Choosing Your Itinerary, Budget Planning, Money Matters, Travel Planning Tips, Etc.

Backpack Europe Cost

How much does it cost to backpack Europe? We break down all the costs so you can budget wisely.

Itinerary Planning Advice for Budget Backpacking in Europe

Choosing well-researched itinerary for backpacking Europe is essential for budget travelers. This guide will help you make the most of your time & money.

Guide to Long-Term Travel in Europe

Discover how to stay in Europe for more than 90 days. Advice for dealing with visa issues, travel costs, accommodation and saving money.

Budget for Backpacking and Travel in Europe: Estimating Your Daily Costs to Travel

Your budget for backpacking in Europe is usually the most important factor when planning your travels. Unfortunately, planning is very confusing because it is so difficult to know how much you’re actually going to spend. There are so many variables to take into account, but this guide will help give you an idea of how much ... Read More

Tips for Finding Cheap Flights to Europe

Your plane ticket to Europe will probably be your single greatest expense. Unfortunately, after the economy collapsed, many airlines cut back on their number of international fights, so there are fewer tickets available, meaning that the days of super cheap airfare are gone. At the moment, expect to pay between $900-$1400 for a round-trip ticket (from the US). ... Read More

The Best Travel Guides For Budget Travelers: Travel Guidebooks, Online Travel Guides & More

Traditionally, guidebooks have been the traveler’s bible, and I think they’re still a great resource for planning your journey. Although, over the past few years there has been a proliferation of online travel resources and it is now easier than ever to find out about the best Europe has to offer.  I think any good ... Read More

Using Money In Europe: ATMs, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Exchange Rates, Currency Confusion and More

You’ll save yourself a lot of headaches by understanding the best ways to use your money in Europe. This guide will explain how to get access to your cash and the best ways to purchase goods and services. The Basics Currency: The Euro is the most prevalent currency in Europe, but there are still a ... Read More

Important Planning Activities That Are Easy To Overlook

Planning budget travel to Europe takes a lot of time and it is really easy to miss some really basic things in the process. This simple list should help ensure a successful trip. Apply For Passport: All US Citizens MUST have a passport to travel to any international destination. It takes about 4-6 weeks for ... Read More

Choosing When To Travel: High, Low and Shoulder Season In Europe

There are three main travel seasons in Europe — High, Low and Shoulder. Each season has advantages and disadvantages, and whatever you choose will have a large impact on how you experience Europe. This guide will help you decide which season best suites your travel style.