How Much Was The Cost Of Living In Spain For A Year?

Let me start by saying, we love that you follow along with our adventures and are curious about the cost to live in Spain.  You really keep us motivated to keep up with our writing.  Living in Spain for a year was amazing and we will keep on going!

Cost of living in Spain for a year! How much does it cost living in Spain for a year? That all depends on you, but this family of 4 captured all of their costs for a year and share it with you. Including a 6 week European road trip! We are Americans sharing our cost of living in Spain. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

I have to admit I do love that people actually read my boring budget stuff.  It’s great fun to play with spreadsheets, look for the best travel deals, and plan away.  I can’t believe there are other people out there that like this stuff too.  They don’t even include any exciting photos, but these budget posts are popular!  Let’s get into the cost of living in Spain!

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Comparison of USA and Spain Cost Of Living (Show me the money $)

We are often asked about our Spain cost of living compared to the USA.  You know, the cost of daily life, to just live and do what you want to do.  This was a question that came to us in our post – What Do You Want To Know or Have Us Show?

Before moving to Spain, we thought that the cost of living in Europe was going to be expensive.  Of course we had our doubts that we would be able to live on the budget we set for our family of 4.  We made it happen and with the right choices you can too.

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Laos & Thailand Trip Costs For 1 Month A Family of 4

We are going to mix things up a bit this time and share our Laos and Thailand trip costs with you in a different way.  We usually go by calendar month, so I will share that info with you.  I also think there is some use to viewing the expenses within one country as well, so I will add that too.

Is family travel affordable in Southeast Asia?  We share the details of our Laos and Thailand trip costs for 1 Month as a family of four. You get all of the details and we also break down the cost per country. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Costs – 1 European Road Trip & 2 Months In Thailand

Spend Money or Save Money

It is time to talk money people!

I know this is what you have been waiting for, because people are actually contacting us and asking.  Of course we always share it all with you and that includes exactly what we are spending.  I haven’t done a budget post since leaving Spain, as I have been trying to figure out our routine and get a handle on things.

 

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Our Budget and Actual Spend (January – March 2014) – 3 Months Living In Spain

Actual Spend Living in Spain 3 months (January - March 2014)It is time to talk money, money, money!  Oh how I love doing these.

Why do we share our budget and actual spend with you?  We hope it helps as a guide in case you are planning to live or vacation in Spain or visit any of the other destination we visit.  Again, everything is different for each family, based on your lifestyle and choices, so this is only a guide.  Plus, it seems that some of you like to read them too, so that is good.

I can’t believe we have been living in Spain for 19 months and are still pretty much on track with our budget.  In this post we will show you Quarter 1 (January – March 2014) Actual Spend.  Continue reading

Our Budget And Actual Spend (Months 14,15 &16) – Living In Spain

How in the world is time flying by so fast?  I can’t believe we have been living in Spain for 16 months and are still on track with our budget.  In this post we will show you Quarter 4 (October – December 2013) Actual Spend.  In the past we have shared our budget of $100/day for the family of 4.  The main reason for stating it that way vs. $3000 a month is there are a few months that have 31 days.  I know that doesn’t seem like much, but I am just trying to be sure we give you an accurate representation of what we are spending. Continue reading

9 Travel Credit Card Tips – Chase Sapphire Preferred

When planning our move abroad, to live in Spain, we researched many travel credit cards and felt that the Chase Sapphire Preferred was the best fit for us and our planned lifestyle, with no foreign transaction fees!

Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card for travel. No foreign transaction fees for traveling internationally. A huge win, plus 9 tips to help save money. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Way Over the Monthly Budget! – Actual Spend (Months 11,12 &13)

In this particular post you will see we were off the charts with the budget and then I will tell you why.  I will also somehow convince you that we were actually on budget in some weird twisted way.

Our Monthly Budget in Spain for a family of 4 is $100/day. (not this time)

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