Cell Phones and Communication

Unlock your cell phone prior to coming. Call your carrier to make sure your cell phone is “unlocked” before traveling overseas.

Major Italian Cell Phone Providers:  Vodafone, TIM, Wind

Tip:  Try to avoid monthly plans as they do not have a military clause and opt for pay-as-you-go plans.

Use of cell phones while driving is not permitted. Fines range from 148 to 594 euro. Should the person be convicted of the same crime within a period of two years, the driver’s license can be revoked for a period of one to three months.

There are a number of free or inexpensive ways to stay in touch with family and friends around the world.

·         iPhone iMessage/Facetime

·         WhatsApp

·         Facebook Messenger

·         Skype

·         Magic Jack App

·         Vonage

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