Tips for Transportation: All You Need to Know to Get Around in Italy
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Straight to the point and with more than 50+ real-life pictures, “Tips for Transportation” is a fantastic guide that offers step-by-step instructions and practical advice on the many transportation systems of Italy.
Experience Italy in a better, more independent way, all while saving money and preventing potentially costly mistakes. “Tips for Transportation,” written by two native Italians, prepares you for your best Italian vacation with helpful vocabulary and information on transportation options in Italy, namely:
- Car rentals
- Taxi cabs
Enjoy your stay in Italy and never worry about the rules of transportation, because “Tips for Transportation” is here to help!
have recently come back from Europe. Having not only some change but also a bit of Euro cash with you can save you the time and hassle of looking for an exchange office right away. Fortunately, things have improved in recent years. At the Malpensa airport, for example, luggage carts accept US quarters while exchange offices have been installed within the airports baggage claim areas. This is the one in Venice, where we usually land coming from the States: Currency exchange service Along
case for night trains (couchettes and sleeper trains), but sometimes also for what would seem like a regular train (many Intercity trains require a supplement). This information is displayed on the timetable, which you should always check prior to purchasing a ticket. “Open tickets” (tickets that don’t have either a travel date or seat reservation) are valid for two months (mesi) from the date of issue. They can be used on any day during this two-month period. Tickets for trains that require a
minutes (minuti) before the train departs. This will give you the time to absorb the shock of unexpected long lines at the ticket office desk while buying a ticket, as well as find the right platform (binario). You may also want to buy drinks (bibite) or snacks to take on the train (as not all trains provide food service), which will also add to your pre-boarding time. Train tap water (acqua) is absolutely not drinkable. Make sure to buy some bottled water before getting on the train, especially
a disco club on a Friday or Saturday night (prior agreement with the disco club itself). - It’s important to know that the most popular rides are regulated by law. Below, for example, you can see a chart showing the cost of the cab fares from and to Rome: Source: http://www.comune.roma.it When it is time to prepare for your trip, I suggest you search online ‘tariffario taxi’ (and the name of the city you are planning to visit) to get an idea of the cab fees for that particular city.
in Italy: · Tirrenia Navigazione - Serving Sardinia, Sicily and Tremiti Islands · Grandi Navi Veloci - Serving Sardinia and Sicily · SNAV - Serving Sardinia, Sicily, Capri, Ischia, Procida, Eolie Islands, Pontine Islands and other minor islands · Sardinia Ferries - Serving Sardinia · Moby Lines - Serving Sardinia and Elba Island · Visit TraghettiWeb for more information. Most of the ferries allow cars, trailers and motorcycles on board. The most important thing to remember is to