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    Hi all,

    My mentor found me an internship with an Asset Management firm in london.

    They will pay £350 a week for the stay, which will last for 3 weeks.

    My questions are:

    1) What's the absolute cheapest places I can stay?
    2) What are the travel costs?
    3) Typical food costs?

    BONUS QUESTION! (You lucky things)
    4) Are there any miscellaneous costs?

    To cut to the chase, can anyone guide me through this?

    Thanks
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    Where in London are you planning on living?
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    (Original post by Tiger Rag)
    Where in London are you planning on living?
    Wow, I guess I don't know yet - but I could live anywhere right?

    Just catch the tube to where it is I'm working?
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    Wow, I guess I don't know yet - but I could live anywhere right?

    Just catch the tube to where it is I'm working?
    Without knowing where you're going to live, your questions are pretty difficult to answer.
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    From anywhere in Zone 2 you can get to central London by bike in less than half an hour. If you're really fit you can rent out a flat in Zone 3 and still pay next to nothing for travel.
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    Food shouldn't cost any more than £20-25 a week.
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    I'm doing an internship in London at the moment and I've been living in Zone 3.

    Here's a rough breakdown of what I pay monthly:
    Rent: £540
    Bills: £55*
    Travel: £70
    Food: £75 - £100
    Everything else: £300

    My living costs work out at around £850 every month.

    I'd recommend looking in to short-term lets on SpareRoom or looking at AirBnB prices.

    *I'm a student so exempt from council tax.
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    Thank you very much!

    Rent? Where are you staying? My only problem would be hotel prices lool

    Thanks again


    (Original post by tjsmith94)
    I'm doing an internship in London at the moment and I've been living in Zone 3.

    Here's a rough breakdown of what I pay monthly:
    Rent: £540
    Bills: £55*
    Travel: £70
    Food: £75 - £100
    Everything else: £300

    My living costs work out at around £850 every month.

    I'd recommend looking in to short-term lets on SpareRoom or looking at AirBnB prices.

    *I'm a student so exempt from council tax.
 
 
 
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