A ticket for public transport vehicles (Bus and Metro) costs 0.50 Gel ($0.17) for everyone. However, students with ‘student’s card’ paying only 0.20 Gel ($0.07) for a ticket. Each ticket is valid for 1.30 hr. Within the 1.30 hr time frame, a ticket holder can enter any public vehicle for FREE with the ticket card.
Yandex and BOLT exist in major Georgian cities for everyone who prefers to use taxi. Taxis charge about 5 Gel ($1.7) for a 7 km journey. And cars are affordable for those who prefer to purchase a vehicle while studying in Georgia.
We recommend students to budget $250 – $350 per month on accommodation in the Tbilisi.
Shoes and Clothes
Student Cards (Students get discounts and sales offers occasionally using this card).
The Average cost of utility bills in Georgia for International students during the warm season is $40 (120 Gel) And $80 (240 Gel) in Winter.
Optic Internet 30 MB- $10 (30 Gel)
Water, Light and Sanitation – $15 (44 Gel)
(Same in Winter Gas – 40 Gel (130 Gel in Winter) These prices can be higher or lower depending on the diligent/extravagant habit of the student.
Leisure and Fun
Many of the tourist attraction in Georgia are free for access. However some require visitors to pay an entrance fee.
Billiard Board 7 Gel($2.5,14. Zoo Ticket -3 Gel ($1.10). Top Night clubs-10 Gel ($3.5). Local Daily Tours from Tbilisi – <120 Gel ($40). Male Haircut -10 Gel ($3.5) for hairline saving barbers. Pedicure <100 Gel($35).
Students enjoy discounts on entrance fee to access some of the tourist attraction in Georgia.
Everyone agrees that food in Georgia is Cheap. Most of the good restaurants offer delicious meals at affordable prices.
Here is a rough estimation of some popular foodstuffs in Tbilisi. 1 kg Halal Beef – 20 Gel ($7). 1 kg Potato -1.70 Gel ($0.60). Bread 1 Gel ($0.35).