Do I need a Rear Marker Board

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  1. Geo

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    Hi all
    It appears I may need one of these markers to go through Europe, any one know for sure.
    I do have a trailer board rearmost of the Scooter rack
    any idea of local type suppliers if I do
    O'Leary's have them at £5.99 but at + £9.00 postage its a bit silly:Doh:

    Geo
     

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    hi Geo.

    100% certain in spain and 99.9% certain in france.
    i dont know about portugal nbut i would think the are required.

    if it aint being towed then you have to have a board.
    regards from rainy malvern. :Sad::Sad::Sad:

    john.
     
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    Geo:

    Any Caravan/Motorhome accessory shop will have them and probably Halfords as well (for bike racks)

    :Smile:
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    yep......seen 'em in halfords. :thumb::thumb:
     
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    geo!!! don't buy one Ive got one in me shed ill bring it tomorrow:thumb:
     
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    Hi Geo

    The forst time I took a scooter to Spain & Protugal I took the view that I may as well play safe, so I had both trailer board & marker. You don't want to have to argue with the foreign plod, you there to enjoy yourself, play it safe. :thumb:

    Wish I was going with you. :Sad:
     
  7. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Geo,

    £5-01p on my website plus £4-20 postgage:thumb:
    but if your passing on the way to catch a ferry, fiver CASH in the shop, you can claim the VAT back!!!!:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

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  8. Geo

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    Peter you are so warm hearted and generous, one day you will give yourself away:Rofl1:
    Thanks Mark never one to miss a bargain ill borrow yours if I may:Rofl1:
    And thank you all for your help and advise:thumb::thumb:

    And to all those who wish you were coming
    WHATS stopping you:Doh::Doh: I'm sure Ray will squeeze you in last minuet
    Geo
     
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    They are necessary for Italy.

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    :Eeek:What do you mean claim VAT back?:Sad:
     
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    Goods purchased for export are Non VAT'able, hee hee:Rofl1:
     
  12. Geo

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    Being a Vat registered business, on all purchases for the business the Vat element can be claimed back, this would only apply if it was a genuine business item, in this instance it would not, I do not think the Vat man would accept that the Moroccan tour was to drum up work for the garage:RollEyes:
    I could if I was so inclined, buy the board for our Recovery wagon, and borrow it for the RV as and when reqd and claim back the 75p VaT
    However the pay off would need to be millions before I would contemplate messing with HM Customs and Excise:Eeek:
    Peter was Avin a larf:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
    Geo
     
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    I've looked up the relevant legislation, Geo and it appears you're a special case. The marker you need is attached.

    Graham
     

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    Have you seen the green mile Graham

    Dead Man Walking:Wink:
    Geo:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Geo you even claim back the VAT on the loo paper!:thumb:

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    Nope - is that a road where you can only use eco-friendly fuel? :Rofl1::Rofl1:

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