Travelling in Italy at any time of year can be one of the most beautiful and culturally fascinating experiences of your life. The country is a vast collection of buzzing cities and tiny villages situated amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Flights into the country are regular and easy to book and it is often possible to get a really good deal if you book far enough in advance. Travelling around the region can be carried out by various methods although if you wish to travel on a budget then hiring a car will probably be the best option, as well as one that allows you the freedom to travel around as you please. After all, this country does have a number of appeals on offer both within and without the cities, car hire will allow you to travel into the country, explore some of the villages and some of the ancient sites. Depending on what time of year you visit the hills in the Tuscany region in the north of the country make for the perfect spot for walking and mountain biking tours.
Hiring a car in Italy is quick and easy to organise and there are various options as to pick up and drop off points as well as the type of car and number of extras you wish to add to the deal. Car hire is available to be picked up either from the airport or from the city you first travel into, depending on how you wish to get there. If the latter, then there is a very effective train and metro system in most of the big cities in the country that will take you efficiently to your destination. Car hire is available from both local and international retailers and can either be arranged in advance or paid for and organised on arrival. Most of the main airports in the country house a number of desks for different car hire companies that are well sign posted and obvious point in the terminus.
Most cheap flights to Italy will take you into Rome, Milan or Naples and from there it is very simple to pick up car hire and move on to your destination of choice. If you are heading to one of these cities then all the better and the car will allow you to go straight to the hotel without needing to work out the public transport system. The cities are all big bustling centres, but once you have mastered driving on the right hand side of the road, the rest should be simple. Each city is also located close to some of the most fascinating sights in the country, not least Naples which sits in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. The car hire Rome Airport offers will allow you to move quickly from one spectacular site to the next as you travel around this magnificent city viewing wonders of the ancient as well as the modern world.