Italy Travel Tips: Things You NEED To Know

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We’ve gathered the best Italy travel tips to help you plan your next trip; here’s everything you need to know before visiting Italy!

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Normally, house or green salads in the States have varied vegetables included, so I was not prepared for just a bowl of romaine lettuce.

Don’t Order Insalata Verde And Expect Anything More Than A Bowl Of Lettuce

This charge is often listed at the bottom of the menu. This way you won’t be surprised when you get the bill.

When Browsing Menus And Deciding Where To Eat, Pay Attention To The “Il Coperto” (Cover Charge)

One of our best tips for traveling to Italy: don’t be shocked if there is a strike of some sort that may affect your travel plans!

Transportation Strikes Are Common In Italy, So Give Yourself Plenty Of Time If You Need To Catch A Flight

I realize many people only have limited vacation time and you may want to travel when your kids are out of school, but if you can avoid it, I don’t recommend visiting Italy in the summertime.

Don’t Visit In Summer

You don’t need to be fluent by any means, but learning a few common phrases will aid you in your travels. Simple phrases such as ‘yes’, ‘no’, ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, ‘excuse me’, ‘do you speak English?’ And ‘you’re welcome’ will go far!

Learn Some Basic Italian

You will definitely be able to use credit cards in Italy but have some Euros on hand for peace of mind and to make things easier.

Always Have Euros On Hand

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