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Money and costs

East Caribbean Dollars ($)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated March 14, 2019 11:19AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Beer in a bar: EC$6
  • City bus: EC$2
  • Budget hotel room: EC$200
  • Roadside lunch: EC$12–20
  • Museum entrance: EC$10
  • Midrange hotel room: EC$400
  • Short taxi ride: EC$30–40
  • Meal in local restaurant: EC$50
Top end (more than)
  • Beachfront resort: from EC$600
  • Two-course evening meal: EC$120
  • Guided kayaking trip: EC$185
  • SUV car rental: EC$250

The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar (EC$). There are 24-hour ATMs dispensing EC$ all over Grenada and in Hillsborough, Carriacou.


A 10% tax and 10% service charge is added to many hotel and restaurant bills. If no service charge is added at restaurants, a 10% tip is generally expected. Prices quoted here do not include the tax and charge.