Dusseldorf Show

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  1. Pilote87

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    Hi all,

    We are now booked in to Dusseldorf stellplatz for the nights of 3- 5 September. Anyone else likely to be there around the same time?

    We just want to have a look at what is new in the market. Famous last words - " we have no intention of buying yet"

    J
     
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  2. funflair

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    Can't make it this year as heading to Czech Republic for a tandem (cycle) rally.

    Did Dusseldorf last year and thoroughly enjoyed it, lots of vans we don't get in the UK, yes I know you are in France.

    Enjoy.

    Martin
     
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    we have book arrive 2/9 leave early 5/9 never been before we will be the two that look lost denis carol
     
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    If you have not done so already it is worth registering on the Caravan Salon Club and you can get discounted entry tickets BOGOF.

    Martin
     
  5. Lenny HB

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    You would be better staying on site at the showground, free shuttle bus to the halls, big marquee with bands playing (free) and cheap food.
     
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  6. Tosan

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    Were hoping to be there !
    Down in the south of France now so it depends on the weather if we go up
    We've been before and stayed on The show ground it's great !
     
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    we plan to fisit the Salon 1st and 2nd and to stay at the salon's camping area.

    Can we purchase our tickets (for salon and camping) when we get there?
    I am refistered on their website but the system broke down when I tried to buy online... Might try again.
     
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    You pay for camping when you are there, you pay one of the attendants each day and put the ticket on your window so your stay is flexible.

    We were there last year and bought the two days entry for the price of one ticket online, you have to join the Salon "Club" first.

    Martin
     
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  9. Pilote87

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    Yes, Lenny, that is where we have booked in. One of the 3500 places they reputedly have on offer. We booked tickets and parking on their web site.

    Edit to say we have printed off tickets for the salon and the parking and each has the obligatory bar code for scanning on arrival.

    J
     
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    Interesting you have never been able to book camping before, hope you joined the Caravan Salon Club and got your discounts.
     
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    have joined salon club, staying on site, dates still to firm up.
     
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    Just looked at the salon "club" web site and yes from this year members. An book camping at parking P1.

    800 spaces with power.

    Martin
     
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    Have now booked online for 1st and 2nd Sept. Hopefully will meet up with some other Funster reprobates there.
     
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  14. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    As we never got to see the Hymer exsis 474 model on recent visit to Hymer factory show room...Hail damaged roof apparently. ( dont know why they dont make te GRP standard) looking to go to show...was going to fly and stay in a hotel ( have stayed on site in van and in hotel previous visits) but flights timing and price expensive. so might take the van. wife back at work so will have to go alone.

    have signed up for the club but fear it may be to late, previously have just turned up and its been OK? what next?
     
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    I feel a mini meet coming on:D

    change of plan. Mrs M now coming as we are thinking about the last weekend. tunnel Friday - get to Dusseldorf late evening - 2 days at show (as no availability on tunnel Sunday) early Monday tunnel - drop Mrs M at work
     
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    Will have to look at booking the parking !!!
    Just got to find somewhere to print our tickets off !
     
  17. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Have never booked parking just turn up...everyone gets in even if they have to park you on access road that can hold 100's

    Dont fret:)
     
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  18. Martin OSullivan

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    Will probably book flights tomorrow when im more awake, does anyone know if the show is far from weeze airport?
     
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    Weeze not in Dusseldorf. 2 hrs + to Messe. far better flying to Dusseldorf International

    Map: http://tinyurl.com/nlonyot
     
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    Just looked at booking parking and electric and the electric is
    €7
     
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