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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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leah.gregory 19
Credit & Debit Card Scams - Have You Experienced These
Kerry 17
VAT Fees
kris.albright62 9
currency exchange into Euros from Homestreet bank in Seattle
roberta.nasser 29
Coins for Public Restrooms in Europe (Budapest, Austria, Germany)
dpalmier53 14
America Does Dynamic Conversion Too!
Shelley 8
Family hotels
rawsonbudd 8
How to change currencies when visiting multiple countries on a Baltic Cruise?
trochte 7
Atm's in Europe/ Credit Card Use
mona 28
Conflicting advice about cheapest way to get local currency (Europe)
tph2010 30
Best Combination of Museum and Transit passes in Paris and Rome?
ammas07 6
Credit Card feedback please
horsewoofie 7
Gift Cash Card usage
zcorsair 7
Chip and Pin Customer Service
mel4seven 7
Has anyone used Groupon for a vacation to Europe?
jeffe26 9
thinner socks
cindy 19
Debit Visa card question
cathyvonderhaar 12
BNP Paribas in Germany
nretzlaff 5
Urgent: how many cards to take?
cathyvonderhaar 22
Use debit card ATM at Zurich airport
mary 3
Use debite at Zurich airport
mary 7
Money exchange at Gatwick
SLORD 4
PIN needed for credit cards?
nancyajohn 11
Euros at the ATM?
peggy 25
How to Handle Currency on Danube Cruise?
pfred2080 10
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Shelley 5
Hotel Freebies
Robert 4
Will I get %10 back payment from UK hotels?
cezza1907 7
Forints, Euros, ATMs, oh my
dpalmier53 9
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Shelley 7
Canceling Due to Imminent Death: Travel Insurance Limbo.
jen 14
Alternative to bank wire transfer - TransferWise?
David 13
Senior discounts
cbrochu30 43
Travel Insurance
ladawn01 12
Tax refund for purchases?
MAB 12
Great Britain and Money
mcgregds 17
Using VRBO
simontemplar 3
Travel advice?
Gary-Lee 10
Talking about my VISA Bill with European charges
Shelley 11
Foreign Conversion Rates
cathyvonderhaar 20
leftover Irish Pounds
Linda 9
Bus #27 Madrid
Wendy 1
Check Your Credit Card Benefits - Trip Interruption/Cancellation
Bruce 7
crossbody anti-theft bag/purse or money belt?
swetrich 24
Credit card coverage for travel insurance?
Lola 9
For any Accor hotels fans
selkie 6
Which is cheaper? Nice or Barcelona?
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Travel insurance--how much is too much?
SandraL 24