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Hi, Im planning a 10 day trip to Baili in September and was wondering how much money to take? Would 1000 Nz dollars/ around 850 us be enough or would I need more?

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My husband and I budget around AUD $100.00 per day. Depending on what you are going to do, ie, day trips, shopping, lazing around the pool, eating out, day spa treatments, it evens out to around that amount. I would keep some cash in your bank account, so that if you are running short, then you can access an ATM, just in case. By your photo you look loads younger than us, so also take into account partying and clubbing (just jealous!)

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We are 2 adults and 2 kids and didn't do much shopping at all, but we had massages everyday, spent $40AUD for breakfast, $50 for lunch and $80-$100 for dinner. We wanted to try restaurants so we knew that it would still be cheaper than going to a restaurant back home(which for dinner is normally $200). So for us we needed about $250AUD per day, that is just food and spa treatments. It does depend on what you want to do. We did spend a lot of time in the pool with the kids.

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A lot will depend on how you're travelling - alone, or with family/friends etc. Also, if your hotel includes breakfast. And what your drinking habits are.

Assuming there are two of you with a similar budget, and that breakfast is included at your hotel you should be fine, unless you drink a lot of cocktails or wine etc. The cost of day trips will be shared. If you plan on visiting a few attractions, perhaps you could allow a bit extra for entry costs.

Cost of meals can be as much, or as little as you want them to be. We generally budget $aud50-70 per day for 2 people, depending on the area we'e staying and that includes a bottle of local wine each evening. Most places we go to allow BYO. We never spend anything like the amount budgeted.

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Tours will eat up your budget. If you are taking NZ$1000, for 10 days then I think that will be plenty.

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Would $2000 for 2 adults and 3 kids be enough over 12 days? We don't drink. My wife will have some massages though and buy some clothes. Waterbom park for the kids and we'll do a couple of other things like snorkelling in Amed. Won't spend a fortune on food and breakfast is included.

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