There will be other costs that are not included in the clinic cost. Below are some estimates of some of these living/daily expenses:
Food: Food is relatively cheap and very delicious in Thailand. An estimated food budget per month ranges from $150 – $400 USD, depending on how much one cooks or goes out to eat.
Volunteer Visas: A 3 month single entry non-immigrant O visa costs approximately $80 USD and must be obtained before arrival in Thailand at your nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate.
Transport and Incidentals: You will be responsible for paying for any local overland travel (motorbike, tuktuk, taxi, bus, tours, etc.), restaurant meals or shopping that you might wish to enjoy during your stay. Itinerary trips to other towns or provinces are usually by bus, the price will usually vary between USD $4 – $20 depending on destination.
Workshops: Workshop participation outside the city in which the intern is based. Interns wishing to attend CLE workshops will be responsible to pay their own way for all costs if they are interested in voluntarily attending.
Cultural & Traditional Activities: Cultural and Traditional Activities Participation Interns wishing to join with activities that focus on cultural and traditional activities will be responsible to pay their own way; these expenditures are not included in the “Clinic Cost”.