01/19/2011 09:05 am ET Updated Sep 19, 2011

5 Easy Ways To Budget Travel Across Europe

With stunning architecture, some of the world's most beautiful beaches and culture to-boot, it's no wonder Europe is the first place many North American travelers flock to. Though airline tickets and hotel prices have gone up, it's still possible to enjoy all the benefits of France, England, Italy and Germany while holding on to a little cash. Ready for the trip of a lifetime? Follow these five simple plans for expert budget travel in Europe.

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