Helloooo

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by scottkr, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. scottkr

    scottkr Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2015
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Huddersfield
    Hi all, allow me to introduce myself - I'm Scott and my wife is Leanne.

    Bear with me a month and I'll explain my need for a motorhome!

    My niece is 25 and last year left her job to travel Europe in a caravan. I do not like caravans but have definitely got the travel bug.

    My boss used to own a hymer so of course, we do a lot of t'interweb searching.

    So that's us completely hooked but alas, money is an issue so it may be some years before we get a motorhome but that just means I get to learn more!
     
  2. scousebird

    scousebird Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2012
    Messages:
    15,468
    Likes Received:
    26,928
    Location:
    South East Kent
    Hello :welc:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  3. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2007
    Messages:
    29,040
    Likes Received:
    25,728
    Location:
    Suffolk
    Hi and welcome..

    why not buy a cheap caravan while you save for a motorhome.. you can go almost anywhere a motorhome can.. and just as much fun..

    we all had to start somewhere... many like us with with just a tent, we saved for a caravan and eventually a motorhome..
     
    • Like it Like it x 3
  4. DBK

    DBK Funster

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2013
    Messages:
    9,190
    Likes Received:
    12,757
    Location:
    Plympton, Devon
    Some folk on here have bought their MH on quite a small budget. Go to dealers and the prices are like telephone numbers but cheaper deals sometimes available privately and especially from places like Germany. Or buy a van and convert it yourself.
    But welcome!
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  5. davidbaldam

    davidbaldam Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2012
    Messages:
    3,277
    Likes Received:
    8,623
    Location:
    Market Harborough
    Hi and welcome to FUN, sometimes you just need to keep looking, there is a van out there with your name on it, good luck. (y)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  6. Momo

    Momo Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2008
    Messages:
    2,467
    Likes Received:
    3,008
    Location:
    Valencia City, Spain
    Hi Scott & Leanne and welcome to the Fun!:welc::party:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  7. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2007
    Messages:
    10,934
    Likes Received:
    15,882
    Location:
    North Wales.
    Hello and welcome, you don't have to start with a Hymer, lots of very reasonable vans out there that you can have a lot of fun with while your young, keep a eye out it's amazing what is out there. :welc:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  8. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    6,800
    Likes Received:
    14,646
    Location:
    Scottish Borders
    hello head duck.jpg hello and welcome.jpg
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  9. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    5,132
    Likes Received:
    8,382
    Location:
    Sunny Shropshire
    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  10. pops

    pops Funster

    Joined:
    May 1, 2012
    Messages:
    438
    Likes Received:
    435
    Location:
    south glos
    Hi and welcome from South Glos. :smiley:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  11. movan

    movan Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2009
    Messages:
    14,486
    Likes Received:
    26,909
    Location:
    Moving around
    Welcome. Relax and take your time learning all there is to know .. but until you are behind that wheel you can't learn it all.

    [​IMG]
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  12. Jackspeak

    Jackspeak Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2014
    Messages:
    130
    Likes Received:
    3,232
    Location:
    Naarfook
    Hello and welcome aboard, your learning curve starts right here! :welc:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  13. Ron & Gerri

    Ron & Gerri Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2014
    Messages:
    1,004
    Likes Received:
    5,079
    Location:
    Gloucester
    Hi and welcome to the madhouse. Have fun!
     
  14. colinw

    colinw Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2015
    Messages:
    525
    Likes Received:
    306
    Location:
    Bolton , Lancs.
    Hello & welcome :welc: . good luck with your plans .
     
  15. Baycott

    Baycott Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2013
    Messages:
    6,507
    Likes Received:
    14,194
    Location:
    East Sussex
    Hi from East Sussex and :welc:
    I hope the right van for you will be along soon(y)(y)
     
  16. rosalan

    rosalan Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2013
    Messages:
    970
    Likes Received:
    804
    Location:
    Beds
    Like others have said, you do not need to start with a Gin Palace. We started with a £500 airforce ambulance from an auction, kitted it out and toured all of Europe before buying an LT VW ex Carpet sales van and kitted it out before buying a 1984 'proper' motorhome, the first of many. If truth were known, we had as much fun with our first vans as we do now.
    Welcome to the world of freedom and independence, which is what a motorhome can give you.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads
  1. LittleRiaHen
    Replies:
    28
    Views:
    440

Share This Page