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  1. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hello, I am trying to get a rough idea of Cost of Living a couple might expect in the Silver Coast region of Portugal for each of these items in monthly terms in Euros. - Electricity - Water - Heating - Groceries - Automobile Petrol - Private...
  2. Other Asia
    My company is offering me a salary of MR 220,000 (base) plus MR 44,000 (bonus) per year. Please advise me what is the deductions and taxes I have to pay and what will be in-hand salary per month. And how much can I save out of it considering the fact that I am a gadget and travel freak. Thanks...
  3. Life in Australia
    I will be moving to Sydney in a couple of months. I would like to estimate my cost of living in Sydney. Could you please help me what should I budget for a cost of living in Sydney for a couple with a kid less than 3 years? We are non-alcoholic and mostly cooking at home with going out for...
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    What are living expenses for a family with 3 children in Brisbane. I am getting an offer of 110k + Super. Is it a good salary and how much can I save with decent living?
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    This is an observation rather than a question, however I would invite comments. I did some grocery shopping (for home delivery) on-line at Tesco (UK supermarket) yesterday and, as I had an hour to kill this morning, I decided to look at the same grocery items on-line at Carrefour, the French...
  6. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi! After our enjoyable (but short) visit to Lakeside, Mazatlan, Colima, Cuyutlan, and Barre de Navidad, and some reflection, we're going to come back to Chapala next year for a 2 or 3 month visit and really road test life there. Chapala seems like the right mix of gringo/native for us, and...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi All, I have been offered a job with a gross salary of 4200 Euros per month in Nice, France. I have visited Nice during a vacation and it's a very nice place at least from tourist perspective. My question is will the salary of 4200 be good enough ? I am planning to bring my family (wife and...
  8. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi all, My South African husband and I are thinking of moving to his hometown of CapeTown. Tired of the weather with young children and looking for a more out-doorsey lifestyle. As my husband is from SA we're aware of the safety differences. We have 3 young children(aged 4.5 2y.o twins) We have...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    There is a question in the NT application "What will it cost you to relocate to the NT if your application is successful?" How we will know that? I am from India and dont know how much it will be. Can someone help on this? Thanks
  10. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hi All, I'm hoping you can give me a bit of advise. I'm 20 and will moving to Paralimni, Cyprus on 12th January as I have managed to secure a job over there and just wondered what the cost of living is like. I have read every possible post about living in Cyprus both Pro's and Con's but can't...
  11. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hello all, I am recently married (Nov 2015) to a French man. I have immigrated and will finish my work contract in Paris in October. He is working here too. I am American. All in all, we just don't like Paris and its sluggish economy very much. I could go on.. but given that we met in America...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Me and my wife went through the visa consultancy here in Bangalore to understand the Process of how things work for Australian PR Visa as a skilled immigrant. We have some other general questions. 1. How much percentage of tax gets deducted generally from the monthly...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, This mail is specifically addressed to my fellow citizens who are already moved to Adelaide and have settled in or getting settled in. We have been granted our skilled 190 Visa and will be shortly moving to Adelaide. I do need some advise on which suburb to choose to reside in. I have...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone I am new to this forum, nice to meet you all! I currently am living in Seattle, USA. We are planning to relocate to Melbourne. Could anyone give me an idea of the cost of living there vs major cities in the US such as Seattle? I have many friends living in Australia and they...
  15. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello, I am soon moving to Dubai and wanted to get a direct response from someone living there already (yes this question is very relative I know). I am asking simply what is considered a good salary there and whether it is easy enough to find inexpensive, yet good quality places to buy...
  16. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    I have read numerous threads here about what are the cost of living and to be honest, I am not sure that I have clear picture about how much money do my 4 member family (wife, me, 5 yr old kid, 1 year old kid) would need for basic costs (bills, groceries, transportation, children amenties...
  17. Philippines Expat Forum
    Hi All, I am an Indian and I will be moving to Manila for an year long assignment in Manila. I will be coming down with my family - my wife and 1yr old kid. I have a few queries on this. Request your help on clearing my doubts. Below are my questions: 1. Is Manila a safe city? (I don't know...
  18. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    So being a research freak i have scoured this forum and I see one thing, especially relating to the Salary Thread.... There is so much duplication of answers in that thread. I mean each person basically asks if they can make it with 16k, 30k, 4k, etc all with varying circumstances.... Wouldn't...
  19. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello All, Please help as I will be relocating to Dubai from Los Angeles. I am a Mechanical Engineer and have been offered a Project Manager position with the package below Base: 17,000 AED Housing: 8,000 AED Car: 3,000 AED Health Ins. for myself (I will need to pay for wife and one child)...
  20. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Dear Friends, Thanks for all the inputs on this forum. I have recieved my PR and planning to fly to Sydney in May. As my "Must make First Entry By" date is 5th Jun 2015, I will have to come with my wife and my 7 months old son. I am seeing on many forums that getting an accommodation is not...
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