Tips & deals
Sunday 05 October 2008
Heading for the Continent? Did you know that fines came into force in France last Wednesday for anyone not carrying a warning triangle and high-vis jacket in the car while driving on French roads. If you don't have them, you could face a fine of €135.
The new Landmark Trust Handbook, for architecturally minded holidaymakers, is out on Thursday, featuring additions such as Clavell Tower, which was relocated from a cliff edge in Dorset to save it from falling into the sea. Go to landmarktrust.org.uk.
The doors opened last week on Amanresorts' first hotel in China. Called the Aman at Summer Palace in Beijing because the East Gate of the World Heritage site is just steps away, it has 51 rooms, restaurants, a pool and spa. Go to amanresorts.com.
Spend a week on Europe's ski slopes from £92 with Sea France. The deal, aimed to draw winter-sports fans away from the airlines, includes return Dover-Calais ferry crossings for a car and five passengers and seven nights' accommodation. Go to seafranceski.com .
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