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dr
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Planning to relocate from India

Post by dr » Thu, 06 Sep 2007 12:13 pm

Hi

I am planning to relocate to Singapore. For a family of 5 (Self. Wife, 6 months old kid, Mother and father) how much would be the cost of living. we lead a comfortable life but not lavish.

also i would like to know if i need to ship things to Singapore or can i buy them locally? Will my parents be considered as dependants?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Planning to relocate from India

Post by audiojunky » Thu, 06 Sep 2007 2:25 pm

dr wrote:how much would be the cost of living. we lead a comfortable life but not lavish.
That really depends on what you call "comfortable". Would you consider owning a car "comfortable" or "lavish"? It really depends on that. A comfortable life in the US would be almost considered lavish here :)
dr wrote:also i would like to know if i need to ship things to Singapore or can i buy them locally?
Get them locally.
dr wrote:Will my parents be considered as dependants?
Dependants

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Costs of living

Post by prkravi » Thu, 06 Sep 2007 3:03 pm

Right now the rents are skyrocketing...
For rent alone you would have to set aside say about 2000 SGD per month, that again depending on where you want to live. Like AJ said Lavish and comfortable are very vague...

For your family size, on an average the expenses per month including rent would be around SGD 4000/- on a minimalistic basis.
Hope that figure will help you to gauge...

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