Travel budget and cost of living in the United States (USA) how much does a trip cost?
Are you planning to go to the United States (USA) and need to budget for your trip? On this page you can see sample prices. This enables you to get to grips with actual prices and the cost of living in the United States (USA). Then, why not use our free tool to calculate your United States travel budget.
Travel budget in the United States (USA)
United States: calculate your travel budget
United States: sample budgets by traveller type
These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in the United States (USA) for 2 people.
Low budget (backpacker)
$ 112 for 2 ppl.
$ 19 per person
$ 11 per person
Average budget (traveller)
$ 177 for 2 ppl.
$ 44 per person
$ 20 per person
$ 14 per person
High budget (tourist)
$ 257 for 2 ppl.
$ 76 per person
$ 35 per person
$ 27 per person
* 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 the United States (USA) in 2023
Cost of living: United States VS England
On average, the cost of living in the United States (USA) in 2023 is 24% higher than in England.
The graphic below shows the percentage of variation between prices England in in England and England by types of expenses: