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

Household help is plentiful. Housekeepers are around $50-70/per day (and prefer to be paid in dollars, versus local currency). - Sep 27, 2017
Expensive, like everywhere else. - Oct 24, 2010
I have a Filipino cleaner because I find it easier to communicate with her culturally and pay her more than the cost of a Turkish cleaner as a result - 75 YTL ($40) but will do things their own way which often involves turning the whole house upside down in their insistance on making things spotless which I find unnerving! - Jan 4, 2010
Available but not cheap. About $60 a day - Jan 3, 2010
For $50 a day you can get someone for 8 hours to clean, cook, and shop. - Dec 21, 2009
Domestic help is available, and typically runs $20-30 an hour for an English-speaking maid. - Dec 3, 2009