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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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Do all credit cards and atm debit cards use the same interbank rate?
Southern girl 15
ATMs at Marco Polo airport
cbrochu30 4
Free Lodging Anywhere in the World
Gobbledygook 4
Vatican online reservations
jehalley 3
flights
marie 3
flights
marie 5
Rick Steves Audio Europe
geochuck 4
Cheapest time to purchase airfare to London from New York, back from Paris
frederickkillion 11
FYI: some airlines no longer participating in popular online ticket websites
SuzieeQQ 4
Keeping money safe during stay in Spain
Chago 6
EurAide just saved me a bundle on rail fares!
bs.porter 8
Lavender Oil keeps Mosquitos Away
Gobbledygook 1
New chip credit card
advocatecare 18
AAA Visa Travel Money Card / MC Cash Passport Card
eakthomas 15
Travel insurance for older travelers
Laura 21
Exchange currency before trip or when we arrive?
Seattle1984 12
Dollar vs Euro
jpprovo 7
Is "no access fee within country" the same as "0% Foreign Transaction Fee"?
jo_pie 5
Capital One issues chip & signature cards
Sarah 30
Still confused by chip & pin vs. chip & signature!
Terry 16
Money-Saving Travel Tips for Madrid and Spain
Philip 1
Trip Report: How my cards worked in Europe
Carol now... 18
Just making sure- euro/pound
Kristin 8
Bank accounts for non resident aliens in Spain
Chago 3
Wells Fargo Chip & Pin
Philip 6
ATMs in England
oleditor5 5
Will they keep my passport? Europe overnight trains crossing borders.
lina 11
Beware Bank of America "no fees"
Charles 9
AAA offered pre-paid Visa to replace the old fashioned Traveler's Checks
Debbie 20
Report: Credit card use on recent trip
Joe 4
Barcelona, Spain Arrival Complimentary Ride on RODALIES
ourtern 1
atm card
jayreycat 13
No chip and signature cc
deb92260 11
Paying cash for hotel
artshotwell 15
Buyer Beware! Chase Sapphire - 18% DAILY interest rate upon withdrawing euros
themusteach 25
Evacuation Insurance Quotes
Bruce 6
question about Ricks ETBD book and budget
SandraL 2
500 Euro Note Pain
Nik 15
Bring Euros or use the ATM? The math seems to say bring them.
gulfside 47
Laundry services in Best of Europe
andee515 1
Rick's funny museum comment
phred 20
Saving money while flying
skumar 9
Global Entry for 1/2 price
Carol now... 8
Swipe type bebit cards
Retgumshu 11
Travel Insurance
NebraskaFamily 16
Travel Credit Cards in UK
skumar 2
How do you use Your US Credit Union for money transactions when visiting the EU?
sue p. 13
Currency Conversion Fees
skumar 5
Buying Miles with United Mileage Plus
Alexandra 10
Questions on Flights to the UK-first time international travelers
atooz15 19