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If you're coming from the United States, you'll probably fly to Italy, although if you're already in Europe, the option of train travel should not be overlooked. The following sites will help you explore options, compare prices, and book tickets.
- The findingDulcinea Travel Web Guide offers information on how to book international flights and make sure you're getting the best deal.
- Direct flights from the United States land in Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Milan's Malpensa Airport (MXP), or Venice's Marco Polo Airport (VCE).
- As a benchmark when working out your itinerary, consider that a flight from New York to Rome lasts about nine hours, and Italy is six hours ahead of East Coast time.
- In November 2006, the European Union applied new rules regulating the screening of passengers before they fly in and out of Europe, limiting the items they are allowed to carry. One of the new restrictions concerns the carrying of liquids in hand luggage. The guidelines are available on the EU Web site.
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