Can you save money?

Definitely, as long as you aren't eating out for every meal. - Aug 2015

Yes. Despite the fact that everything is really expensive here, I have found myself banking quite a bit without even trying. - Jun 2009

Absolutely, especially if you eat local items and don't spend all your money at restaurants and the biggest budget buster - bars. Most people who can't save money here spend all their time trying to get out of Abidjan - either going to the beach resorts or taking trips out of country. Flying out of here is really expensive, though there are plenty of great things to see around West Africa that are only a short flight away. - Jan 2009

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