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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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SandraL 24
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Sarah 4
Capital One issues chip & signature cards
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Travel Insurance
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Seattle1984 12
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selkie 1
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selkie 6
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BritRail Pass Flexipass vs. Continuous pass
shawnb307 7
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Shelley 8
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Shelley 5
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Shelley 7
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Shelley 11
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Is anyone familiar with Train Split?
Simone 4
Using VRBO
simontemplar 3
Saving money while flying
skumar 9
Currency Conversion Fees
skumar 5
Travel Credit Cards in UK
skumar 2
Money Transfer Experiences
slbdaisy 10
Money exchange at Gatwick
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credit cards with no foreign transaction fees
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staynsavor 13
Free GPS
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Budget Air fare promotions no more ?
stmalaysia 1
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SuzieeQQ 4
Bank of America Travel Credit Card
Swan 13
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teallen1126 12
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England Castle passes???
tfattal26 4
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themusteach 25
tkg43307 3
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British Rail Pass savings
tootiekester 19
Conflicting advice about cheapest way to get local currency (Europe)
tph2010 30