cheapest way to travel through europe

May 6th, 2008, 08:15 PM
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cheapest way to travel through europe

exactly waht the title says, what is the cheapest way to experience europe?

thanks for your help
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May 6th, 2008, 08:59 PM
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Europe is a VERY big place. Give us a hint what you have in mind.

What part(s) of Europe?
What time of year?
How long is your trip?
Where are you traveling from?

Just anything we can work with.
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May 7th, 2008, 02:01 AM
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sleeping in hostels or in a tent on campgrounds
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May 7th, 2008, 02:56 AM
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A combination of biking, cheap train or bus, finding economy flights and city central airports.

Using friends and contacts for a couch to sleep on, find a hostel, an apartment or camp.

Use supermarkets for food, avoid eating out in touristy city central areas.

Don't but souvenir tatt.
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May 11th, 2008, 11:22 AM
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Work and you'll experience Europe EARNING money.

An easy answer to an easy question.
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May 11th, 2008, 03:12 PM
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I ran into a young guy in Europe that said skateboarding the cities and sleeping on buses between towns was the way to go. I dont recommend it though.
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May 11th, 2008, 05:01 PM
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Traveling slow is the key, especially if you take an expensive long flight to get here.

Traveling in a small motorhome is an ideal way to see Europe VERY cheaply.Go off season for even cheaper rates & stay awhile at each stop, using your bikes, walking or mass transit to get around.

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May 11th, 2008, 05:10 PM
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I'm surprised to hear that motorhomes are a cheap way to travel. Here in the US it'll cost $100+/day to rent one, and that doesn't include gas or mileage or paying for a campground or other place to park.

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May 11th, 2008, 05:17 PM
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Not all that practical since the OP is a student who is too young to rent a motor home in Europe - or at least w/o huge insurance surcharges.

Also, since he is an American he (probably) will not be able to work in Europe.

He hasn't returned to either of his threads - maybe he forgot he registered/posted.
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