Please remember that some, mostly minor, expenses are not included in your tuition or accommodation fees, so make sure you have enough money for the following:
Laundry. Regular laundry (wash, dry and fold) is free (up to 3 kg/week). However, there is a charge for special items and ironing.
SSP and visa. Please see the Visa Information page for details.
Books. Please see the Class Information page for details.
Accommodation Deposit. This is 2,500 pesos for Pacific Tree accommodation and is returnable at the end of your course. If you are staying in a hotel, the deposit may be a little higher or lower.
Meals. (Note: Package Deals include meals.) This depends on your choice of meals. If you have only local food, 7,000 pesos per month should be enough. If you have mostly international food, you will need about 15,000 pesos per month. Please see the Meals page for more details.
Electricity & Water. For Pacific Tree accommodation, expect to pay around 1,500 to 2,500 pesos per month for electricity (average cost) and 200 to 300 pesos for water. For hotels, electricity and water are included in the accommodation fee.
Other. You should also budget for other expenses such as drinks, snacks, entertainment, toiletries, day trips, weekend excursions and so on. Drinking water is available for free in the classroom areas the student lounge, and in our accommodation. Please refer to the Living Costs page for more information.
If you need more information on expenses, just Contact Us.