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"The cost of living in Hastings can be considered moderate to high, depending on one's lifestyle. Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the city center can be quite expensive, while outside the city center, it is slightly cheaper. The cost of utilities such as electricity, heating, cooling, water, and garbage is also a significant monthly expense. Groceries in Hastings can be costly, with items such as bread, milk, and eggs being more expensive than in many other countries. Eating out at restaurants can also be pricey, especially at mid-range to high-end establishments. Transportation costs in Hastings are relatively low, with affordable public transportation options available. However, owning and maintaining a car can be expensive due to the high cost of gasoline and vehicle maintenance. Healthcare in Hastings is of a high standard, but it can be expensive if you do not have health insurance. Private healthcare is available but can be costly. In terms of leisure activities, the cost can vary. Outdoor activities such as beach visits are free, but other entertainment options such as cinema tickets, gym memberships, and nightlife can add to your monthly expenses. Overall, while the cost of living in Hastings, Barbados can be high compared to other places, it offers a high quality of life with its beautiful beaches, warm climate, and vibrant culture," explained one expat living in Hastings, Barbados.

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