Many people are asking about the phone plan! I’m on a mega plan with my family and we have Verizon. I don’t actually know how many people are on the plan, but yes, I’m one of those millennials still on their parents phone plan. 😅🤷🏼♀️
How Much does it cost to live in a van? 🤔💸
I get this question ALL THE TIME. So I decided to start tracking all of my expenses. 📊
I’ve also compared my expenses to the national average because I like data and numbers.
Average Rent in America: $959
My Average Rent: $198.49-$378.49
Car Insurance: $128.49
Average Utilities in America: $171
My Average Utilities: $85.60-$126.60
Water (Gym Membership): $6-$47
Water (pay showers at $5 per shower): $30
Water (Laundry): $10
Internet Coffee Shops: $20
Total American Average Expenses: $1130
My Total Average Expenses: $274.09-$495.09
This is a HUGE oversimplification. I did not include repairs and maintenance, and I didn’t include food, camping (I don’t typically pay for camping), etc. I am hoping this will give people a good base line understanding of the average costs of gas + ‘utilities’ and nothing more. If you are interested in ALL of my expenses, please let me know in the comments and I’ll see if I can go back over the last two years an average out my expenses.
Hope this helps you potential vanlifers out there!
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– Timothy Franco (@northwest_franco)
– Amanda Heidt (@scatter_cushion)
– Spencer Lindsay (@spencerlindsay)
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My name is Kaya, I live out of a sprinter van and travel full time to rock climbing destinations. I upload new videos every other Thursday and focus on all things Vanlife + Rock Climbing related!
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