Ibuprofen, Panadol, Grandpa Pain killers box of 12 dosses
Mobile package local network providers’ talk-time, data and messages
1 month of gym subscription.
Earphones original (Samsung. iPhone)
Unisex Loris perfume
Gadgets maintenance and repairs (cellphone, laptops, tablets...) starting price.
Smart phones (Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, IPhone) price range upwards
Laptops (Samsung, Lenovo, Hp, Monster, Dell etc.) price range upwards
Boat cruise with refreshments and finger snacks
Go carting 30mins
Movie House 3d cinema
Summer Festivals (jet, bumper cars, lucky deep ...(per ticket)
Cappuccino / expresso/ coffee
3 course dinner local restaurant two people
3 course dinner classy, exotic restaurant two people
Play station 4 console without games.
Original branded Racket and Wilson’s tennis balls
Taxi fare on average 5-10km
Public transport per trip one way maximum fare
1 liter petrol/diesel
1 day rent a car cost
1 pair of jeans (Denim or similar)
1 pair of men’s formal shoes
1 pair original sport/casual shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)
1 classy summer dress (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)
Ladies formal shoes original and durable
Back-pack, gym bag (Nike, Adidas, New balance)
The cost of living in Gabon, according to Living Cost is $561, which is 1.31 times less than the world average. Gabon is ranked 154th in the world cost of living. Gabon’s cost of living is 6.56% lower than in the United States.
An apartment in the city center in Gabon costs about XOF 866 666.67and a 1 bedroom apartment outside of the city center costs about XOF 466 666.67.
Shopping and Groceries
There are several shopping malls, supermarkets, and markets where travelers can shop in Gabon. Some of these include:
Carrefour Leon Mba
Transport –getting around in Gabon is relatively easy as there are several transport options to use. These are quite affordable.
Rental Cars- Hiring a car in Gabon is the best way to get around. Gabon has well maintained and paved roads and hiring and driving yourself would be ideal and provides a worthwhile experience.
Buses- busses are also a reliable way to get around in Gabon, especially over long distances, though they also cover shorter distances within cities.
Rail- there are trains available in Gabon that stop at key destinations. They provide convenience to travelers. There are trains between Owendo, and Franceville, and overnight trains between Libreville and Franceville. These make stops at Ndjole, Lope, Booue, Ivindo, Lastoursvile, and Moanda.
Taxis- there are plenty of taxis serving the urban centers of Gabon. Taxi fare varies from place to place and also depends on the distance. Taxis available are mostly shared taxis, and you have to ride with other passengers. Taxi companies include Carrefour IAI and Bombouchine.
Planes- Allegiance Gabon offers domestic flights from Libreville airport to areas including Franceville, Oyem, Port Gentil, Tchibanga, and also to Sao Tome if you intend to fly out.
Water taxis- ferries and boats are available and travel on the Ogooue River to Lambarene and along the Atlantic coast. They offer daily trips between Libreville and Port-Gentil, and port Gentil to Lambarene.
Bills and Utilities: Utilities in Gabon cost about XOF 36 666.67 per month, and Prepaid voice calls 1 min. cost XOF 120 per minute for local calls and unlimited ADSL or internet costs about XOF 30 600 per month.
Note: prices may vary depending on the service providers.