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  1. bailey

    bailey

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    Was on the phone to Glen Nevis site to check if pitches are free for the w/end there are a few free but would recomend that i book at a further cost of wait for it £10.00 over and above the cost of the site fee my response i will take my chances when i turn up


    Bill:Cool::Cool:
     
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    Would take the same line myself, have used the Glen Nevis site on many trips have never had any problems getting in, but suppose it could fill up this time of year, but would still take my chance.

    Just shows you we have tried to book earlier and later in the year on previous trips and they said don't bother to book we will have spaces.

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    If you pre book and pay the £10 , dont they knock that off the bill when you get there ? Bit much if they dont :Eek!:
    I think more places should charge a deposit.
    As long as they refund it. When you arrive.
    That way it stops sites being fully booked , when really they aren't .
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    This practice of charging a booking fee of £2 for a single night if booked by phone has started in Forest Holiday sites this year, it is non returnable, we fell foul of this practice in Scotland this year, they are also charging for dogs.

    But would now no longer use their sites, did not appear in charges listed in C&CC price list we had, and they don't warn you either when on phone.


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  5. bailey

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    No the £10.00 is over and above your site fee

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    OUCH and out of order.

    A deposit YES but in advance booking fee STINKS
     
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    Not sure if that is a CC club. If it is then I agree with the charge I have to say.

    Not sure if it is still CC practice but it used to be the case that you could pre book and if you didn't bother to turn up then there was no penalty.

    This resulted in a mass of idiots booking blocks of dates without cancelling if their dates changed leaving sites "full" to the telephone enquirer but half empty in practice.

    I agree the £10 should come off the total bill
     
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    treacle Forest Holiday sites are run by the caravan amd camping club :thumb:
     
  9. CherylnMick

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    If the site name is "Ben Nevis" then it is not in the listed caravan club sites book as I have just looked.

    The caravan club still does not charge a deposit and sites are still getting booked by people that do not turn up. Not heard anything recently that they intend to sort this problem out either which is a shame as it needs sorting.

    The camping and caravan club charge a deposit of £25 which comes off your total bill.

    Hope this is helpful

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  10. Parcverger

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    Our practice at Parc Verger (www.parcverger.com) is to take a provisional booking, and offer the opportunity of paying a deposit to secure the booking. The deposit is taken off of the final bill.:thumb:

    We have never understood the charge for a dog - they do not actually involve us in additional costs, like use of the showers etc, :Laughing::Laughing: and you'll also find us on the "Dog-friendly Britain" website. So long as the dog is kept on a lead on site there is no problem, and with an excellent dog walk just down the road that's no a problem.

    Bob
     
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