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03/06/08 08:50 PM
03/06/08 08:50 PM
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fort st. john bc
thinktanked Offline OP
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What are the living costs like in San Pedro? Rent? Gas? Electric etc?

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: thinktanked] #270634
03/06/08 09:07 PM
03/06/08 09:07 PM
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Frigin Cold Columbus, Ohio
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More expensive than you'd think -- and that's coming from a tourist and just listening to locals

I'm sure you'll get an earful on the forum here. Have you visited?

Check out the search feature for much already shared on the topic. Here's one recent thread.


I will have a Belikin -- put it on klcman's tab.
Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: Otteralum] #270636
03/06/08 09:19 PM
03/06/08 09:19 PM
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fort st. john bc
thinktanked Offline OP
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i hit up the search and this thread, there is no mention of numbers. Dollar amounts. If someone could give an estimate, like how much a 1 bedroom apartment is. Not necessarily on the beach, no vanity, just an amount.

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: thinktanked] #270638
03/06/08 09:22 PM
03/06/08 09:22 PM
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San Pedro
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Check the links top right to the news papers and look at the classified sections to get an idea of prices.

San Pedro based Belize Blog since 2007 - great travel resources & discounts

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: tacogirl] #270642
03/06/08 10:02 PM
03/06/08 10:02 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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We pay 400 u.s for a one bedroom off the beach plus utilites.... water, elec, internet. Cable t.v. is included. The one next door was vacant!!

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: thinktanked] #270649
03/06/08 10:43 PM
03/06/08 10:43 PM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
Loansum-Al K Offline
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Why do you you plan on moving here$

I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!
Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: Loansum-Al K] #270679
03/07/08 09:24 AM
03/07/08 09:24 AM
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San Pedro
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Hmmm...I have a one bedroom...water is about $40 BZD, electricity maybe $80bzd...more if you use the AC, I get internet and cable with my place so someone else will need to fill you in on that...

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: BrusselSprout] #272636
03/16/08 01:23 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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Truly depends on how you are living, just like living in different parts of the states. Many will find it is way less (without a car, car insurance, or gas right there you are way under) whereas many will find it way more.

Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: *I Do* Belize Weddings] #272685
03/16/08 06:58 PM
03/16/08 06:58 PM
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San Pedro, Belize
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We are still using the amount of $2,000us/month as a minimum recommendation, and that varies to the amount you drink and eat out in restaurants. Some of our residents can drink that much in a week.
Anyone living here is welcome to help us adjust that if you feel it is wrong.

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Re: LIVING IN SAN PEDRO? [Re: dolphin] #272705
03/16/08 10:23 PM
03/16/08 10:23 PM
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Posts: 124
San Pedro, Belize
dolphin Offline
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Just received this which is about right:

"Since my house is paid for I have no rent or payment.
Consequently I can live comfortably on about US$800 per month.
Electric golf cart = no gasoline.
Electric bill = BZ$120 per month
Water= BZ$22.55 per month
Cable = BZ$40. per month
Phone/DSL = BZ$180- BZ$200 per month"

Add rent $500 to $1,000us and food and $2,000 would be about right for one person.

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