Spending money for Jamaican vacation

by Melissa
(UK)

Tourists Hanging Out At Doctor's Cave In Jamaica

Tourists Hanging Out At Doctor's Cave In Jamaica

QUESTION about: Amount Of Spending Money For Jamaica vacation


I'm going to Jamaica on the 3rd of Feb for 7 nights and don't no how much money to take.
We are staying in Montego bay in an all inclusive hotel. Only need money for trips (2-3) gifts and drinks if we go out.

How many money would you say to change up ? (sterling)

thank you
Melissa

ANSWER: by Wellesley, Jan, 2016

Hi Mel,
Its all relative, as I figured you probably already imagine.

But if for example, you are looking to hire a driver/ guide for the entire day, then you are looking at between 100-130 USD for the day round trip.

If you are going to travel on group transportation though that would be much cheaper.

Just check with the guest services department at the hotel for information on those.

For a nearby city trips though, it would be a bit less, perhaps between 35 and 60 USD.

So outside of the transportation, you'd just need monies for the entrance to the venues/ attractions and for any rest stops. or roadside stops along the way.

Attractions vary too, but Dunn's River falls for example, currently charges 20USD per visitor.

You can expect to spend between 10 and 30 USD at rest stops or small roadside shops.

You can get into the top beaches here for less than 10 USD (Doctor's Cave charges $6 USD) but you might want to consider cash for drinks/food while there.

And then finally, perhaps just a few change for tips/appreciation.

It is acceptable to give a tip of $5 USD dollars to a bus driver or baggage carrier.

I hope this helps :-)

Note: I'm inviting my fans who are "regular" here to share their feedback, so watch the comments below.

Thanks for asking Melissa!

Regards,
Wellesley, for My-Island-Jamaica.com

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to JamaicaQuestions.

Ready For A Good Laugh? Click Here For The Best 'Belly-Busting' Jamaican Jokes! Please Also Click Here To Share Your Own!

Great Articles You Might Have Missed

wellesley gayle 2017

Was The Information Helpful?

Great! Please help me get the message out by sharing with your friends on social media (links below)

You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica! Just enter...

Also connect with My-Island-Jamaica.com on Social Media: 
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube

Thank You!

Need More Help?

We have a cherry list of top Jamaican companies that might be able to help you. Please click here to see them, our preferred partners and site sponsors.

copyscpe
Top Of Page
Wellesley Gayle

What's New? Click Here And See

SEARCH THE SITE



Site Sponsors

jamaica_click_down_here_visit_our_sponsors

Our Preferred Sponsors (below)

(Our Sponsorship Policy)

Photographers in Jamaica
Wedding Photographers
Jamaican Souvenirs
Best Jamaican Souvenirs Cars For Sale In Jamaica
Cars For Sale

Click Here to Visit Our Sponsors' Page

Did You Miss These?

What's New?

Below is a list of the very latest articles I posted on the site.

Recent Articles

  1. Jamaica Pictures - Memorable Pictures From Jamaica!

    Jan 16, 18 11:20 PM

    If you are looking for a collection of Jamaica pictures, check here. From Sunsets and nature to food and culture, we have them all here.

    Read More

  2. Traditional Jamaican Dances - 10 Popular Jamaican Folk Dances

    Jan 15, 18 11:23 PM

    Here is a list of the ten most popular traditional Jamaican dances - the ones from way back :-)

    Read More

  3. Traditional Jamaican Dances - A Proud Cultural Legacy

    Jan 15, 18 11:00 PM

    Dance has, and probably will always been a integral part of our culture and lifestyle. Here's a background into our traditional Jamaican dances.

    Read More

  4. Jamaican Poems - These Are The Best - In My Opinion

    Jan 15, 18 10:36 PM

    These are my top picks - my favourite Jamaican poems! And now you can also share your own masterpiece

    Read More

New!  I've created a Welcome Audio. Just click the Play button below to listen.

Please subscribe here to get my latest updates.