Australia, home at last.

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  1. Queenzlander

    Queenzlander Read Only Funster

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    Our Vantage Neo in Australia, after 25,000 km and seven months, travelling thru England, Scotland, Canada, US and Mexico.
    Now the all Aussie Adventure begins.
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    Thanks for all the great pics along your travels :cartoon:
     
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    Well done and a big thanks for all the posts and pictures. It looked a fantastic trip. (y)
     
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    Look forward to the photos! Just start a new Thread on here "Queenzlander's Travels" or whatever and post an update whenever you have time. We would love to see where you are. :). Or should it be...
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  5. buttons

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    Thanks for our participation, I enjoyed it nearly as much as yourselves. Keep it coming.....(y)
     
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    Nice one!...nice looking sky:cry:
     
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  7. quickweh

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    Met you at Stratford when we had our Neo, you have a lot of miles under your belt now making many of us on here envy you. Keep us up to date on your travels.(y)
    Mike
     
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    Sounds like a fantastic trip..
    I enjoyed the great photos .
    Safe travels around Australia. And look fwd to your posts.
    Andy
     
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    Loved reading your posts and seeing your pics, taking the van to the USA and Canada is on our list when we retire. One question how easy was it to take the van in and out of Australia.
     
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    Sounds like a great trip, enjoyed my trip àround Queensland a couple of years ago staying at Big 4's. Stayed at Caloundra, Fraser Island area, Yepoon, Cania Gorge and Toowoomba.
     
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    Also wondering about import to Aus and shipping charges?......Martin
     
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  12. Queenzlander

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    Hi, thanks for all your comments. We bought the Vantage Neo new less the VAT as a personal export. Shipping to Canada was 1800GBP. Shipping from Los Angles to Brisbane was 2500US$. The Vantage Neo is on the SEVS import approval list for importing into Australia. It is also ideal size, fitting into a 40'shipping container. As we will be registering the van here in Australia, it will need to meet Australian road standards.
     
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    Thank you for that information, I have a feeling that there is another big plan forming in Sue's head.Happy days.By the way we will be visiting Brisbane in 15days time.
     
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    A friend came back from Australia and brought their car as well, a big Toyota never seen here the big problem was the speedo in kms you probably want to get a kms speedo now for there, so a swap with an importer from Europe might be an idea. just post them to each .other.
     
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    When we bought new in 2014 from Vantage, we ordered a van with KPH, and given it at no extra charge.
     
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    Saved that then , someone might have got excited about a cheap speedo. Worth mentioning though.
     
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