Venice and the coronavirus
Venice Luggage Lockers
Recently, several new locker services have expanded your left-luggage options in Venice. We link to the services and help you decide the best way to store your bags.
In Venice, it isn't hard to find traditional deposito bagagli or left-luggage services at Marco Polo Airport, in the Piazzale Roma, at the Venezia Santa Lucia railroad station, and a handful of other locations.
, in contrast, are something new: They arrived in Venice during 2017, when a young entrepreneur named Martina Pignaffo opened two Vaise locker locations.
Today, there are three locker services that we're aware of, with a total of five locations in central Venice. Here they are:
Stow Your Bags: Venice
Why use luggage lockers?
Normally, we'd suggest leaving bags at your hotel if you need to check out before it's time to catch your airport bus, airport boat, or train--or, for that matter, if you arrive before your room is ready and want to go sightseeing without hauling cargo.
Still, there are a few situations where a secure locker near where you're staying might be convenient:
If you expect to be in any of these situations, luggage lockers or a traditional deposito bagagli counter can be a huge convenience.
Lockers vs. left-luggage desks
Deposito bagagli counters or shops tend to be at major transportation points such as the Piazzale Roma (for airport buses and taxis), the Marittima cruise port, and Venice Marco Polo Airport.
If you're staying a long way from these locations, it may be more convenient to rent a luggage locker in your hotel or apartment's neighborhood.
A locker may also be cheaper than a deposito bagagli if you have more than one bag, as long as you can stuff everything into one locker. And with a locker, you won't have to stand in line.
On the downside, a locker can be more expensive if you're parking only one bag or leaving your luggage for several days.
We suggest determining your needs, then looking at the Web sites featured in this article and on our Left Luggage / Baggage Deposit page. You can then compare costs and decide where to store your gear.
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