How Not To Use An Aire

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  1. elamessa

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    There was no room at this aire due to these inconsiderate french motorhomers.:eek::eek:
    Lucky we only stopped for lunch...
     
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    Oh Dear ..... Shame on us !!!!:blush::blush::blush: Mind you I fear to find the same use of aire at Gruissan this week end ! I 'm off with my friend Lyli (Her first time away in Max with a night in !!!) I just hope the man from the Mairie who is selling the entrance tickets won't let them. He stands there all day...!

    Frankie:cool:
     
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    Looks like there is plenty of room to start another row (y)
     
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    The above aire is free, that is why they can get away with it..........
    Have a good weekend Frankie.:lips::lips:
     
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    unfortunately not as there is just enough room to turn around, at one end is access to a park and opposite is the dump point!!! My picture doesn't do it justice.
     
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    I reckon the Caravan Club would be proud of that .... at least there is nearly 20' spacing if you ignore the awnings.:whistle:
     
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    they are the C.C.
     
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    pembrey Llanelli 55" between our m/h and a caravan parked up by the warden checked with is office after our stay ,told he was wrong wrong wrong ,great site to stay, lol, sunny in Swansea,ray
     
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    Did you read the signage? even when free they post rules. If it does not say no awnings tables or chairs then it is permitted. I've been on some aires where spaces are marked and you do what you like on it.
    I very much doubt they would all flout the rules
     
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    Looks like a row of 2 up 2 down terrace housing. :LOL:
     
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    Just close enough to box them in.....:rolleyes:
     
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    As Andy said.. unless awnings are specifically prohibited, I only see one van parked wrong.. .. the one parallel to the grass and using up at least two places... no doubt so they have a nice grassy spot at the hab door ..

    quite common to see this on aires when it's hot .. I've even shared my awning with another van.. we parked nose to tail and I used my awning with it resting on the other van's roof.. a French van as it happens.. we had a great time..
     
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    You really want to park closer than that?
     
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    Some spaces are often only 4 metres wide when white lined.
    St Valery en Caux for one
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    Irrespective of any rules it is still very inconsiderate to hog space on an aire. As for the van parked parellel he is actually on the grass because just past him is the access to the park area.
     
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    Clearly given the aire rules they don't think they are.
    Which Aire is it?
     
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    If you were staying you could have just parked in the next row in front of one of the awnings. If they wanted to leave before you they could get past.
     
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    They must all be locals then!!!! There was at least 10 vans (not all in picture). When have you ever seen an aire stick to its quoted spaces??
     
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