Digital Ocean Cost me $19 for VPS having 512MB RAM and 20GB Disc Space. Does anyone know why?

Posted March 3, 2016 6.2k views

Cost for this machine by digitalocean is only $5 Per Month. But they charged me $19. How is that possible?

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  • We need to rule out some probable reasons:-

    • Are you using Floating IPs?
    • Are you exceeding your 1TB Bandwidth allowance?
    • Are you in a country where VAT is mandatory?
    • Using Backups?

    A lot of this information should show in your invoice.

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