Here's your detailed monthly budget for Chaing Mai
Movies/popcorn twice a month
Restaurant 3 times a month @ 400 THB per meal
Netflix / Disney / HBO Streaming services
Health Insurance Premium
70,000 THB Per year. Up to 70 years old. Amortized per month for this budget.
Tooth cleaning twice per year @ 1,900 THB per visit. Add to the fund.
Doctor Visits & Checkups (fund)
Annual checkups at a private hospital (no insurance) 4,000 THB
Average monthly cost of a monthly gym plan
Weekly hourly thai or oil massage at 350 THB per visit
Electric costs will depend on your aircon useage
Monthly water cost
Unlimited data only phone plan from 2Mbs
Home internet access from 500 Mbs download and above
Cleaning each time at 750 THB
This is a fund that you can keep to fix broken things
Visa fund for fees and visa agent
Generic miscellenous funds
Local Groceries & Meals
1000 THB per week on groceries per person
1000 THB per week on food delivery services per person
Average public taxi 60 THB per ride, 6 one way trips per week
Average BTS/MRT ride 50 THB @ 4 trips per week
Flight Fund - Emergency
We recommend putting aside minimum 1,000 THB per month in an emergency flight fund just in case you have to go home
Thailand Travel Fund
Set aside some funds depending on your travel needs between provinces in Thailand
Set aside funds for hotel stays within Thailand (holiday within a holiday)
* These estimates and resulting calculations do not include cost of living increases year over year.
* These estimates and calculations do not take into account the possibility of exchange rate fluctuations.
As of this moment 2022-12-04T15:10:40.607973Z the current exchange rate is ฿34.6955 THB to 1 USD.
* We are constantly updating the underlying numbers to reflect changes in the marketplace.
As a result, these numbers are estimates and averages of the costs in the areas involved and will continually change over time.
Your personal situation and your case is probably different. These are just offered as a guideline for your Thailand retirement planning.
You should always do your own due diligence.
* Baan Smile is not responsible for your actions as a results of these estimates.