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    • MSE Megan F
    • By MSE Megan F 28th Feb 17, 12:59 PM
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    30+ Barcelona MoneySaving tips
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    • 28th Feb 17, 12:59 PM
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    30+ Barcelona MoneySaving tips 28th Feb 17 at 12:59 PM


    Hi,

    We've written a new 30+ Barcelona MoneySaving Tips guide and would love your feedback.

    Please let us know if it was helpful and if there are any other tips you'd add?

    Thanks for your help!

    MSE Megan
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    • aaroncaz
    • By aaroncaz 1st Mar 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 1st Mar 17, 4:22 PM
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    • 1st Mar 17, 4:22 PM
    Very good and informative, can I add free entrance to Barcelona Cathedral in the mornings.


    http://www.catedralbcn.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43&It emid=99&lang=en
    • MSE Megan F
    • By MSE Megan F 14th Mar 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:25 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:25 PM
    Thanks Aaron, great tip! Glad you liked the guide and always happy to hear new ideas
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    • Blue264
    • By Blue264 14th Mar 17, 4:50 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:50 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:50 PM
    Great guide. Might be worth emphasising that the T10 ticket can be bought from the Renfe machine at the airport train station, which means your travel to and from the airport is 1 each way.
    • RobDewar
    • By RobDewar 15th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 2:41 PM
    Great timing! Just planning a trip
    • diana-april
    • By diana-april 15th Mar 17, 6:55 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 6:55 PM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 6:55 PM
    Great timing going for a short break in two weeks thanks for the moneysavers.
    • janty1
    • By janty1 10th May 17, 5:08 PM
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    • 10th May 17, 5:08 PM
    Best Backpack For Security
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    • 10th May 17, 5:08 PM
    The Riut backpack cannot be accessed from the back and comes in various sizes. Worth a look especially if you are carrying an iPad or computer.
    • janty1
    • By janty1 10th May 17, 5:11 PM
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    • 10th May 17, 5:11 PM
    Sitges
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    • 10th May 17, 5:11 PM
    A short and cheap train trip takes you to the attractive town of Sitges which has a lovely beach.
    • slinga
    • By slinga 11th May 17, 10:48 AM
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    • 11th May 17, 10:48 AM
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    • 11th May 17, 10:48 AM
    A short and cheap train trip takes you to the attractive town of Sitges which has a lovely beach.
    Originally posted by janty1
    Different strokes etc but we did the Sitges trip and found it all average, even the food.
    Walked around a bit but nothing special

    Barcelona beach is better.
    It's your money. Except if it's the governments.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 11th May 17, 10:54 AM
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    Different strokes etc but we did the Sitges trip and found it all average, even the food.
    Walked around a bit but nothing special

    Barcelona beach is better.
    Originally posted by slinga
    Agreed, a much better beach.
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
    • thegreenone
    • By thegreenone 5th Jul 17, 3:38 PM
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    Book Sagrada Familia tickets online before you go from the official website if you need paper or on your smartphone. The queues are long just to buy a ticket for another time later in the day or next day. We took one look at the queue, went somewhere else, booked online for next day and walked straight in.


    On the Metro be aware of pickpockets. We stood, hanging onto a pole, in a near empty carriage when a young woman stood between us. My husband and I looked at each other thinking "why"? As we pulled into the next station, she covered her left arm completely with her coat and moved nearer to my husband. Fortunately, he'd clocked this, moved sharply the other way and she ran off through (the open passage) to the next carriage and got off with two men.
    • girl afraid
    • By girl afraid 13th Nov 17, 2:09 PM
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    Thanks for the tips, just back from a wonderful week in Barcelona. A tip for anyone withdrawing Euros from an ATM, most of the banks there now charge 5 Euros to withdraw cash using a foreign card (Santander, La Caixa and BBVA are ones that I tried), the Deutsch Bank ATM at Placa Cataluyna doesn't charge anything.
    Last edited by girl afraid; 13-11-2017 at 2:10 PM. Reason: missed a word
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