Long term safe parking in France ????

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  1. Kizmax

    Kizmax Read Only Funster

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    Hi we are going to France in June in our MH and we thought we might leave it there and fly out as often as we can as we live in Ireland and the ferry costs are prohibitive as much as 1200 euro , flights to poitier are reasonable and we have a local airport
    Do you think this is feasable and safe and or wise
    Has anyone tried doing this :Smile:
     
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  2. happypre65

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    Long term safe parking in France

    Hi, yes is the answer,parc-verger campsite run by bob and di,ken bruce one of our funsters lives there on site,very safe and will not be expensive,not far from Limoge airport and bob will always arrange transport to and from the airport,regards H.:BigGrin:
     
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    This sort of thing has been asked before but the one major stumbling block seems to be that insurance companies will NOT insure MHs when they are left on their own outside of the owner's country of residence. Also you'd have to think about MOT etc requirements. There is also the need to register it in the country in which you leave it, if it is there for 6 months or more I believe.

    Perhaps it might be worth considering hiring rather than owning?
     
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    If this is something you plan to do long term you would be better buying a camping car over there.Registered in France, MoT every 2 years, no road tax & insurance would be no problem. Or find somewhere in england to leave it, that should cut the cost a bit?
     
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    Parcverger Funster - Campsite Owner

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    We are happy to help, as will be Ken (you can pm us or ksebruce) though the comments above are valid. We frequently have motorhomes left here, and at present have a 5th wheel and caravan on hat we are looking after. Clearly the last two are easier as there is no MOT complication.

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    Yep Parc Verger!

    If you want to put your vehicle into the French system mine was easy, I can only speak for mine tho -3.5te's

    You need V5
    Certificate of conformity (from the motor home maker)
    Tax exemption certificate (easy)
    French address (PV)
    CT (French MOT)

    The French end I can help with once you have the V5 and cert of conformity. :Smile:
     
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    PS once done insurance no prob!!!
     
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    We registered ours too but a bit more complicated as +3.5tonnes. Took a bit of time but can be done. Did you not need two certificates of conformity ? They asked for 1 from the base vehicle ie Fiat and also the converter ie Hobby. But maybe that was because our van is also older and did not have the E number on the V5.
     
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    Hi and thanks

    Thanks for all the replies , we will only be leaving it for a few months in total and flying out as often as we could I will have a look and speak with bob or ken after I check out the website thanks again
     
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