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Popular Rome Vacation Packages

So you want to go to the fabulous city of Rome. Many questions will arise such as how will I get there? What hotel should I book for my stay? What sights will I visit? How much is this vacation going to cost?

Looking at all of these factors separately may cause many to baulk and decide to take a stay-cation. However, with careful planning and budgeting, you may achieve your dream vacation. The key to accomplishing your goals is in finding bundle packages for your Roman vacation. Here are a few sample packages to assist you.

Go Today

One of Rome's best vacation package providers is Go Today. Their Best of Italy bundle has a cost range of $1,499-$1849. It includes a round-trip flight, hotels and sights of Rome, Florence, and Venice, Italy. How much you pay depends upon when the booking for the vacation is done as well as any taxes that may accrue.

Some of the amenities include:

  • Hotel accommodations for Rome, Florence, and Venice
  • Second class reserved rail between cities
  • A continental breakfast is served daily.

This package includes sight-seeing tours featuring places in ancient Rome and the Spanish Steps.

The Rome at Its Best package has a cost range of $1,099-$1399. It costs less than the Best of Italy because you only go to Rome. It too includes a round-trip flight, hotel and sights of the city. Its cost range is similar to the previous bundle also.

Accommodations are:

  • Hotel services in Rome for six nights
  • A continental breakfast is served daily

Examples of sight-seeing tours are walking around the ancient sights of Rome such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museum, and the Sistine Chapel.

Hotel Rex

Many hotels also offer vacation packages via bookings at their establishments. Hotel Rex is a four-star hotel whose rates start at $1,432 a person. Unlike the previous bundles, the Hotel Rex is within walking distance to some of sights such as the Teatro dell 'Opera di Roma. It isn't far from the Colosseum.

This package includes:

  • A round-trip flight
  • Hotel accommodations for five nights
  • Access to the gym
  • Wireless internet service
  • Child care
  • Limited room service
  • Restaurant service

The price includes the Economy Double Room. However, if you wish to secure another type of room, they range in price from $39.27 to $76.44 per night.

Boscolo Exedra Roma, Autograph Collection

Boscolo Exedra Roma, Autograph Collection is a five-star hotel. Its prices start at $1,712 a person. It is located in the middle of Rome and is close to the Piazza della Repubblica and the Roman Forum.

This package includes:

  • A round-trip flight to Rome
  • A five night stay at the hotel
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Wireless internet
  • A health club, outdoor pool and a sauna
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge services

The rooms are on sale at this time from $0.00 to $62.61 per night.

The Smart Hotel

The Smart Hotel bundle starts at $1,632 per person. It is a four-star hotel that is within walking distance to Diocletian Bath and Octagonal Hall. It's package is basically the same as the other two from travelocity except it offers a breakfast buffet, dry-cleaning and laundry services.

These are not comprehensive lists and they certainly not the only agencies to view. Your trip and expenses all come down to what you want to do. Good luck in your endeavors and happy traveling!

Last Updated: October 21, 2014