Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Airports in France - help with transport between them
  2. 2 Italy apps or guidebooks
  3. 3 Paris to Giverny train ticket sold out
  4. 4 Mid-late Oct in Slovenia?
  5. 5 Train from Barcelona to Madrid
  6. 6 Where to stay in London, Amsterdam and Paris?
  7. 7 A few more questions about Brittany
  8. 8 11 Days in Ireland w few hotel changes
  9. 9 Where to stay outsiiide of Florence
  10. 10 Dollars exchange to pounds
  11. 11 Late December in eastern France / western Germany—where to go?
  12. 12 Trip Report MaiTaiTom Gets The Royal Treatment…Two Weeks Exploring London and Scotland
  13. 13 Greece or Spain in late November - December with a baby
  14. 14 Area with nicest countryside--Assisi, Veneto or Emilia?
  15. 15 Greece mainland and islands for 3 weeks
  16. 16 Madrid & Andalusia in 6 days??
  17. 17 4 days each in London and Paris
  18. 18 Montserrat, Spain - Sept 8 or Sept 10?
  19. 19 Greece - 8 days - Recommendations please!
  20. 20 Switzerland in September
  21. 21 Help! Need Itinerary advice for Vacation in the Alps
  22. 22 To drive a rental around the Amalfi Coast or just use public transport....
  23. 23 Neuschwanstein Castle and Munich
  24. 24 Positano or Sorrento?
  25. 25 Paris in November
View next 25 » Back to the top

A Traveler's Dilemma - What would you do?

Jump to last reply

HERE'S THE DILEMMA: We leave from NY to Italy in five days. Eighteen days ago I made a reservation by phone for our first two nights at an agriturismo in the Sabine Hills. The person who answered spoke English a little but was able to repeat the dates and also gave me a phone number to call when we arrived in Italy. When I finished the call I sent an email to the place and asked for an email confirmation. I did not receive a response.

I had to be away for a week, came back and still no confirmation. This week I sent two more emails, called dozens of times and there was only a recorded message in Italian which I could not understand - except for the number I was given originally. I called that number and no one answered.

Yesterday I went to a local Italian Deli, dialed the number in Italy and the owner was nice enough to listen to the message. It was asking for the caller’s telephone number and said they would return the call. He left a message with my phone number and explained the situation in Italian.

I checked Tripadvisor and someone had left a post for a visit on the 11th. I called this morning - same message. I tried to send a fax but it wasn't answered.

I received responses from two other places in Sabina that have rooms. We leave in five days.

WHAT TO DO?
WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement