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Getting your license and driving in Italy can be intimidating. Here is everything you need to know to get your on your way!
SHIPPING YOUR VEHICLE OVERSEAS
COMMON BANKING OPTIONS
On-base options:

Community Bank
Keesler Federal Credit Union

Off-base options include:
Upon arrival, getting a cell phone is vital. The good news is that you have a variety of options and many resources are available to get you connected.
Providers: EE, Three, O2, Vodafone, BritishTelecom and Virgin
Tips for cell phone plans upon arrival:
Getting an account through an on-installation credit union or bank will eliminate headaches when paying bills, transferring money, making purchases, getting cash and managing funds between U.S. dollars and euros.
EUROPEAN DEBIT CARDS
Upon arrival, getting a cell phone plan set up is vital. The good news is that you have a variety of options and many resources are available to get you connected.
Providers: Vodafone, Tim and Wind/3
Service contracts
Welcome to the U.K. Here is a one-stop checklist to help get you settled in a timely manner:
PRE-ARRIVAL
Understanding the SOFA agreement between the U.S. and Italy will set realistic expectations for career opportunities during your time in Sigonella. The only job opportunities for dependents can be found on the installation, as dictated by the SOFA.
Welcome to Italy! Here is a one-stop checklist to help you get settled in a timely manner:
PRE-ARRIVAL
If you’ve brought your furry friend to Italy, you must register them at the veterinary clinic within the first 10 days of arriving.

REQUIRED VACCINATIONS AND MEDICINE
Moving abroad can be difficult for spouses who have left respected careers, business networks and emotional support of friends and family. Take control of your routine — learn about the new job market and seek employment, find volunteer opportunities and further your education.
Moving to Italy is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
ESTABLISH ROUTINES
Moving to Germany is a big change for the entire family. Children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules, classrooms, friends and neighborhoods. Here are ways to make the transition as smooth as possible for your kiddos.
 
If you’ve brought your furry friend to Germany, you must register them at your installation’s veterinary clinic within the first 14 days of arriving.
ARRIVING IN GERMANY
During your time in Sigonella, you're going to need to see a doctor and dentist. Depending on the specialty services you might require, you may need to be referred off-installation for medical services.
PATIENT LIAISONS
A few small and very motivated local businesses have recently decided to establish a specialized service network to offer professional, friendly and reliable services to U.S. servicemembers and DoD civilians in Wiesbaden.
During your time in Germany, you will need to see a doctor and dentist. With limited healthcare services on your installation, you may need to seek services on the economy.