Are you a smart saver when it comes to travel?

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Some people always seem to know how to save money when they travel. Are you one of them?

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On what day of the week should you fly?

Flights are cheapest on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, probably because people prefer to travel on weekends. Plus, it's usually a good idea to fly off season, if you can.

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How will you get money overseas?
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What should you use to get money overseas?

Whether you're in London, Athens or Tel Aviv, bank ATMs are the easiest way to get local currency. Watch out for exchange places and independent ATMs, which often charge high fees. Travelers checks are inconvenient.

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Where should you stay during your travels?

Camping, lodging with locals, and staying in hostels are all way cheaper than living it up at most hotels. Plus, if you're planning on traveling within a region, you can try and book overnight buses, trains and planes to keep costs down even more.

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How can you save money on food?

Seasonal, local fruits and veggies are generally less expensive and better quality than any other food type. So enjoy porcini mushrooms in Italy, figs in Israel and seaweed in Japan.

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Which European country won't break the bank?

Greece, often called the birthplace of Western culture, is a land of gorgeous beaches, pleasant wine country and historic cities. Grab gyros for $3 and rent a private room for $11.

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How should you travel within a country?

Prices change all the time, and you might be surprised to discover that a plane ticket is cheaper than a train ticket one weekend. Sometimes renting a car is cheaper than taking the bus. Check all your options beforehand for the best deals.

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How should you get around a city?

Public transit is almost always the least expensive way to get around. Using foreign public transportation might be intimidating at first, but it's relatively easy to figure out how local subways and buses work, and there are a number of great apps out there to help. Plus, you can always ask a local.

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