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Buying a car in Italy

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How hard is it to get a cheap car in Italy to drive around Europe and then sell in 9 mths when we get to London?
10 years ago, September 29th 2009 No: 1 Msg: #87676  
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We are going to spend 9 mth is Europe and will be landing in Italy – Milan to start and the will fly out of London.
How hard is it to get a cheap car in Italy to drive around Europe and then sell in 9 mths when we get to London?
Has anyone else done this? Any help or advice would be great.

Also we are looking for some cheap accommodation in Milan for a few nights while we go to the bike show we would like to be close to the bike show.

Thanks Deborah
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10 years ago, October 2nd 2009 No: 2 Msg: #88122  
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hi Deborah,

Italy is not Brazil, it won't be so easy to find a deal..well, it also depends what you mean by "cheap". Anyways if your're really convinced of this idea, try to check online, like on www.automotori.com.

Although quite a challenge (and unfortunately standards are pretty low) but you could find some interesting here!

Hope you enjoy your trip! ciao!😱
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10 years ago, October 5th 2009 No: 3 Msg: #88358  
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Thanks Karen I am still going to give it a try as I will be there for a few mths. Reply to this

10 years ago, October 6th 2009 No: 4 Msg: #88533  
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You can also check for real hotel reviews here, according to your budget

http://www.holidaycheck.com

anyways, my personal tip, try in any case to find a central location, especially in Milan, otherwise you'l lhave a hard time going around there..not necessarily the Duomo, actually a very nice and central area is Porta Romana!
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10 years ago, October 6th 2009 No: 5 Msg: #88555  
Well there are many options for that. One is you can rent a car if your just staying in a place for 1-3months. You can find a lot of good deals in the internet. Second is to get a rail pass so you can just hop on and off any railway offered in the Eurail Network. If you really want to buy and sell a car, pick a second hand. Remember to choose wisely, get a good condition car so that you can easily sell it afterwards. Otherwise good luck. Reply to this

10 years ago, October 6th 2009 No: 6 Msg: #88624  
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Thanks Mr Traveler I do want a second hand one and one that I can re sell at the end. I will be in Europe and the UK 9 mths in total and really like the freedom of a car. I ride Motorbikes at home but will be there in winter and have to mush stuff with me for a Motorbike.

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10 years ago, October 21st 2009 No: 7 Msg: #90157  
i think it shouldn't be very difficult since italy is famous with their small economy cars so you will find a deal for sure. I think buying a cir will be much cheaper than renting it for 9 months! and you can resell it after like you said. Reply to this

10 years ago, October 27th 2009 No: 8 Msg: #90906  
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Thanks Lloyd I will let you know how it goed in 2 weeks.
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10 years ago, March 4th 2010 No: 9 Msg: #105732  
Ya I think that it will be easy from the following points :

1. You may search there local classified
2. Take help from the local friend
3. Meet any consultant.

Thanks
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Michael.



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