Travel budget in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago: calculate your travel budget

Trinidad and Tobago: sample budgets by traveller type

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Trinidad and Tobago for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 28 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 4.8 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 881* (4900 $)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 128 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 30 per person
  • $ 8.4 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person

Total budget:

$ 3104* (17234 $)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 186 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 61 per person
  • $ 16 per person
  • $ 18 per person

Total budget:

$ 5221* (28994 $)

* 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 Trinidad and Tobago in 2022

Cost of living: Trinidad and Tobago VS United States

Compare with the average cost of living in:

On average, the cost of living in Trinidad and Tobago in 2022 is 27% 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 in Trinidad and Tobago by city

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

Cities /Trinidad and Tobago View Details
Chaguanas 7% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Chaguanas
Port Of Spain 4% moreTravel budget and cost of living in Port Of Spain
Arima 14% lessTravel budget and cost of living in Arima



Local prices in Trinidad and Tobago by expense type

Trinidad and Tobago: Restaurant budget

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Trinidad and Tobago costs 37% less than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 9.3/person
($ 7 to $ 18)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 20
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 45/person
($ 28 to $ 112)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 41
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 7.9/person
($ 7.9 to $ 8.8)

24% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 10.5
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.8 for 500ml
($ 1.8 to $ 3.6)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 6.2
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 3.2 for 330ml
($ 1.8 to $ 4.4)

14% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 3.7/cup
($ 1.6 to $ 6.2)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.6
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.5
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2

Trinidad and Tobago: Hotel and accommodation budget

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Trinidad and Tobago costs 24% less than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 28/night
( $ 28)

77% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 121
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 110/night
($ 82 to $ 145)

20% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 139
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 145/night
($ 96 to $ 228)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 199
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 228/night
($ 177 to $ 320)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 291
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 194/night
( $ 194)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 602
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 236/month
($ 132 to $ 416)

24% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 192
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 185/month
($ 139 to $ 230)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 177
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 103/month
($ 72 to $ 137)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 243
Family room
Family room
$ 223/month
($ 132 to $ 306)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 182

Trinidad and Tobago: Supermarket food budget

On average, the price of supermarket food in Trinidad and Tobago costs 16% less than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 2.4/litre
($ 2 to $ 2.9)

105% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.1
Bread
Bread
$ 2.5/500g
($ 2.2 to $ 3.2)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.6
Rice
Rice
$ 2.7/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 5.3)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Eggs
Eggs
$ 4.2/12 eggs
($ 3.2 to $ 5.1)

6% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Chicken
Chicken
$ 8/kg
($ 4.1 to $ 16)

44% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Apples
Apples
$ 5/kg
($ 1.9 to $ 9.3)

13% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.8
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 4.1/kg
($ 1.2 to $ 7.8)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5.4
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 3.1)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1.3
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3

Trinidad and Tobago: Public and private transport budget

On average, the price of transport in Trinidad and Tobago costs 41% less than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 1.2/ticket
($ 0.8 to $ 2.2)

62% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.1
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.8/km
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1/litre
($ 0.8 to $ 1.1)

36% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 0.8 to $ 1.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4
Car hire
Car hire
$ 48/24hrs
($ 29 to $ 95)

22% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Trinidad and Tobago: Leisure activity budget

On average, budget for leisure activities in Trinidad and Tobago costs 41% less than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.8/ticket
($ 7.9 to $ 12)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
Tennis
Tennis
$ 13/hr
($ 4.4 to $ 18)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 22

Trinidad and Tobago: Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes

On average, shopping budget in Trinidad and Tobago is essentially the same as in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 6.7/pack
($ 5.3 to $ 7.9)

37% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 70
($ 45 to $ 102)

23% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 57
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 49
($ 22 to $ 89)

9% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45

Plane ticket budget

New York City → Port Of Spain
New York City → Port Of Spain
New York City → Port Of Spain
$ 559
(fair price: $ 463)
London → Port Of Spain
London → Port Of Spain
London → Port Of Spain
$ 1058
(fair price: $ 775)
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Of Spain
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Of Spain
Toronto (Ontario) → Port Of Spain
$ 592
(fair price: $ 458)
Manchester → Port Of Spain
Manchester → Port Of Spain
Manchester → Port Of Spain
$ 1149
(fair price: $ 927)
Montreal → Port Of Spain
Montreal → Port Of Spain
Montreal → Port Of Spain
$ 597
(fair price: $ 461)
Los Angeles → Port Of Spain
Los Angeles  → Port Of Spain
Los Angeles  → Port Of Spain
$ 726
(fair price: $ 545)


About the information on the cost of living in Trinidad and Tobago

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

Information about cost of living in Trinidad and Tobago updated on 21-09-2022.

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