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Italy travel hints and tips

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Hints and tips

Below are a few hints and tips to ensure you have a hassle-free vacation in Italy:

· Stay alert while in the cities as theft, bag snatching and breaking into cars is common.  Theft is also common on trains – day and night, so keep your eyes peeled.  Try to avoid carrying passports, credit cards, travel tickets and cash together in handbags or pockets.  Only carry with you what you need for the day and make use of safety deposit facilities in hotels.

· If you’re arriving for the ski season then do your homework on weather and avalanche conditions before you travel.  It also pays to check the local skiing laws and regulations.

· There is a general threat from terrorism and random attacks could take place in areas frequented by tourists.  However don’t let this put you off – check your local government tourism advisory board for updated information.

*The small print
We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel.  STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide.  All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.

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