Holiday warning for Brits heading to Spain as simple mistake could land you £170 fine | The Sun

A HOLIDAY warning has been issued for Brits heading to Spain this summer as a simple mistake could land you with a £170 fine.

Cops are said to be keeping their eyes peeled for tourists who lack one thing in particular while behind the wheel – and it's not what you'd think.

Brits are being warned to not strip off in the heat, as driving topless could see them slapped with a fine.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reported that while being shirtless isn't illegal, Spanish law bans anything that impacts safe driving.

That is said to include wearing "inappropriate" clothes and could see holidaymakers slapped with the £170 bill.

The same rules apply to footwear.

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It isn't the only law you could be breaking while on holiday in Spain.

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

Wearing your swimwear off the beach also could see you paying out while enjoying the sunshine.

In Barcelona, people can only wear bikinis on the beach, and holidaymakers caught wearing one in the town centre could face a fine of up to £260.

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Similarly, bikinis are limited to the beaches in Majorca, with fines of up to £500 for those caught flouting the rules.

And anyone caught balconing – the term given to people who jump off their hotel balcony into a swimming pool below – on the Balearic Islands can face fines between £620 and £1,250.

It's not just Spain where there are strange driving laws too.

Here are seven other driving laws you need to be aware of when travelling abroad.

And here are five other Spanish laws to be aware of too.

It comes as Brits were warned they face hefty fines for partying on top holiday destinations.

Clubbers could be hit with a £25,000 penalty if they attend illegal parties on the two islands, which have been clamping down on unlicensed events.

The measures come as officials in Majorca and Ibiza crackdown on booze-fuelled chaos and drunken behaviour.

Holidaymakers will now be slapped with a six-drink-a-day limit instead of having alcohol on tap.

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