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1. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

how much do i need in terms of euros...

4 weeks touring all of thailand?

4 weeks in vietnam?

1 week in cambodia?

i do like my drink and to have fun and be entertained! and my conforts...

many thanks,

and seperate to the above
what about 4 weeks in south africa?

2. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3568 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Olaf,
I think in dollars, you convert. Thailand, VietNam & Cambodia can be quite cheap if you choose. Fan rooms are available in most locations for under $10/nite. But air con rooms are also not too expensive, let's pick $15/nite average. That is $450/month for accomodation. I eat all meals under $5/day when I am there, but I am a veggie and don't drink alcohol. You should be able to eat and drink for $10/day average. Add $300. You are at $750 for basics. Add transport, tours, & entertainment, you should be able to have a nice time in all three countries for under $1,000/month. I spend roughly $600/month, but I have been there before and am a 'cheap charlie'.

Good Luck with your trip.

3. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Hello Oslaue

Here are the lonely planet, south east asia on a shoestring recommended budgets, for the countries u mentioned. I dont know about s africa. Never been there.

Thailand
US$11 - 15 per day

Vietnam
US$23 per day

cambodia
US$15 - 2- per day

Mel

4. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

many thanks you guys

5. Posted by philo (Full Member 107 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

I'd say about $10 per night on acommodation, plus $8 a day on food & water, and another $15 for taxis/souvenirs/drinks. $30-$40 a day is easy to have fun on, and you can easily get by on $20 per day when you're not drinking or buying souvenirs.

6. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3568 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Mel.

Here are the lonely planet, south east asia on a shoestring recommended budgets, for the countries u mentioned. I dont know about s africa. Never been there.

Thailand
US$11 - 15 per day

Vietnam
US$23 per day

cambodia
US$15 - 2- per day
Mel

Mel.
I am not quarreling with you, but I found VN to the be cheapest of the 3 countries. I never spent over $10/nite, usually $6 for a room and food was cheap as well. In many places it would be difficult to get by in Thailand for $15/day.

7. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

That is good to know Vegasmike.
I am considering Vietnam, as a destination, so i am glad it can be cheaper than the book says.

Mel

8. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3568 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Mel.

That is good to know Vegasmike.
I am considering Vietnam, as a destination, so i am glad it can be cheaper than the book says. Mel

Mel,
Send me a PM when you are ready to go to VN. I can offer some help with hotels, itinerary, etc.

9. Posted by Laura_B (Respected Member 352 posts) 10y Star this if you like it!

I also found Vietnam to be the cheapest too (out of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos & Malaysia) There aren't as many hostel/guesthouse type accomadation, but for $10 you can get a very good quality hotel. Plus tours, food, transport (particualy buses) & even beer is quite cheap. And the best thing is in Vietnam is that you can usually haggle for anything, the Vietnamese love it.