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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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Banks and Fees
jmlyon5 18
New chip credit card
advocatecare 18
Trip Report: How my cards worked in Europe
Carol 18
The money exchange question (yet again)
SandraL 17
Money saving tips for traveling
russellplissken 16
ATMs in Greece, should I get Euros before our trip or at the airport etc.
cheri 16
Dynamic currency conversion-what's the real story?
fishr 18
Chase Card Points for Travel Worth It?
gogregorygo 17
Open jaw flights
nleshelman 17
Hotel plus flight on Expedia -- any tips?
Jackie 18
Minor hack, try this for cologne/perfume
corpkid 17
why not try an apartment?
Robert 16
Can I pay in local currency for flights?
ericalynn012 17
carloopatricio 17
Mastercard and Visa vs American Express
lostnorweigan 17
Questions about the Schwab accounts and debit card
Lola 17
I can't open a Schwab account because I live in Canada!
Judy 16
Credit & Debit Card Scams - Have You Experienced These
Kerry 17
Great Britain and Money
mcgregds 17
Travel insurance during pregnancy
Mariya 15
Travel Insurance
NebraskaFamily 16
Still confused by chip & pin vs. chip & signature!
Terry 16
Use British Pounds in Switzerland or Germany?
Erin 16
Paying cash for hotel
artshotwell 15
500 Euro Note Pain
Nik 16
Save money on luggage
nayefuk 16
*Canadian* Travel insurance for (potentially) 1 year in Europe
jessie.av.mcneil 15
Global greeter network
horsewoofie 16
Dollards to Euro Exchange
jo4lop 16
Contactless credit card vs. Chip-and-signature (with a PIN)
keri 16
5 Techniques to Kill Travel Expenses in Italy
Chris 13
Travel Insurance
Sarah C 15
Do all credit cards and atm debit cards use the same interbank rate?
Southern girl 15
AAA Visa Travel Money Card / MC Cash Passport Card
eakthomas 15
Should I still follow RS advice despite the latest with Brexit?
sharonghilia 13
Canadian Debit Cards
Diane 15
Mediterrean Cruise port excursions on my own
anuenue58 15
Cell phone service
Joanne C 15
Have You Used TransferWise To Send Money
Maryam 15
Travel Guard stonewalling
r.kingsley 15
Budget for a Month in Europe
bguay 14
Beware Bank of America ATM Global Alliance!
Al 14
Money ..... And how to take it!
kwarner 14
Bank of America Travel Credit Card
Swan 13
Prepaid credit cards
Dorothea 14
Does AARP help?
kathleen 14
Oyster Card or Travel Card
Larry 13
United MileagePlus X App to Accumulate United Miles
Pilgrim 14
Saving money by avoiding mistakes
Laura B 14
First time back in Europe in over 30 years
jamescoste 13