Italy travel information

Time
Refer to worldtimeserver.com for further details
Electricity
Voltage – 220/240 volts Pin type – 2 round pin Please consult this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mains_power_systems in order to get a better idea of the three pin types used in Italy. You can buy the Adapters in nearly every “Tabacchino” shop.
Communication
Email – There is internet access in mostly all towns and hotels Mobile Phone: Please contact your provider for details on international roaming, access and rates.

DOCUMENTATION

Passport
It is your responsibility to ensure that there are sufficient blank pages for any visas eventually required and for entry/departure stamps. Please also check that your passport will be valid for at least 6 months after the end of the trip. Please inform yourself at your embassy regarding the eventual visa conditions for your country.
Travel Insurance
We require that you take out a personal travel insurance policy to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. If you take out a policy, we need to be advised of the details and you should check that it provide an adequate coverage as above. You should always carry your travel insurance policy, emergency, photocopies of your passport and cash cards with you during your trip.
Tipping
On completion of your trip you may wish to acknowledge the efforts and professionalism of your guide/s by way of some kind of tip or gift. This is a personal matter. We recommend approximately €10 per day for your main guide and €5 for assistants Tipping is not customary however is appreciated.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Fitness
Fitness is an important aspect of our trips. The fitter you are the more easily you will adjust and enjoy yourself. Resistance to cold and illness is also increased.
Vaccinations
There are no statutory vaccinations required, however we suggest that you contact your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist for all details regarding vaccination requirements.

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