costing in hk

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  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
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    Shau Kei Wan
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    costing in hk

    Costing in Hong Kong

    Coke,
    $5 in supermarket, $3.5 in public estate, $20 in dasney

    lunch
    around $50 at causeway bay, $25 in public estate/fastfood, $10 for chinese noodle
    dinner at least $100 at IFC(depends), around $60 at causeway bay, $35 in public estate/fastfood, $10 for chinese noodle

    transpot
    www.nwfb.com.hk / www.mtr.com.hk / www.kmb.hk

    time to central
    from chai wan ( 30 min, by mtr)
    kennedy town by (15 min, by mini bus), (30 min by bus)
    causeway bay (10 min by mtr)
    TST (10 min by mtr)
    sha tin ( 25 min by kcr > mtr)
    tung chung ( 45 min by mtr)

    Credit card
    HSBC for sure , ipod nano promo right now

    haircut
    i have no idea
    info from http://www.geoexpat.com/forum/thread9171.html

    I go to a regular one in Wan Chai (small shop run by an old chinese guy). Mostly local, speaks a few words of english but if you give him

    a picture, he will replicate it exactly...I will send you the contact. Cost is 75 HKD, never been disappointed
    from mat

    Causeway Bay, La Mod Salon, next to the PCCW building offering a good haircut service for both men and women. cost around $180, fit ur budget !
    from Peep ! Peep !

    internet
    1st choice HKBN 100MB 238$ fastest
    2nd choice NETVIGATOR around $200 most stable
    NEVER TRY HGC, I-CALBE

    Mobile phone
    Monthly Fee $80 $108 $138 $198 $298
    Free mins Basic 1000 1200 1400 1700 3100
    Intra 400 800 1000 1100 1700
    Thereafter charge (min) $1.0 $0.9 $0.9 $0.8 $0.5
    Free Services Intra SMS
    12-month: voice mail, call forwarding, caller number display and call waiting Intra SMS
    12-month: voice mail and caller number display

    town gas, water, eletrcity
    around 800 per family

    stuff
    should buy at Pharmacies("Red Cross with R") looking like that http://www.fullsun.coms.ws/
    everything is MUCH CHEAPER(50%) than supermarket.

    i hope these helps
    any thing want to know?


  2. #2

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
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    Hong Kong, Kowloon side.
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    hey terry,
    thats a lot of valuable information.. thnks a lot