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£3k. 3 months. 6 Countries.

Posted by Lost_Vagabond on 18/11/2012 at 10:34

Hi Everyone,

I know its done to death on here regarding Budgets. but here goes:

My plan is

Singapore - 1 Week
Vietnam - 3 Weeks
Cambodia - 2 Weeks
Laos or Burma - 2 Weeks
Thailand 2/3Weeks
Malaysia 2 Weeks

My South Eastern Budget is £3k ($4,700 roughly). £1000 a month.
I'll be using a combo of Hostels and Couchsurfing for accommodation. From what I've been told by friends who have been have said it should be fine.

Thanks for any advice.

#1 Lost_Vagabond has been a member since 31/10/2012. Posts: 8

Posted by chinarocks on 19/11/2012 at 08:17

Should be more than enough, particularly if you're couchsurfing. A week in Singapore will be your priciest week but it still won't impact too much.

For SEA, a rule of thumb I would use is $1k per month.

#2 chinarocks has been a member since 17/6/2011. Posts: 738

Posted by TravelingDave on 14/2/2013 at 11:19


That is plenty of money. I know a guy that travels through India on £100 a week and the cost of living is about the same as elsewhere in SEA.

It will give you about £30 a day which should be fine if you live in medium rent accommodation and eat like the locals. It will still leave you plenty of money for transport and a few beers!!

#3 TravelingDave has been a member since 13/2/2013. Posts: 15
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