AA van in Bordeaux!

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  1. Jo662

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    We are in a campsite Le Village Du Lac in Bordeaux,and a AA van
    has just driven past.It has British plates and the driver has a AA
    shirt on.
    Now thats what I call service!:)
     
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    Probably lost
     
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    Ye probably!
    Or an imposter stealing vehicles!:confused:
     
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    I thought one of their slogans is "we will go the extra mile". Quite a few extra miles in this instance.
     
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    I think it was a Carlsberg One!:)
     
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    Knocking up the overtime .....probably :)
     
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    Now i must be seeing things,another one has turned up.
    Tried to get a pic as proof, but by the time i got out the van
    he had gone.And cant find him as its a big campsite!
     
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    I think I read somewhere that they station some vans in Europe in hot spot areas in the summer. Where the computer tells them that most breakdowns happen.
     
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    They're doing a Relay :)
     
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    Now it makes sense,at least I know Im not going bonkers!:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    No it was a Transit!:):):)
     
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    Maybe they had a satnav failure !!!
     
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    If they are anything like mine they are called Tw@tnavs!:rolleyes:
     
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    :rolleyes:Must be a rally,weathers better here!
     
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    A few years ago we followed an NHS ambulance along the motorway from Beziers in the south of France North towards Claremont F. until we turned off for a rest break. All sign written and a recent registration with two uniformed guys in the front. Not something you see every day :)
     
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    call the AA .. see who turns up ;)
     
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    They do base some AA vans in Europe over the summer months. My friend's husband spends 3 months over there. She pops over for her summer hols whilst he is there. His name is Lee if you should ever come across him.
     
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    Must be reassuring if you are stuck in rural France and an AA man turns up to help. Wonder if there competitors do the same.
     
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    I am with Green Flag this year...hoping not to need their services !!!!
     
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    think I'd prefer a motor mechanic :whistle:
     
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