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Tourists in Venice can get hefty fines

"Tourists in Venice can get hefty fines" "To refuse to pay the tourist tax leads to the imposition of fines" "Now, the authorities in Venice passed to t

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Tourists in Venice can get hefty fines
"Tourists in Venice can get hefty fines"

"To refuse to pay the tourist tax leads to the imposition of fines"

"Now, the authorities in Venice passed to the new tourist tax. he states that refuse to pay run the risk of hefty fines. "

"Every year, visiting more than 25 million tourists to Venice, where more than half of them only visit the city for the day. For example, there may be passengers on the large cruise ships that have a packed lunch with them and who does not spend money on local shops or restaurants. The city has had major problems with littering and for the large streams of tourists. "

"At the end of may starts the new turistlagen apply. Then must every tourist visiting Venice pay 3 euro, reports the Daily Mail. From 2020, raised the tax to between 6 and 10 euros depending on whether the traveler visit the city during low or high season. "

"Should pay for the waste disposal"

"the Tax will fund, among other things, waste disposal and sanitation of public places. "

"Those who are born in Venice or living, working or studying in the city need not pay the tax. Neither do children under the age of six or people who are visiting their relatives in the city. "

"the Tourists staying at the local hotels do not need to pay as the hotels already charge a tourist tax. "

"Where and how to collect the tax is not yet decided. "

"– this is an important turning point in the work with the Venice tourist seasons, " says Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of Venice, to the Daily Mail. "

"Resistance and protest"

"the Authorities expect some resistance to the law in the beginning. Already protest groups demonstrated their discontent, reports the Express. They argue that it will be difficult for the locals to prove that they live in the city. In addition, there will be unsustainable with daily long queues at the city limits where the tourists get to stand and wait before they are released into. "

"But the authorities are harsh and mean to the visitors who refuse to pay the tourist tax risk hefty fines of up to € 450."

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