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Questions tagged [budget]

Questions about minimizing costs and expenditure when spending the least money is a high priority.

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51k Euros annually for a family of 4 in Berlin: Is it enough? [migrated]

I am a Big Data Engineer in India with 5 years experience. I have been offered a job in a start up in Berlin with 51k euros fixed salary and 5k euros variable annually. I have a family of 4. My wife, ...
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Any other airlines that offer a non-stop Madrid-Cairo flight? [closed]

I can only find EgyptAir offering a non-stop flight from MAD-CAI. Are there other options?
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Air Pass to visit Pacific Islands

I am interested in visiting some Pacific Islands, even though at the moment I have no specific plan about which to visit. I would like to have a look at how to get there and in particular island ...
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Tips for who will live in Switzerland [migrated]

I will travel to Zurich and I will stay there from June 2 until August 31. I would like some tips that will help me to minimize my expenses and also that will make my quality of life there better. I ...
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Cheaper Frontier flights at the airport?

Similar to Spirit, it seems Frontier charges a fee for using their website and call center, they call this "Carrier Interface Charge [CIC]." This fee is waived if you buy tickets at the airport. They ...
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Free park and ride between Siegburg and airport DUS?

I consider how close I can find a free park and ride to Dusseldorf airport as coming from Siegburg (Germany) ?
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Versailles palace tickets. Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days or not if you are under 26 years old

It is not clear whether it is allowed to access Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens or not, if you are under 26 years old. Okay, first of all there is three types of tickets which you can take ...
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Is there any budget accommodation within walking distance from Whistler's skiing facilities?

So far my search has been futile. Hostelworld shows me a hostel called HI Whistler Backpackers, but it is around 30 minutes away by bus from the closest skiing gondola. There's also a place called ...
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Does ING bank V-Pay cards work on Budapest? And What budget needed for 3 days on Budapest?

I'm planning to visit Budapest. So, I have some points related to using cards, money and budget. Does V-Pay cards work on Budapest? How much money I need for 3 days (eating, drinking and visiting ...
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How can I cheaply transport lots of baggage when travelling domestically in India when coming in or going out on an international flight?

I'm planning to travel to India from an international destination, and leaving back to the same international destination. My airline allows me to check two bags weighing 50 pounds each, and I plan to ...
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Do American tourists get the Senior Discount in Vienna? [closed]

I see a lot of museums in Vienna that offer reduced senior prices with "valid pensioner's ID." I assume that is an official government document. Would they accept an American passport or is the ...
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What's the cheapest way to get from downtown Taoyuan to downtown Taipei, other than hitchhiking?

I will probably hitchhike but it is winter and rain is not unlikely. There are lots of discussions about getting from Taoyuan airport to Taipei, but I've actually been staying in Taoyuan for a few ...
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Visa refused under V 4 (A-(C) how to overcome this for new application [duplicate]

I am a student in London and my mother applied for a visitor visa to come and visit me. But it was unfortunately refused. Among the reasons for the refusal which you will read in the refusal letter ...
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Transit stay 6 hours in al jazeera terminals [duplicate]

i have transit 6 hours in aljazeera terminals kuwait with 1 year old kid.How can reach any aiport lounge (Sheikh Saad Terminal) or (terminal M)
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Is there some way to find the very cheapest hostel in a whole country?

I just had the urge to look up the cheapest hostel in all of Japan. I tried each of HostelWorld, HostelBookers, and Hostels.com but each one had a mandatory requirement that I specify a city before ...
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Living place in USA [closed]

If iam travelling to work in USA, alone without my family, and I dont want to rent an apartment or studio, is there is the option of renting only a room and how much does it cost?
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How to effectively find flights from Oslo, Norway?

I encountered a problem that it is hard to find cheap flights from Oslo, both Oslo(OSL) and Sandefjord(TRR). There are many low-costs such as Wizzair, Norwegian, Ryanair but always when I want to ...
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What would be the best step to take for a 21-year-old who really wants to travel but doesn’t have enough money? [closed]

What would be the best step to take for a 21-year-old who really wants to travel but doesn’t have enough money?
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Booking a rent-a-car through VPN (different location) [closed]

I got an idea the other day and wonder if it would be cheaper to make a booking for a rental car using a different IP location through a VPN service. I am located in Denmark and would rent a car in ...
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Are the prices of short-haul British Airways flights known to fluctuate (within the Economy class), or they only ever increase? [duplicate]

I've had a flight price tracked in Google Flight for a couple of days because I couldn't yet decide if I could take it. Unfortunately it has gone up by 25% last night (~170 to ~220 EUR). The flight ...
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Cost of a travel in UK [duplicate]

I am preparing a new application for a Family Visa in UK after a refusal I stay at my brother's house in Birmingham for a week of my leave limit My salary is £420 and I started my current job on June ...
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Do you need to book casas particulares when traveling in Havana during winter?

I'm planning a trip to Havana this January and as far as I can see all the online booking services are heavily overpriced - rooms which are supposed to cost $30CUC/USD are at least $60 on Airbnb. ...
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Are there any airline companies in Europe that make discounts if you buy flights in batch?

I recently saw that Ryanair does a 15% discount for 8 flights for Erasmus students. I was wondering if these promotions exist in either Ryanair or other companies to clients if they guarantee to buy a ...
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Best time to buy a flight to South America from Europe [duplicate]

I want to buy a open jaw flight to South America. Bucharest - Buenos Aires at the beginning of January Bogota/Barranquilla/Cartagena(Colombia) - Bucharest, somewhere between 10 and 16 April. When is ...
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Daily budget for backpacking in South America [closed]

I'm going backpacking in South America for 4 months (Jan-Apr 2019) and I will pass through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia. Has anyone been backpacking on a budget in these ...
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Walk from Vladivostok Airport to nearest hotel

I arrive to Vladivostok Airport in the afternoon, and would like to stay for the night somewhere near the airport. Taking a taxi would be too easy, so here is my challenge: Is it possible to go from ...
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I did not add a companion on my WizzAir booking with discount

By mistake I did not add my girlfriend on my booking for WizzAir with discount. Can I add her on the same flight, same date and hour with discount?
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Can I live in Berlin comfortably for one month with 1,000 euros if housing is free? [closed]

I'm traveling to Germany in December. My budget is 1,000 euros. Housing will be free, because a friend of mine will let me stay at her house at no cost. I'm planning on partying around once a week, ...
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Is there a public bus from Budapest to Debrecen?

No results are obtained when I search on goeuro.com or busbud.com, and Wikitravel's Debrecen page only suggests car, plane and train. However, this is between the biggest and second biggest cities ...
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Are there any disadvantages of Wizz Discount Club?

I can't find any sensible reason not to buy Wizz Discount Club, but they must make money somehow. Do you know why do they have it at all? I thought it auto-renews automatically next year, but no. ...
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Is London's Greenwich park free?

I'm planing a trip to see the Greenwich time line (Prime meridian). I did some research and found that Greenwich park in London is the place most visitors go to see this. Is this park free and is ...
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How to find out the fair price for an elephant tour in India? [closed]

As a foreigner it can sometimes be hard to judge what is a reasonable cost when the internet is flooded with ads directed at tourists (who are often willing to pay crazy prices due to lack of better ...
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Cheap parking near YUL with free shuttle

Parking at YUL airport or the nearby Econo-Park is quite expensive, from $25-30 CAD per day, which makes it not practical even for trips over 2 days, even by just an hour, since you get charged a full ...
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Avoiding RyanAir's rip-offs in a really cheap ticket

I got a pair of really cheap return tickets from Ryanair. I have never taken flights for so little money. It was so cheap that it makes me nervous, Ryanair being what it is. So, we are not checking-...
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Daily budget in the UK

here's an issue. A student from Russia is applying for the UK visa. In the visa application there is a question "How much money are you planning to spend on your visit to the UK?". I read on the ...
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Cheapest way stay/travel in UK from India [closed]

My friend and I are planning to go to the UK from India for a 15 day trip in next June from 3rd to 18th(have to be at Hampshire on 5th June, The Oval on 9th June, old Trafford 16th June), so right now ...
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Why are airfares getting cheaper or at least we have stable airfares for the last 10 years? [closed]

In the last ten years I have seen at least stabilty in airfares. How is it possible that before 10 years one had paid (in average) more for travelling than today (my own experience)? I have seen this ...
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Is there a way to cancel “automatic tipping” on Carnival cruise before the last day?

When you book a Carnival cruise, and check in, it automatically assigns you the "suggested" amount of gratuities. Despite it being "suggested" and "optional", it is applied automatically by default. ...
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Catacombs of Paris - How to buy ahead of time and discounts

I've heard that it's a good idea to buy tickets in advance of visiting the catacombs of Paris. Can someone tell me how to do this? I did research it a bit, and there are a number of sites selling ...
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Advice on getting discounts in Paris for 15 year old (and 50 year old) [closed]

My daughter and I are going to Paris for 6 days in late March I'm still trying to decide which museums/attractions to see although the followings are must sees: 1) Versaille 2) Louve 3) The Catacombs ...
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Lone traveler frustration [closed]

I travel alone and most deals I find are for couples only. Why is it more expensive for single travelers who's tired of finding a person to travel with to get the deal and just want to just enjoy ...
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How to pay for things in Greece?

My boyfriend and I are headed to Greece (Athens for some time and islands for some time). We plan on bringing euros that we ordered from our personal banks in the States. But I am curious what the ...
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Can I buy a select seat at the check-in counter?

I will fly with Norwegian from BUD to CPH in February. I have a LowFare ticket so the seat selection is €12. I know that if I don’t reserve a seat in advance, I will get one random upon check-in which ...
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I need to fly between two European countries once a month. What is the cheapest way to do it?

Currently I am staying in the Netherlands but I need to go back to my country (Spain) once a month from now on for some years. Each time I only need to stay one day, and the flight dates are flexible, ...
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Travel Money & Expenses In Russia [closed]

Can anyone recommend how much travel money I should be prepared to spend in Russia? I'll be spending 3 days in Moscow and 3 days in St Petersburg half board. I will need money for lunch and ...
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Cheap alcoholic drinks for winters in Europe [closed]

Generally I go for beer when I am in Europe, but I want to avoid it during peak winter season to avoid sore throat. What are the best alternatives to beer that can be taken in large volumes? EDIT: ...
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What is cost in Paris Metro between Zones 1-2 & are 2016/2017 Carnet EUR 1.45 tickets still valid as new rates are EUR 1.90?

My journey will be (to/fro) Republique Metro Station to Bobigny/Pablo Picasso Metro Station. The vianavigo.com (is it official? looks like) lists the journey as single line, and cost one ticket (EUR 1....
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How can I stay in the center of Paris cheaper than AirBnB? [closed]

I am considering staying in Paris for a relatively long period (10 to 12 weeks) next year. Since hotels are expensive, I usually use AirBnB, but even AirBnB costs about €45 per night, which is still ...
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Flight search for 3+/4+ stops

I often search multiple-hop flight routes from a source to a destination. it is very important that the flight route fits my schedule and budget. that includes adjustments or constraints due to ...
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What is the purpose of a round-trip ticket?

I had assumed that buying round-trip plane tickets saves a lot of money, but lately I've been comparing prices and the round-trips I've seen are almost identical in price to just buying two one-way ...