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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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Has anyone used Groupon for a vacation to Europe?
jeffe26 10
Has anyone used Stasher.com for left luggage?
Julie 4
Have the bank fees using ATM fees in Europe gone up?
travelfan 28
Have You Used TransferWise To Send Money
Maryam 15
Health care in Europe
rgriffin7 43
Heathrow to London for about £5.7/person
Kent 1
Help! US debit card in UK problems
dremr58 20
Hi I m gonna travel in Europe.
dr.manasigite 11
Hotel and flight bundles
nleshelman 10
Hotel Freebies
Robert 4
Hotel plus flight on Expedia -- any tips?
Jackie 18
Hotel quoted in $, will that change with drop in €?
Christine 6
Hotel Reservations
Charlie 7
How are YOU saving for a trip?
Chriss 45
How do I get a good exchange rate for euros before I leave for my trip?
Linda 10
How Do You Economize While Traveling?
jen 59
How do you use Your US Credit Union for money transactions when visiting the EU?
sue p. 13
How long can I stay in Eastern Europe on a Budget of $10,000?
russmack 6
How to change currencies when visiting multiple countries on a Baltic Cruise?
trochte 7
How to get best hotel prices
Roger 6
How to Handle Currency on Danube Cruise?
pfred2080 10
How to keep tourists from snacking (and peeing) in the wrong spots, and avoid fines,...
avirosemail 12
How to send Swiss Franks to Switzerland from the United States
windstaracres 9
How we save money while enjoying Traveling
Daniel 9
HSBC banking offer & avoiding fees and rates ...
avirosemail 8
Hungary, Euros or Forint?
dpalmier53 5
I can't open a Schwab account because I live in Canada!
Judy 16
Inexpensive shipping back from Europe?
ahroeser 8
Insurance through airline
cprice 8
Int'l Student ID Card (ISIC) or Int'l Teacher ID Card (ITIC) Help
ndgillam30 1
Is anyone familiar with Train Split?
Simone 4
Is 'Chip & Pin' Debit Card Necessary in Europe?
JuanM 9
Is Gold Crown Travel legit or scam?
felicia 5
ISIC US Card for students traveling with their family
mkh 2
is it better to carry all your money with you while traveling in italy?
armschicchi 13
Is "no access fee within country" the same as "0% Foreign Transaction Fee"?
jo_pie 5
Italian Opera on the Cheap?
Sarah 4
Italy ATM's
Sam 12
ITIC teacher card worth it?
umbreits 3
Just making sure- euro/pound
Kristin 8
Keeping money safe during stay in Spain
Chago 6
Large hotel groups with reasonable coronavirus cancellation policies.
Lola 4
latest advice on best credit cards for Europe??
Ruth 20
Laundry services in Best of Europe
andee515 1
Lavender Oil keeps Mosquitos Away
Gobbledygook 1
Least expensive place to fly into and start European backpacking trip?
damiant07 19
leftover Irish Pounds
Linda 10
Lesson learned: bring cash
cynthiabkemp 35
Lesson learned for detailed paper or photo document trail
Jean 10
London Pass is on UK's Groupon!
Amy 3