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Wednesday 15 May 1996
Fly to Kishinev for the first match on 1 September, against Moldova. David Dryer Sports Tours (0171-831 7799) is organising a trip costing pounds 399. But to get a ticket for the game, you have to join the England Travel Club (from the FA at 16 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3LW).
Visit Manhattan's only brewery? Call the Neptune Brewery at 448 West 16th Street (001 212 229 2129) for a tour and tasting. About the cheapest way to get to New York is, ironically, aboard a "dry" airline. Kuwait Airways sells return tickets from Heathrow for around pounds 200.
Be a tourist on your own territory? Call in to your local tourist centre this week. During "TIC Week", which ends on Sunday, British tourist offices are trying to persuade us to make the most of our municipalities.
Drive through Austria? With a motorway toll ticket, if it is on or after 1 January 1997. Following Switzerland's example, Austria is to introduce a system of permits for using the country's autobahns. A two-month Tourist Ticket will cost just under pounds 10.
Take the kids to a real-life theme park? Travel along Hadrian's Wall in the Independent this Saturday.
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