Penh Cost of Living
US $10.00 and up
US.$50.00 and up
For the most part, Phnom Penh is an inexpensive
place to visit. Budgeters can probably get by in Phnom Penh on US
$10.00 a day and accommodations can be as cheap as US$2.00, and
you can feed yourself for about US $2-3. If you want to travel out
of the capital you'll need to spend more, transport can be a major
expense. The entrance fee at Angkor Wat is approximately US $20.00
Mid-range travel is very reasonable, with good accommodations from
US$15-25 can be found. Decent meals will set you back US $5.
The US dollar can be used everywhere. The Thai
Baht are also widely accepted. Cash advances on credit
cards is possible but be advised that changing travellers
cheques outside Phnom Penh can be difficult. As of this
writing, there are no ATMs and credit cards
other than at major hotels are rarely accepted.
and gratuities for good service will be gratefully accepted
but is generally not expected in Phnom Penh. Bargaining
is a must in markets, when hiring vehicles and sometimes even when
booking a room.
High-end accomodation is available in Phnom Penh.