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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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Back up Credit card?
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Open jaw flights
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Contactless Card Payment Limits
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Passport renewal at the Post Office?
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