San Juan - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

About US$70 a day. I'm not sure about the experience of others but mine was not good. I think that the island work ethic is bad and I can't say I blame them because the economy is terrible and the cost of living high. I'm not sure I'd be willing to give my all if my economic future was bleak. - Jan 2014

It varies. I have some expat friends who have a housekeeper come twice a month, and she gets $60- $80 a day. I don't know the costs of having someone every day. Lawn care once a month for us costs $70- $90 depending on how messy the yard is. - Jun 2013

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