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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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Rental car insurance
Joanne C 7
Report: Credit card use on recent trip
Joe 4
Return flights from Europe to USA East Coast
soccs11 5
Rick's funny museum comment
phred 20
Rick Steves Audio Europe
geochuck 4
Rick Steves’ DVD
yosemite1 5
Road Scholar Travelers: Did you know they include some insurance with your trip purchase?
Valerie 4
Roma Passes
pbehie 4
RS discounts at various shops in Europe
kathy 5
RS Travel Store sale items this week
horsewoofie 3
Sale Prices same In Store
Linda 6
Samantha Brown’s Top Travel Tips - do they remind you of special times, too?
Jean 24
"Save money by NOT using third parties (like Expedia?)"
Tom 22
Save money by turning off the lights early; Eiffel Tower
avirosemail 20
Save money on luggage
nayefuk 16
Saving $$$ - 1
gone 6
Saving money by avoiding mistakes
Laura B 14
Saving money is a short walk/ride away from.......
Steven 14
Saving money on parking in Antwerp, BE.
atlscrapgirl 0
Saving money vs saving time vs convenience
douglas 66
Saving money while flying
skumar 9
Schwab ATM/debit card
jajomax 39
Schwab Chip and Pin
pam 4
Scotland is cheaper
Frank II 13
Self-inflicted travel regrets (being a cheapskate)
Allan 38
Senior discounts
cbrochu30 43
Series One Euro Banknote Still Valid?
Grier 4
Shipping a forgotten item from Italy
Suzann 8
Shipping purchases back to the U.S.
pwell13 4
Shipping Regular Mail from Spain - a Very Bad Idea!
tuzywall 3
Shopping in Europe! Come in Ladies...
rbovine1 23
Shopping in Rothenburg
Jeff 10
Should I still follow RS advice despite the latest with Brexit?
sharonghilia 13
Showing RS Guidebook for discounts when you break it apart
Amy 3
SIM cards
Lori 12
SIM card - to buy or not to buy?
carolr 6
Skymiles Delta Air
Renee 9
So I was looking at PRICELINE "Flights + Hotels" just for laughs, but
Shelley 5
So many credit cards, which one to choose?
Adam 26
Spending £1 coins at Heathrow
Lola 13
Spend money to save money
Robbie 4
Stateside prepaid hotel reservations - $ or Euros?
rolabeanhair 7
Still confused by chip & pin vs. chip & signature!
Terry 16
Summer deals on Apartments in the UK
Lola 3
swipe and pin debit card
horsewoofie 6
Swipe type bebit cards
Retgumshu 11
Talking about my VISA Bill with European charges
Shelley 11
Tap Payments / Apple Wallet
John 15
Tax refund for purchases?
MAB 12
Teacher/Student Discounts
riebockwhitlock 1