Travel To Stowe Vermont - Ski Vacation Capital Of The East

Written by Catherine Olivia

Nothing says New England like a small white church with it's steeple rising inrepparttar air high above orange, yellow and red hued fall leaves beneath a sky so blue that you can actually feelrepparttar 148779 cripsness ofrepparttar 148780 fall air. One of these most famous New England churches isrepparttar 148781 Stowe Community Church inrepparttar 148782 beautiful 200 plus year old town of Stowe Vermont.

Walking down Main Street in Stowe you will feel like you are back in time, and you won't be at a loss for shopping. Parkrepparttar 148783 car and enjoyrepparttar 148784 old time ambiance as you strollrepparttar 148785 quaint town center. You will find antique stores, ski shops, a clock and lamp shop, ice cream parlor, a book store, Vermont made furniture store, and a quilt shop, to name a few. There is even an old fashioned general store tucked behindrepparttar 148786 shops that sells New England mustards, those ever present maple syrup candies and any array of souvenirs you might need.

After enjoying a tour inrepparttar 148787 town of Stowe, you might want to spendrepparttar 148788 night inrepparttar 148789 fabulous Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa. The Stoweflake is a AAA Four-Diamond luxury resort. It boasts a 50,000 square foot spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and two award winning restaurants.

The Stoweflake offers a wide array of rooms, from standard guestrooms with 1 king or 2 double beds to their one- bedroom suites that include a living area, fireplace and jacuzzi tub with two separate vanity areas. For vacations withrepparttar 148790 familyrepparttar 148791 Stoweflake offers townhouses for rent right behindrepparttar 148792 main hotel.

Hiring a car abroad – it’s not just the car insurance you need to worry about

Written by Paul Johnson

Whilst soaking up to sun onrepparttar Costa del Sol you’re a world away fromrepparttar 148778 stress and troubles of normal working life. No deadlines, no road rage and no commuter traffic making you late for work.

However, if you decide to hire a car there’s more than just your driving license and car insurance to think about, you could be putting yourself in more danger than you would at home. In Spain there are twelve times as many fatal accidents asrepparttar 148779 UK forrepparttar 148780 number of vehicles onrepparttar 148781 road. Andrepparttar 148782 figures aren’t much different in other holiday destinations such as Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Italy.

With these shocking statistics – you need to make sure you hire a safe and reliable car. Following a survey by ‘Holiday Which?’, two out of every five hire cars inspected inrepparttar 148783 Costa del Sol were unsafe. Problems include:

•Under-inflated tyres – can seriously affect road handling •Bald tyres – can be lethal at any time •Cut or bulge on tyre – increasesrepparttar 148784 risk of a blow-out •Faulty airbag – which fail to operate in an emergency •No parcel shelves – a danger when luggage is inrepparttar 148785 back of car

As a result of these dangers it’s vital that before signingrepparttar 148786 car hire contract you check a number of things. duck2water Car Insurance (, who specialise in car insurance for drivers with over 4 years no claim history, offer ten useful tips:

1.Car insurance Make sure you have adequate car insurance – does it include unlimited mileage? Does it have sufficient CDW (collision damage waiver)? What isrepparttar 148787 excess? Isrepparttar 148788 car covered whilst driving off-road (e.g. to get to a remote beach or picnic spot)?

2.Emergency number Ensure you have a contact number forrepparttar 148789 hire company in caserepparttar 148790 car breaks down or is involved in an accident.

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