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Cost of living in the Turks and Caicos Islands - 2017

Hello,

Before moving to Turks and Caicos Islands, it is important to investigate the cost of living in the country.

As we did in 2015, we give you the opportunity to share your experience and tell us more about products and services average recorded prices in your town/city/area.

Don’t hesitate to let us know if the cost of living in the Turks and Caicos Islands has decreased or increased in the past few years.

Thanks to your help, would-be expatriates will have the opportunity to refine and better prepare their expatriation project.

> How much does it cost to rent an apartment/house in the Turks and Caicos Islands? 

> How much do you pay for your public transport tickets (bus, subway, train, tram)?

> Staple food: what do people eat and how much do they pay for basic food like bread, rice or pasta?

>What is your monthly grocery budget?

> How much does it cost to see a physician/doctor/specialist in the Turks and Caicos Islands ? 

> What is your children's schooling monthly budget?

> How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?

> How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc.?

> How much do you pay for your Internet/phone subscription?

> How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?

> How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?

> How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?

> How much does a gym membership cost in the Turks and Caicos Islands? 

Thank you everyone!

Priscilla

How much does it cost to rent an apartment/house in the Turks and Caicos Islands?

depends on the property, anywhere from $1,000 per month and up, there are some cheaper places under 1,000 but not necessarily where you want to live.

> How much do you pay for your public transport tickets (bus, subway, train, tram)? there is no public transport

> Staple food: what do people eat and how much do they pay for basic food like bread, rice or pasta? rice and peas is a staple, you can get bags of rice cheap from IGA, 15lb for $10 at the moment

>What is your monthly grocery budget? just groceries anywhere from $400 to $700

> How much does it cost to see a physician/doctor/specialist in the Turks and Caicos Islands ?  no idea

> What is your children's schooling monthly budget? no children

> How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank? just over $80

> How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc.?  electricity is around $200 per month (no aircon but i have a pool and ceiling fans) water is via cistern and is $165 per "load"

> How much do you pay for your Internet/phone subscription? $107 per month for internet and cable package

> How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays? i take a packed lunch, there arent convenient places to just grab food - unless its IGA and a premium

> How much do you pay for an espresso coffee? around $4-5

> How much do you pay for a cinema ticket? there is no cinema

> How much does a gym membership cost in the Turks and Caicos Islands?  around $80-100

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