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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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Trip Report: How my cards worked in Europe
Carol now... 18
Money-Saving Travel Tips for Madrid and Spain
Philip 1
Still confused by chip & pin vs. chip & signature!
Terry 16
Capital One issues chip & signature cards
Sarah 30
Is "no access fee within country" the same as "0% Foreign Transaction Fee"?
jo_pie 5
Dollar vs Euro
jpprovo 7
Exchange currency before trip or when we arrive?
Seattle1984 12
Travel insurance for older travelers
Laura 21
AAA Visa Travel Money Card / MC Cash Passport Card
eakthomas 15
New chip credit card
advocatecare 18
Lavender Oil keeps Mosquitos Away
Gobbledygook 1
EurAide just saved me a bundle on rail fares!
bs.porter 8
Keeping money safe during stay in Spain
Chago 6
FYI: some airlines no longer participating in popular online ticket websites
SuzieeQQ 4
Cheapest time to purchase airfare to London from New York, back from Paris
frederickkillion 11
Rick Steves Audio Europe
geochuck 4
flights
marie 5
flights
marie 3
Vatican online reservations
jehalley 3
Free Lodging Anywhere in the World
Gobbledygook 4
ATMs at Marco Polo airport
cbrochu30 4
Do all credit cards and atm debit cards use the same interbank rate?
Southern girl 15
Where to go for our first time to Europe Part 2
jeanine_frias 2
United Mileage Plus vs Chase Sapphire
Alexandra 3
Would you consider this type of debit card?
advocatecare 9
Radius Neuschwanstein Castle tour
masa_deguchi 4
Exchange for Norwegian Krone, Swedish krona and British Pounds before trip?
Seattle1984 3
Is Gold Crown Travel legit or scam?
felicia 5
Money handling in Europe...So let me get this straight...
Mike in VT 40
Airport ATM Update - Heathrow Travelex
Larry 10
Schwab Chip and Pin
pam 4
One man's take on how to change money
phred 5
Package Deals vs purchasing airfare and hotel separately
Canashaw 6
Hotel quoted in $, will that change with drop in €?
Christine 6
Airport ATMs- be careful which ones you use
Carol now... 23
Amazon chase card
garrisonju 3
Traveling to Europe in April. Change $$ to Euros now to get better exchange rate?
paulgoodman 32
Is 'Chip & Pin' Debit Card Necessary in Europe?
JuanM 9
ATM/Debit Cards with no foreign transaction fees?
Frank 5
Best option for chip and PIN Mastercard
beth.chaplin 9
ITIC teacher card worth it?
umbreits 3
Flying in and out of Canada
joeandtamiclark 4
Chip and PIN (w/ PIN priority)
Mike in VT 27
How long can I stay in Eastern Europe on a Budget of $10,000?
russmack 6
Credit cards - in Euros or dollars
gmhughes 8
Camping.
carloopatricio 17
Feedback on your sites, DVDs, and TV programs.
dixie 2
Did you know you can deposit foreign bill currency into your ATM?
Jean-Paul 11
Chase Ultimate Rewards for Upgrades???
Mike in VT 1
Bank of America Travel Credit Card
Swan 13