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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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Rick Steves’ DVD
yosemite1 5
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Trip interruption/cancellation insurance through a credit card
Wild Bill 3
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whohowe 1
Oslo to Stockholm to Malmo
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Bus #27 Madrid
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ITIC teacher card worth it?
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Credit & Debit Card Fees
tylrrutledge 32
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Shipping Regular Mail from Spain - a Very Bad Idea!
tuzywall 3
How to change currencies when visiting multiple countries on a Baltic Cruise?
trochte 7
Have the bank fees using ATM fees in Europe gone up?
travelfan 28
Train travel/Discount cards
travel4two 5
Apartment meal ideas
travel4fun 30
Conflicting advice about cheapest way to get local currency (Europe)
tph2010 30
British Rail Pass savings
tootiekester 19
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Tom 22
tkg43307 3
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themusteach 25
England Castle passes???
tfattal26 4
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Rental Auto Insurance
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swetrich 24
Bank of America Travel Credit Card
Swan 13
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SuzieeQQ 4
Shipping a forgotten item from Italy
Suzann 8
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Budget Air fare promotions no more ?
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Free GPS
Stephen 7
Churn, churn, churn
staynsavor 11
"Free" walking tours
staynsavor 13
credit cards with no foreign transaction fees
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Change: All ways charge in local currency (Avoid DCC.) Credit Card Conversion Fees in...
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Money exchange at Gatwick
Money Transfer Experiences
slbdaisy 10
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Currency Conversion Fees
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Travel Credit Cards in UK
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