Yearly Budget Summary – The Cost Of 12 Months Travel (2016-2017)

Getting my PADI Advanced Open Water

The last 12 months have easily been the most enjoyable of my life. I got to travel to some amazing places including up the east coast of Australia with Jules.

Here’s the cost breakdown for the whole year:

Countries Explored:

Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore

Beds Slept In:

97

Places Visited:

Bangkok, Kho Tao, Krabi, Chiang Mai, Pai, Siem Reap, Battambang, Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Kampot, Kep, Ho Chi Minh, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha, Nimh Binh, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Sapa, Liverpool, Leamington Spa, Northhampton, London, Bath, Bala, Manchester, Lake District, Morecambe, Blackpool, Shanghai, Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Boracay, Puerto Princesa, El Nido, Cebu, Malapascua Island, Cebu City, Hong Kong Island, Geelong, Melbourne, Halls Gap, Ballarat, Portland, Auckland, Hobbiton, Rotorua, Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Punakaiki, Franz Josef, Queenstown, Te Aunu, Mount Cook, Christchurch,Warrnambool, Hamilton, Anglesea, Albury, Canberra, Sydney, Katoomba, Jenolan, Port Stephens, Emerald Beach, Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Noosa, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Yeppoon, Townsville, Mission Beach, Cairns, Port Douglas, Emerald, West Wyalong, Lightning Ridge, Echuca, Singapore

Transport Taken:

16 plane, 59 buses, 50 taxis, 76 trains, 23 boats, 4 motorbikes, 3 cars

Beers Drank:

108

Highlight:

Travelling the East Coast of Australia & Getting my PADI Advanced Open Water

Cost Per Month:

  • June – £1,227,97
  • July – £870,90
  • August – £865,34
  • September – £3,509,02
  • October – £2,107,09
  • November – £1,291,44
  • December – £323,10
  • January – £134,67
  • February – £1,675,84
  • March – £1,022,99
  • April – £810,00
  • May – £1,486,00

Sup Total = £15,324,36

Additional Costs: 

  • Travel Insurance – £449
  • Australian Visa Medical – £265
  • Australian Visa – £80
  • Rabies Vaccine – £165
  • Phone Data Charges – £123.21

Sup Total = £1,091.21

Grand Total For The Year:

£16,415,57 = £44.90 per day

Under £45 a day is not bad at all, especially as I spent 6 months travelling around Australia and New Zealand.

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