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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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Common question...different spin
effsolns 23
Car rental (almost) last minute?
ilona 9
best US bank to use that is great for overseas in Europe
maryannrx 10
US credit bureau account freezing made easier?
bobbing 1
Mailing it home economically as you go
zagfam 23
Capital One Debit Card
Karen 5
ATM eats card (what do you do?)
joe 24
England Castle passes???
tfattal26 4
Using Canadian debit card for point-of-sale purchases
Dani 10
Prepaid European VISA cards
Bruce 8
Mediterrean Cruise port excursions on my own
anuenue58 15
New credit card with credit freeze?
Lola 9
Costco Visa now has no foreign transaction fee
Lynn 14
Credit & Debit Card Fees
tylrrutledge 32
Stateside prepaid hotel reservations - $ or Euros?
rolabeanhair 7
Mag Stripe only ATM Card
Boltface 10
Travel Insurance companies
RailRider 10
Question on the Swiss Travel Pass for Museums
Lola 8
Global greeter network
Horsewoofie 16
Canadian Debit Cards
Diane 15
Online currency purchase - Danish kroner
Grier 5
Travel Insurance
marticab 12
Extra change?
erectoch3 22
Muti-currency Debit Cards in US?
chipfrazier 11
Oslo to Stockholm to Malmo
WhateverLA 3
Notifying your bank
erectoch3 38
Airbnb vs. HomeAway/VRBO
Barb Z 19
Favourite Splurges and savings
jayhamps 36
Cash or Debit Card
ladylanee111 25
Insurance through airline
cprice 8
How we save money while enjoying Traveling
Daniel 9
Updated list of "true" chip and PIN cards?
Lola 31
Shipping Regular Mail from Spain - a Very Bad Idea!
tuzywall 3
Travel insurance--how much is too much?
SandraL 24
Which is cheaper? Nice or Barcelona?
erinscheetz446 4
For any Accor hotels fans
selkie 6
Credit card coverage for travel insurance?
Lola 9
crossbody anti-theft bag/purse or money belt?
swetrich 24
Check Your Credit Card Benefits - Trip Interruption/Cancellation
Bruce 7
Bus #27 Madrid
Wendy 1
leftover Irish Pounds
Linda 9
Foreign Conversion Rates
cathyvonderhaar 20
Talking about my VISA Bill with European charges
Shelley 11
Travel advice?
Gary-Lee 10
Using VRBO
Simon Templar 3
Great Britain and Money
mcgregds 17
Tax refund for purchases?
MAB 12
Travel Insurance
ladawn01 12
Senior discounts
retiredinVT 43
Alternative to bank wire transfer - TransferWise?
David 13