While the prices of alcohol are growing in Britain because increasing taxes it’s nice to know that you have other options. City of Calais is located in the North France just at the other side of English Channel from Dover. Because they are located on the narrowest part of English Channel ferry trip between these two cities takes only 90 minutes. It’s even said that you can see the white cliffs of Dover from Calais on a sunny day. This short distance makes Calais perfect place for a one day or even a weekend getaway. This amazing town on the coast of the France will leave you breathless. When you get to the Calais you can relax and take a stroll on the beautiful sand beach. If you love sightseeing then you will love buildings, monuments, towers and forts that you can find in Calais.
Of course, strolling and sightseeing comes after you do the main reason you came to Calais, and that is shopping wine and beer. Because of the increasing taxes on British-bought alcohol it is easier to take a ferry to Calais and buy wine there than to buy it in Britain. If you are planning to buy a lot of bottles that you will break even, or even save a lot of money. Difference between wine prices in Britain and France are around 3 pounds. This means that if you buy 10 bottles you will save enough money to return fare, which is 29 pounds for two adults travelling in one car. That basically means that you are traveling for free. If you are bringing a large amount of alcohol back to Britain you should prepare for Customs. You will need to explain that all that alcohol is for your own use or a gift and not for commercial purposes. Read this interesting infographic to find out more interesting tips about booze cruise to Calais.