Motorhome Show NEC

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  1. The Old Man

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    Posting here as I consider that I'm a beginner.

    Attended the show yesterday. I wasn't interested in the homes or caravans as I have made my purchase and awaiting delivery.

    I was interested in the Accessory stalls and to seek some face to face advice about my plans for the MH when it arrives.

    I visited a selection of dealers, retailers and manufacturers covering my queries amd potential purchases.

    I am happy to report that I found them all universally helpful and willing to spend time discussing their products. Of course they all had the very best product, as you would expect, so you needed to listen carefully and cross reference the information. Once you had cut through the 'puff' in every case but one felt I walked away better equipped with knowledge to help me move forward.

    Only one persisted with the heavy sell after I had concluded that their product was not suitable for my needs and despite me telling them straight that I was researching not buying at this moment.

    The standout sales person was Eddie from Van Bitz, who I suspect is the person who posts here. He spent a bundle of time with me, even though I had made it clear that I was ‘was researching not buying at this moment.’ He clarified all of my queries and doubts, with what I considered unbiased information, he was not just promoting items and systems that he sold.

    Thank you for your time Eddie, we will meet again, next time for sales.
     
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  2. John Laidler

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    And did he give you a MHF sticker? Like this, but bigger: :)
     
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  3. The Old Man

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    I'm shy, I did not mention this forum or my forum name.
     
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    You will probably have to admit to being a Funster to get the discounts;)
     
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  5. The Old Man

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    It didn't occur to me that discounts might be available.
     
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    Oh yes ... Look > HERE <
     
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    Thank you.
     
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  8. melbo

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    Hi I'm going to nec motorhome show tomorrow any suggestions where to stay tonight please. I don't need electric coming up from the south.
    Thank you
     
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    Did you tell him you lived in Wales?:whistle:
     
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    Yes! Does that blow my hopes of discount? :D
     
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    Try the Toby Inn on the A45/452 island just down from NEC towards Coventry. Eat there and just confirm you would like to overnight there, very amenable.
     
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    Indeed, he will add Vat on the 10% extra he will charge you, and thats just for looking...

    Seriously, Eddie No Bits is a top bloke, wife is a lot better looking and she is Welsh...
     
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    Hi Thank you to everyone who helped us on where to stay tonight. We settled on the Toby Carvery brilliant but so busy only just got in.
    So thank you very much traveller ha5 3dom
     
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    Glad you found it. Enjoy the show.
     
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