US dollars ($)
Budget: Less than $150
- Hostel dorms: $30–50
- Double in a budget hotel: $120
- Meal from a food truck: $10
- Citi Bike hire for an hour: $6.50
- Happy hour drink special: from $5
- Standard hotel room booked online: $150–250
- Midrange dinner: around $30–50
- Architectural walking tour: from $25
- Craft cocktail in a lounge: $12–16
Top End: More than $300
- Cover at bigger nightclubs: from $20
- Dinner at an upscale restaurant: from $60
- Day at a top spa: from $150
- Kayak hire off Key Biscayne: $25 per hour
There isn't much opportunity to bargain in Miami. Prices are fixed in most places. At some flea markets, you might be able to haggle a bit.
ATMs are widely available, though most ATM withdrawals using out-of-state cards incur surcharges of $3 or so. Major credit cards are widely accepted.
Prices quoted in reviews are in US dollars ($). Exchange foreign currency at international airports and most large banks.
For current exchange rates, see www.xe.com.
Tipping is standard practice across America. In restaurants, tipping 15 to 20% of the bill is expected; only tip below this if the service was exceptionally bad (not tipping is a very drastic move).
- Food Normal service 15%, good service 18%, great service 20%
- Bars $1 per drink, $2 or more for complicated cocktails
- Taxi drivers 10% to 15% of fare
- Porters and skycaps $1 per bag
- Hotel cleaning staff A few dollars after a few nights