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Rome airport taxi safety

Rome airport taxi safety tips

Rome airport taxi safety tips from local experts and official authorities.

1. Confirm the exact taxi fare before getting into the car

Booking a transfer from Rome airport to your hotel online is the best choice you can make to confirm the price you will pay for your destination and the appropriate amount for the tip. Knowing for sure how much you will have to pay and confirming the price with an online booking in advance can mean fewer problems when you are in Rome.

2. Book online a taxi to Rome airport instead of waiting until your arrival in Fiumicino

Why after the line to disembark from the plane, to collect luggage and go through customs, should you want to wait at the Rome Fiumicino taxi stand? Leonardo Da Vinci airport is the main Italian hub, the line to taxis could be very long. Better to book a Rome airport transfer online.

“Passengers at Rome Airport are warned to ignore offers of transportation from people outside the arrival terminals”

3. Make sure you receive a written booking confirmation and take it with you.

Please ensure that when you make your booking you will receive a Written Confirmation and collection instructions by email or electronically. This is very important, as you will need the pickup instructions to make sure you get into the right vehicle, with the driver assigned. It is also important to always have your contact information on hand in case you need to contact the driver. NEVER get into a vehicle you are unsure of and ABSOLUTELY NOT ACCEPT any transportation solicitation.

4. Do not accept solicitation at the airport!

Passengers at Rome Airport (FCO and CIA) are advised to ignore offers of transportation from people outside the arrival terminals. Ground transportation offers at Rome airport is an illegal activity and generally those who make these offers are not authorized and are not insured. To get safe, licensed transportation services with discounts of up to 30% off regular rates, be sure to book your ground transportation online with an authorized transportation company prior to your arrival.

5. Keep your important documents and expensive items close at hand

All authorized vehicles from Rome Airport have plenty of room for luggage and hand luggage, however keep your important documents such as passports, tourist cards and official ID documents with you at all times during the transfer to your hotel or destination and make sure you have all your items. Vehicles constantly transport passengers from the airport to Rome and vice versa. If you forget an item inside the vehicle we may not be able to find it if another passenger finds and holds it. So, make sure you always pay attention to your luggage and personal items.

6. All our taxis and Rome airport transfer vehicles are controlled and authorized to carry passengers

By making your reservation in advance, you can be sure that the vehicle assigned to you has been thoroughly inspected, authorized and insured. All vehicles have A / C, and are late model vehicles. Do not make the mistake of getting into an unregistered or insured vehicle. Keep in mind that accidents happen from time to time and it is best to make sure that you are protected and insured by an authorized company.

7. Know who to call in an emergency

When you make your reservation online you will receive a confirmation email with your reference nr, all the contatcs and all information you need in case of an emergency. One more reason why it is so important that you make your reservation with a trusted company and never wait until you get to Rome airport to try to find a car / person that can take you to your hotel or destination.

Book a private car transfer in advance has many advantages

A good alternative, is to book in advance a private airport transfer service. In fact, there are many advantages.

First of all we have negotiated a very advantageous price, which varies from 45 euro to 70 euro depending on the number of people and amount of luggage. For example, 2 passengers with two large suitecases and two cabin bags, pay 45 Euros in only (a taxi at Fiumicino airport costs 50 euros). This price is fixed, it’s cheaper than a taxi, and is valid for the whole of Rome (even outside the Aurelian Walls), no hidden prices.

You will get a Personal Meet & Greet. Flights are monitored, you do not have to worries about flight delays. Instant reservation and confirmation.

Do you need support? There is a 24hrs help line. If you need a baby carseat, you can reserve one for free.

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