If you’re planning a trip this year, you’ve likely checked Airbnb for places to stay. And it’s a good time for it: In 2018 alone, the vacation rental giant is building an apartments-hotel hybrid in Florida, expanding its “Experiences” offerings, and introducing new property types—like boutique hotels and B&Bs—and Airbnb Plus.
Some trips, you want to go big (Italian castle, anyone?). But sometimes, you want to book a trip without breaking the bank. Here are the best little-known tips for keeping more green in your wallet for things like this hiking trek in Barcelona or surfing in Lisbon.