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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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Customs Fees when flying through Canada
00-genomic-rise 11
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JT 10
International wire transfer
michaelhiggins 12
New payment option - installments
David 11
PSA, Car rental Chase CC insurance
Mumbling &... 3
Does your room seem more expensive?
phred 18
how to pay for travel lifestyle
Kathy 96
Deals on flights to Europe in June and July
e_priest 16
D-Ticket Review
jkh 0
What is the Best Travel Insurance for Rick Steves European Tours
jrouse705 9
Eurail vs Swiss travel passes
Jim 2
Airfare for One Versus for Three
Claudia A. 10
What is the best way to deposit Euro cash in Canada to be used in Europe?
oceanna248 9
Delta Increases Credit Card Fees
Jeff 26
senior discounts
ccstarr73 4
Zimmer Frei vs. reservations?
duma8783 5
Possible to get euros in London—or Switzerland?
Lola 24
Got Allianz?
phred 8
Maximizing Chase reward travel with jet blue card?
bobbijoann 5
Free Hilton silver status
phred 3
StayCity Aparthotels London 20%off
Sasha 7
Travel insurance included with credit card
Anna E 9
Delta Companion Certificate with Delta AMEX Platinum
slbdaisy 11
All other expenses for My Way Alpine Tour
clemente_love 0
Yearly or individual trip travel insurance
saved $159 by canceling on booking and rebooking with the hotel
Mike L 15
Have to close Capital One card, then open a new one to qualify for travel point bonus
KRS 25
Minimal Travel Insurance
scott.d.warner 4
Opinions/Experiences Hosteling?
khansen 11
Is buying hotel points or airline miles ever a good idea?
avirosemail 10
Education on How Foreign Transaction Fees Work
joeandrose 11
The cost of money
phred 19
Shopping at Flea Markets
travelergirl 19
30% off sale on London and Edinburgh apartments (Cheval)
Lola 0
Anyone used “” for flight savings?
Jean 10
US Amazon Prime member available in UK on UK Amazon?
Surphing 6
Cash vs. CC
khansen 32
RS books on sale
Wanderlust58 0
Saving Money and Time in Florence
elgwise1 6
Considering a Wise travel card
kmid219 13
Airfare to Europe from LAX
frister4 11
So, uh.... just how expensive is Switzerland? Any general advice or tips?
Coltrane 20
When using credit card - should you tell merchant to use their currency rate or US?
betsyjaney 17
Travel insurance limits-NY Times gift article
PatR@lv 1
No-FTF debit cards and fee-free ATMs
melrowgo 14
Eurail Pass-can I use Germany-Only pass to take train to Strasbourg?
heidihottinger 7
Daily Budget Question
FattyMcCupcakes 16
$20k budget for 3-4 months in Europe
Enryu 20
Bring euros or use an ATM?
lois 38