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Topic: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?
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Topic: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?
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Ronaldo Tiangco

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How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

I am a Math teacher being recruited from the Philippines by an international school there in Indonesia.I just wanna ask how would I fare at $700 a month ? About how much would I be spending on food, rent and incidental expenses? Thanks very much. Pls. help coz I have trouble deciding...



By:

Jason

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

When I was there about 7 years ago, that would have been enough to live off descently. Dunno about inflation or exchange rates now though

By:

Ronaldo Tiangco

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

Thanks, Jason! Any more replies..? Pls. help me decide if I would live fairly decently with that..

By:

Rick

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

I assume you're talking USD. That's $25/day. That will get you by in Kuta and budget places on most places. However, any travel expenses can eat in quickly.

By:

peep

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

you can even cope with less pretty easily - if you just want to..
$15 a day is my budget for the coming few months

By:

Rick

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

True, It could be done on $15/day. But that's going to be VERY Spartan. Food, lodging and minimal transport will eat $15 pretty quickly. It's not going to leave much cushion.

By:

lyberty

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

In Indonesia, it's enough money...if the $700=Rp.6,300,000, it's like manager salary in Indonesia. for live a month in Jakarta you can rent the nice room for a month Rp.2,000,000 for food you can spent Rp.100,000/day, and you can spent the rest of money for other thing or  you can saving that money, cheers!



By:

steph

RE: How would I cope in Indo at $700/month?

You can live really well for very little in Indo if you need. When I was there in Jan/Feb I stayed in a place that cost 2.50 U.S a night, this also included breakfast. You just have to look around for cheap deals. Also if you plan on saying in one place, most places will give you a good deal if you plan to be there for a longer stay.

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