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“put wallets and back packs in front”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Stazione Termini

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Rome - Electric Bicycle Small Group Tour of the Eternal City
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“put wallets and back packs in front”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

i went into metro,a pickpocket put his hand in my pocket.I was lucky that my jeans had dual pocket,from then later on i kept my wallet and backpack in front.after 2 days i was at station to catch my train to pisa,and a young lad n his 18 with torn jeans comes to me and ask,sir where are you going,i said cant you read as the platform had the destination of the train coming,then he started asking which corryza,and if i can show him my ticket.i knew this guy was upto something so i refused confidently and asked him to mind his own business.Later i found him going to 3 more guys like him and chit chating and havng a look at everybody.so people beaware of such people and always be alert

Visited October 2013
3 Thank ankurgautamDelhi
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“Confusing & Rude”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Beware of the train from Roma Termini to the Fiumicino Airport. Not only is it overpriced at $14 Euro for a 20 minute ride, but you also risk getting a hefty fine from the train staff of $50 Euro if your ticket is not "validated" prior to entering the train. After a two week vacation we bought our tickets from the counter and ran to catch the train leaving for Fiumicino airport. The conductor saw us running and held the door open for us. After the doors shut and the train started moving he asked for our tickets, which we promptly gave to him. He proceeded to rudely tell us that they needed validation and proceeded to write us tickets. We showed him our receipt dated 4 minutes prior, but he could have cared less. In our two weeks traveling through Italy we never had any issues with the train system and never had to have tickets "validated". THIS SYSTEM IS A SCAM!!!! They prey on unwary travelers and have no clearly marked systems on the platform for validation. This experience, combined with the typical scam artists, thieves and trash around the station almost ruined an otherwise perfect vacation. If you can avoid Roma Termini, and TAKE A TAXI, do it!!!

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Scott W
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Bengaluru, India
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“no refund”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

My bus was cancelled and their staff told me that the money would be refunded[4 travellers].In spite of lodging a claim and getting a "ticket"[ID:12482],no response from Terravision.
No reason was given for the cancellation and the lady was quite rude too.There are many better options as I later discovered,for getting to Termini from the airport.

Visited September 2013
1 Thank Srinivas R
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Perth, Australia
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“Bad System”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

Having booked first class tickets with reserved seats on Intercity to Naples we arrived on the platform with suitcases etc to find hundreds of people going back and forward trying to find their carriage. We'd been assured that carriages were clearly numbered and ours, number 2, would be obvious.

Several carriages with 2 on and none obviously marked !st Class. Trusted a 'helper' without a uniform to show us and he was right! And free! Now to get the suitcases up three narrow steps and then lift them onto the ceiling high racks beyond the table and pairs of seats. No floor level extra storage as mentioned while booking.

Not nearly as young as we were it was a serious test and one not appreciated. We weren't the only ones and I'm not sure that UK trains are much better with case stowage but the whole shambles left a bad taste. Never again!

Visited October 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Awful service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

We recently got the bus from Termini back to Ciampino airport. The whole situation was so badly organised. My husband was first in queue to change his ticket into a boarding pass however somehow we ended up on a coach that left nearly an hour later yet people who were behind him got on an earlier bus (people were given colour coded boarding passes based on which bus they could get on). We were given no infomation on when our bus would be arriving and we were just told to wait with another group of people on the other side of the road. Thankfully we had left plenty of time to catch our flight however there were other people around very scared about missing theirs because they had no anticipated

I did feel sorry for the people working and having to deal with so many angry people but the organisation was so bad for something which should be quite easy.

If I were to travel to Rome again I would definitely use a different mode of transport.

Visited October 2013
2 Thank Florencia N
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