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Hello, I' m Italian and I don' t know how I found this forum (I was seeking for a spanish school)
anyway I live in Milan and if u need some informations I can help you somehow :)

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Hello, I' m Italian and I don' t know how I found this forum (I was seeking for a spanish school)
anyway I live in Milan and if u need some informations I can help you somehow :)

Bye!
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Hi Debby,

It is very kind of you :)

I need some information, but I don't know if I can get it here, but I will try....
Maybe you know there are some stores (like factory outlets) where all unsold clothes for previous collections are being collected from different shops and moved there. For example, unsold collections of famous brends like D&G, Prada, Gucci, etc....
In such stores such clothes normally are very very cheap, since they are from previous collections and are being sold under hugh discounts (more that 50-70%).
Do you know how to call such stores and where in Milan (or in Milan area) I can find some of them?

I read some info in internet about factory outlets (like D&G outlet in Florence or Outlet in Fox Town in Switzerland), but it seem to me that in those outlets a new collections are being sold, and prices are still high. And I need old collections with a very cheap price....

I hope that you can help me....
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info on motorcylce license

Hi Debbie,
I'm from Australia. I would like to know if you could help with some info when you get the time.
I want to get my motorcycle license and am wondering if there is a possibility of doing it here in italy? Do they allow foreigners to get one? I only have an Australian Drivers License but I have had it for 10 years.


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Hey Georgia,

surely you can get your driving licence here in italy.
You must only have the entry visa or similar, I think that u cannot get the driving licence if u'r here as a tourist.

Anyway, I have friends that are getting the driving lic just in this days and I'll be able to give u some correct informations next days.

Bye and sorry for my english :eek:
 

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Hi Debby,

It is very kind of you :)

I need some information, but I don't know if I can get it here, but I will try....
Maybe you know there are some stores (like factory outlets) where all unsold clothes for previous collections are being collected from different shops and moved there. For example, unsold collections of famous brends like D&G, Prada, Gucci, etc....
In such stores such clothes normally are very very cheap, since they are from previous collections and are being sold under hugh discounts (more that 50-70%).
Do you know how to call such stores and where in Milan (or in Milan area) I can find some of them?

I read some info in internet about factory outlets (like D&G outlet in Florence or Outlet in Fox Town in Switzerland), but it seem to me that in those outlets a new collections are being sold, and prices are still high. And I need old collections with a very cheap price....

I hope that you can help me....
Gul
Hi Gul!!
The places you mean are the factory outlets (we call them only outlet) and in Milan area (or near at least) there are a lot of them, I know very well some of them 'cause sometimes me and my friends go there for shopping :)

Well, in Milano city there are no big outlets, the best of them are in the hinterland, about 50/60km far from there (I live in Milan), and you can reach them by car.

The first and the biggest one I know is the Serravalle Outlet, the website says that the most important brands are: Asics, Rifle, Slam, Beauty Ventures, Benetton, Petit Bateau, Miroglio, Villeroy & Boch, Calzedonia, Frette, Marina Yachting, Henry Cotton's, Mandarina Duck, Pal Zileri, Samsonite, Cotton Belt, Calvin Klein, Guess, Sergio Tacchini, Levi's Strauss, Dockers, Diesel, Hammer, Stefanel, Nike, Binda, Pinko, Rebecchi, Invicta, Diadora, Cacharel, Valextra, Saldarini, Genny, Trussardi, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana etc....

And then there is the Fidenza Village, you can find the website (it have the enghisl language too) in google clicking Fidenza Village, the first result.

You found high prices in the outlets in Flocence or Switzerland because "they are rich" and their prices are high for everything you will buy eheheh..

Let me know!!

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Thanks Debbie. that would be great if you find out any more info. Just to clarify what i wrote the last inquiry - I was needing to go for a test to get a motorcycle license because i don't have one yet but i want one!
It is only the drivers license that i have had for the last ten years. Sorry if i didnt make that one clear.
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Thanks Debbie. that would be great if you find out any more info. Just to clarify what i wrote the last inquiry - I was needing to go for a test to get a motorcycle license because i don't have one yet but i want one!
It is only the drivers license that i have had for the last ten years. Sorry if i didnt make that one clear.
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Oh I'm sorry sorry Georgia, I didn' t understand :)
Ok, I don't know this but I'll let you know asap!

Bye bye :)
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Hi Gul!!
The places you mean are the factory outlets (we call them only outlet) and in Milan area (or near at least) there are a lot of them, I know very well some of them 'cause sometimes me and my friends go there for shopping :)

Well, in Milano city there are no big outlets, the best of them are in the hinterland, about 50/60km far from there (I live in Milan), and you can reach them by car.

The first and the biggest one I know is the Serravalle Outlet, the website says that the most important brands are: Asics, Rifle, Slam, Beauty Ventures, Benetton, Petit Bateau, Miroglio, Villeroy & Boch, Calzedonia, Frette, Marina Yachting, Henry Cotton's, Mandarina Duck, Pal Zileri, Samsonite, Cotton Belt, Calvin Klein, Guess, Sergio Tacchini, Levi's Strauss, Dockers, Diesel, Hammer, Stefanel, Nike, Binda, Pinko, Rebecchi, Invicta, Diadora, Cacharel, Valextra, Saldarini, Genny, Trussardi, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana etc....

And then there is the Fidenza Village, you can find the website (it have the enghisl language too) in google clicking Fidenza Village, the first result.

You found high prices in the outlets in Flocence or Switzerland because "they are rich" and their prices are high for everything you will buy eheheh..

Let me know!!

Bye
Debby

Thanks a lot for info, Debby.
It is very kind of you....

As I understood they sell not only new stock from factories, but also old stock (old season collections)? What is the best time to go there? When do they have the best discounts? Is it June or July? Or do they have discounts the whole year?


You also mentioned one outlet in the Hinterland. What is the name of that outlet?
Do you know if in outlets, which you mentioned in your post above, they sell good quality clothes? Are they as expensive as in the normal shops? Can you give me some price indications, please? For example for Prada and D&G clothes?
I am asking it, because yesterday I went to Big outlet in Roermond, it is in the Netherlands. That Outlets belongs to the chain of Mc Arthur Glen.
And the clothes which I saw there were really terrible..... And prices so high..... For example, for a very man's shirt in D&G outlet they asked EUR150-200 euro., for a simple trenchcoat in another Outlet they asked EUR350. And that trenchcoat was really very simple.....

It seemed to me that the price which they put in Outlet is almost the same as in normal shops....


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Thanks a lot for info, Debby.
It is very kind of you....

As I understood they sell not only new stock from factories, but also old stock (old season collections)? What is the best time to go there? When do they have the best discounts? Is it June or July? Or do they have discounts the whole year?


You also mentioned one outlet in the Hinterland. What is the name of that outlet?
Do you know if in outlets, which you mentioned in your post above, they sell good quality clothes? Are they as expensive as in the normal shops? Can you give me some price indications, please? For example for Prada and D&G clothes?
I am asking it, because yesterday I went to Big outlet in Roermond, it is in the Netherlands. That Outlets belongs to the chain of Mc Arthur Glen.
And the clothes which I saw there were really terrible..... And prices so high..... For example, for a very man's shirt in D&G outlet they asked EUR150-200 euro., for a simple trenchcoat in another Outlet they asked EUR350. And that trenchcoat was really very simple.....

It seemed to me that the price which they put in Outlet is almost the same as in normal shops....


Gul
Hi Gul,

outlets near Milan are too many, but the outlets I suggested you are surely the best.
Prices are low, surely not like normal shops, but you can find clothers with a low price as well as very expensive clothers.
Last time I saw a D&G smoking at €170, at Serravalle outlet, in a normal shop a D&G smoking can cost starting from €400 so on...

Surely the best moment for a good and not expensive shopping is the sales month, june or january, but I think u can find something interesting noe as well.
 

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Hi Gul,

outlets near Milan are too many, but the outlets I suggested you are surely the best.
Prices are low, surely not like normal shops, but you can find clothers with a low price as well as very expensive clothers.
Last time I saw a D&G smoking at €170, at Serravalle outlet, in a normal shop a D&G smoking can cost starting from €400 so on...

Surely the best moment for a good and not expensive shopping is the sales month, june or january, but I think u can find something interesting noe as well.
Hi Debby.
Your information is very helpfull for me.
Thanks again for your time to replying me :)

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Hi Debbie

me and my family are looking to relocate to italy in august this year and we are due to visit the Lombardia area at the end of june, but we were wondering if you know of any good websites we could look at for long term rental properties and schools within that region or the whole of italy! we also wanted to try and find out more about what facilities are in italy for autistic children as our son is autistic and that was one of the reasons we were coming over in June was to find out more about autism in italy and rental properties. Any info you could give us would be grately appreciated.
 

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Hi Debbie

me and my family are looking to relocate to italy in august this year and we are due to visit the Lombardia area at the end of june, but we were wondering if you know of any good websites we could look at for long term rental properties and schools within that region or the whole of italy! we also wanted to try and find out more about what facilities are in italy for autistic children as our son is autistic and that was one of the reasons we were coming over in June was to find out more about autism in italy and rental properties. Any info you could give us would be grately appreciated.
Hello falconer,

I live in Lombardia, in Milan, so I try to help you :)
First, where would you like to live in Lombardia? To start, and for your needs, I'd suggest you Milan, it is a big city so it's easy to finda flat or a place in rental, and you can find a school or institute which can take care of your son.

To start I found out some links.
For apartments:
Milan Apartments | Apartments in Milan | Milan Apartment | Apartment in Milan
Milan Apartment Rental : Milano apartments & residence for rent : Furnished flats in Milan, Italy - Home Page
RENTXPRESS - Milan rentals - flats in Milan Italy

Some general infos about servuices for autistics:
Autismo On-line - Scuola e Autismo (it's in italian language, if u jknow someone that can translate you, or I will do that for you in next days)
ISTITUTO SACRA FAMIGLIA - CESANO BOSCONE - MILANO - CENTRO PER L'AUTISMO - CENTRO DIURNO SEZ. 3 (this is a Center for Autism, I didn't understand if you also need it)

For your son integration at school here in italy, I guess that about every institute here is organized to take care of people like him, anyway I think that the better way is to come here and have a look around in milan, this is a cisy you can find everything in.

Let me know something else you need, I can help you to find more info!

Bye :)

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Hello Debby

Thank you very much for that excellent site on Autism, we found it extremly helpful. Also for the links about property in milan, if it is not to much trouble could you please let me know of any good websites that I look on to find italian schools for our children as we would like to enroll them into italian schools.

If I wanted to look for italian rental websites what would i need to type in to the internet to get them up as we were also intrested in lake garda, como and naples but all we can find is holiday lets and not long term rentals! finding the right schools is so important to us as we and the children are currently taking italian lessons and we feel the children will get more out of the move if they are italian schools.

Thank you so much for all of your help and advice it is so appreciated look forward to hearing from you.

John & Michelle:)
 

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Hi again falconer, you will need an house for long term right?

It will be quite easy to find apartments through agencies or journals here or on websites like your gumtree. Milan is quite expensive, remember that.

check out this website Case e Appartamenti in Affitto a Milano

what you need to type is: Affitto Appartamento
 

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Hi Debby,
Just wrote you a private email...so let me know when you receive it...thanks


Hi Gul!!
The places you mean are the factory outlets (we call them only outlet) and in Milan area (or near at least) there are a lot of them, I know very well some of them 'cause sometimes me and my friends go there for shopping :)

Well, in Milano city there are no big outlets, the best of them are in the hinterland, about 50/60km far from there (I live in Milan), and you can reach them by car.

The first and the biggest one I know is the Serravalle Outlet, the website says that the most important brands are: Asics, Rifle, Slam, Beauty Ventures, Benetton, Petit Bateau, Miroglio, Villeroy & Boch, Calzedonia, Frette, Marina Yachting, Henry Cotton's, Mandarina Duck, Pal Zileri, Samsonite, Cotton Belt, Calvin Klein, Guess, Sergio Tacchini, Levi's Strauss, Dockers, Diesel, Hammer, Stefanel, Nike, Binda, Pinko, Rebecchi, Invicta, Diadora, Cacharel, Valextra, Saldarini, Genny, Trussardi, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana etc....

And then there is the Fidenza Village, you can find the website (it have the enghisl language too) in google clicking Fidenza Village, the first result.

You found high prices in the outlets in Flocence or Switzerland because "they are rich" and their prices are high for everything you will buy eheheh..

Let me know!!

Bye
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Hello, I' m Italian and I don' t know how I found this forum (I was seeking for a spanish school)
anyway I live in Milan and if u need some informations I can help you somehow :)

Bye!
Debby
Hi Debby,

I am an Italian citizen, but I was born and raised in America. My grandfather came from Samarate (VA), near Milano, and I am registered with A.I.R.E. in Samarate. I want to move to Italy with my family, but I've never been there and I don't know anything about the system. Would you be able to answer some questions about getting settled in Italy? Also, would I be accepted as an Italian since I have Italian citizenship, or would I be considered a foreigner since I grew up in America?

Thanks for your help. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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hello debby

i have a mobile number in italy..i want to find out network provider for this number..

00393280599***

thanks in advance
 
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