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Spain holiday alert as a simple mistake could see you fined £170

YOU could be fined up to €200 (£170) on your next holiday in Spain if you make a very simple mistake.

It has everything to do with your footwear – and what you wear when driving.

In Spain, you could be fined €200 for a simple mistake

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In Spain, you could be fined €200 for a simple mistakeCredit: Alamy

Flip-flops are not allowed to be worn by drivers, no matter how tempting it can be in hot weather.

High heels and barefoot driving are also prohibited throughout Spain.

If caught, you could be fined hundreds of euros by local authorities.

It’s not the only law you could break while on holiday in Spain.

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Several Spanish tourist hotspots, including Barcelona and the Canary Islands, have banned smoking on the beach, with fines of up to £1,700.

If you wear your swimwear off the beach you could also pay in Spain.

In Barcelona, ​​people are only allowed to wear bikinis on the beach, and holidaymakers caught wearing a bikini in the city center could face a fine of up to £260.

Likewise, bikinis are restricted to Mallorca’s beaches, with fines of up to £500 for those found flouting the rules.

And anyone caught balconing in the Balearic Islands – that’s what people are called jumping from their hotel balcony into a swimming pool below – can face fines of between £620 and £1,250.

Not only in Spain there are strange driving laws.

Here are seven other driving laws to keep in mind when traveling abroad.

And here are five more Spanish laws to keep in mind.

Spain has a strict set of rules for Brits on holiday

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Spain has a strict set of rules for Brits on holidayCredit: Alamy

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