Currency

Euro (€)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €120

  • Budget hotel room: €40–60
  • Simple meal: €8–12
  • Bus ticket: €4
  • Ferry trip: €20

Midrange: €120–200

  • 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 €200

  • 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

Bargaining

Bargaining is not really normal anywhere in Guadeloupe.

Money

Guadeloup, as a department of France, uses the euro. Hotels, larger restaurants and car-rental agencies accept Visa and MasterCard. ATMs are common.

Exchange Rates

AustraliaA$1€0.69
CanadaC$1€0.72
Japan¥100€0.82
New ZealandNZ$1€0.66
South AfricaZAR100€7.24
SwitzerlandCHF1€0.94
UKUK£1€1.19
USUS$1€0.96

For current exchange rates, see www.xe.com.

Tipping

Tipping is not common or expected in Guadeloupe.