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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

Peru Money-Saving Tips

Find Airfare Bargains

May to November is cloudy in Lima, but heavy rain is scarce and airfares can be reduced by as much as 50 percent.

Touring by Bus

Buses to the Sacred Valley are popular and cheap – though terminals are tricky to find (ask around), buses depart when full, and speed limits don’t exist. Still, buses are generally safe. Look for stations at Av. Grau 525, with service to Urubamba, and Calle Puputi 208, with service via Pisac to Urubamba. For buses enroute to Ollantaytambo, take a ride to Urubamba and transfer onward from there.

Getting into Cusco

Taxis and private hotel cars are best for traveling to/from the airport (20 minutes). Standard rates range from 3 soles (by day) to 5 soles (at night), so definitely bargain. No local would ever pay 10 soles for taxi fare.

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