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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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trochte 7
Family hotels
rawsonbudd 8
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Coins for Public Restrooms in Europe (Budapest, Austria, Germany)
dpalmier53 14
currency exchange into Euros from Homestreet bank in Seattle
roberta.nasser 29
VAT Fees
kris.albright62 9
Credit & Debit Card Scams - Have You Experienced These
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European trip - food costs
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Expenses estimate for Portugal and Spain trip
Museum passes, etc. ahead of time?
garthterry 6
Visa card
Kathi 17
swipe and pin debit card
horsewoofie 6
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Judy 16
Visiting Milan Italy? MilanoCard was worth getting ...
Ira Serkes 4
Purchasing museum tickets online
comurphy6 6
7 day budget to Rome
egomez273 4
Questions about the Schwab accounts and debit card
Lola 17
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dr.manasigite 11
*Canadian* Travel insurance for (potentially) 1 year in Europe
jessie.av.mcneil 15
Travel guides - Europe
kris.albright62 8
ATM only card in Europe
b.farmer 3
Paris museum pass versus Paris combo pass?
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Spending £1 coins at Heathrow
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VBCE currency exchange in Vancouver.
funpig 2
Least expensive place to fly into and start European backpacking trip?
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Credit Cards
george 19
First time back in Europe in over 30 years
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Question on euro/mastercard
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tkg43307 3
traveling without reservations
Joann 28
Travel to Dublin, Belfast, and Scotland
brohr 2
ATMs in Greece, should I get Euros before our trip or at the airport etc.
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Debit Card block from your bank
kreckel1 69
Cruise to different countries
cindy 7
Teacher/Student Discounts
riebockwhitlock 1
TransferWise app
keri 7
Best Tourist Pass for a Trip to Amsterdam??
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Italy ATM's
Sam 12
Amsterdam to Paris to Gimelwald to Rome
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Banks to use in Italy to avoid dynamic currency conversion
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Travel Insurance: Roam Right anyone?
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Shipping a forgotten item from Italy
Suzann 8
The money exchange question (yet again)
SandraL 17
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Nancy 24
Saving money by avoiding mistakes
Laura B 14