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budget for 5 months?

  • bullred1

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    3rd November, 2012
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    Hello everybody,


    Looking for some advice. I'm planning a trip to SE Asia for 5 months next year (April- September). And trying to find out what budget would be possible. Just checked some similar posts, but hardly found anything suitable exactly for me. Countries I would travel:
    Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. At the moment with tickets in my hand I have £4000 for travel spendings. Is that enough for a shoestring budget travel? By the way, I would stay in the hostel dorms, eat local foods, travel by buses and cheap trains. Is the amount of £4000 is real or I should increase it?


    Any advice is appreciated
    cheers

    #1 Posted: 3/11/2012 - 19:24

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  • altmtl

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    I think that amount is perfect, you could probably get by on less, so don't worry. Save some for extras, Singapore is expensive.

    #2 Posted: 3/11/2012 - 21:25

  • JP90

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    4th November, 2012
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    Yeah that must be enough if you don't spend too much time in Singapore. Enjoy your trip!

    #3 Posted: 4/11/2012 - 10:18

  • bullred1

    Joined Travelfish
    3rd November, 2012
    Posts: 3

    Thanks for the info, guys! Now I can sleep well. Only 3 days in Singapore will be enough for me. By the way, do you have any idea how much I will be forced to pay for vaccinations? That looks horribly expensive in uk

    #4 Posted: 4/11/2012 - 12:21

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