Budgeting for Study Abroad

There are many things to consider when budgeting for study
abroad. Make a list of everything you can think of that you will need to pay
for on a daily basis. Don’t forget to include lodging and meals that aren’t
included with your program; personal items, such as toiletries, clothing,
nights out, and souvenirs; additional travel, excursions, and daily local
transportation; and some extra money in case of emergency. Here is a handy list
of important things to consider when budgeting for study abroad. For more tips
on budgeting and other important pre-departure information, download our free
e-report, Guide to Pre-Departure.

________ Airline extra baggage charges

________ Airport arrival & departure taxes

________ Entry fees/tourist card cost

________ Visa extensions

________ Out-of-pocket school activity fees

________ Book fees/deposits

________ Lodging damage deposits

________ Transport to/from lodging & school

________ Weekend travel/excursions

________ Daily meals

________ Souvenirs

________ Going out (bars, dinners, etc… )

________ Phone use/cellphone/calling card

________ Internet fees at Internet cafes

________ Incidentals: film, batteries, laundry, toiletries,

________ Unexpected emergencies

________ Other: 


________ Total

Hopefully this helps you to budget more accurately for your study abroad trip!

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