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

We had 4 employees (I do miss them!!!)

A maid 3x a week for U$77 dollars every 2 weeks

A pool guy 2x a week for U$46 dollars a month

And two gardeners (one was an apprentice of the other, we didn't pay him, only his boss) 3x a week for U$55 every 2 weeks.

Some embassy people had chefs, baby sitters and more help than us... it is cheap and convenient - Sep 27, 2017

widely available, with good English, around $1 an hour - Aug 13, 2015
Good, cost is moderate. - May 29, 2014
250- 300 USD a month - Mar 27, 2011