Stuttgart Show January 2016

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  1. BMStewart2004

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    Hi Folks we are thinking of travelling out to this http://www.messe-stuttgart.de/en/cmt/ for a long weekend. Anyone else been? Is the MH section bigger better that the February NEC MH show? We are not looking at British vans - so Hymer/Carthago/Burstner/Adria/Pilote etc.
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    Never been to Stuttgart show but IMO the one in Brum in February is pants. Last time we went caravans and motorhomes were combined with a smaller collection of boats and neither contingent was much cop. (n)
     
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    Dusseldorf is good - don't know how it compares.
     
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    Its the biggest and best..but if you missed it I'm sure Stuttgart will be far better then any UK show IF looking at European vans. I'm waiting on some info from someone in Germany regards this
     
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    sounds like a good show to visit!

    "Hi Eddie,

    Stuttgart is the second biggest trade fair of the year. They are nearly as big as Düsseldorf, on this trade fair there are often new models presented, when the manufacturers don’t want to wait until Düsseldorf.

    Mit freundlichen Grüßen"
     
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    Looks like we will book this week!!
     
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    Might give it a go myself - are you taking your motorhome or flying?
     
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    Easy jet? £56 return...
     
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    Was looking at Heathrow German Wings £74 each. Is easyjet from Gatwick?
     
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    Don't have a Motorhome yet :)
     
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    Yep

    I guess Heathrow's closer for you though
     
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    We have some friends in Karlsruhe - might see if we can fit it in with that - take a fortnight in Jan to bimble down and bimble back - it's about 6 or 7 hours hours from Calais. Camping is 20 euros per night on site with EHU
     
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    Easyjet flight departures arent great and would cost us a bomb in Taxi - remember earlier comment about 5* living ;)
     
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    Off site parking not so expensive at Gatwick.. We normally drive there.

    German wings a budget job as well easy jet probably better:)
     
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    Let us know what the show is like when you've been.
     
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    Flights are booked - BA were cheaper than German Wings and go from LHR which suits us.
    Just need to narrow our choices and open our minds (and wallet) now!
    Hymer/Burstner/Carthago not necessarily in that order. A-Class or Coachbuilt....
     
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    What dates will you be there - we plan to come in our motorhome if we can - just trying to juggle some work commitments
     
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    Lunchtime 21st to morning 24th. May only go to the show on one day as I quite fancy a trip to the Porsche museum.
     
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    :)I only plan one day at the show. Will let you know if I am going to be there on those dates and we can meet for a coffee.
     
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    Never turn down a coffee but with a Yorkshire-man and a Scot paying may be an issue...
    Looking at exhibitors already :)
     
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