How you can save money when traveling in Europe, get 10 Tips to help

More than any other continent, Europe is known for its wide selection of manmade historic monuments. East and southeast, Europe is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways of the Turkish Straits, These climates provide its beautiful and large greenary and good weather which attract much.

The European climate is largely affected by warm Atlantic currents that temper winters and summers on much of the continent, even at latitudes along which the climate in Asia and North America is severe. Further from the Atlantic, seasonal differences are mildly greater than close to the coast. We are listing the top most popular  cities for traveling in Europe!.

Eiffel Tower(in Paris) is the most visited paid monument in Europe and also in the world. It was constructed in 1889 by engineer Gustave Eiffel and his company.

Now i am going to discuss on tips by which can easy plan your trip and save your Money

Visit on Off Season

Europe can be a mess in peak-travel season, with crowds and queues lining up in airports, ATMs amd tourist destinations specialy in Paris and London, and even smaller hamlets like Avignon and Verona. Avoid June, July and August months for Europe if you’d rather not fight large lines and crowds to see the Mona Lisa or the Sistine Chapel.

So my suggestion visit early spring or in the fall to get a real feel on what locals are like in your destination, In summer time Europeans themselves head elsewhere for vacation.

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Don’t over-pack your tour with too many destinations.

There is a natural human tendency to try to jam our trips as possible for many cities and countries, as we don’t always know when we’ll be back! This can be costly, as over-packing trips with too many destinations in too few days leads to more time on the road, and more gas or fule or train tickets. In extreme cases, it can sabotage a trip, turning it into a blur of hotel check-ins and check-outs (with constant packing and unpacking), while watching a never-visited landscape race past the car windows. If possible, slow down. You’ll save on transportation and gain more time to explore your destinations.

Learn the Local Language and Talk to People

 Practice a few phrases before your journey and use them with locals in Europe if you feel comfortable. In most cases, Europeans appreciate a tourist trying to speak in local tongue. This will help you bargain prices in market, restaurants and tickets.

Try listening to a few podcasts to get the right pronunciation, or spend some time with a language program like Rosetta Stone leading up to your trip.

Don’t be shy—yes, you’re on your own but there’s no better way to meet locals and like-minded travelers than striking up a conversation. Street vendors, shopkeepers, bar patrons, even people staying at your hostel—smile and be open to people. You may end up meeting some lifelong friends!

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Stay Central and Walk Everywhere

You may choose cheap hotel to spend night in Europe but it’s not always worth. When you hire transportation to and from the city or hassle of finding restaurant in rasidential area and use your account for all these it can be real pain.

Instead, book a moderate place in or near the city center. You’ll be able to reach the main sights and find cafes and restaurants with no trouble. you’ll see more of the city if you’re walking around rather than taking the metro or a bus. . Eating out at lunchtime is also cheaper than going out to dinner, since you can take advantage of lunch specials, often prix fixe, intended for locals. 

Travel by Train

Europeans loves their trains. Traveling by train is often much comfortable, spacious, and easier than air travel depending on your end destination.

There are almost no lines and you can buy your ticket minutes before departure. Keep in mind that many trains are more expensive than air travel in Europe, but the comfort makes all the different. To make train travel even easier, download a rail planner app where you can track schedules and buy tickets.

Don’t pre-book the small stuff

It’s easier than ever to pre-book activities in each of the cities you’ll be visiting. You can book museum tickets and passes, walking tours, boat cruises… The list is endless and quite tempting. However, try to remain calm and limit the number of smaller activities that you pre-book, as you risk wasting cash and causing disappointment.

In the fun lead-up to your departure, there’s a tendency to forget about the unplanned realities that always creep into a trip. Things happen, people get tired, blisters form, the weather doesn’t cooperate. Making plans and compiling itineraries is a great idea — but pre-booking every small attraction puts you at the risk of burning out, skipping things and wasting money. You’re not going to know what speed you’re able to travel at until you get on the ground.

Don’t forget to call your phone carrier before traveling

If you plan to use your phone abroad during your tour, call your carrier before leaving your country. First, you should make sure that your phone works abroad and has been activated for international use. You should discuss with your carrier the costs associated with using your phone to place calls, send texts, send emails, and access the internet.

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Don’t waste money getting euros before the trip

Travelers waste a lot of money purchasing euros from their bank or currency exchange counter before arriving in Europe. In most cases when exchanging money from home before a trip, you will pay more in fees, lousy exchange rates, or both.

If you arrive in Europe without a euro in your pocket. You can head straight away to an ATM at the airport and withdraw cash using your International ATM card. It’s very simple. Call your bank before leaving your country to ask about international ATM transaction fees, as they vary depending on the bank, the type of account you have (banks often wave transaction fees for premium accounts), and the type of ATM accessed abroad (your bank may have international locations or partnerships with local banks).

 

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