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Bills: electricity, water, internet etc..

Post by LiamP123 » Tue, 23 Aug 2011 5:33 am

Hi,

I'm moving to Singapore in November, I'm just trying to roughly work out what the living costs are like.

I was thinking of renting a condo. Can anyone tell me roughly how much I'd expect to pay for electricity, water, internet, tv etc?

Any input would be great!!

Cheers guys!

Liam

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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Tue, 23 Aug 2011 5:41 am

Use the search function, you'll find lots of threads that discuss these costs ad nauseum. Don't expect a consensus though :wink:

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Post by beppi » Tue, 23 Aug 2011 5:50 pm

Your bill will be roughly $69.73.
Of course if you take showers or switch on the light, it will be higher, possibly much higher.

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Post by boffenl » Wed, 24 Aug 2011 12:25 pm

beppi wrote:Your bill will be roughly $69.73.
Of course if you take showers or switch on the light, it will be higher, possibly much higher.
OK, that was laugh out loud hilarious! :) Thanks beppi!

Seriously though--your electricity alone could be well over $500 if you use your air con (mine was closer to $1000 in the early days when we couldn't live without AC!).

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Post by beppi » Wed, 24 Aug 2011 4:33 pm

We pay around S$100/month for PUB (no aircon usage!), S$20 for Internet, no TV. That's the other end of what is possible (yes, we do take showers and switch on the light occasionally).

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Post by BillyB » Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:12 am

boffenl wrote:
beppi wrote:Your bill will be roughly $69.73.
Of course if you take showers or switch on the light, it will be higher, possibly much higher.
OK, that was laugh out loud hilarious! :) Thanks beppi!

Seriously though--your electricity alone could be well over $500 if you use your air con (mine was closer to $1000 in the early days when we couldn't live without AC!).
$1000 per month??!! Where are you from - The North Pole??

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Post by boffenl » Fri, 26 Aug 2011 3:55 pm

Canada. :) My poor Canadian husband has melted since we've been here, shed about 25 pounds. Since he's a stay at home dad he sets the temperature--now that we've been here awhile we no longer us the AC at all. It's such a huge change from 4.5 years ago.

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Post by ksl » Fri, 26 Aug 2011 8:29 pm

boffenl wrote:
beppi wrote:Your bill will be roughly $69.73.
Of course if you take showers or switch on the light, it will be higher, possibly much higher.
OK, that was laugh out loud hilarious! :) Thanks beppi!

Seriously though--your electricity alone could be well over $500 if you use your air con (mine was closer to $1000 in the early days when we couldn't live without AC!).
OMG!

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Post by petrov » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 5:41 pm

about 300-350 for me ! Airconditioning turned on whenever I am home...

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Post by dpot » Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:20 am

Use aircon in baby's br and our br before going to sleep...also about 5x/month in family room. Electric bill about $100-120/mo

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