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What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

Around US$3 an hour for nannies and cleaners. I've noticed an unspoken rule for the maids that they get paid for 8 hours of work, though they only work 5. A full-time driver is around US$20 a day. A gardener US$10 a day for 3 hours of work. - Jan 16, 2015