Is Kamloops Expensive?

Is Kamloops expensive to visit?

Kamloops is a frequently visited and budget-friendly place to visit. With a daily average travel cost of $82, it's somewhat less expensive than most other destinations in the world. When compared to the rest of North America, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a very affordable destination. It ranks in the top 10% of cities in North America for its affordability. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Jasper National Park and Banff.

How expensive is Kamloops?

Travelers spend an average of $82 per day when visiting Kamloops (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Kamloops here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Kamloops?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Kamloops costs around $246 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $493.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Kamloops?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Kamloops will cost around $575 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $1,150.

Is it expensive to backpack in Kamloops?

Kamloops has a very limited selection of hostels and budget accommodation, so it's not the first place that comes to mind for backpackers looking for social and cheap accommodations. This makes it hard at times to travel here as a backpacker, so you'll have to be resourceful to travel on a tight budget here. Low-cost hotels are always an option, as are guesthouses or couch surfing options. The difficulties in finding budget accommodation are especially tough for solo travelers who might need to pay for the full price of a hotel room on their own. Otherwise, you can save money here by finding free activities, eating at low-cost restaurants or cooking your own food, and using public transportation when available.

Are hotels expensive in Kamloops?

If you're considering hotel prices in Kamloops, you'll find them to be fairly even and moderate in price compared to hotels in other cities. On average, a night in a hotel room here will set you back approximately $137. In Kamloops, there are about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels with an average nightly rate of [5_STAR_PRICE]. For a more affordable option, three-star hotels come in at an average of $177 per night, while two-star hotels offer an even more economical choice at $112 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Kamloops
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 1 $173
3 stars 14 $177
2 stars 26 $112

675 Tranquille Road, Kamloops
Overall Rating 8.5
1475 Hugh Allan Drive, Kamloops
Overall Rating 8.9

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Kamloops?

In Kamloops, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $13 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is less than the country's average of $24.

    • Skip the Line: Kamloops BC Wildlife Park Admission Ticket: $14
    • Smartphone Audio Driving Tour between Kamloops & Revelstoke: $6.71
    • Smartphone Audio Driving Tour between Kamloops and Vancouver: $6.71
    • Unique Scavenger Hunt Experience in Kamloops by Zombie Scavengers: $21
    • Vancouver and Kamloops: Smartphone Audio Driving Tour: $6.20

    Is food expensive in Kamloops?

    In Kamloops, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $24 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $39.

    Is transportation expensive in Kamloops?

    The prices of local transportation in Kamloops can vary by the type of transit used. Other travelers have spent an average of $20 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $22. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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