How to fly to Europe and not to stay penniless?
During the crisis rapidly, many tourists refuse to travel to Europe, because the prices on even the modest tours soared, on average, twice. But not all our people are willing to give up the desire to look at the Old world sometimes strongly so that the tourists find the different ways to save during the journey.
The portal Vipgeo.ru answers the question: how to fly cheap in Europe, and if this is possible in the current economic and political climate?
Save on flights
The most reliable way to find cheap airline tickets to Europe – to use the services of low-cost airlines. Yes, will have to endure some inconvenience in the form of additional power and special rates for baggage, but the price is €40 for the flight to Paris can not fail to interest tourists in the limited finances.
If the low-cost airlines for you not suitable – choose indirect flights. Of course, will have to wait in the transit area of 12-15 hours, but the tickets in the selected city will cost 20-25% cheaper than the direct flights.
Save on accommodation
The room at the average level of comfort with Breakfast in any European city is unlikely to cost less than €50 a day per person, so a great option is to book apartments. The maids won't be here, but will be able to save up to 40% compared to hotel rates.
Another way is to discover couchsurfing. System free tourist housing in exchange for a symbolic gift from "exotic" countries, or just good company, is becoming very popular, especially among young people. In recent years there are many sites dedicated to finding such people.
Save on food
All know that the so called "tourist areas" are the most expensive places catering anywhere in the world. For the menu in the native language of the guest receives the prices in 2 or even 3 times higher than on the street "across the road". Because it is better to eat in small cafes to the local, at the same time, you get good practice of the language, at least in the culinary names.
A good option is to buy products yourself. Only need to know in advance where the cheapest farmers markets in France, and where the best supermarkets in Italy. Perfect for those who have housing with kitchen area.
Save on excursions
Of course, the Colosseum and the Louvre – one of the most visited attractions on the planet, but, determined to see them firsthand, you will face not only the kilometer-long queues, but expensive admission tickets.
Much cheaper to buy the integrated tickets, the so – called MuseumPass. On such a ticket for a limited time you can visit all public museums in London, Paris, Rome and several other cities included in the system. The cost of such tickets in 2016 will be €30.