Below we attempt to answer some of the more common questions we're asked. Please note that we have a dedicated Vatican ticket FAQ as we receive far and away more questions regarding the Vatican than anything else.
No. We use industry leader Stripe for all card transactions - if you're having trouble checking out then please get in touch and we'll try to take payment over the telephone.
For many of our tickets and tours you must log in and print out your voucher(s) and show up with them on the day of your visit. An email or reference number will not be enough. Our vouchers are the only 'proof of purchase' that will be acceptable here in Italy.
In some cases (only where clearly specified on your voucher) an electronic copy of your voucher on your phone or mobile device may be acceptable. We would still strongly recommend that you print the voucher, since we cannot take any responsibility if you fail to produce it due to phone, technical or network problems.
No. Only when we have confirmed availability will your card be charged. There is no charge made at the time of order, we simply authorise the amount with Stripe, our payment processor. There's a bit more detail on this on our 'how it works' page.
Yes, it is (unless it's for a guaranteed availability tour). Once we receive your order, we need to contact the relevant body to check availability. We'll let you know as soon as we can whether there's availability for the requested date. Please see our 'how it works' page for more on this, and we have a page here covering typical costs and the advantages of using us for your bookings.
As a broad rule of thumb we will most often confirm bookings and email you within 1 to 12 hours. Please read our 'how long to wait' page for more on this.
If we have confirmed your order request then from that moment on no refund will be possible. This stance is forced on us by the various local, regional and national authorities - as they offer no refunds once we have placed an order, we in turn cannot offer you a refund.
Our full terms and conditions may be seen on this page.
By and large, no, it is not, for the same reason (above) that refunds are not possible. We can make a request, and sometimes it will be successful, but not always. We will need to charge an administrative fee for any such changes.
No. For the most popular attractions here in Italy it is not uncommon for there to be little or no availability for entire days, even weeks (this is why we urge you to book as far in advance as possible). Because of this, your voucher needs to be for a specific date and time, and it will only be valid then.
The login link to print out your voucher is active right up to the day of your intended visit. If you can't access your confirmation email, please contact us and we will resend the email. We can send to any email address you request, so even if you're already here in Italy you can access webmail (from an Internet Cafe or from your hotel) and print out the voucher. Other possibilities would be to email or fax the voucher direct to your hotel.
Yes. The credit card used to make the booking need not be in the name of the person making the visit.
Please don't do this. All requests must be made through the appropriate booking form(s); the forms will allow you to specify how flexible or otherwise you are as regards dates and times, and there is a section where you can add any questions or special requests you may have.
No. We will charge your card at the time of confirming your order, at which time you'll be able print out your vouchers. This voucher is your 'paid in full' proof, and will be exchanged for the actual tickets at the venue.
All venues have a dedicated entrance/desk for those who have pre-booked. Present your voucher there, pick up your tickets, and proceed to enter the venue. The large queues will be for those who have not pre-booked, and are standing in line hoping to get tickets on the day. It is always possible that there will be a small wait due to a venue's admittance policy, but that, of course, is outwith our control.
Actually, you didn't order for the 8th of May. Your voucher is correct. This is Europe versus the world. Or rather, we use European date order, not North American. An order for 05-08-2018 is for the 5th of August, not the 8th of May. Please be careful. We refer to this all over the site.
No. Anyone may order through our site. Please note that at all times all prices are quoted in Euro (€). For most major international currencies (non Euro) you'll be charged in your local currency on the day we confirm availability and charge your card. In other words, your billing statement won't show an exchange rate, it'll show a transaction in your local currency.
No, you are paying for a full price ticket, there is nothing to pay at the venue. Your voucher will be exchanged for a fully-paid ticket. It goes without saying that should you opt to purchase guide-books or extra services of your own choosing once you arrive, then such non-standard fees are not included.
No, it means children of ages six years or under.
We use the excellent Google Translate service to provide automatically generated translations of tickitaly.com in more than 90 languages. Please note that since these are external, machine-translations we cannot guarantee that they will always be perfect. We cannot take responsibility for any misunderstanding or errors due to translation errors, the original English language site is the definitive version. Your vouchers and any communications by email will be carried out in English.
Unless otherwise specified in the product description all tours are conducted in English.
Please do contact us if you still have unanswered questions after reading this FAQ.