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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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Cash is King! Some thoughts.
wbfey1 56
Refundable fares or travel insurance?
jeffspc88mx 21
Train travel/Discount cards
travel4two 5
MobilePassport app to charge $
Laura B 13
Contactless credit card vs. Chip-and-signature (with a PIN)
keri 16
Cell phone service
Joanne C 15
Minor hack, try this for cologne/perfume
corpkid 17
Travel cards: Best options for in-Paris museums and day trips?
lm_work 2
Pre-purchase or day-of train/bus tix?
Destie 6
70 year old female traveling solo concerns re ATM's for cash
erob1224 48
Capitol One Venture Card...or NOT. Seeking Other Recommendations
jlkelman 39
reimbursement for first time passport application
mburatti 6
money in Prague / Cesky
franktownfamily 2
Credit Card Limits On Disputing Charges
Lynn 12
Annual travel insurance not available in WA state?!
whohowe 1
Hotel and flight bundles
nleshelman 10
Okay, so I'm going to St. Petersburg. How do i save money.
carolchalker7 6
Discover credit card - in Rome
fredzappa1 9
Change: All ways charge in local currency (Avoid DCC.) Credit Card Conversion Fees in...
sl.wolf 20
European Travelers Checks
Richard 18
Help! US debit card in UK problems
dremr58 20
Long Term Medical Insurance - United Healthcare
Ikw 1
Mailing package from Itay/France/EUR to U.S.
mmcr1270 8
Paris metro card shuffle
mountainmama 3
$200. difference in same flights, need advise from someone who know Newark.
erob1224 11
credit cards with no foreign transaction fees
stacey 27
Travel Insurance
highlanderct 5
Question for home exchangers
Lola 4
HSBC banking offer & avoiding fees and rates ...
avirosemail 8
Looking for another low fee ATM card as a back up card
jajomax 11
Int'l Student ID Card (ISIC) or Int'l Teacher ID Card (ITIC) Help
ndgillam30 1
Mastercard and Visa MIF reduced in Europe
Sam 5
Need £ and € cash before trip?
Jovie 24
Health care in Europe
rgriffin7 43
Back up Credit card?
Nancy 34
Walking tours in which you just "show up" like London Walks
john.gaddis 8
Open jaw flights
nleshelman 17
Contactless Card Payment Limits
Chris F 7
Rick Steves’ DVD
yosemite1 5
Where to exchange Dollars for Euros?
Robert 24
Schwab ATM/debit card
jajomax 39
Have You Used TransferWise To Send Money
Maryam 15
Anybody have first hand experience with ISANGO services
rc.simpson787 3
ATM's at FCO
cbburgmd 11
Advance ticket purchase Barcelona
fjb 4
Series One Euro Banknote Still Valid?
Grier 4
Dublin pass
fresh salmon 0
Best cost for flight to Germany
nleshelman 21
Best deal on your Shutterfly photo books isn't 50% off!
Ruth 6
BritRail Pass Flexipass vs. Continuous pass
shawnb307 8