Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a trader. What are the rules?

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How do I change my email address

You can easily change your email address, however your access here will be restricted until you have confirmed it (responded to the email we send to you)

Follow the simple pictorial guide below:

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How do I Buy a Subscription?

Buying a subscription is easy. First click on your name top right.

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Choose Account Upgrades


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Then choose the type of sub you want

Clicking a Button will take you to Paypal and the subs will be applied automatically. This is the best way to pay. If you don't want to use Paypal see the details at the top of the screenshot below on how to pay via a bank transfer.
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What are Subs?

For the most part, the forum, articles and reviews within MotorhomeFun are a free resource. You can see answers to thousands of questions, read current best practice articles as well as keep up with motorhome news. However much of the site is hidden or restricted unless you are a subscriber.

Subscriptions cost £15 a year and benefits include:
  • Able to post questions and participate in all forums. When you register you get 5 free posts to get a flavour of the fun.
  • Enjoy substantial discounts from major industry figures such as VanBitz and Johns Cross Motorhomes.
  • Only subscribers can attend rallies at home and abroad
  • Subscribers see fewer advertisements
  • Have access to our excellent search engine to filter millions of messages and find the information you need.
  • Access to our resource section, enabling downloads of many items like SatNav POIs and motorhome equipment handbook.
  • Host your own travel blog, right here on Motorhomefun
  • Buy and sell in our busy classified section
Read more and see why others subscribe
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When Are My Subs Due?

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MotorhomeFun, what's it all about?

MotorhomeFun is a club for Motorhome Enthusiasts. It's a little different to others as it is run without the traditional politics that blight similar clubs. We do not have lots of different committees or people 'in charge' All we do is discussed publicly in our open forum. Everything is organised by the members for the members. The club is owned and facilitated by a partnership comprising Husband and wife team Jim and Siân They are long time motorhome enthusiasts who live in wales. You can read more about the clubs history here MotorhomeFun History
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What happens on the website

Motorhomefun has many different elements. There is a section that carries editorials and reviews. However most everything we do is based around our busy forums.

Within the forum you can ask other people questions, share your experiences, write and read blogs, see zillions of photographs, help others, organise rallies, and generally join in with this fun community of motorhome enthusiasts.

You can join in right away. In the forums, you use the menu to navigate to the forum of interest and then read what other people are discussing. If you want to join in, then join up click here - it only takes a few minutes, you'll then be able to:
  1. Reply to an existing thread if you have something to contribute to the topic or
  2. Start your own new thread about your topic of choice. Ask a question or share an experience.
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Why should I Register?

As a guest, you can read many of the topics in our forums, but if you wish to post messages, you need to become a member. Membership gives you an identity on the forum, a fixed username on all messages you post and an online public profile.

Registration is free, and offers an extended range of features, including:
  • Posting new threads
  • Replying to other member's threads
  • Starting private conversations with other members
How do I register?

You register by clicking the Log In or Sign Up link top right of the page. You can create a new account using your Facebook accounts or via the MotorhomeFun system. You will be asked to type a user name and password. In addition there may be some other information which you will be invited to enter. Please also make sure you read our terms and rules which are different from other websites.

If registering via the MotorhomeFun system, you will be sent an activation email to confirm your email address. Click the activation link in the email. Once you have done this your account will be confirmed.

Once registered, you can start posting messages and enjoying the other benefits of being a registered.

You will only be able to make 5 posts. If you want to make more you will need to subscribe. You can read about subscriptions here.
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What is My Personal Details Page?

Your Personal Details Pages tells everyone a little about you, your hobbies, interests. Some details are required, but most of it you can please yourself whether you share or not. You can also have a Status Message, you can leave this blank or change it twice a day, its up to you. Your Personal Details Page is here
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What is my Profile Page?

What is the Profile page?
Every member has a publicly viewable profile page. This page includes information provided by the member, either during the registration process or later on via the account pages.

Whenever you see a member's name, clicking on it will usually show a pop-up panel showing their details in brief. From here you can view their public profile by clicking the link called "Profile Page".

What's on the Profile page?
The public profile lists information about the member under various tabs such as recent activity and posts. In addition there may be other information such as links to showcases, blogs or photo albums

Your Privacy
When logged in to Motorhomefun you can navigate to /account/privacy to set your privacy options as shown below:

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What is an Avatar and do I need one?

Your avatar is the square image which accompanies your profile and messages. When you first register we make an avatar for you using the first two letters of your username, but you should want to upload your own as soon as you can.

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Once you have set one up, the members will start to recognise you and your messages by your avatar. You may use either a JPG or PNG. We do not allow moving avatars as we feel they can be distracting when trying to read the forums. We have a tutorial that shows how to upload an avatar here.
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What are Forum signatures?

Signatures contain information that you want to include at the bottom of all your posts. This might include information about yourself or your motorhome, a link to your personal website (to show people more about yourself and your motorhome), a favourite quote or any personal message.
You can set your signature in your Personal Details page
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Can I change my User Name?

Yes you can change your name follow these instructions. When your name is changed a post will be made letting people know. Also a record of the change will show on your profile.

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What is My Membership Number?

Many people ask for their membership number when they are booking on to show rallies. WHEN BOOKING RALLIES USE YOUR USERNAME NOT YOUR MEMBERSHIP NUMBER. If you require your membership number for other reason please see here for how to find it
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How do I change my password?

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How do I manage the forum alerts

The forum likes to keep you informed. It will tell you if someone answers your thread, or posts photos in an album, mentions you in a post etc. You can turn off any or all of these notifications easily. See this tutorial and learn how
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What is a forum

What is a Forum?
A forum is an online discussion site. Some people who have been around the internet for a while might call it a 'bulletin board' or 'board'. A forum is broken down into different categories, each category is the home to several forums, Inside the forums are threads and individual messages.

What is a Thread
Threads are topics of discussion, for that reason They are also sometimes called 'discussions'.

Messages are 'posted' to the forums and are sometimes called 'posts'.

How do I find my way around the forums?
The main Forum list shows you the different categories and the forums within it. Click on the forum titles and you see the threads.

Threads
When you click on a forum's name, you are taken to the list of threads it contains. A thread is a conversation between members. Each thread starts out as a single message and grows as replies are added by different members.

To start a new thread simply click on the 'Post New Thread' button towards the top-right of the page (if there is no such button, it means you do not have permission to post a new thread).

Threads can be ordered in different ways. The default is to have the thread with the latest messages at the top. But you can easily change this ordering, for example to have the thread with the most messages at the top, or the most views. Simply click on the column heading at the top of the list of threads. You can also reverse the sorting order by clicking the heading again.

How do I read a thread?
To read a thread, click on its title. Each message in a thread is created by a member. You'll see some brief information about the member who created the thread to the left of the first message.

How to I reply to a thread?
To post a reply to an existing thread, type your reply in the box at the bottom of the list of messages and then click on the 'Post Reply' button. If the 'Post Reply' button does not appear, it could mean that you are not logged in as a member, or that you do not have permission to reply, or that the thread has been closed to new replies.

The 'More Options' button gives you more options when replying to a thread, such as the ability to preview the message before posting. It is recommended that you do this

How do I find out more about members?
To view information about a particular member, click on the user name. This will take you to their public profile page. From here you can see links to their profile page and all the posts they have made.
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How do I make my first post?

We have well over 1 million posts here on motorhome fun. Its easy to do I'll show you how.

Choose the relevant forum to post in. The forums are on the front page and have labels like "Continental Touring" or "Motorhome Insurance" Choose the forum that fits your post/question best but don't worry too much about finding the 'right' place. If you are in any doubt choose "Motorhome Chat" No one will moan at you if your post is in the wrong place.

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What is the difference between Recent and New Posts

What is the difference between Recent and New Posts
People do get confused by this one, but this explains it
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