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Renting Winter-Equipped Cars in Italy I think it is actually possible to rent a car, equipped for winter road travel, in Italy. Indeed, Hertz agrees with me: To help you enjoy safer, more reliable and more comfortable journeys, we offer a range of winter driving accessories: Winter tyres - for significantly improved handling and stopping ...


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In Austria (and in Germany!), it's actually not mandatory to have winter tires or any form of special equipment if the road is in good conditions. The rule only kicks in in “winter conditions” (“winterliche Fahrbahnverhältnisse”), i.e. if there is actually snow or ice on the pavement. Except if you are driving in the middle of the night on a day with heavy ...


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Are you sure that the Italian car rental agency does not offer cars with winter tires? I really doubt that, because also in Italy it gets very cold in the winter and there will be snow on the roads. Maybe the cars have all year tires? Have you already talked to the car rental agency? Considering the vignette: In Switzerland you pay 40 Swiss francs for 1 ...


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Can you check with rental companies if they offer Snow Chains as an option? If not, you may buy them yourself (prices start from 50-60 euros). According to austria.info "Mandatory Winter Equipment" , you should be ok since winter tires or tire chains are required only if winter conditions arise. You can mount them at occurrence. Be aware that a "vignette" ...


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Canceling the application should be fine. Getting rejected is a problem, but a cancellation makes no difference either way. That said, since they're unlikely to refund you the application cost, I would just go ahead and get the visa. You never know when the next business trip will come along, and having one approved visa will make getting the next one ...


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When I visited Switzerland, the wind was chilly and it was raining. Personally, not the best combination. Just remember to bring a jacket with you to fight it. Check the weather in advance too. In general, I don't think the Swiss are that into fashion. If you don't want to stick out, don't dress like an Eskimo and don't wear brands that stand out. You ...


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The answer is you need a Type C or L adaptor for Chile. Often marketed for use in Italy.



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