Rome: Carta Integrata Settimanale

Nov 5th, 2007, 03:17 PM
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Rome: Carta Integrata Settimanale

Hi...

Is the weekly metro-bus pass (Carta Integrata Settimanale) good for 7 days starting the day you buy it (or the day you first use it), or is it like the Paris Carte Orange that always goes from Monday to Sunday?

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Nov 5th, 2007, 03:35 PM
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It's good for 7 days starting the day you first use it.

Are you sure you want - need - a 7-day pass? At 16 Euro, you'd have to use it at least twice on 5 days and 3 times each on 2 days to make it pay for itself. The center of Rome is eminently walkable. The last time I spent a week there I bought and used a total of 6 1-Euro, 1-trip tickets.
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Nov 5th, 2007, 03:40 PM
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I found that it just barely paid for itself (over 6 days), but it was still worthwhile. This was with using it to go to/from the hotel, and going to Trastevere, Gianicolo, 3x to St. Peter's/Vatican, the Colosseum, and St. John in Laterano.
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Nov 5th, 2007, 03:41 PM
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In case I wasn't clear above, I meant using the pass to go to/from the train station to the hotel, in addition to all the other destinations I used it for.
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Nov 10th, 2007, 01:37 AM
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Thanks for the info.

I understand that the break-even point might not be reached, but as long as its close, I like the convenience factor.

To me, even if it costs me a couple of extra Euros for the week, it's nice to be able to hop on and hop off a bus after a tired day of walking. (Also, my travel experience is that I tend to forget things -- maps, camera, directions, jacket, etc. -- from time to time and have to run back to the hotel to pick them up.)

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