Toll charges

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  1. Lottiethehymer

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    hi everyone, taking my first trip out in my mh this weekend, we are going to Benidorm area of Spain, can anybody tell me how much roughly it will cost me if I go the toll roads from Calais to Benidorm, thank you
     
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    An easy way to find out toll costs is too use the via michelin app which will allow you to plot routes with or without tolls and give you costs (it's free)
     
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    Be aware that some tolls can be charged at class 3, if you are over 3.5 tons and or over 3m high, that nearly doubles the tolls and makes the toll free options far more attractive

    We have just done a 2 week 2000 mile trip round France and not paid one bean in tolls (y)
     
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    Thats some weekend trip

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    Its a nice trip when you avoid tolls. Hardly ever use them.
    Phil
     
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    Thank you guys for your replies, I have taken all your advice on board, and no nelly it's not a weekend trip lol , hope to meet some of you funsters on our first rally with the funsters in April at Peterborough, thanks again pammie
     
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    Also bear in mind that us and lots of others are over the height and weight and have rarely if ever paid more
     
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    If you need the time tolls are quicker, but allow for 300 euro's on top of fuel - however the non toll road are fine and you see and enjoy much more and save loads of money even with the extra few km's
     
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    we are heading to benicassim, doing part toll part not, will probably do all non toll on way back though. Have used the intercom for group 2 usually works ok. Love meandering through the French and Spanish Countryside, but these bloomin roundabouts. grr
     
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    Thank you for you replies everyone , we are going to do the route tolls , we have limited time and are catching up with friends in Spain , so we feel we want to get there quick lol , have a good weekend X
     
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    http://www.autoroutes.fr/index.htm?lang=en
     
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    Thanks Gizmouk ,have a good weekend
     
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    Be as cheap to go Portsmouth Santander than pay tolls...BUSBY
     
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    Reading all this as we are coming in to Calais for a two month trip to Spain.With time on our hands we plan 4 nights through France toll free.Never used tolls but if we did it seems at 4.25 we would be looking at 300 euro each way ! If on limited time it would be cheaper to fly and rent.
     
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    You can get the class 2 tolls from Via Michelin too - tick the "caravan" box in options.
    Class 2 tolls Calais -> Benidorm = €182.65
     
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    Is that each way? :eek:

    Cheers,

    Jock. :)
     
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    £215 Calais to Twin lakes last year, one way, but was towing the car on a-frame.
     
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    Why use tolls unless your time is very limited,,you miss lovely scenery,,beautiful towns and villages,,,I try my best not to use motorways even in the UK. BUSBY:):)
     
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