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Questions tagged [italy]

A country in southern Europe most known for its classical historic sites, food, coasts, and the Alps in the north.

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What unit of Euro coins/banknote does Rome use the most and what they don't accept normally?

I am travelling to Rome, planning to carry 200 Euro cash, so I want to know coins/banknote they commonly use, so I know what to carry. Do they even use 1 Euro daily? In other countries I know there ...
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Requirements to visit Italy

Greetings from Mexico. I am planning a trip to Italy, it will be my first trip to Europe with a duration of 6 days. I have been researching about the requirements that I must meet in order to make ...
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dolomites in septeber end using public transport

I am planning a 4 day trip to dolomites, 2 days near Cortina D'Ampezzo and 2 days in Val Gardena in September end (25 - 28 sep) I mainly plan to do these hikes Lago di Braies, Lago di Sorapis and ...
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Italy, Portugal, Netherlands in September end [closed]

I will be traveling to Italy, Portugal and Netherlands in September end. I am spending 2 days in Rome, Amalfi, Venice, 4 days in dolomites, 2 days in Lisbon, Porto and finally, 4 days in Amsterdam. ...
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Health Insurance for schengen visa?

Applying for schengen visa requires Health insurance policy with a minimum coverage of €30,000 for emergency hospital and repatriation expenses. I will be visiting Italy with my mother and father for ...
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Travel from Courmayeur, Italy to Como, Italy [closed]

What is the best way to get from Courmayeur to Como, Italy (without a private vehicle)?
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Traveling to Cortona, Italy. Credit card, debit card, or euro?

I'm attending a summer school in Cortona for two weeks this summer. Major expenses are paid already. My question is if it's possible to pay all the dinning and grocery with credit card or debit card ...
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Travel documents and airlines rules

Is a Dutch citizen living in Belgium traveling to Italy allowed to travel on an EU low cost company with his Belgian residency card?
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Traveling to Italy from USA with Italian Passport near Expiration

Traveling to Italy from the US with an Italian passport that will have less than 3 months left before expiration upon arrival in Italy and will also have a valid US Green Card with no expiration ...
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Permesso Di Soggiorno Visitor Visa to USA

I would like to invite my friend who is a Nigerian living in Italy and holding a Italian residency (permesso di soggiorno) to visit me in USA. Can an Italian resident (permesso di soggiorno) obtain a ...
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Credit card travel insurance for Schengen visa

I am applying through Italy for a Schengen visa. I have a complimentary travel insurance through my credit card. It is provided by 3rd party insurance company in Australia with which the bank has an ...
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Can I register my exit from Italy when traveling to San Marino? [duplicate]

I am a non-EU passport and I do not need a visa for either Schengen countries or San Marino. I want to travel and stay in San Marino for a few days, and I would like these days to not count towards ...
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Can i travel alone within the eu with my article 10 family permit from italy?

I would like to go on holidays without my eu family member, i use to travel alone with my residence card from italy but am not sure of this particular permit(article 10)
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Passports with different names, check-in, ticket name, and immigration problem!

Just the account to find out answers to this problem, hopefully it can be solved :) So I will be travelling from Ethiopia to Amsterdam. I have an Italian and Venezuelan passports. Here is the case: ...
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Travelling in Schengen area while waiting for permit of stay renewal in Italy

I am a non-European living in Italy. Currently, my permesso di soggiorno has expired and I have applied for a new one. However, I need to go to another Schengen country for a job meeting before I get ...
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Can I travel to Italy with home office travel document (Refugees with ILR) from the UK?

I am planning to travel to Italy then travel through Italy to Switzerland, France, Belgium, and then to Netherlands via train and get back to the UK from Netherlands via airport. I will spend 2-3 ...
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When can I expect Italian regional train tickets to be available for purchase?

I need to travel from Lecco to Rome by train, in July. I am used to buying a single journey on a single ticket, since I believe that I will get more assistance if I bought the journey that way and the ...
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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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Unable to schedule a Schengen visa appointment through VFS Italy. What are my options?

I have to obtain my Schengen visa through the Italian embassy on the VFS global website. I am from Melbourne, Australia; my travel dates are in August, so the earliest I could apply is in May. I am ...
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Original Permesso di Soggiorno for UK visit visa?

I know this question has been asked a million times with a million variations. But I never read anything regarding my query. I am applying for a UK visit visa from Italy. I am an Indian national, so ...
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Transit Visa from Peru to Italy

I am traveling from Peru to Italy via London Heathrow on August 25. I will be at LHR on 26 August at 2 pm and departing at 8 pm. I'm an Peruvian national and have a valid Schengen student visa. Do I ...
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Australians awaiting Italian permit to stay - can they go to the UK and return?

My (Australian) daughters were granted a Working Holiday Visa for Italy (12 months duration) which is in their passport. They followed procedure on arrival in Italy. They have been there just over ...
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Why are car rentals in Switzerland & Austria so expensive (yet so cheap in Italy)?

I'm planning a 4-week trip next summer and have noticed that renting the car (via autoeurope.com site) in Switzerland or Austria is much more expensive (approx 1200 USD) than Italy or Germany (approx ...
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Do I need to take cash on my holiday to Sardinia?

I'm from the UK. I recently went on holiday to Copenhagen and didn't have to use cash at all because I could use my debit card wherever I went. Will it be the same in Sardinia? Do all restaurants and ...
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What kind of car can I drive in italy with an IDP with a less than year old license?

I am staying in Italy for the summer and I already got an international driving permit to drive. However, I got my license last November (less than a year ago) and I want to know if I can drive any ...
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How to book an early morning taxi to Rome Airport?

We are planning a travel to Rome and then to Paris during the first week of June 2019. Our flight from Italy to Paris is around 6:15 am. We are staying near Vittorio Emanuele metro station. What are ...
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What should I expect from Italy Agriturismo accomodation?

We're planning a small 2 weeks vacation in Italy (1 week in Rome, already booked). We want to get away from city centers, and look at smaller town and villages to chill out, drive around. We could ...
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Using smartphone train ticket in Italy

Is it legal to use electronic tickets from a third party app (e.g. "trainline") in a train operated by Trenitalia? I don't want to print the tickets.
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Where should I take visa photo for Italy?

I am applying for Italy short stay visa at Washington DC. In the appointment confirmation email, it is stated for photo requirement as Recent passport-size photo (1.2”x1.5” or 4x4 cm) on white ...
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How to apply for an schengen visa at the Italian consulate with invalid (old) F1 visa stamped?

I am in a bind. I have been invited by a University in Venice to attend a workshop in June 2019. I am planning to travel to Italy with my family. I used to be on an F1 student visa, but since ...
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Which country's embassy do I need to get the visa from: Port of entry or Final Destination [duplicate]

This is a general question about the Schengen Visa. I am an international student traveling from Washington DC to Rome with a layover in Lisbon for an academic conference. My question is that should I ...
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What type of visa to apply to attend a conference in Italy? Business or Tourism? [duplicate]

I currently reside in Massachusetts in USA. According to jurisdiction I need to apply visa from Consulate in Boston. I will attend a conference in Italy in June. I will need visa for Italy due to my ...
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Italy's SITA Bus tickets (Campania Region) buying process and questions

I'm planning a trip to Italy to various places and one of them is the Amalfi Coast (Amalfi, Ravello, Conca dei Marini and Positano), which I'll get there by SITA bus from Salerno. While looking for ...
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Do I need to stamp my Trenitalia/Trenord tickets?

Is buying a ticket enough? Do I have to stamp ("convalidare") it? What if all the stamping machines are broken? What if I didn't have the time to stamp my ticket?
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Italy AirBnb host asking for passport info and 2 off the books payment. Very skeptical

I'm an American and I'll be going to Italy in July. Is it common for my AirBnB hosts to ask for our passport information? My host asked me about for my passport info and the others who will be staying ...
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Schengen Visa for Italy

I am planning a trip to Italy from 2nd May to 11th May from Dublin. I have booked my flights and hotels and I have all Schengen visa related documents ready with me. However, when I tried to check ...
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Which ferries to Elba island transport bicycles?

This website shows symbols for vehicles which include cars and motorcycles and this website mentions that the booking process is manual by phone. How are bicycles handled on these routes? Which ...
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Visiting Netherlands with Italian Schengen visa without visiting Italy [duplicate]

I had a plan to visit Italy on a company trip. Got the visa from the Italian embassy but unfortunately, the company has now changed plans to visit the Netherlands. The company says I can travel to the ...
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Applying for schengen visa(Italy) when longest duration is in Croatia

I am an Indian citizen. I will be travelling to Rome and then changing flights, not the same airline so will need to enter the schengen zone, and going to croatia the same day. I plan to come back in ...
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Travelling to U.K with Italian Soggiorno Ricevuta

I am a student from India studying in Italy. My soggiorno has expired and I have applied to renew it. I didnt get the renewed soggiorno yet and I heard from the authorities It tooks another month to ...
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Germany TK insurance in Italy

I am traveling to Germany with national visa (D) . I have TK insurance in Germany. I may also visit Italy (few weeks) for business meetings. While I am in Italy my TK insurance covers the Italy ? or ...
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Can I travel to Dublin with a Permanent Residence Card ( issued from ITALY)?

I am a Lebanese citizin, living in italy for the past 6 years. I hold Lebanese passport and Italian permanent residence card. Can i go to Dublin for few days without a visa?
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How to prove that I will return home after a Schengen visa (I am a minor) [duplicate]

I am a minor and want to apply for a visa to Italy (Kenyan citizen by birth, living in Kenya). I want to visit my sister who lives in Italy. She owns a house and is a permanent resident. She divorced ...
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Transit Visa requirement for Rome [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to London on a standard Visa for UK. My return is from London to Rome and then from Rome to India. Do i need to have a transit Visa for my layover at Rome? I have a layover ...
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Do I have to clear customs in Italy if I am flying from Tirana, Albania?

in 2019, I am spending 5 days in Albania (a nonSchengen country) and then flying into Rome, Italy for 5 days before going to the United States. I am a US Citizen. Do I clear customs in Rome after my ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa - Pakistani Nationals [duplicate]

My cousins live in Italy and have permanent residency. They have Pakistani passports. They came to the UK in 2013 with his full family. However they want to come to the UK this year. When they applied ...
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Going to a non-Schengen country while waiting for the first residence permit

I recently moved to Italy for work (4 months ago) and I have applied for my first residence permit. I still have not received my residence permit. I also have a MULTI visit D visa valid for another ...
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Travel before start of an Italian long-term (Type D) visa and the 90/180 rule following its expiration

Ok, I wrote a very lengthy question about being able to stay as a tourist in Italy (I am American) following the expiration of my Italian long-term (type D) student visa. After some searching, I found ...
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Is it possible to get a Schengen visa at the Croatian consulate?

I'll be travelling to Croatia and Rome for 5 days each with Croatia being my entry port. Can I apply for a Schengen visa at the Croatian consulate?
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Entering greece on italian schengen visa

While i understand this could get tagged as a duplicate question, i still need to ask. I have a trip planned to greece this june. After booking tickets and hotels( all non refundable) i noticed the ...