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UK Motorists Ignorant of French Driving Laws

This was emailed to me by a PR company and I thought it made some interesting reading.... - Just 26% say hi-viz jackets required - Only 1 in 7 know about headlamp deflectors - 76% don’t ...
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Money money money

What's the best way to take spending money for an extended stay in Europe these days? Chip n pin, contactless are very popular here in the UK but how do you avoid sterling transaction fees on your ow...
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driving or ferry to spain

i often read posts regarding ferry or driving to Spain, whilst working as a driver i always looked at long ferry crossings as a waste of my time, but being paid was a sweetner, most drivers will remem...
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insurance level for Europe

Not being from Europe, when I buy an old motorhome do I need comprehensive insurance to take it to the continent or is third party enough? Is this easy to obtain and does it cover me in Europe? Is it ...
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Time table open

Just in case anyone is interested Brittany ferries has recently opened their winter months time table for bookings ...
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Ness & us newbies in a nutshell...

Hello folks... New to the motor home and clubmotorhome but a pair of caravan veterans so looking forward to our new adventures, advice and support from fellow campers. We have taken on Ness, tbh ...
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Important - please read!

After much thought and consideration I'm doing away with free memberships... There are many reasons, some of which have been mentioned or alluded to before. Basically giving free access to area...
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Jigsaw Matting ???

We have a VW Camper of 2012 vintage and use it all over the country. Last week we just caught a day of rain in Knaresborough and it reminded me that I needed to get some sort of matting to go between ...
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fiat ducati 2005

does anyone know if anybody can repair a Arsilicii al 310 fuseless switching habitation control box as the wires to the leisure side feed have burnt out....
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Another France Passion site welcomes club motorhome members

Just had a very peaceful night, following a lovely smoked trout and rainbow trout dinner in the van, on this trout farm in Eastern France in the Doubs region. It’s a lovely peaceful and gree...
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TOWBARS

Hi All, Just thought I would share a good experience which relates to the fitting of a tow bar on my Swift/Fiat Ducato. I have looked around and researched prices, where to go etc and following a re...
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Newbies Say Hi! :)

Hello All!, My Missus and I have just got our first Camper van .... in our mid 50's! We're mad for it! It's a 1984 Freight Rover Sherpa "Pop Top", in really nice nick, and we're looking ...
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Col des Aravis

If anyone is in the Alps or thinking of going, there is a nice stopover on the D909, very close to the popular Col des Aravis (bars, restaurants, gift shops). The cara park is large and reasonably le...
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Fiat Ducato engine problems, Water ingress Engine bay!

Recently, I have had all sorts of problems with my Autotrail Cheyenne 2008 (58) on a Fiat Ducato Chassis, so I thought as these vehicles and chassis are used by various manufacturers I should post th...
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Paint and body repair

Paint job I need some body work repaired on my Rapido motorhome. Is it best to take it to a caravan dealer or will my local body shop do just as good a job?...
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Food

A little tip for lazy dishwashers. I found by accident the other day when I forgot the mushrooms for the bolognese that a jar of chickpeas to add texture also negates the need for spaghetti. Result be...
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Blog for this trip

Hi everyone. We have just begun our 5 week trip of Holland and Germany and will be keeping a ongoing blog for our friends back at home , so if anyone on the forum is interested here is the Spring Tri...
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Full Time insurance in a motorhome over 10 years old

Well phoned around the usual full time insurance companies about getting full time insurance as the wife and I are selling house and going to tour Europe for as long as we want, but no one will insura...
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Drive away awning

Hi Anyone kick off with ideas about a drive away awning for my A series Any pointers at this stage welcome...
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Verify your Account....

Whether you're new to Club Motorhome or a long standing member you'll have seen that the site is not 'just' another forum. Club Motorhome strives to be different from the run-of-the-mill motorhome sit...
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Planning tour of N Spain & Portugal

Hi to all. Thinking of trip from Santander ,along N Spain & down Atlantic coast of Portugal later in year. Any thoughts re interesting places to visit or great aires /stopping places outings to ...
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Hamer Solifer. Motorhome

We are new owners of an old motorhome. We need some remedial work and a new toilet. We live in Northampton. Any ideas?...
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Tickets for Stoneleigh

Anyone need tickets for midsummer show at Stoneleigh next wedk? I have tickets for pitch for Thursday to Monday morning including coach trip to Stratford.£50. Drop me an email to daa1652@outlook.com w...
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New Speed limits in France

Thought this might be of interest to those of you that cross the channel or are thinking of doing so ..... https://www.drive-france.com/blog/new-speed-limits-france/...
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CM Black hole

I and a few others must say "Hi" to at least 20 to 40 newbies each week ... which is great ... but what happens to them all after is what I want to know ... has NEILMAC got a Black hole in ...
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ACSi discrimination

Well I haven't even managed two days as a motorhome owner and already being discriminated against! I keep reading how wonderful and useful this ACSi ID card is, so I duly registered and requested m...
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Elddis Autoquest 100 Registered 2005/6 water pump

Hi, I have an Elddis Autoquest 100 on a Peugeot Boxer Chassis. Does anyone know where the water pump is situated? Everything works well, but I would really like to know where the water pump is inst...
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Latest government guidance on the use of A-Frames

Those with an interest in towing a car on an a-frame may know that the guidance given on the UK Government website was withdrawn for revision. This prompted various anti a-framers to presume that they...
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Vive la difference

Nope, I don't me the birds and bees type ... I mean all the different styles of Motorhome ... When a Newbie joins and I say Hi, the next thing I do is go see what motorhome they have ... and a lot of...
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Motorhome stopover - Southern Ireland

Hodson Bay Harbour car park, Roscommon - sign actually states no overnight camping, etc, but one gent has been here for 4 nights. There is a hotel serving food. Please see 'photos. They were taken...
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