is what My Italian Travels is all about. I always wanted to travel Europe, more specifically take a nice long trip to Italy but like so many others I didn’t know how. After many years of European travel I am sharing my experience and knowledge of the planning and booking of an Italian vacation to make the process much easier for the visitors to my site. I invite you to read through the many pages of detailed information most of which you won’t find anywhere else on the internet to learn how to plan your trip and visit the links provided to reservation services to check prices and make bookings.
I want you to get excited about planning your trip to Italy or anywhere else in Europe and have fun picking out and making reservations for all the great things you are going to see when you get there. I know planning an overseas trip can make some feel a little apprehensive and that is why after reading all my information you will feel as confident about going to Italy or anywhere else in Europe as you would be traveling anywhere in your own country.
Look through each of our seven main sections on the site each one devoted to different aspects of planning and booking your Italian vacation so there is a lot to learn.
Not only will you find a lot great information, you should never have to leave this site to look for a hotel, a tour, or anything else, since I researched and planned my trips for years and did even more research for this site. I found and partnered with many of the best and largest well known reservation companies in the world and provided links to them for your convenience eliminating the time you would spend searching yourself. Not ready to book yet, then after checking prices from the booking companies we use just bookmark them, then when your ready to book you don’t have to come back here unless you need more information. Here is a little explanation of what is inside each section of our site.
About us is a short article on how we started the site and what we want the site to do as well as some stories about some of our travels in Italy.
Under the Plan Trip section you will find six articles covering the how to aspects of planning and arranging your trip including the subjects listed below.
The Packing page gives tips and ideas on how to determine how much clothes to take and how to pack in ways to fit your souvenirs in for the return trip.
At the Airport is a page giving information on what you will need at the airport and ideas on determining how long before your flight leaves to be there.
The Money page gives tips for figuring out your travel budget, what you need to know about Italian ATM's and how to buy things of high value while in Italy.
The Travel Insurance page discusses the reasons for having travel insurance, how to determine what kind of insurance you may need and where to purchase it.
The Google maps page explains how to use Google maps is for planning all your sightseeing not only for finding the places you want to see but for arranging your sightseeing days.
Hotels, This page is devoted to giving you the information you need to pick the hotel that will be right for you. We also give instructions and tips on how to use the hotel booking company's web site.
On our Flights page we have information on choosing your flight whether it be flying into and out of the same airport or multiple airports as well using airline web sites.
The Cars page deals with the pros and cons of driving in Italy and how to decide if renting a car is right for you.
The Train page provides information on whether buying a train pass is best for you or buying individual tickets from each departure city is better based on where you are going. We also give a some information on how to use the Rail lines web site.
The Cruise page gives information on how to plan your cruise based on what you want to see whether the cruise will be only part of your vacation or the entire vacation. We also give instructions on using cruise lines web sites.
City Tours is a page that many like as it provides ideas on how to decide what kind of tour you want to take and how to use the tour company's web site to book your tour.
The Fun and Tips pages give ideas of things that you may want to do to get ready for your Italian Vacation as well as while you're on your vacation. We also have many tips that can make your trip safer and more enjoyable.
The Blog section will have a mixture of travel stories and updates of events that are taking place in Italy.
Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a newbie planning their first big Italian vacation. I hope you will find this site not only informative with many great ideas but very easy to use. My goal is for you to understand how to plan your Italian vacation and feel comfortable with the reservation process for every part of your vacation. After all you are getting ready to spend a lot of money for a trip to Italy and who knows better than you what you like so why not learn how to put together your own vacation package.
So come on into My Italian Travels and plan the Italian or European vacation of your dreams. After you return from your trip we invite you to send us some stories of things you did or tips you have to post on the sites your stories section. If you have any questions about our site or about travel in general please don’t hesitate to contact us anytime at.