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Barry Choi

Barry Choi, CAA Magazine Writer

Barry Choi is a personal finance and budget travel expert who makes frequent media appearances in Canada and the U.S. You can follow him on his personal site moneywehave.com or on Twitter: @barrychoi.

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How to Get Cheap Internet Access When You Travel

From free Wi-Fi to smart portable solutions, here’s how to find budget-friendly browsing on your next international trip

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How to Stretch Your Budget on a European Vacation

Five money-saving tips to consider before you book

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Cash or Credit: What’s the Best Option When Travelling?

Traveller’s cheques have long gone out of style. We look at the alternatives.

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Tasty Ways to Save Money on Food When You Travel

Cutting back on your food expenses is easier than you think

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Expert Advice: Hidden Travel Expenses You Should Budget For

Build these costs into your vacation fund to avoid any surprises

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Expert Advice: Smart Ways to Boost Your Vacation Fund

Small changes that will bring you one step closer to that getaway

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4 Ways to Avoid Paying Crazy Data Charges When You Travel

With a little planning, you can talk, text and browse without running up your phone bill