Caravan convert

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  1. StickyWicket

    StickyWicket Funster

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    Hi, my name is Denis and myself and wife Janet have been caravanning for just over 3 years. During this time we had 3 caravans before finally getting the right one ! However on our one journey abroad we loved the lifestyle but not the towing bit in between. This led to the decision to convert to a motorhome. We pick up our Bessacarr 454 from Marquis in East Sussex at the end of the month. We live in Ashford in Kent so we are nice and handy for the channel and we are aiming to journey down to Venice via Luxembourg and Switzerland on the 10th June for a total of 3 weeks. I've already been looking at the forum and thanks to the experienced posters have lots of info. Sorry for the long post......
     
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    Hi and :welcome: to you both:thumb:

    You will find this site a wealth of information!

    Margaret & Bill
     
  3. Carol

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    Hi Denis wellcome to Fun. :flyingwelcome:
     
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    Well that's one more of us and one less of them - good for you :Wink:

    We did that trip as the first continental outing for our MH - hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
     
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    Hi both.You only did three years pennance, we suffered for thirteen :BigGrin:
    Lovely site by the river in Vianden, Luxembourg and don't forget to fill up there, fuel's quite a bit cheaper there.

    Graeme.
     
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    Would love to know how you get on, that's a journey we wouldn't mind making.
    Good luck :thumb:
     
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    welcome, form one newbie to another

    brilliant campsite in Luxembourg

    http://www.camping-alzingen.lu/en/

    which is also an ASCi if out of season

    Very clean, lots of space and very helpful
    You can bus into the city or cycle very easily on cycle paths in 40 minutes with beautiful views
    Fuel cheap everywhere - €1.18 for diesel in April
     
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    :welcomefunster: from a current caravanner (till we sell ours) you have joined the best forum and club on the net. Good luck with your travels. We look forward to meeting up with you at a rally or a show sometime.:thumb:
     
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    Best group to be in ,,,,:welcome:
     
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    Welcome. :welcomefunster:
    You have come to the right place.
    Don't apologise. Any information you need just ask.
    Happy travels.
     
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    Yes this forum is the best. I am converting from a caravan to a motorhome tomorrow and everyone on here have been so helpful. :BigGrin:
     
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    Hi & welcome to you both. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    Hi Denis and Janet and welcome to the Fun! :welcomefunster:
     
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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :thumb:
     
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    Four wheels on my wagon..

    Welcome Janet and Denis :welcome:
    I too have just parted with caravan as the grass seems greener with a wheel on each corner :thumb:
     
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    Hello from another Kent resident :thumb:
     
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    Sad to hear you have downgraded.. but once you adjust I'm sure you will enjoy the camper van.. :BigGrin:

    Had both and toured Europe extensively with both.. As you will find, they are different beasts.. chalk and cheese.. one is great for touring and night stops.. other great on site and longer stays.

    There is no one size fits all.. or one better than the other.. Un learn most everything you did with you're caravan.. re think camper van..

    good luck with the trip .. :BigGrin:
     
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    welcome Denis & Janet,enjoy your travels in your new home far and wide, from a ex kentish Man,now living up here in big pine country:thumb:
     
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