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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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How are YOU saving for a trip?
Chriss 45
thought I had everything settled
Gail 26
Travel Reward Cards: Capital One vs Chase Explorer vs Chase Sapphire vs ?
AllieH 4
Cheapskate Debit Card Hunt
michelle 21
Looking for connection + layover to have cheaper fare into Paris or Nice, France
lbmousseau 7
Oyster Card or Travel Card
Larry 13
Is anyone familiar with Train Split?
Simone 4
British Rail Pass savings
tootiekester 19
Two tickets to Thyssen Museum in Madrid
Debra 1
Article on how to do money
phred 11
What to do with that pesky leftover currency
phred 29
Flying out of Canada to Europe as US citizen?
kevin 11
Euro Exchange at AAA
MaryBeth 25
Best time to buy for the spring?
Ashley 9
Wire transfers?
Kathi 8
Mastercard and Visa vs American Express
lostnorweigan 17
My Way vs fully guided tour
bevkirklandextra 10
Getting a part time job just for travelling?
rob in cal 11
Canadian "no fee"Tangerine Bank experiences?
Sherry 4
Canadian chase/amazon credit card
Martine 3
Another United "BUY MILES" Sale
AllieH 3
Visa Debit Chip and Pin
Jeremy 29
Need IHG points for cheap? The 'Priceless Surprises' Alternate Method of Entry way
selkie 0
Use British Pounds in Switzerland or Germany?
Erin 15
AMEX chip and pin or chip and signature
denniskevingi... 6
ATM transactions
Alan 11
"Save money by NOT using third parties (like Expedia?)"
Tom 22
Using Credit Card rental Insurance for the CDW
atooz15 12
is it better to carry all your money with you while traveling in italy?
armschicchi 12
AirBnB makes neighbors worse
avirosemail 6
VAT refund for apartment rental in the UK?
Lo 5
How to get best hotel prices
Roger 6
Questions on Flights to the UK-first time international travelers
atooz15 19
Buying Miles with United Mileage Plus
AllieH 10
Currency Conversion Fees
skumar 5
How do you use Your US Credit Union for money transactions when visiting the EU?
sue p. 13
Travel Credit Cards in UK
skumar 2
Travel Insurance
NebraskaFamily 16
Swipe type bebit cards
Retgumshu 11
Global Entry for 1/2 price
Carol now... 8
Saving money while flying
skumar 9
Rick's funny museum comment
phred 20
Laundry services in Best of Europe
andee515 1
Bring Euros or use the ATM? The math seems to say bring them.
gulfside 47
500 Euro Note Pain
Nik 15
question about Ricks ETBD book and budget
SandraL 2
Evacuation Insurance Quotes
Bruce 6
Buyer Beware! Chase Sapphire - 18% DAILY interest rate upon withdrawing euros
themusteach 25
Paying cash for hotel
artshotwell 15
No chip and signature cc
deb92260 11