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Q: How much RMB do you spend a day?

Just curious to know what other expats' lifestyles are like.

Discounting things like rent, electricity, gaz, water, etc...just transportation, food, leasure, etc...how much do you spend a day?

During my travels around Shenzhen, I think I spent an average of 120 RMB a day.

8 years 52 weeks ago in  Lifestyle - China

 
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I average around 20-50 rmb on a day (20 for weekday, 50 for weekend).  Weekends just depend if I'm going to be too lazy to put on pants or not.

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Very little - less than that 20 weekday thing as an actual 'spend per day', because I do my food shopping sporadically...

And, I save to do stuff big - like fly across the country to visit people.

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depends it cost me 750 rmb to fill up my car 20 rmb a day to park average maybe around 250 a day

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I would say 50-100 a day for me and my child....

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For just myself, I spend about 50-100RMB per day for just food & essentials.  On the odd night, I have been known to drop 2k+ just to have some fun.

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Actually spend about 50-100 rmb per day during the week and roughly 200 rmb per day on the weekend. Fairly basic lifestyle.

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About 50-100 RMB per day.

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If it's a normal day, where I only buy food, less than 30 RMB a day. I don't know what necessities cost, but it's usually things like toilet paper and tissues.

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It depends on what things happen to you every day . we have spent day life .every two weeks 150 buying food and vegetsables . sometimes we go out dinning together .

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Well, today was a little more expensive than normal:
Subway - 5 RMB
Lunch - 120 RMB (Amazing encheladas & beer)
Taxi - 25 RMB
Hong Bao (red envelope) to sick friend in hospital - 3000 RMB
Taxi - 80 RMB
Groceries - 80 RMB
Tonight's Beer, food & KTV - 1500 RMB approx.

But most days, between 50-150 RMB

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Man, some of you guys are expensive (or maybe I'm cheap). Monday and Tuesay I spent "0." Wednesday, I spent 3 RMB on some tea. Yesterday, I bought lunch (and had something left over for dinner), so that was 30 RMB.

Today, however, I spent 288 RMB on books, lol. heart Usually, I can keep it less than 30RMB per day.

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on an average day i spend less then 30 kuai. sometimes i can can make it through the week with 100.

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Average meal for me was 125Y, but never ate alone. I was spending about 3000Y a day as a tourist, but I was doing crazy stuff like flying to Beijing and travellling.

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10 to 15 rmb a day or sometimes nothing.
i do my shopping every 2 weeks from whole sale market not from retail outlets.
i never bought the food stuff from international malls.
i never used taxi unless it is urgent.
no night life.
try to save money as much i can because i need money back home.

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