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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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joe32F 5
Avoid Booking.com - 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
Travel Insurance
hikemike 20
Trip Insurance Warning
yosemite1 21
What Will An Extended European Stay Cost?
nicolenicole 12
Paris Pass - saving money on museums
jeshot5 3
National Trust properties/membership
Nicole P 3
TransferWise
debim 14
United Kingdom2020
robert.dobbs 10
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
Can I Purchase Secondary Travel Medical Insurance Only without a Primary Policy
dean.allmark 10
Saving money vs saving time vs convenience
douglas 61
Has anyone had a “good” experience with EA+ Program from AAA or American Airlines??
allenwrotedog 0
WW 2 tours in Normandy
carolyn.troy 4
Spend money to save money
Robbie 4
Temporary luggage storage
nlortizdpm 2
ATM cards in Italy
Ore-gone 12
Flying from Portland Oregon to Germany
msuzanne_lawr... 21
A Treat for Bay Area Locals
Lola 10
Hotel plus flight on Expedia -- any tips?
Jackie 18
Alaska Airlines dumps partnership with American Airlines
Andrew H. 6
Saving money on parking in Antwerp, BE.
atlscrapgirl 0
Roma Passes
pbehie 4
So many credit cards, which one to choose?
Adam 26
Credit card PIN
cgdisney 5
Euro is $1.12! When did that happen?
Lola 49
Euros
monty 34
Cash is King! Some thoughts.
wbfey1 57
Refundable fares or travel insurance?
jeffspc88mx 21
Train travel/Discount cards
travel4two 5
MobilePassport app to charge $
Laura B 13
Contactless credit card vs. Chip-and-signature (with a PIN)
keri 16
Cell phone service
Joanne C 15
Minor hack, try this for cologne/perfume
corpkid 17
Travel cards: Best options for in-Paris museums and day trips?
lm_work 2
Pre-purchase or day-of train/bus tix?
Destie 6
70 year old female traveling solo concerns re ATM's for cash
erob1224 48
Capitol One Venture Card...or NOT. Seeking Other Recommendations
jlkelman 39
reimbursement for first time passport application
mburatti 6
money in Prague / Cesky
franktownfamily 2
Credit Card Limits On Disputing Charges
Lynn 12