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How to Do Europe on the Cheap in the High Season

The prevailing wisdom is that you shouldn’t travel to Europe in peak season—meaning summer—but that’s the exact time that many people want or need to schedule their vacations. School breaks and warm weather are among the most common motivating factors.

Since the dollar is getting the most favorable rate against the Euro in years, that’s one plus for travelers looking to minimize the costs of a pricey vacation. But there are plenty of other ways to keep a European vacation under budget, too. Here are 10 tried-and-true tips for visiting Europe on the cheap in the high season.

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