Questions tagged [budget]

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

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Are luxury hotel rooms in the Sydney area available at a discount during the lockdown?

During the current lockdown, there's a major reduction in international and inter-state travel in Australia. Is it possible to book rooms in luxury hotels, such as Shangri-La, in the Sydney area at a ...
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How can I find a way to climb on a rooftop in Paris and just to chill out there?

I love Paris views but not a fan of those rooftop bars. Inspired by a blog post, I'd love to chill in Paris rooftop next time when I go there. I wonder if it's possible if I don't stay in one of the ...
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What methods can I employ to find deals to destinations with reduced demand, if any deals even exist, when events that decrease flight demand happen?

The CDC rates its travel notices in 3 broad categories: Warning - Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel Alert - Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions Watch - Level 1, Practice Usual ...
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Self-service hotels/hotel chains around the world?

In Finland there is a hotel chain (Omena Hotels), where you book your room online and on a day of arrival the system sends you SMS & email with the numpad code to enter the lobby and your room. No ...
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How to get clean shirts when the hotel doesn't offer a laundry service?

I'm living in hotels right now and some hotels doesn't offer a lundry service. I've considered full service laundry where I can pick up my laundry ironed and ready to wear and also laundromats. I have ...
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What is the term for remote tourism consultation as a “bypass” for tour guiding in certain countries?

This question might be somewhat irrelevant in January 2020 (described below) but I ask it anyway to broaden general knowledge Certain countries do not allow people which aren't their citizens to work ...
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Is there a website or a code that will suggest dates for the cheapest flights?

For example, I want to travel from London to New York. My dates are flexible departure (July) and return (September). I want my output to be the dates for which I'll get the cheapest flight (instead ...
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student discounts with student ID made from paper

I am a full-time enrolled student at a German university and will visit London in early March 2020. Unfortunately our student cards are made from paper (with some security features imprinted), ...
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Economy hotel chains in China [closed]

I am looking for domestic brands of economy hotels in China that are similar to, say, Ibis in Europe (i.e. roughly in the 3-star range). I would expect them to have locations in most medium-size and ...
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What's the longest distance that can be traveled by only using free transportation?

As an example, public transportation within the Melbourne city center is free, so one could take a free tram between Spring St and Docklands Dr: The total distance (as the crow flies) between these ...
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Book one night on Airbnb, then make a deal with the host to book directly. Any downsides?

I've recently booked a stay with Airbnb for $1600 of which between $240 and $320 went to Airbnb in the form of host or guest fees. I like to avoid fees whenever possible, so I was thinking of a way to ...
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Is it more economical to get a network railcard or under 25 railcard?

I want to get a railcard, but I am unsure whether to get a network railcard (which covers the South East England and London regions) or to get a 16-25 railcard. My confusion stems from the fact that ...
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How many percent of “Western” adults have never been outside their country or “area”? [closed]

I'm "poor". I use quotation marks because I do technically have a roof over my head (although I'm not living here officially, and the person who does is paying rent every month, so they don't own it ...
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How to find cheap accommodation in Europe

I'm touring Europe (Germany(Berlin and Munich),Austria(Salzburgh) and France(Paris)) for 11 days during Christmas and New year ( 24th Dec to 3rd January ) I would like to book the accommodation for ...
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eDreamer's price lower than the airline itself

I'm about to buy some long range tickets for a group, and when I went shopping I was surprised that the price quoted by eDreams was actually lower than the price of all the others, including the ...
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Damaged passport - docs required [closed]

Are there extra charges for passport re-issuance in case of a damaged passport? The book got detached from cover, that's all. For Non-ECR, where to find the seal? Can't see in my passport. Hope ...
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If arriving in Estonia in winter from a warm climate, is it easy to find good secondhand winter clothes?

I just flew from Bangkok where it's 30 degrees C to Tallinn, where it's -1. I have some warm clothes that were enough for early spring in northern Japan, but I think I'll need something better if I'll ...
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Does Estonia have discount supermarket chains like Aldi and Lidl?

I'm back in Europe for the first time in eight years, and starting in a country I've never visited before, Estonia. My budget is low but it's off season. I've found the cheapest hostel. But I'm ...
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Cheap two-way flight from Ukraine to Japan [closed]

I want to visit Japan in April (supposedly from 11.04 to 25.04). All tickets from Ukraine cost more than $900, which is a lot for me. I would like to find tickets at least a little cheaper, including ...
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How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?

When taking the MTR in Hong Kong, one has to swipe one's Octopus card on the way in and out. How can I know ahead of time whether I have to swipe my Octopus card when exiting a bus in Hong Kong?
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Cheapest hotel in Europe

In this video a hotel in Belarus is shown with rooms for $4.10 per night. But the city is not mentioned. So, is this the cheapest hotel in Europe and where is it located?
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Change luggage with Ryanair

I just want to ask if I am going to fly with RyanAir but a friend ordered bag luggage 1 priority and 2 cabin bags, but I will have only 1 bag but bigger than 55 x 40 x 20 cm. How much it will change ...
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Are there discount tickets in Bremen for PhD student in Germany?

I am a PhD student in Ukrain. I am 30 years old. I am going to Bremen, Germany tomorrow. Does one know can i use discount tickets in Bremen for public transportation or not?
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How much can I expect to pay to sleep in a non-fancy jjimjilbang (Korean onsen/sento) in a non-touristy area?

You've probably heard of onsens and sentos in Japan, which are public bath houses. Korea has something similar and here they're called "jjimjilbangs". One major difference is that you usually don't ...
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Are there any soup kitchens or food pantries in Tromsø?

I'm in Tromsø, Norway and due to some very unusual circumstances I'm down to my last dime, but my flight to Oslo is not until a few days from now. So I wonder if there's any soup kitchens, or free ...
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Flight search engine offering results ordered by distance flown

Put simply: I'd like to fly more, I'd like to be more in the air than on the ground. I have asked similar questions before, and yes, they sound weird, but please hear me out. Ref: Flight search for ...
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cheap air travel tickets through blind company

A couple of years ago there used to be a website where given the origin/destination and travel dates they would answer, after some time, with a price offer, in theory, beating market prices. The trick ...
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Where is free Wi-Fi reliably available in Japan besides Lawson convenience stores?

I'm back in Japan for the eighth time, but it's five years since I was here and some things are changing. I've found that every Lawson convenience store now offers free Wi-Fi in one-hour sessions ...
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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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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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