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The Basics Original

[h2]The Basics[/h2]

Here are some basics to know before you go about our all inclusive vacations and tour packages to Sicily, Sardinia, and Southern Italy. In case we haven’t answered your question, please contact us and we would be happy to find the answer for you. Your question may make a debut.

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[wptabtitle]How can I get in touch with Via Mondo?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Please email, call or mail us anytime.  We are also available for an afternoon ice cream or coffee break.  We would love to hear from you.  Visit our contact us page for complete details to request a brochure, a detail itinerary, or to receive more information please reach out.  We want your travels to be stress free.[/wptabcontent]
[wptabtitle]Who travels with Via Mondo?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]We attract guests from all ages; couples, singles, families and those young at heart. To accommodate families and adults, we’ve designed tours specific to their needs. Most of our guests come from the States and Canada, but we also have guests from Australia and England. Via Mondo guests choose our tour packages to incorporate the mind, body and spirit. Our years of experience attracts groups who are interested in an active, gastronomic and spiritual lifestyle.  These groups span from multi-generational families to corporate and alumni groups. There is a wonderful blend of diverse backgrounds.
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[wptabtitle]What does Lifestyle mean?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]To understand a culture, we provide personalized excursions, cultural connections, yoga sessions, unique dining experiences and sporting activities. We feel it is important to have a combination of different activities as well as a free day to explore a typical way of life on your own.
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[wptabtitle]What is Italy’s “Gold”?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]In our opinion, Italy’s gold is the rich land, which produce the finest crops and wine in the world.  Italy’s gold is the food.  They are simple, fresh ingredients, which mixes up delectable meals.  Italy’s gold are the people.  They are warm, inviting and just plain crazy.  Italy’s gold is the air.  If you are in the North high in the mountains, South along the salty sea or in a city, the air is just rich and succulent.  Italy’s gold is what you see, while you are there.  The sheer beauty of it all.  Italy’s gold is the landscape.  Italy’s gold is the history, art and intellect.  Italy’s gold is perfection and a travelers dream.
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[wptabtitle]What is Connect?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Connect is what makes us stand out.  In order to truly understand and connect with the culture, we provide small, intimate guided tours. We give you the chance to meet local Italians, other than those in the service industry.  Through service and collaboration friendships are created and intimate connections are made.  We provide the platform and the rest comes naturally.
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[wptabtitle]What kind of documentation do I need?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]US and Canadian residents require a valid passport. Other nationalities may need a visa to enter the country. Check your nearest consulate for specific details to obtain or renew your passport and/or visa.
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[wptabtitle]How much should I tip Via Mondo guides?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Thank your guides by tipping! Gratuities for your Via Mondo guides are not included in the trip price. It is customary to tip between 7 to 10% of the trip price to be divided up by your guide team. To simplify the process for you, we provide four options to choose from at the time of payment.
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[wptabtitle]How big are the groups?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]To keep your all inclusive vacations unique and specialized, we cap our tours at 13 guests. To make sure you share your experience with other like minded individuals, our smallest tours are 6.
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[wptabtitle]What is ‘single supplement’?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]All individuals deserve to have comfortable quarters at all of our accommodations. Those solo travelers who would like to have their own spacious room, we’ve arranged double standard rooms for added comfort. After a day of cultural activities, enjoy a room as roomy as your fellow travelers. In Italy, single rooms are often much smaller than a two person rooms. A Via Mondo Lifestyle Specialist is able to assist you with the details.
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[wptabtitle]What kind of information does Via Mondo provide to Travelers?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Time to get excited about about your all inclusive vacation! After you become a Via Mondo guest, we send you a comprehensive confirmation email. It includes a detail itinerary and information to start the planning process. We will provide you with everything you need to know about your tour package before you go.
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[wptabtitle]Can I bring my kids?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]We have specific tour dates designed with kids in mind. Please contact us for tour dates and child prices.  Look for the acronym, FF: Family Friendly in the tour details.
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[wptabtitle]Do you offer trip extensions before or after a Via Mondo tour?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]We offer trip extensions at hotels we use before and after each tour. Our staff will request the information and confirm your additional nights via email. Additional service is available for a fee.
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[wptabtitle]How do I book my trip?[/wptabtitle]
[wptabcontent]Click on Sign me up and a Lifestyle Specialist will contact you within 24 hours to confirm your vacation details. You may also call us directly and we will take care of everything over the phone.
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