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How much does it cost to explore Barbados?

Paul Ryken Last Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Afford your trip, Barbados Leave a Comment

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Have you ever wondered whether you could afford to visit the Caribbean? Below is our financial spend on our journey around Barbados in April 2017. Check out what we did during the seven days we explored Barbados.


  • The costs are based upon a couple travelling together.
  • We did not travel as part of an organised tour but as individual travelers.
  • Not considered is the entry or exit transport into/out of the country.


Miscellaneous expenses comprised paying for our hosts’ dinner at the Oistin Fish Festival (a gift), a haircut, toilet use and tips.

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Travel Costs Summary Table

Country: BarbadosUSD per person per day
Government Costs$00%
Total USD per person per day$66.56
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Have you every explored to Barbados? What did it cost? Was that expensive for you?

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How much does it cost to explore Barbados?
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