Ep.9 - How Expensive Is TAIWAN? (Budget Travel Guide)

Updated: Sep 5, 2020

How Expensive Is TAIWAN? What we did with $52 per day over the  31 Days we travelled TAIWAN.

Our “Budget Report” episodes discuss our actual expenditures for specific destinations as well as what you can expect to spend should you want to spend more (or less) than we do. Whether you’re planning a trip, considering your next destination or just wondering what it costs to travel to a specific destination, Andre and Lisa share their travel spending, tips and experiences with you.

The full breakdown of our expenditure is here

  1. Our discussions exclude all flights to and from the destination

  2. We discuss expenditures with regards to:

  • Accommodation (58% of our total spending in Taiwan)

  • Food (27% of our total spending in Taiwan)

  • Transport

  • Cell & Data

  • Sightseeing

  • General

Wondering what we consider to be budget conscious travel? Listen to Episode 3

TOP 2 TIPS to keep your costs down: 

  • Keep your accommodation costs low as these can escalate very quickly

  • Eat and drink local and stay out of western restaurants & coffee shops

For an idea of supermarket prices in Taiwan, watch our YouTube video

Taiwan Travel Budget



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