Budget Direct Insurance Money Magazine's Insurer of the Year 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021

Money magazine
Insurer of the
Year 2017-21

prices shown in
Chenmai vs Darwin
Che vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Chenmai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Che
Outside city centre
Drw
Che

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Che
Outside city centre
Drw
Che

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Che
Outside city centre
Drw
Che

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%
Compare our
home insurance prices

Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Darwin
Chenmai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Che

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Drw
Che

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Che

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Che

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Chenmai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Che
Compare our
car insurance prices

Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Drw
Che
White bread 500g
Drw
Che
Eggs 12
Drw
Che
White rice 1kg
Drw
Che

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Chenmai

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Drw
Che
Beef round 1kg
Drw
Che
Local cheese 1kg
Drw
Che

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Che
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Che
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Che

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Che
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Che
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Che

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Chenmai

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Che
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Che

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Che
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Che

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Chenmai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Che

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Drw
Che

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Drw
Che
1 pair men's leather shoes
Drw
Che

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Chenmai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth