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  1. campervanjan

    campervanjan Read Only Funster

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    help we are new to this do we take are spare keys with us on tour i am just thinking if i lost the keys what would i do cheers camper
     
  2. Loujess

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    woo hoo Jan, this is a sore point since we locked ourselves out of the MH in a picnic area this year. Thankfully, a wonderful French man contacted a garage who sent a mechanic out, who reached us withi 30 mins. What a great bloke. He went back to the garage to get a special drill, finally got the door open and wouldn't take a penny. Needless to say, we gave him a dropsy but I really cannot express my gratiitude to him.

    We always take both sets of keys with us and I always try to remember to take my set out with me. It is usually kept in my handbag but don't rely on each other. Just try always to have a set with you.

    Ivy
     
  3. JJ

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    Hi there and welcome to the Fun...

    Some people wrap a spare door key in an oily piece of cloth in small plastic bag wrapped up with electrical tape and tape the resultant water-proof package to some part of the van's chassis.

    Then they hide the ignition key some where inside the van...

    Obviously I wouldn't do this otherwise Funsters would hunt under my Wagon at meets... find the door key, illegally enter the vehicle and tidy it...:Angry:

    JJ :Blush:
     
  4. bobandjanie

    bobandjanie Funster Life Member

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    Hi Jan, :welcome: to motorhome fun.:thumb: We being myself and Jane have a set of keys each so the answer:Smile: is yes.............But its not wise to leave a spare set of keys in the van, your insurance company may not pay out if its stolen.:cry:

    Enjoy the fun. Bob. flyingwelcome
     
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    On board safe. You can keep your spare (basic set) keys in here with cards etc.

    If you loose you keys, breakdown cover will send someone out to get into the vehicle. Once in, you have your spare set of keys in a safe, be this digital or combination. Hide the safe somewhere discrete, under a bed/seat behind the water tank or similar and fix down.

    If you keep a spare card or cash there - you have money to get home if a bag/coat is stolen.:thumb:

    (If someone takes the motorhome, you are stuffed anyway....)
     
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    We always take a spare set, she keeps hers in her handbag in the rv :Doh:
     
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    If theres 2 of you carry one set each.
     
  8. Jaws

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    Welcome to the centre of the known universe ! :thumb:
    Always take two sets.. I carry one and woman the other
     
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    Welcome to the MotorhomeFun Campervanjan :BigGrin:
    Spare set with the significant other :Smile:
    flyingwelcome
     
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    Hi Jan, have sent you a private message, as dont want to tell the world where I hide my spare keys.:thumb:

    Nick
     
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    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Oh lordy !! That is an even WORSE thing to post !!

    Now every meet we will all be crawling all over your p and j trying to find them ! ! LOL ! :Rofl1:
     
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    Yuch, how disgusting.

    And worse, if your friend with the rubber gloves isn't around how do you get them ?
     
  13. welsh winger

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    Its ok no rubber gloves or friend required. :Rofl1:

    Nick
     
  14. Ralph-n-Bev

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    Id never even thought about carrying a spare set of MH keys with us.

    Do you all carry round a spare set of car keys when ever your out in that too:BigGrin:

    And what about your house keys .......... just incase you loose one of those:Wink:
     
  15. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    But you are mere amateurs.

    Imagine losing your keys in Marrakesh.
     

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