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Is the cost of living in Holetown high?

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We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Holetown, they wrote...

"The cost of living in Holetown is considered to be relatively high compared to other Caribbean islands. This is largely due to the fact that most goods have to be imported, which increases their price. Housing can be quite expensive, especially for properties located near the beach or in upscale neighborhoods. Utilities such as electricity and water are also quite costly, as is the price of gasoline. Groceries are also more expensive than in many other countries, with imported goods being particularly pricey. Dining out, especially in tourist areas, can be quite costly as well. However, local food stalls and markets offer more affordable options. Public transportation in Holetown is relatively affordable, but owning and maintaining a car can be expensive due to high import taxes on vehicles and the high cost of gasoline. Healthcare in Barbados is of a high standard, but it can be expensive if you are not covered by insurance. Private healthcare is particularly costly. Despite the high cost of living, many people find that the quality of life in Holetown, with its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle, makes it worth the expense," explained one expat living in Holetown, Barbados.

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