Hymer or Burstner?

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  1. jdk62

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    Have decided that I want a German van...Thinking of buying in Germany to save money.

    So as the title - is there much difference?
     
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    We spent most of last Autumn trying to chose between them.....then chose a Dethleffs!!

    A lot will depend on what you want and which one meets those needs the best....

    Not all Hymers or Burstners are the same but it is unlikely that any of them will disappoint...
     
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    Hymer.....next!:)
     
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  4. jdk62

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    Why?
     
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    Having recently checked out all three have chosen Hymer again
     
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    Euramobil !




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    We recently bought our Hymer from Becks of Martham who also sell new Burstner vans. The salesman said that they considered Hymer to be the better quality.
    We didnt even consider Burstner as the Hymer ticked the boxes for us and definately no regrets.
     
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    PUAL hymers excellent wood free building system and lightness of construction..... Flasher vans around but they are just eye candy IMO. Import and save bundles.:)
     
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    Ditto..
     
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    The answer has to be the one which most closely matches the essentials and desirables on your list.
    We are very happy with our Burstner.
    Burstner are part of the Hymer group.
     
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    Agreed it has to fit you & yours.
    Have gone for an island bed this time.
     
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    Enjoy. ..
     
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    We imported our Hymer Exsis i698 last June reckon we saved around £15 to £20000 so well worth buying in Germany,and of course you will get a great van.
     
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    I'm not sure if it's so straight forward as each brand has different ranges, with very different levels of quality.

    For example a Burstner Elegance is very different to say a Burstner Nexxo...

    Personally, if funds allowed, I'd choose Carthago (y)
     
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    Just for the mix..... Knaus..... is german.... I think.... I have one... A Class... Sky I plus :)
     
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    The internal walls are all plywood as far as I know.

    Martin
     
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    How did you establish where to buy in Germany? Was there a lot a paperwork in respect of importing it?
     
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    Internet dealer pic of one like mine...
     
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    We used BVS formerly Bundesvan they were great handled all paperwork and delivered it to my home without any hassle a really good company you need to speak to Nick Legg.
     
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    Thanks...
     
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