Cost Of Living In Roxas City (2009)

Location:

Roxas City, Capiz, Island of Panay

Type of residence:

Apartment

Size of house:

2 bedroom apartment

Own or Rent:

rent

Cost of Rent:

P 7,000 per month

Electricity:

P 2800 to 3100, depends on aircon use

Water:

P 180 per month

Gas:

P 200, or less

Phone:

PLDT and Globe

Cable:

Yes, 50 some channels

DSL:

PLDT & Globe

Power Outages:

Approximately every three weeks, 30 - 90 minutes

Water Outages:

City water, very seldom out, but slow a lot in the morning.

Air Quality:

Air quality is good

Noise:

Quiet only moderate noise D("mb","road noise.

Traffic:

In town during school beginning or letting out it's very heavy. But the town is very small so it doesn't take long to get through it.

Public Trans:

In town a lot of tricycles, no taxis, no buses except to go out of town and no jeepneys.

Stores:

Plenty of local markets and older, what could have been early malls. There is one new modern mall but very small. It has a supermarket with-in the mall but not a lot of foreigner type foods. No good steak. There is a new mall being built, small though.

By: Roland and Daisy Clay, Roxas City
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