Insidecom, our name itself, reveals our DNA: we are a company of insiders, a concept, an approach and a working method around which we founded and keep carrying out all our activities. And our payoff, Experience as an insider, reveals at the same time our identity and our mission, inviting to experience, try and get to know through information and suggestions ‘from the inside'. The Insidecom team lives and works in close connection with the territory and therefore can give you valuable advice to discover it in the best way, together with all the services and the assistance you need to book a holiday from A to Z.
Dreaming, discovering, planning and finally booking your holiday: with us you can do all this online on one single website! Our portals combine the information of a travel guide with the opportunity of booking a wide range of incoming services, such as tours and other activities, transport, hotels and other accommodation facilities, tickets for museums and other attractions, skip-the-line entries and much more. You will have the chance to know the destination you wish to visit in all its aspects, trusting who lives it every day to discover the best it has to offer: cities, places of interest, constantly up-to-date information, insider's suggestions and travel tips... In this way you can be sure not to miss the best of your destination!
Our team can count on an innovative mix of tourism, webmarketing and technology skills: we are, at the same time, a tour operator with a direct experience in the creation and organization of exclusive products (license no. 62027 dated 09/07/12 issued from the Province of Venice with determination no. 2052/2012), a webmarketing company specialized in the travel sector and an ICT company developing all its information systems in-house, with a particular attention to the security standards of our ecommerce platforms. Thanks to constant upgrades we wish to guarantee our clients the highest levels of protection during their online purchases.
Our staff is young, dynamic, firmly focussed on the modern traveller's needs and always looking for new ideas, challenges and proposals. Our long experience in the field of online travel, together with the constant monitoring of the visits to our portals and the requests we receive, allow us to be always in the front line in offering you new products and services, many of which directly developed by Insidecom. All our products can be booked on line, both immediately or on request, and our offer also includes original and tailor-made activities, which can be customized according to the costumer's needs.
The success of our working method and our focus on customer care allowed us to grow quickly both on a quality and on a quantity level in these first 5 years of activity. Our numbers can be considered evidence of this: in particular, the 742,350 bookings received from 1January 2013 (last update 2 April 2015) and, above all, the opinions of our customers, to whom we regularly ask to leave a review after using our services. In little more than one year we have collected almost 1,500 reviews and all of them are guaranteed, as each of them is linked to a specific reservation code. Our editorial staff reads them one by one and answers to the customers who are not completely satisfied. We are firmly persuaded that these reviews can provide us with valuable suggestions to improve our services. Our up-to-date average score (9/10) rewards us of the work done so far and encourages us to improve further, to reach, why not, a full 10/10!
The first of our InsideTravelPortals is www.venetoinside.com, published in its first version in 2010. Venetoinside.com has the exclusive managing of the Skip-the-line-access to Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice and offers a complete range of tourist services in Venice and in Veneto, on direct sale or on request, of which we are resellers or direct organisers: hotels and accommodation facilities of different categories and prices; private and shared transfers to/from any destination in Veneto; public transport cards and tickets in Venice; entry tickets to the most important museums in Venice, including the Doge's Palace and the Correr Museum; tours, excursions and original activities in Venice, both regular and collective, such as as Saint Mark's Cathedral and its Treasures, directly organised by Insidecom, or private, such as personalized guided tours of Venice and of its main attractions, themed itineraries, cooking courses, gondola rides, excursions in the lagoon... After stabilizing and completing our offer in Venice, we are now drawing our attention to other top destinations and sights in Veneto, easily reachable from Venice, such as the Verona of Romeo and Juliet, the enchanting panoramas of the Garda Lake, the history of Padova, the picturesque Treviso, the Dolomites... We are always on the move to offer you the best places of our extraordinary region!
Toscanainside.com is the Tuscan sister of venetoinside.com, dedicated to another exclusive destination of international tourism: the Tuscany region. Here our insider's approach continues, thanks to our group office based in Florence, which allows us a direct contact with the region and provides assistance on the spot to our clients, and thanks to our Tuscan editor, who is in charge with the portal content based on her first-hand information, suggestions and travel tips directly 'from the inside'. Cities where art and history meet at every corner, hill landscapes vanishing beyond the horizon, a rich food and wine culture with a long tradition and thousands opportunities for tourism: Tuscany is a region unique in the world, that can encounter the needs of every type of traveller thanks to the variety of destinations and activities it can offer. As we did for Veneto on our first portal, toscanainside.com wants to describe you this land and make you fall in love with it... Dreaming and planning a visit in Tuscany to admire with your own eyes the described wonders will be the natural continuation of the virtual journey you will live on toscanainside.com!
In particular, at present the products you can purchase online on toscanainside.com are:
- Tours and activities in Florence and in other destinations in Tuscany: fascinating guided visits to the most important museums of Florence, such as the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Galleries and the Palatine Gallery of Pitti Palace; themed tours or itineraries to discover unusual and less known areas of the city; one-day or half-day trips from Florence to the main cities and places of interest in the region, including Siena, Pisa, Lucca the Chianti area and its picturesque medieval villages; private and personalized visits; excursions, to take advantage of your stay in Florence visiting other famous Italian destinations such as Rome, Venice and the Cinque Terre; savoury food and wine itineraries to discover the famous typical products of Tuscany; cooking courses and other original activities.
- Taxi and transfer services, to go wherever you wish: airports, accommodation facilities or any other place you wish to reach in the region. To reach Florence you could choose between the exclusive private transfers and the cheaper shared shuttle services from/to Pisa airport and from/to Florence airport.
- Hotels: online choice and booking of more than 1,000 accommodation facilities of various categories and prices in enchanting art cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca or in the fairy-tale sceneries of Chianti, not forgetting the beaches on the Tyrrhenian seaside, with Forte dei Marmi and the Elba Island, the cruise port of Livorno, and spa resorts such as Montecatini Terme or the small villages of San Gimignano and Montepulciano.
Insidecom is a member of Tu.Ri.Ve, the consortium of licensed tour operators offering tours and guided itineraries in Venice, and part of the Albatravel group, leader in the field of online tour operating in Italy, which has been on the travel market since the beginning of 1980s. Together with the b2c services described above, addressed to the final consumer, we also offer tools and services to operators working in the tourism sector and interested in reselling our products under a commission fee. If you are an operator interested in this type of collaboration we invite you to visit our institutional website www.insidecom.it.