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How much does it cost to explore Trinidad and Tobago?

Paul Ryken Last Updated: Monday 30 March 2020 Afford your trip, Trinidad and Tobago 2 Comments

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Have you ever wondered whether you could afford to visit the Caribbean? Below is our financial spend for our journey around Trinidad and Tobago in March 2017. Check out what we did during the nine days we explored Trinidad and Tobago.

Assumptions

  • 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.

Where We Travelled

Map of Trinidad and Tobago and the destinations we stayed at

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous covers the following sub-category: Toilet / Bathroom use. Travel costs included taxis and ferry.

Government Costs

Government costs are related to the tourist visa required to enter the country.

Travel

Travel costs included taxis and ferry.

Travel Costs Summary Table

Country: Trinidad and TobagoUSD per person per day
Communications$00%
Groceries$6.6212%
Dining$6.7712%
Leisure$9.6217%
Accommodation$22.1739%
Miscellaneous$0.070%
Finance$0.421%
Health$00%
Travel$6.9412%
Government Costs$3.626%
Total USD per person per day$56.23

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Other Cost Summaries and Budgets

Travel budget websites calculated the costs as shown in the below table. We are unsure whether their data includes entry/exit costs. However, it is good to compare our actual versus their data.

NameWebsiteDaily Amount Per Person - USDComments
Lonely Planethttp://www.lonelyplanet.com/trinidad-and-tobago/money-costs$116.28Budget (Up to)

Other web sites such as Numbeo and Price Of Travel do not show consolidated daily averages but break it down by the various items (eg bread, milk, etc).

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Have you ever visited Trinidad and Tobago? How much did it cost you to explore this country?

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Comments 2

  1. I stayed in a nice B&B in Petit Valley on Morne Coco Road and it cost me $ 50.00 U.S. a day in 2016. I don’t know what kind of accommodation you would get for $22,17 and what kind of area that was.

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