Italy transport guide_ holiday planner 2011 – telegraph

British Airways (0844 493 0787; Heathrow and/or Gatwick to Bari, Bologna, Cagliari, Catania, Genoa, Milan (both airports), Naples, Pisa, Rome, Turin, Venice, Verona.

EasyJet (0905 821 0905; From Gatwick, Stansted, Liverpool, Luton, Bristol, Newcastle, Edinburgh. Venise treviso airport Destinations: Venice, Milan (both airports), Rome, Olbia, Naples, Turin, Pisa, Palermo and Cagliari.

Jet2 (0871 226 1737; From Edinburgh, Belfast, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle. Venice to treviso airport bus Destinations: Milan, Venice, Pisa, Rome and Olbia in Sardinia.

Ryanair (0871 246 0000; Flies from 10 UK airports to: Alghero (Sardinia), Ancona, Bari, Bergamo (for Milan), Brescia (for the Lakes), Brindisi, Cagliari, Cuneo (for Piedmont region), Forli (for Bologna), Genoa, Lamezia, Palermo, Parma, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Rimini, Rome, Trapani (Sicily), Treviso (for Venice), Trieste, Turin, Verona.

Thomas Cook ( UK bases: Gatwick, East Midlands, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle. Treviso airport to venice transfer Destinations: Brescia (for the Lakes), Catania, Naples, Olbia, Rimini, Turin, Venice and Verona.

Thomson Airways (0871 231 4787; Biggest choice of summer services from Manchester and Gatwick; some flights from Bristol, Birmingham, East Midlands, Newcastle and Glasgow. Venice treviso airport to venice city centre bus Destinations: Catania, Naples, Venice, Verona, Pisa, Alghero.

Fares for the 17-hour London-to- Florence journey start at £125 return including couchette berth. Bus from treviso airport to venice Rail Europe (0844 848 4070;, Italia Rail (0870 084 1414; and Ffestiniog Travel (01766 772957; sell international rail tickets, rail passes and reservations for fast internal ES trains. Venice airport to treviso For excellent advice and tips on travel to and within Italy see The Man in Seat Sixty-One website:

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (0845 077 2222; The two-day journey from London to Venice through the Swiss Alps costs £1,690 full board (single-cabin supplement £290). Treviso airport to venice taxi cost There are good-value inclusive packages for longer stays in Venice.

Rental companies: Avis (0844 581 0147;, Budget (0844 544 3439;, Europcar (0871 384 1087;, Hertz (0870 844 8844;, Sixt (0844 248 6620;

Brokers (which contract their cars from a local or multinational company): Holiday Autos (0871 472 5229;, Holiday Cars Direct (01892 833 366; and Car Hire 3000 (0800 368 5305; How to get from venice treviso airport to venice Nostalgic Cars (0845 686 8020; organises touring holidays in the Lakes, Tuscany and Sicily in classic Alfa Romeo Spiders.

When comparing rental quotes online, check that extras such as airport fees, out-of-hours fees and charges for a second driver and theft cover are included. Directions from treviso airport to venice Watch out for a high insurance excess hidden in the small print.

Treviso airport to venice tripadvisor Reduce this to zero with an annual policy sold by Treviso airport accommodation Don’t use cheap car brokers that only take a deposit as the car may be given away by the rental agency at busy times. Treviso airport shuttle Always keep the fuel receipt after filling up before the airport return. Bus from treviso airport to venice city centre Italian car rental companies sometimes make a post-rental refuelling charge but back down when a receipt is produced.

Many Italian city centres have Zona Traffico Limitato (ZTL) areas, which allow access to residents and permitted vehicles only. Treviso sant angelo airport The Italian police are zealous in pursuing infringements and obtain driver details from car rental companies. Venice treviso airport to lake garda Fines are around £100 each time you enter a ZTL. Treviso airport to venice cruise terminal Look out for overhead cameras and a sign with a red circle. Venetia treviso airport If staying at a hotel inside a ZTL, make sure the hotel phones the police with the registration number and obtains a provisional transit permit. Treviso airport flights Keep the hotel bill in case you need to challenge a fine.