The Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel are closed on each Sunday except the last one of the month. The Basilica of St. Peter's is always open so you will be able to visit it and if you are lucky enough you might be able to see the Pope since he gives a Blessing on this day. When the Vatican museum is closed it will be replaced with a vis......Read More
For those of you who are booking private tours for the first time, perhaps a little clarification would help. A tour driver and a tour guide are not the same. It is to your advantage when booking a private tour to be sure that you understand the difference and know in advance what you are paying for. A tour guide has a license, usually issu......Read More
We offer two different services that of course are quoted differently:
a) Bus with driver and tour guide. A tour guide has a license, usually issued by the state / country. He or she has attended school to learn all about the sites you will see.
A licensed guide is permitted to go into the historical sites with you and tell you ab......Read More
Payment can be made in US Dollars, Euro, traveller cheques in Euro or Us Dollars or personal cheques at the end of each tour. NO CREDIT CARD payments accepted!!! The credit card is used to guarantee your reservation but cannot be used as final payment. Please note, that the exchange rate is normally a little higher than the stock market.
Euros are our preferred method of payment. But, you can pay with USD Cash, Travellers Checks or with a personal check. The USD rate applied will reflect the exchange rate of that day plus 7% for cash in USD or plus 10% for personal check in USD.
i.e. If paying in USD personal check...today's exchange rate is: 1.00 EURO (EUR) = 1.10 US DOLLAR (USD)......Read More
Tour = 500 Euro;
Pay by us dollars = 500 x 1.21 USD = 605 USD.