✈️ Heading to Italy? We've gathered some tips from the bunq community to make sure your trip is the smoothest it can be. 😎
Check them out below! 🌈 👇
Using your card
💳 Do I need cash in Italy, or can I use my card everywhere?
You will be able to use your card almost everywhere.
💰 What currency do they use here?
The currency here is Euros! The symbol is € or EUR.
🏧 Which ATM’s can I use for free?
The bunq community has reported free withdrawals at these ATMs.
- Banca Carige
- Banca Popolare di Sondrio
The bunq community has reported (possible) additional fee's for withdrawals at these ATM's.
💵 If I want cash, how much should I take out of an ATM?
€50 should be enough for a few days.
📱 Can I roam, or should I get a local SIM?
All EU mobile plans should let you roam for free.
If you don't have an EU plan, you can learn about your local SIM card options here.
Useful things to know
💁♀️ How does tipping work?
Generally a service charge will be added to the check, and is visible on the bill. This mostly ranfges from €1-3
It's also normal to just round up the bill by a few euros, but you're not compelled to do so.
🍺 How much does a 0.5L beer cost?
🍽 How much does an average meal cost?
🚨 What’s the emergency number?
General emergency number: 112
Fire department: 115
🔌 What type of plug do they use?
🚗 What side of the road do they drive on?
They drive on the right side of the road here.
🗺 How do I navigate my way around?
Google and Apple Maps both work well in Italy.
Otherwise, we recommend Rome2Rio as the best way to find out how to get anywhere. It even tells you the cost of each option. 🙌
👀 Any other good tips?
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If you've been to Italy 🇮🇹 share your experience! The following would be really useful for other bunqers to know:
- Which ATMs are free to use?
- What card should I use and where?
- Any other info you think may be useful.
Share your experience with us in the comments below! 🌈 👇