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Money-Saving Strategies

Share your best budget tips

When traveling on a budget, there are many ways to make Europe affordable. From eating and sleeping cheap, to getting value from a great guidebook, to avoiding high-cost flights, share your best tips to save money.

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The value of a polite request…
Carol now... 22
US Dollar to Euro looks pretty good right now
Lola 18
I noticed that I find myself overly rationalizing travel costs
James E. 15
Does $200/day sound thrifty to you? Extravagant? Moderate?
avirosemail 46
Always Take A Second Credit Card
Andrea 39
Apartment meal ideas
travel4fun 30
RS Travel Store sale items this week
horsewoofie 3
Temporary Mobile Phone Chips in France and Switzerland
dmbcycles 7
1-euro house in Italy
johnalaxender... 9
Advice needed regarding travel (medical) insurance when disqualified for pc waiver
jiminwny 3
Best travel credit card (or credit card in general)?
bkoss 39
Self-inflicted travel regrets (being a cheapskate)
Allan 38
Expedia points: unexpected casualty of COVID lockdown
avirosemail 10
Samantha Brown’s Top Travel Tips - do they remind you of special times, too?
Jean 24
Traveling solo
Demetrius 19
Apple Pay
horsewoofie 29
Travel Health Insurance
mintelegator 13
trip insurance -- comprehensive vs medical/evac only
horsewoofie 13
Exchange Cash vs Using Cards
Ellie 28
Free GPS
Stephen 7
Money Transfer Experiences
slbdaisy 10
$1 Italian homes to refurbish
3ddana 6
Lesson learned for detailed paper or photo document trail
Jean 15
How to keep tourists from snacking (and peeing) in the wrong spots, and avoid fines,...
avirosemail 12
Why are you in Germany today?!?!?!
Mark 30
Saving money vs saving time vs convenience
douglas 66
Travel Insurance
hikemike 22
Travel Insurance Policy: put it "on hold" or cancel?
mikew 13
Travel Guard stonewalling
r.kingsley 15
Allianz travel insurance
JF 4
travel insurance reminders from Forbes article
horsewoofie 11
Non-rich solo travel
Mike L 29
Avoid - not passing on hotel cancellation fee waiver due to Coronavirus
AussieNomad 21
Large hotel groups with reasonable coronavirus cancellation policies.
Lola 4
Time limit for buying cancel anytime insurance
KC 7
Trip Insurance Warning
yosemite1 17
What Will An Extended European Stay Cost?
nicolenicole 12
Paris Pass - saving money on museums
jeshot5 3
National Trust properties/membership
Nicole P 3
debim 14
United Kingdom2020
robert.dobbs 10
"When is the best time to buy airfare"
joe32F 4
Showing RS Guidebook for discounts when you break it apart
Amy 3
Cheap flights within Europe
sasigler 11
Booking Hotels + Airfare through Expedia - worth it?
Mike 10
VAT tax in Ireland
cocoaguide 5
Capital One ATM cards
Dutch 25
ATM Madrid Barajas (Updated)
Car Education 11
Travel Insurance for New Zealand sight-seeing, hiking, kayaking, etc
Barbara 6
Rental car insurance
Joanne C 7