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Budget/Costs

On this page I will list the budget I have allocated for my trip and the costs incurred by country.

Trip budget: 45000 CAD
Period of expenditure: April 2003 - September 2006
Costs
Item Cost
Panama   (17 days)
Fuel 27.16 USD
Food 135.80 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 40.00 USD
Oil and filter 10.00 USD
Accomodation 160.00 USD
Other expenses 2.00 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 28.77 USD
Documentation 6.00 USD
Border formalities and visas 6.00 USD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 44.45 USD
Total 460.18   USD
Belize   (3 days)
Food 39.00 USD
Fuel 17.00 USD
Bike insurance 36.00 USD
Accomodation 27.50 USD
Border formalities and visas 18.75 USD
Other expenses 5.00 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 36.60 USD
Total 179.85   USD
United States of America   (51 days)
Photography and equipment 40.10 USD
Food 498.04 USD
Fuel 210.17 USD
Oil and filter 13.32 USD
Documentation 12.89 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 124.20 USD
Bike maintenance and parts 624.33 USD
Clothing and shoes 11.00 USD
Books and maps 40.03 USD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 43.00 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 66.29 USD
Accomodation 623.23 USD
Technical, camping and tools 267.97 USD
Medical expenses 11.67 USD
Other expenses 5.00 USD
Tires 218.87 USD
Currency exchange 4228.72 CAD
Interest and other income -17.87 CAD
Total 2810.11   USD
4210.85   CAD
El Salvador   (4 days)
Food 31.20 USD
Fuel 14.76 USD
Accomodation 64.00 USD
Documentation 0.62 USD
Border formalities and visas 10.00 USD
Currency exchange 535.87 CAD
Total 120.58   USD
535.87   CAD
Guatemala   (20 days)
Photography and equipment 77.50 USD
Food 133.75 USD
Fuel 50.10 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 124.10 USD
Documentation 6.75 USD
Bike maintenance and parts 279.80 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 20.80 USD
Accomodation 120.10 USD
Medical expenses 1.40 USD
Other expenses 3.80 USD
Tires 43.00 USD
Currency exchange 794.36 CAD
Total 861.10   USD
794.36   CAD
Mexico   (127 days)
Photography and equipment 115.60 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 464.80 USD
Border formalities and visas 21.00 USD
Bike maintenance and parts 126.50 USD
Clothing and shoes 1.00 USD
Books and maps 47.05 USD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 74.50 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 227.01 USD
Technical, camping and tools 52.20 USD
Bike transportation (ferry, air, boat) 83.80 USD
Fuel 251.57 USD
Food 561.87 USD
Oil and filter 27.80 USD
Documentation 24.50 USD
Accomodation 569.80 USD
Medical expenses 26.40 USD
Other expenses 135.85 USD
Tires 65.00 USD
Currency exchange 2365.42 CAD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 28.82 CAD
Bike maintenance and parts 257.44 CAD
Total 2876.25   USD
2651.68   CAD
Honduras   (2 days)
Food 17.10 USD
Accomodation 7.00 USD
Documentation 40.20 USD
Border formalities and visas 1.50 USD
Total 65.80   USD
Nicaragua   (10 days)
Food 66.50 USD
Fuel 17.60 USD
Bike insurance 12.00 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 59.10 USD
Documentation 14.30 USD
Border formalities and visas 12.00 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 39.10 USD
Accomodation 68.45 USD
Other expenses 1.00 USD
Bike transportation (ferry, air, boat) 9.20 USD
Currency exchange 438.12 CAD
Total 299.25   USD
438.12   CAD
Canada   (24 days)
Fuel 18.82 CAD
Food 46.77 CAD
Income -35.00 CAD
Photography and equipment 320.53 CAD
Interest and other income -11.43 CAD
Oil and filter 34.28 CAD
Documentation 427.51 CAD
Tax refund -1821.73 CAD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 622.02 CAD
Clothing and shoes 30.69 CAD
Currency exchange 1692.63 CAD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 65.00 CAD
Technical, camping and tools 53.19 CAD
Other expenses 51.00 CAD
Medical expenses 768.81 CAD
Total 2263.09   CAD
Costa Rica   (12 days)
Photography and equipment 16.60 USD
Fuel 50.50 USD
Food 87.65 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 63.05 USD
Documentation 12.75 USD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 0.20 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 3.10 USD
Accomodation 119.90 USD
Total 353.75   USD
Total costs
Photography and equipment 249.80 USD
Border formalities and visas 69.25 USD
Tourism (entrance fees, tours) 900.62 USD
Bike maintenance and parts 1030.63 USD
Clothing and shoes 12.00 USD
Books and maps 87.08 USD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 162.15 USD
Communications (phone, internet, courier) 396.30 USD
Technical, camping and tools 320.17 USD
Bike transportation (ferry, air, boat) 93.00 USD
Fuel 638.86 USD
Food 1570.91 USD
Bike insurance 48.00 USD
Oil and filter 51.12 USD
Documentation 118.01 USD
Accomodation 1759.98 USD
Other expenses 152.65 USD
Medical expenses 39.47 USD
Tires 326.87 USD
8026.87 USD
10893.97 CAD
Budget surplus 34106.03 CAD

Planning budget: 4000 CAD
Period of expenditure: September 2002 - April 2003
Costs
Item Cost
Canada   (24 days)
Photography and equipment 673.87 CAD
Technical, camping and tools 1312.19 CAD
Other expenses 116.41 CAD
Documentation 122.83 CAD
Inoculations and pharmacy 922.79 CAD
Telescope expenses 479.70 CAD
Sales income -315.00 CAD
Motorcycle accessories 1482.63 CAD
Personal transportation (ferry, air) 2.25 CAD
Clothing and shoes 63.25 CAD
Books and maps 96.37 CAD
Total 4957.29   CAD
Total costs
0.00 USD
4957.29 CAD
Budget surplus -957.29 CAD