#
Cost of living in
**Hua Hin (Thailand)**
is
**98% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 210 prices entered by 17 different people.

Food in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 86% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

179 ฿ (E£ 98) | E£ 81 | 21% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

162 ฿ (E£ 89) | E£ 73 | 22% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

48 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 38 | 31% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

52 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | 110% |

12 eggs, large | ||

57 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 20 | 55% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

35 ฿ (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | 54% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

470 ฿ (E£ 257) | E£ 29 | 776% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

80 ฿ (E£ 44) | E£ 22 | 98% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

47 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 5.88 | 341% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

52 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | 46% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

622 ฿ (E£ 340) | E£ 92 | 268% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

45 ฿ (E£ 25) | E£ 11 | 121% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

53 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 6 | 364% |

Housing in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

41,740 ฿ (E£ 22,835) | E£ 5,401 | 323% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

33,277 ฿ (E£ 18,205) | E£ 3,866 | 371% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

2,100 ฿ (E£ 1,149) | E£ 898 | 28% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

22,983 ฿ (E£ 12,573) | E£ 3,602 | 249% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

14,417 ฿ (E£ 7,887) | E£ 2,335 | 238% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

1,600 ฿ (E£ 875) | E£ 736 | 19% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

600 ฿ (E£ 328) | E£ 365 | 10% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

14,536 ฿ (E£ 7,952) | E£ 6,508 | 22% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

2,475 ฿ (E£ 1,354) | E£ 1,877 | 28% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

109 ฿ (E£ 60) | E£ 67 | 11% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

133 ฿ (E£ 73) | - | - |

Clothes in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 21% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

1,467 ฿ (E£ 802) | E£ 740 | 8% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

655 ฿ (E£ 358) | E£ 681 | 47% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

3,554 ฿ (E£ 1,944) | E£ 1,691 | 15% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

2,395 ฿ (E£ 1,310) | E£ 777 | 69% |

Transportation in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 144% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

2,300,000 ฿ (E£ 1,258,262) | E£ 453,039 | 178% |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

29 ฿ (E£ 16) | E£ 3.88 | 308% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

634 ฿ (E£ 347) | E£ 182 | 90% |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||

- | E£ 126 | - |

Personal Care in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 60% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

143 ฿ (E£ 78) | E£ 33 | 139% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

125 ฿ (E£ 68) | E£ 72 | 6% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

817 ฿ (E£ 447) | E£ 200 | 123% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

- | E£ 40 | - |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

71 ฿ (E£ 39) | E£ 21 | 84% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

60 ฿ (E£ 33) | E£ 26 | 28% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

42 ฿ (E£ 23) | E£ 20 | 16% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

41 ฿ (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | 54% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

258 ฿ (E£ 141) | E£ 46 | 207% |

Entertainment in Hua Hin (Thailand) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Hua Hin (Thailand) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

528 ฿ (E£ 289) | E£ 153 | 89% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

313 ฿ (E£ 171) | E£ 99 | 73% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

1,577 ฿ (E£ 863) | E£ 520 | 66% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

960 ฿ (E£ 525) | E£ 249 | 111% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

133 ฿ (E£ 73) | E£ 52 | 39% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

75 ฿ (E£ 41) | E£ 25 | 63% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

82 ฿ (E£ 45) | E£ 19 | 131% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | E£ 12,152 | - |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

1.94 ฿ (E£ 1.06) | E£ 0.23 | 367% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

1,408 ฿ (E£ 770) | E£ 416 | 85% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

79 ฿ (E£ 43) | E£ 28 | 54% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 29,701**(54,292 ฿) in Hua Hin to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.