travel & outdoors: Trouble spots
Saturday 19 April 1997
Austria: "Holidaymakers may purchase either weekly or two-monthly discs. The cost of the weekly disc is ATS 70 (about pounds 3.60). The two-monthly disc, which is valid for two consecutive calendar months, will cost ATS 150 (about pounds 7.70)."
- Austrian National Tourist Office (0171-629 0461).
Czech Republic: "A motorway toll coupon of Kcs 400 (approx pounds 10) per car and per calendar year is payable at the Czech border crossing on arrival. Failure to comply may mean being fined by the Czech police."
- Cedok brochure.
Switzerland: "If you're going to be motoring in or through Switzerland, you need to obtain a motoring tax disc called `vignette'. This annual tax of 40 Swiss francs is levied on all cars and motorcycles using the Swiss motorways. An additional fee of 40 Swiss francs applies to trailers and caravans. This tax, which is available at border crossings, can also be purchased by sending a cheque for pounds 18 to Switzerland Tourism, Swiss Centre, Swiss Court, London W1V 8EE."
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 3 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
£18000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This successful, family owned m...
£17000 - £23000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Due to the consistent growth of...
£18000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An opportunity exists for an ex...
£20000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: An opportunity exists for an ou...