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i'd like this as a weekly figure, please.
i don't doo too much driving outside of going to work. obviously i have to factor in some of my insurance, tax (lol, no such thing as road tax, whateves) and the cost of my car as a whole. with all that i reckon
no absolutely nothing bar the tiny amount of tread that i probably lose walking the 2.4 miles to and from work each day. btw, i set a new PB this fair morn of 34 minutes. it was a good walk.
It's usually £0, though.
depreciate your bike over 5 years and come back with some better numbers (not that i did)
It paid for itself after a couple of months.
INDIE POINTS PLS.
so £135 a week.
Would cost less if I ever start buying annual season tickets instead of monthlys.
That's why I need a lot of psyching up.
i once cycled along the A10 from Littleport to Ely on a fold-up bike in an attempt to beat the rail-replacement buses. was pretty miserable!
I'm the same with buying monthly tickets.
£14.85 per week.
opportunity in Vancouver, right? This is going to be MY year!
If I get an annual ticket then it feels like I'm committing to my job for a year, and I'm not ready to do that yet (he says, 3 and a half years into the job).
It would be less if I walked more.
Work loan to fund it, works out at about £28 per week I think
£13.50 if i'm good
i live 5 minutes from work
up until a month ago £0.00
Petrol - god knows. 5 miles there and back. Bus is £4 a day unless I wangle one of the cheap alternative carriers, in which case it can be as low as a quid if I use my disabled bus pass to get home (can't use it before 9).
Straight to work and back only would cost £13ish I think
But living within comfortable walking distance of the centre has hefty rent implications.
JFC I hate my life sometimes.
it was over £400 a month. Those were the days!
I work for a bus company (no free passes, fuck you dots)
Only absolute gimps work for bus companies :'D
We have a bus driver who stays at the hotel I work at regularly and every time I check him in I'm like HEY MORE FREE HOTEL STAYS HUH and he says yes, it's for work though, and I'm like GUESS THAT MAKES IT A BUSMAN'S HOLIDAY FOR YOU THEN LOLOLOLOLOL
Pretty sure he loves it deep down.
so, um, whatever (12*36)/52 is
or the train (and whether i pay for train or not, not in an intentional bad man way, but i'm often running late and just jump on without buying a ticket)
at 133p a litre, and my car averaging 32 mpg, it is £4.91 a day. Which is a lot more than I thought. It's £6 for the train but it takes x2 the length of time.
A flock of Lapwings carry me to and from work.
and I use my pass at weekends too, so about £4.30 per day? Not that bad actually.
Apologies for the lack of accuracy.
+ say my car is gonna last 3 yrs of 48 wks... (1500/134= 11pw) + tax (£2.80pw) + MoT and 'some minor stuff needing done' (£2pw) + valet to remove your mum's fannybatter (£2pw)
Total by car = ~£67pw.
To take the train would cost £105pw. Bus connection on top would be £14pw. I sometimes do that, but rarely.
Public transport option is slightly slower, but less stress = a straight financial choice, but IT'S TWICE AS EXPENSIVE TO DO THE JOURNEY BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT, ffs. What makes it worse is that I used to take a comparable journey on EXACTLY THE SAME TRAIN, in the opposite direction, and it used to only cost ~£25pw. Grrr.
is that the £21 train ticket becomes a £12 train ticket at the weekend, on a train that's no more or less busy.
Fuck off, First Group.
when I had a job that was one stop away I used to buy returns from my destination station on the way home each day because it worked out cheaper, even cheaper than weekly season ticket from my actual station. Guess it is frowned upon but dont see how they could do anything as you have a valid ticket for both parts of the journey
£18.50 when I'm on the late shift and can use my railcard for off peak tickets.
On the bus.
Maximum £10, and that's if it's been a really really shitty week weather-wise, as I like the exercise and need to keep my costs down.
15 min walk each way.
I worked out that my car uses about 10 pence of petrol a mile.
60p a day, been doing 4 nights a week lately, so £2.40 a week in petrol.
Car tax works out at just short of 40p a week.
Insurance £15 a week.
About £18 a week then.
Cycle to 20 mile round trip every day and have done for the last 4 and a half years.
£500 on a bike and accessories over a year ago, so at the moment about £9.61/week, but that figure goes down every week.
That's: GOES DOWN EVERY WEEK
;) ;) ;) ;) ;)
or drive and claim on expenses so I make money £££ :)
Which amounts to £112. If I didn't get that, it'd cost me about £25 a week I think.
coz i walk.
^ yeeeouch ^
This is a £48 montly buspas 48 x 12 = 576 / 52 = £11.08
half an hours walk away. could get the bus in for £14 per week but I like the exercise and the fresh air.
it is really depressing to work out how much of a pay cut I could take and still take home the same amount of money if I worked locally, my season ticket is £4000 a year but obviously after tax and stuff, so I could take over a £6000 pay cut if I worked locally and take home the same (only disadvantage being it would take longer to may off my student loan). Not to mention the benefits of the extra free time. I seriously looked into it earlier this year and applied for a job locally not related to the career I want (and in the same building I used to work in 6 years ago for adding to the step backwardness), I didn't get it and then ended up with one a lot more in line with what I want long term but one that ties me to london, I guess it was for the best but working locally would be so good