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  1. telma

    telma Read Only Funster

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    Well here goes we have gone and done it !:BigGrin:

    Sold up and got the finances in place, renting property while we get the show on the road.

    Now we are torn as to buying an RV here in the UK or should we look at buying in the states, spending time over there and shipping to UK.

    We are looking at spending in the region of £30,000 on the RV, and have budgeted for monthly costs over 5Yrs at £1700.00 per mth.

    We are wide open to any advice that anyone would care to give at this stage.

    look foward to hearing from you.

    Best wishes !!!
     
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    Welcome to the FUN site. I'm sure someone will be along soon to give you good advice.:BigGrin::thumb:
     
  3. mondo

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    Hi, first of all congratulations on taking the plunge!, we did the very same last year, sold it all, house car etc etc I took early retirement and we just thought B******R IT lets do it.
    We started off with an Eldiss Autoquest 140,nice little starter van and we did a lot of the UK all along the south coast, Lands End to Dover, and everywhere in between,after Xmas we headed south to Spain for 3 months ....it was FAB, we came back in April for a family do and whilst we were in the "home" area we actually upgraded the van for an Autocruise Startrail.
    As for RVs I can't help but I'm sure some one will tell you the ups and downs of owning one...Happy Trails Mate
     
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    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi telma and :welcome:to MHFun.:thumb:
     
  5. DESCO

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    Hi Telmar WELCOME :Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:

    Sorry can't advise you on RV but someone else will i'm sure.

    Whatever you decide to do hope it all works out well for you :thumb::thumb:

    Keep us informed, best of luck!!!!! :Wink:


    Dave:thumb::thumb:
     
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  6. telma

    telma Read Only Funster

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    Really glad your enjoying your selves, yep I also retired early:Laughing: fed up with the rat race.
    We are not ruling out a european van at this time I really like the Autotrail Chieftan ,
    but it appears that for full timing the RVs appear to fit the bill better.but who am I :Wink:
    Hope to meet some day.
     
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    You may have to wait awhile as I don't know how many of the RV owners are at Americana Int. meet this weekend.


    Dave:thumb:
     
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    Hi telma and :welcome:
    We f/t in the uk and our budget works out about half of what you
    have estimated, its surprising what you don't need when f/t in a
    motorhome.
    Good luck
    :thumb:

    regards
    bald eagle
     
  9. Jim

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    Hi, there are some excellent bargains either side of the Atlantic. If you really want to spend time in the States then it would be silly not to buy there. However you will have to be prepared to deal with a bit of red tape to get it registered here and get some work on the electric conversion. There is no definite answer and no best way for everyone.

    Meanwhile welcome to the fun and please keep us all up to date with your new adventure:thumb:
     
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