31FW improving the First 31 minutes, hours, & days before, upon & after arrival
Lodging Prior to Departure
CONUS Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) reimburses stateside DoD members for up to 3 nights of lodging and meals in government quarters prior to departing for Italy.
Lodging Upon Arrival
Temporary Lodging Facility (TLF) and Visiting Quarters:
The Mountain View Lodge has 72 Visiting Quarters (VQ) facilities and 4 business suite. We also have suites that compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
Temporary Lodging Allowance (TLA)
Length of Stay
Active Duty - 30 days inbound and 10 days outbound. Extension is possible but you must contact housing at:
Civilian - 90 days inbound and 30 days outbound (make reservations in 30 day increments inbound and may request extension if more than 90 days is needed). Contact Civilian Personnel Office for more information.
Make a Reservation ASAP Without Orders
Who: DoD member, sponsor, or spouse can reserve a room. Credit card info is needed to confirm reservation.
How: To request a room, call Mountain View Lodge at DSN 632-4040 / Commercial 011-39-0434-30-4040 (recommended). Alternatively, you may email them at
When: Make reservations up to 12 months in advance without PCS orders (Orders are needed at check-in).
Where: The Mountain View Lodge is conveniently located on the Flightline area of the base (Area F). It is close to the Commissary, BX, Club, and the Dragon Fitness Center. The Lodge offers a business center, ATM, maps of the local area, English/Italian speaking staff and convenient purchase of snacks, souvenirs, soft drinks, etc.
NOTE: Delayed flight or problem arriving to the base? You must call The Mountain View Lodge if you are unable to check in on time, otherwise your room will be released.
Pets & Lodging
TLF does accept pets! There are 24 units for occupants PCSing with pets. If the units are occupied and non-pet rooms are available, you will not be issued a statement of non-availability if you have a pet and decide to stay off-base.
- At check-in, you must present a rabies certification for your pets
- Pets must always be on a leash
- Lodging costs for pets are at your own expense
- Nightly Pet Fee: $10.00/night, payable in advance
- Pet Cleaning Fee: No cleaning fee unless there is damage
- Kennels are available in the area
- Limit of pets is 2
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Before Arrival Topics
- First 31 PCS Start
- Getting Started
- Command Sponsorship
- EFMP Screening
- Passports & Visas
- Book Lodging
- Book Travel
- Traveling with Pets
- Shipping Household Goods
- Shipping Vehicle
- Set Up Overseas P.O. Box
- Child Care & Youth Programs Prep
- School Registration Prep
- Legal Services
- Cell Phones & Keeping in Touch
- Credit Cards