Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of org/meetings/2018Rome


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Jan 11, 2018, 11:09:29 AM (12 days ago)
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    2626= Airport =
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    28 To get to the city from the Fiumicino airport you have 3 options:
     28To get to the city from the Fiumicino airport (FCO) you have 3 options:
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    3030* Train (recommended option)
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    32 The train to Rome Termini (the leonardo express) costs 14 EUR, is direct, takes 32 minutes and runs fairly regularly. You can buy tickets from the automatic machines with an annoying voice shouting at you at the train station in the airport.
     32From the FCO airport, take the train (Leonardo Express) to Rome Termini. It costs 14 EUR, it's direct, takes 32 minutes and runs fairly regularly. You can buy tickets from the automatic machines (with an annoying voice shouting at you) at the train station in the FCO airport.
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     34The hotel is a 13 minute walk (1.1km) from Rome Termini station.
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    3436* Taxi
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    36 From the Fiumicino Airport to inside the Aurelian walls (the hotel is in such walls) a taxi ride has a fixed price (tariffa fissa) of 48 EUR.
     38A taxi ride from the FCO Airport to inside the Aurelian Walls (which is where the hotel is) has a fixed price (tariffa fissa) of 48 EUR. Be sure to tell the taxi driver of this option before you get in the taxi. The taxi ride may take 1 hour, but that depends on the traffic.
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    38 Be sure to tell the taxi drive of this option when you get on. As you exit the airport many people will offer you a taxi ride, but they will rip you off, ignore them or kindly decline and go to the taxi stand just outside.
     40As you exit the airport, many people will offer you a taxi ride, but they will try to rip you off. Ignore them or kindly decline and go to the taxi stand outside.
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    40 While in theory most taxis should accept credit cards, their credit card accepting machines always seem to have some form of malfunction. So be sure to either have enough cash on hand or ask them before starting the ride if they will take credit cards.
     42While in theory most taxis should accept credit cards, their credit card machines always seem to have some form of malfunction. So be sure to either have enough cash on hand or ask them before starting the ride if they accept credit cards.
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    4244* Bus
     
    4648* Uber
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    48 The situation with uber in Italy is a bit complex. tl;dr Uber as you know it does not exist in Italy. If you book an uber a fancy car will pick you up and the price will be either equal or greater than a taxi.
     50The situation with Uber in Italy is a bit complex (tl;dr Uber as you know it does not exist in Italy). If you book an Uber, a fancy car will pick you up and the price will be either equal or greater than a taxi.
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    5052= Weather =