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Money and costs

Euro (€)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated March 27, 2017 10:43AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Budget hotel room: €40–60
  • Simple meal: €8–12
  • Bus ticket: €4
  • Ferry trip: €20
  • Double room in a midrange hotel: €60–100
  • Meal in a local restaurant: €20–35
  • Admission to a tourist attraction: €5–15
  • Economy car hire: €40–60
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in a top end hotel: €150–200
  • Meal in a smart restaurant: €40–60
  • Admission to historic sights: €8–15
  • SUV hire: €100

Guadeloupe and Martinique, as departments of France, use the euro. Hotels, larger restaurants and car-rental agencies accept Visa and MasterCard. ATMs are common across both islands.


Tipping is not common or expected in Guadeloupe.