Due to a reduction of air traffic at Rome Fiumicino airport terminal 3, a number of flights departing from Rome have been moved to alternative terminals or to Ciampino airport. Check with your airline and allow extra time to arrive at the airport.

Over 2.5 million British nationals visit Italy every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Demonstrations may occur with little or no warning in cities, including Milan which is hosting the Milan Expo until October 2015. You should avoid any protests, political gatherings, or marches.

If you are visiting a ski resort you should take advice on weather and avalanche conditions before you travel and  familiarise yourself with local skiing laws and regulations. See Winter Sports

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.