Introduction

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  1. Neil Smith

    Neil Smith Read Only Funster

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    Hi I am Neil I found this forum on a search while doing some research into buying a Motorhome.

    My wife and I are looking at getting a MH some time in the near future, we have always liked traveling but over the last several years work and family commitments have only allowed an occasional break away, most of which could have been accommodated by taking a MH. We are hoping to have more time in the future and be able to take longer breaks, so we thought a MH would be ideal suiting our rather nomadic approach to holidays.

    I have never had any experience of staying in a MH, in the past its usually been camping and hotels with the occasional cottage break. We are looking at getting a cheaper MH in the £5000-£10000 region which will be used all year round. Initially we will be using it for trips in the UK but will be taking it abroad in the future.

    Camping was great when we were younger, but various aches and pains have appeared, which have given rise to wanting a comfortable bed at the end of a long day.

    We are hoping the forum will give us some insight and knowledge before we spend the hard earned cash.

    Neil
     
  2. Hayleylulu

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    HI and welcome:thumb::thumb:
     
  3. Terry

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    Hi Neil and wife,welcome :BigGrin::thumb: There are many pitfalls to avoid when buying a M/H and the single most important thing you want is a layout that's right for you :thumb:There are plenty of pages on here for you to search or you can just ask away :thumb:
    As a newby I think you get 5 free posts but then you have to pay a tenner :Eeek: but you will be hard pushed to find a better place to spend your tenner and the site (us) will save you that amount many times over :Rofl1::thumb:
    terry
     
  4. grumps147

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    I agree with all the above. The search feature on its own is worth a tenner, but also look at this book as a very worthwhile investment:
    http://www.motorhome-buyers-guide.com/
     
  5. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Hi and welcome.. lots of good advice and lots of ... well.. lets say not so good ... make up your own mind .. it's a fun site .. :Laughing:

    btw.. what colour socks do you wear ? :BigGrin:
     
  6. dylan

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    :welcomefunster: :thumb: :Smile:
     
  7. rainbow chasers

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    Welcome to the forum! You will get plenty of advice here, and advice you can trust....as well as fun - life is to short to be boring.

    Join up, and you can download Jim's Buyers Manual - which is well worth it, and may save a headache or two!

    You can alo look into hiring one, which will give you a 'try-before-you-buy' option to decide if it is for you.
     
  8. DuxDeluxe

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    Welcome on board, as all the above posts there is plenty of advice to be had and a lot of FUN...... enjoy your van when you get it
     
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