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Savusavu, Fiji

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Mar 10, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Savusavu, Fiji is around 5,000 people. People describe Savusavu as a peaceful, laid-back town with a friendly atmosphere. Expats love the relaxed lifestyle, the beautiful scenery, and the warm, welcoming locals. The weather in Savusavu is generally warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit (24-30 Celsius). The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500-$2,000 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $500-$700 USD per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $700-$900 USD per month.

What do I need to know about living in Savusavu?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Savusavu, they said:

"Savusavu is a popular destination for expats looking to retire in Fiji. Before making the move, it is important to understand the cost of living, the availability of healthcare, and the local culture. Expats should also research the local climate and the availability of amenities such as supermarkets, banks, and transportation. Additionally, it is important to understand the visa requirements for living in Fiji, as well as the local laws and regulations. Finally, expats should make sure to familiarize themselves with the local language, as English is not widely spoken in Savusavu," explained one expat living in Savusavu, Fiji.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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