8.4/person
($ 7.8 to $ 9)

12% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 3)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 1.1 for 330ml
($ 0.7 to $ 1.6)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.9/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2.4)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.6/can
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

16% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.2/bottle
($ 0.7 to $ 1.4)

24% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Tenerife

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Tenerife costs 19% less than in United States.
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 63/night
($ 53 to $ 73)

41% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 107
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 71/night
($ 49 to $ 119)

43% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 125
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 66 to $ 219)

37% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 177
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 119/night
($ 83 to $ 181)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 259
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 212/night
($ 162 to $ 274)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 502
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 58/month
($ 51 to $ 69)

52% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 120
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 242/month
($ 128 to $ 397)

49% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 163
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 116/month
($ 85 to $ 181)

30% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 167
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 318/month
($ 140 to $ 694)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 213
Family room
Family room
$ 225/month
($ 124 to $ 404)

28% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 176

Supermarket food budget in Tenerife

On average, the price of supermarket food in Tenerife costs 35% less than in United States.
Milk
Milk
$ 1/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.3/500g
($ 0.5 to $ 2.4)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.8
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 1 to $ 1.9)

68% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 2.3/12 eggs
($ 1.9 to $ 3)

7% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 8/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 11)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 6.7/kg
($ 4.8 to $ 8.4)

25% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 9
Apples
Apples
$ 2.2/kg
($ 2 to $ 2.4)

53% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.7
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 3)

60% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.3
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.2)

64% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.7/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 2.4)

39% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1.6/salad
($ 1.2 to $ 2)

5% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 1.8)

50% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 10.4/kg
($ 6 to $ 15)

15% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Tenerife

On average, the price of transport in Tenerife costs 16% less than in United States.
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.7/ticket
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2.2
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 54/month
($ 48 to $ 57)

28% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 76
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.6 to $ 1.3)

54% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1.8
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.2/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

50% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.8
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 3.8
($ 3 to $ 4.2)

10% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 3.5
Car hire
Car hire
$ 21/24hrs
($ 6 to $ 89)

48% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Tenerife

On average, the cost of housing in Tenerife costs 37% less than in United States.
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 95/month
($ 78 to $ 144)

42% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0.1 to $ 0.2)

45% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 48/month
($ 24 to $ 71)

31% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 69
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 683/month
($ 538 to $ 897)

49% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1358
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 525/month
($ 359 to $ 717)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1071
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 952/month
($ 717 to $ 1434)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 2217
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 732/month
($ 502 to $ 956)

57% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 1727
Gym
Gym
$ 42/month
($ 36 to $ 48)

7% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 40
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 317/month
($ 239 to $ 419)

66% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 947
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5593/yr
($ 2868 to $ 7170)

69% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 18318

Leisure activity budget in Tenerife

On average, budget for leisure activities in Tenerife costs 14% less than in United States.
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.6/ticket
($ 8.4 to $ 9.6)

33% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 17/hr
($ 7.2 to $ 36)

4% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Tenerife

On average, shopping budget in Tenerife costs 9% less than in United States.
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 3.7/pack
($ 3.3 to $ 4.3)

51% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 7.6
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 69
($ 36 to $ 108)

46% more than United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 47
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 30
($ 15 to $ 36)

22% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 39
Trainers
Trainers
$ 79
($ 48 to $ 96)

0% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 79
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 84
($ 60 to $ 120)

17% less than in United StatesUnited States Average price in United States: $ 102

Plane ticket budget

Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
Edinburgh → Lanzarote
$ 299
(fair price: $ 232)
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
Edinburgh → Fuerteventura
$ 298
(fair price: $ 212)
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
Manchester → Fuerteventura
$ 292
(fair price: $ 200)
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
Edinburgh → Tenerife
$ 353
(fair price: $ 274)
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
Dublin → Fuerteventura
$ 304
(fair price: $ 226)
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
Edinburgh → Gran Canaria
$ 320
(fair price: $ 257)
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
New York City → Tenerife
$ 802
(fair price: $ 645)
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
London → Fuerteventura
$ 299
(fair price: $ 208)
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
Manchester → Lanzarote
$ 292
(fair price: $ 216)
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
Manchester → Gran Canaria
$ 280
(fair price: $ 228)
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
London → Lanzarote
$ 245
(fair price: $ 185)
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
Dublin → Gran Canaria
$ 288
(fair price: $ 239)
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
Dublin → Lanzarote
$ 302
(fair price: $ 249)
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
New York City → Gran Canaria
$ 717
(fair price: $ 603)
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
Dublin → Tenerife
$ 275
(fair price: $ 238)
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
Manchester → Tenerife
$ 277
(fair price: $ 214)
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
London → Tenerife
$ 229
(fair price: $ 200)
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
London → Gran Canaria
$ 247
(fair price: $ 200)
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
Toronto (Ontario) → Tenerife
$ 1039
(fair price: $ 861)
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
New York City → Lanzarote
$ 873
(fair price: $ 772)

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About the information on the cost of living in Tenerife

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

Information about cost of living in Tenerife updated on 17-12-2017.

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