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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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Free GPS
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trip insurance -- comprehensive vs medical/evac only
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Travel Health Insurance
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Traveling solo
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Self-inflicted travel regrets (being a cheapskate)
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1-euro house in Italy
johnalaxender... 9
Temporary Mobile Phone Chips in France and Switzerland
dmbcycles 7
RS Travel Store sale items this week
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Apartment meal ideas
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Andrea 39
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avirosemail 46
I noticed that I find myself overly rationalizing travel costs
James E. 15
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Lola 18
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Skymiles Delta Air
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Withdrawn UK banknotes
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Eurail Pass
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Travel in England- National Trust and London Pass purchases
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Prepaid SIM cards
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Chase Sapphire
jules m 33
Tip for First Time Travelers: Advice on credit cards before you buy ANYTHING, including...
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Credit cards that give airport lounge access
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Wanderlust58 11
Inform banks of travel plans?
Melanie V. 19
Travel insurance -- worth it?
adievler 16
Best Travel Insurance??
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