Caravaning & Camping Club

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  1. Gunner29

    Gunner29 Read Only Funster

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    We joined the CCC at Newbury and recd the site book yesterday. Compared to the Caravan Club site book I find it complicated and it took a while to get to grips with it.
    Any comments Or is it me
     
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    Not just you. Indeed, we were talking to the CCC at a show a few months after joining and one of their people asked if we had yet got to grips with the book.

    Once you do get used to it, though, it is OK - just a different approach from the CC.

    Having said that we use neither book all that much these days. Best source of somewhere to stay is the Out and About section of the CCC magazine and the web site where Meets and THSs are listed :Smile:
     
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    at least you can use the book to actually book a site....unlike the CC who are fully booked on day one of the new booking year by cherry picking caravanners.
     
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    I don't have the CC book for comparison, but I don't find it too bad.

    Apart from the Camping-In-The-Forest section, which is totally useless when it comes to pricing (not that I use those sites any more, now that they've wound me up for various reasons).
     
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    I must admit that being used to ordnance survey maps I find the C&CC book easier, the problem with the CC book is I can never remember which county the area is we want to visit.
    Doug
     
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    We have both CC and CCC, as has been said, we find the best part of CCC is the temporarily holiday rally's sites which are a great part of the club and do not need to be booked, often in really interesting locations.

    The CL's are really worth while as well.
     
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    We don't use the book. We use their sitefinder app on android (not sure about ios sorry)
    The app works really well for us.
     
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    Joined both clubs year, but think I will ditch CCC next year as we only seem to bother with the CL's. Only search on the net, the CCC mapping and website is a lot better than the CC, which I find is quite clunky and not user-friendly.
     
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    Thump

    SWMBO got fed up trying to find a site and thumped the book onto the sofa and stormed out!!:Angry::Eeek:
     
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    Durrrr!!!!


    You wait until you want to book a ferry !! I lost the will to live, gave up and booked through the CC in the end !:Doh:

    Oh, and the DFDS cross channel ferries are not on their system !:cry::cry::cry:
     
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    Book

    The book is OK once you get used to it. Why sheets are called sheets and not just pages is a mystery to me!

    Russell
     
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    When I saw reduced DFDS fares on offer through CC, I phoned Carefree (C&CC) and asked why they didn't do it too - so they then got me Dover-Calais return with P&O cheaper than the CC/DFDS offer!! You have to ask them, they are very good!

    Catherine
     
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    And I thought it was just me ! :thumb: :drink:
     
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    It's because they refer to the OS map sheets.

    We've been members of the C&CC for just over 2 years. We've never stayed on one of their main sites and only used a couple of the CSs. However, we've enjoyed numerous stays at Meets/THSs, plan to use several more in the next few weeks (and so on).

    The great thing about the Meets/THSs is that most do not have to be booked and they are open to all members no matter what section is running them. Always had a warm welcome when we have arrived - in most cases from people we have never met before - and enjoyed a friendly stay.
     
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    This is the only reason I am still a member, seriously ment to ditch them this year, but the meets are really value for money , been on many but still not met another funster:Sad:
     
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