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Italian City Taxes

Rome City Tax

Effective January 1, 2011, the authorities of Rome have introduced a city tax on all hotels and certain tour services. The new tax requires a contribution of Euro 3 per person per night for 4 and 5 star hotels, or a contribution of Euro 2 per person per night for all other hotel categories. It will be charged and collected by your hotel and service providers. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Florence City Tax

Effective July 1, 2011, the authorities of Florence have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of Euro 1 per person per night per hotel star resulting in a charge of Euro 3 per person per night for a 3 star hotel, Euro 4 per person per night for 4 star hotels and so on. It will be charged and collected by your hotel and is payable in cash only. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Venice City Tax

Effective August 23, 2011, the authorities of Venice have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of Euro 1 per person per night per hotel star resulting in a charge of Euro 3 per person per night for a 3 star hotel, Euro 4 per person per night for 4 star hotels and so on. It will be charged and collected by your hotel and is payable in cash only. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level. The new tax will be reduced by 50% for stays between Nov 1-Dec 22, Jan 6 (or first Sunday following)-Mar 31 (except during Carnival or Easter periods).


Catania City Tax

Effective September 12, 2011, the authorities of Catania have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of Euro 1 per person per night up to a maximum of 3 nights. From January 1, 2012, this amount will be raised to Euro 1.50 per person per night. It will be charged and collected by your hotel. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Milan City Tax

Effective September 1, 2012 the authorities of Milan have introduced a city tax on all hotels and certain tour services. The new tax requires a contribution of 5 Euro per person, per night, per star for a maximum of 14 consecutive nights. It will be charged and collected by your hotel. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Naples City Tax

Effective July 1, 2012, the authorities of Naples have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of 2 Euros per person per night for a 3 star hotel, 3 Euros per person per night for a 4 star hotel and 4 Euros per person per night for a 5 star hotel up to a maximum of 10 consecutive nights. It will be charged and collected by your hotel. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Montecatini City Tax

Effective January 1, 2012, the authorities of Montecatini Terme have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of 1 Euro per person per night for a 3 star hotel, 1.40 Euros per person per night for a 4 star hotel and 1.70 Euros per person per night for a 5 star hotel up to a maximum of 7 consecutive nights. It will be charged and collected by your hotel. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price. For customers traveling on escorted tours, this tax will be included in the tour price. Please note that Gate 1's hotel ratings may differ from official star ratings which determine the tax level.


Palermo City Tax

Effective May 1, 2014, The authorities of Palermo have introduced a city tax on all hotels. The new tax requires a contribution of Euro 2 per person per night up to a maximum of 4 nights. It will be charged and collected by your hotel. Gate 1 regrets that we are currently unable to collect this tax in advance or include it in your price for customers who are traveling independently or who arrange independent pre- or post-tour stays on an escorted tour. This tax is included in the tour price for customers who are traveling on an escorted tour accompanied by a Gate 1 Tour Manager who is able to pay directly to the hotel on your behalf.