Do you use your motorhome?

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  1. Dawnbreak

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    Was wondering does everybody use their motorhomes 100% all the time for their holidays U.k and Europe...or does anyone go on the occassional say cruise or far flung places holiday?
     
  2. dellwood33

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    We now use ours 100% for holidays since we bought the new van and got a dog.
    It would be too inconvenient, not to say expensive to flit off for a tour in the states as we used to :Smile:
     
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    I'd love to but it takes me all my time to keep the MH going since retirement. I might starve, but I'll manage it somehow.

    Ivy
     
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    We will use ours more from now but still intend to have another long RV trip in the States perhaps this year. Its an incredible way to holiday :BigGrin:
     
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    Our last "must Do" trip would be a motorhome tour of New Zealand :Cool:
     
  6. Dodgey

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    Motorhome, motorhome, motorhome:thumb:


    Can't stand hotels, B&Bs etc, just me so always MH. As has been said by others , if we did the US/Canada thing (fingers crossed one day, retirement:Doh:) again we'd hire, or buy if there long enough and sell at the end, or maybe import.....
     
  7. sue1959

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    I'd like to have one to go on holiday in!!!!!!!!!:BigGrin:
     
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    At the moment its the Motorhome we holiday in and our first trip abroad will be in August to France.
     
  9. JayDee

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    We tend to do all sorts. We have membership of a holiday club and one of the ways we sometimes holiday is to select a resort (for example Bavaria) and then spend a couple of weeks getting there staying at various camps on the route that we fancy, spend a couple of weeks at the resort, then make our way home by a different route. We call this a hybrid holiday as it is a hybrid of resort holiday and motorhome holiday (no - getaway:Doh:). It gives us a bit of a break from the driving, access to a nice swimming pool and sauna (usually) and also allows us to do all the laundry while we're at the resort:BigGrin:.
    A couple of years ago we covered some of Sweden in this way.


    John
     
  10. keith

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    Went to see our son & family in October last year.

    Thought it would be a great trip to do in the motor home.

    Poured over maps worked out how far it was & what it would cost,




























    THEN WE BOOKED OUR FLIGHTS TO SINGAPORE.
    DECIDED IT WAS TOO FAR TO DRIVE FOR A WEEKEND:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  11. johnsandywhite

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    :RollEyes: Now let me see? We use our RV in Spain for 8 months of the years as living accomodation. We use our commuter Suntor for the other 4 months travelling backwards and forwards and for living accomodation in the UK. So YES and NO. NOT all the time. :Rofl1:
     
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    We occasionally take holidays without the van but we never tell her. :Smile:
     
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  13. haganap

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    We only ever motorhome holiday. The kids are not always grateful of that, asking why we cant fly to Spain. However in truth, I can only afford the motorhome because we use it for holidays. But the added bonus is the ammount of holidays we can and do have ans well as the amount of weekends we have away. we have lived in our motorhome by comparison for a full year. amazing how quickly the nights add up. :thumb:
     
  14. teensvan

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    Hi.

    We have used our van every day for the past 5 years as we fulltime. Life is one big holiday. Must confess we did go to GOA for the whole of January this year. Missed a lot of the snow.

    steve & ann. ----------- teensvan
     
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    mix it up

    away in the m/h over newyear, had a nice time ? , mon - fri on a shearings bus holiday to torquay ? no snow , no rain , no driving , 3 trips included (£17 extra ), dartmoor , plymouth , excellent food , overlooking the sea , room hot & cosy , guinness on offer at £1.50 a pint cost £99 per person , back home . 2 weekends away in the m/h (only local ), booked a weeks norwegian fjords end of june , its our 40th wedding anniversary this year ?, (ruby ) so i thought i had better shape myself this year , I just hope she does not run off with my best mate jim because i like him:Laughing:
    regards.
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  16. Castaway

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    We use ours for all our holidays bar one, when we have a week in a narrowboat on a canal somewhere.
    We also use it for lots of weekends during the year on rallies and drag racing meetings at York Raceway.
    Can't see the point of spending all that money and having it sat doing nothing! :Smile:
     
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    In the 5 and a bit years we`ve had ours we only went once without the MH that was to visit my son in brisbane We did look at goin to Portugal I can get 10 days all in for about 400.00 to take the van on the ferry to Spain £700 plus diesel no contest. The down side will be if the hotel is crap we`re stuck.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/motorhome-chat/20709-do-you-use-your-motorhome-3.html#p

    100%----prob 20 years since we had a hotel hol and still happy, the wife will tell people shes going away for 3 months but its not realy a hol cos we are in the van. cant wait for the next trip 21/04/10 to 21/07/10 french oil companies permitting.
     
  19. Jaws

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    We try and get out in the van most weekends of the year apart from just before and just after Krimble as woman likes to 'get every thing ready' :BigGrin:

    We was going to do a yank trip this year but instead booked the ferry and gonna drive up to Spain and see what that's like ( done most of the rest of Europe ! )
    That means ever since we got involved with MH we have used a van for our main hols as well as pretty much all trips :Smile:
     
  20. Mezza

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    Hi everyone,
    we use our MH as often as we can BUT we do go on a Thomson Cruise once a year cos they are SO much fun and good value for money and we wake up to somewhere different every day.
    The thing is that we also tow a Goldwing motorcycle wherever we go as our mode of transport and also the love of our life :loveyou:
    We are also in the Goldwing Club where we use the MH most weekends throughout the year to rallies.
    Would like to do more but elderly parents are now a concern.
    However we do go away midweek when we can.
    Have toured all areas of France,Germany,Italy etc in the past
    Do not talk to me about Hotels!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    We are going to Jersey courtesy of Airmiles BUT abroad NO WAY

    Sorry girls but I just love to cook, so, all the local fish,meat etc when we are abroad gets me really excited and cannot wait to try them when we get back,vino in hand!!!!

    For me I just love the total freedom and the chance to meet others
    or just be by yourselves and get up at 11.00 as we often do!
    And after 40 yrs of marriage ...........
    I think we deserve it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    lots of love xxxx:hug:
     
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