Kenya Budget

Total Amount Spent in Kenya: 12,005 Shillings + $20 ($173.91)

Exchange Rate: $1 = 78 Shillings

Number of Days Spent in Kenya: 2 (June 16-17, 2009)

Average Per Day Spending: 6,002.50 Shillings + $10 ($86.96)

BREAKDOWN BY CATEGORY

  • Transportation: 1700 Shillings
  • Accommodations: 3,800 Shillings
  • Food: 5,130 Shillings
  • Communication: 680 Shillings
  • Shopping: 695 Shillings
  • Visas: $20

SAMPLE PRICES

  • Transit Visa: $10 each (Due to the economic downturn and decreased tourism, in April Kenya halved visa fees. Transit visas are now $10 and single-entry visas $25. There is no indication how long this will last.)
  • Double Room at Terminal Hotel: 1,900 Shillings
  • Internet Access: 1-2 Shillings per Minute
  • Postcard Stamp to U.S.: 55 Shillings
  • Taxi to Airport from Central Nairobi: 1400 Shillings

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