Airport Shuttle in Rome

Old Jun 14th, 2010, 02:31 AM
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Airport Shuttle in Rome

Has anyone used the Airport Shuttle Service (http://www.airportshuttle.it/) from Fiumicino airport? This is a shuttle service that charges 25 euros for the first passenger and 6 for an extra passenger. (We arrive after an early morning flight, we'll be tired and we want door to door service to the hotel...) I've read some good reports but I want to make sure before paying up front. Thanks.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 03:25 AM
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Used Rome Cabs a month ago. Excellent service in all respects.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 03:29 AM
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Is that a private car or a shared shuttle? I've only used limoservice rome and offical taxis. If it;s a shared shuttle you might be driving all over town before being dropped off.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 03:32 AM
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Private car arranged in advance.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 04:51 AM
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Anybody use Rome Shuttle Limousine service?
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 04:58 AM
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+1 Rome Cabs. 45€ FCO to Hilton Cavalieri. On time, efficient, calm driver & friendly.

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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 07:52 AM
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Yes--used them twice but not in the past 7 years.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 10:34 AM
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Taxis are a set fee from the airport of 40€ for four people including luggage.

There are plenty of reviews for Rome Shuttle Limousine (also 40€)if you put it in the search function.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 10:43 AM
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I've used them (RSL) and they were just fine.
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Old Jun 14th, 2010, 11:25 AM
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We just returned from Rome last month. We used Airport Shuttle Express both to and from FCO. They are not only less expensive than some of the other services, they are also reliable and honest -- beyond reproach.

I left my purse in the van from FCO to our hotel in Rome. Everything important was in the purse, including my passport, itinerary, credit cards, money. Of course, I was totally panicked. Within an hour, they had returned my purse to the hotel, intact.

Needless to say, I have nothing but raves for this company.
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Old Jun 15th, 2010, 08:53 AM
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Thanks everyone. We decided to use RSL.
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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 06:13 PM
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LucieV - how do I contact Airport Shuttle Express? and how much do they charge? thanks.
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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 06:20 PM
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Yes, we used RSL to and from the airport. Very prompt, early both times, and courteous. Helpful with the luggage also. I would definitely use them again.
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Kaybourbon, I believe that new fare is now 45Euro..There was a talk when I was in Rome last July about it..
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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 06:59 PM
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jean_claire:
http://www.rome-airport-shuttle.it/
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Old Mar 28th, 2011, 09:18 PM
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>>>kismetchimera on Mar 28, 11 at 10:57pm
Kaybourbon, I believe that new fare is now 45Euro..There was a talk when I was in Rome last July about it..
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Just in case anyone is considering using http://www.airportshuttle.it/, I strongly recommend that you DON'T. I made (and paid for) my booking well in advance and confirmed the reservation. They, however, did not show up, have been nearly completely unresponsive to emails, do not answer phone calls, and have not refunded the payment. Essentially, they're thieves.
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The reliable airport transfer services don't require payment in advance. They take your credit card and flight information in case you're a no-show, which means your flight arrived but you didn't appear.
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