Money-Saving Strategies

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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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AAA Visa Travel Money Card / MC Cash Passport Card
eakthomas 9 07/03/15 12:00 PM
Travel insurance for older travelers
Laura 19 07/01/15 09:46 PM
Will they keep my passport? Europe overnight trains crossing borders.
lina 9 07/01/15 02:33 PM
Travel Insurance
NebraskaFamily 13 07/01/15 11:21 AM
Lavender Oil keeps Mosquitos Away
Sandra 1 06/30/15 09:04 PM
EurAide just saved me a bundle on rail fares!
bs.porter 8 06/30/15 03:43 PM
Keeping money safe during stay in Spain
jor.i.villan 6 06/29/15 09:25 PM
FYI: some airlines no longer participating in popular online ticket websites
SuzieeQQ 4 06/29/15 04:13 PM
Bring Euros or use the ATM? The math seems to say bring them.
gulfside 45 06/29/15 03:00 PM
Cheapest time to purchase airfare to London from New York, back from Paris
frederickkillion 11 06/25/15 02:22 PM
Rick Steves Audio Europe
geochuck 4 06/24/15 11:11 AM
New chip credit card
advocatecare 16 06/24/15 07:15 AM
flights
marie 5 06/18/15 01:33 PM
flights
marie 3 06/18/15 10:12 AM
Exchange currency before trip or when we arrive?
Seattle1984 12 06/16/15 10:09 PM
Vatican online reservations
jehalley 3 06/15/15 09:35 PM
Free Lodging Anywhere in the World
Sandra 4 06/09/15 12:32 PM
ATMs at Marco Polo airport
cbrochu30 4 06/04/15 11:51 AM
Do all credit cards and atm debit cards use the same interbank rate?
Southern girl 15 05/26/15 05:17 AM
Where to go for our first time to Europe Part 2
jeanine_frias 2 05/25/15 06:12 PM
United Mileage Plus vs Chase Sapphire
Alexandra 3 05/25/15 12:25 PM
Dental Implants in Europe
Jane Dark 12 05/22/15 11:23 AM
Would you consider this type of debit card?
advocatecare 9 05/21/15 05:31 AM
Radius Neuschwanstein Castle tour
masa_deguchi 4 05/19/15 02:03 AM
Exchange for Norwegian Krone, Swedish krona and British Pounds before trip?
Seattle1984 3 05/17/15 05:40 PM
Is Gold Crown Travel legit or scam?
felicia 5 05/17/15 08:42 AM
Money handling in Europe...So let me get this straight...
Mike in VT 44 05/17/15 08:12 AM
Has anyone used Amoma.com to book a hotel?
keri 8 05/16/15 06:37 AM
Airport ATM Update - Heathrow Travelex
Larry 10 05/15/15 05:34 AM
Schwab Chip and Pin
pam 4 05/12/15 10:04 AM
Rick's funny museum comment
phred 12 05/11/15 04:52 PM
One man's take on how to change money
phred 6 05/06/15 12:25 PM
Package Deals vs purchasing airfare and hotel separately
Canashaw 6 05/02/15 11:09 AM
Hotel quoted in $, will that change with drop in €?
Christine 6 04/12/15 08:05 AM
Airport ATMs- be careful which ones you use
Carol 24 04/09/15 08:10 AM
Amazon chase card
garrisonju 3 04/07/15 04:25 AM
Traveling to Europe in April. Change $$ to Euros now to get better exchange rate?
paulgoodman 32 04/04/15 07:17 PM
Is 'Chip & Pin' Debit Card Necessary in Europe?
JuanM 9 04/01/15 09:49 PM
ATM/Debit Cards with no foreign transaction fees?
Frank 5 03/31/15 07:58 AM
Best option for chip and PIN Mastercard
beth.chaplin 9 03/29/15 03:30 PM
ITIC teacher card worth it?
umbreits 3 03/28/15 06:24 PM
Flying in and out of Canada
joeandtamiclark 4 03/27/15 10:45 AM
Chip and PIN (w/ PIN priority)
Mike in VT 27 03/26/15 01:49 PM
How long can I stay in Eastern Europe on a Budget of $10,000?
russmack 6 03/21/15 04:36 PM
Credit cards - in Euros or dollars
gmhughes 8 03/19/15 06:59 PM
Camping.
carloopatricio 17 03/05/15 01:24 PM
Feedback on your sites, DVDs, and TV programs.
dixie 2 02/23/15 07:19 PM
Did you know you can deposit foreign bill currency into your ATM?
Jean-Paul 11 02/22/15 10:58 PM
Chase Ultimate Rewards for Upgrades???
Mike in VT 1 02/22/15 08:08 PM
Bank of America Travel Credit Card
Swan 13 02/16/15 03:44 PM