Unhelpful Caravan Club

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  1. The Silvers

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    I have been a member of the CC for almost a year and regularly use their sites and CL's. The boss and I have just motored up through Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire into Yorkshire using CC sites. In Lincs we stopped on a cousins drive and then moved onto a friends drive in Yorkshire. We naturally lived in the MoHo and the cassette needed to be emptied! We were not far from the Bridlington CC site so drove in to use the MoHo Service point, showed my membership card only to be told that it was against 'club policy' to allow MoHo in to use the service point unless booked in. I was amazed! If I hadn't been a member I could have understood the stance and tried to plead my case but the Waffen SS Unterfuhuer would not be moved and turned me away.

    I drove a mile down the road and found an independent site which was set out very nicely but thought I would chance my luck. I went into the office, explained my case and they could have not been more helpful. The site in question is The Old Mill Caravan Park at Bempton YO16 6XE. Take a look at: www.oldmillcaravanpark.co.uk/. They are very happy to entertain MoHo's with good size pitches and it is just as good as the CC site only more friendly and cheaper!

    Has anyone else had this problem with the Caravan Club?
     
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  2. Theonlysue

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    Depends who's in charge lol
     
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  3. GJH

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    As you were told, it's CC policy.
    The C&CC, though, does have a number of sites where you can got for a few hours for around £7 to use the water, waste, shower and laundry facilities.
     
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  4. The Silvers

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    Seems illogical not to help it's members!
     
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    From a thread earlier this month.

     
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  7. The Silvers

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    Such a strange attitude to looking after its members Jim. I intend to write a 'snottogram' to head office, I know I won't get anywhere but it will make me feel better. I will consider wether it is worth renewing my membership but with discounts on ferries etc and a good network of CL's it may be worth swallowing my pride!
     
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    Maybe they are missing a trick. Quite a few members would pay an enhanced membership fee for a card that allows say 5 dumps/waterfills a year.
     
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  9. The Silvers

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    May just put that to them.
     
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    I can understand your problem with the club but why go there, why not empty the cassette at your friends?
     
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    I left them years ago never missed it to be honest
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  12. The Silvers

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    Did think of that Will but the thought of Thetford Blue on her new Bathroom put me off. Whilst they are MoHo people I would be mortified to stain her new grout even by accident!
     
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    Hi.
    "Thats what friends are for...."(y)
    Tea Bag
     
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    Dident that have a man hole cuver you could have lifted.
    I do that when I stay on friends drives
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    There's a thread on here started by @Carol if I remember correctly ,about that exact problem ,I took it up with CC ...customer liason and they confirmed it was bot their policy to let members use any of their facilities unless booked in ..i would suggest that not only do you contact them with your views but also as many forum members as possible do the same . Roy
     
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    I need more than 5 dumps,,, :D:D BUSBY..
     
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  17. The Silvers

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    I will certainly contact them. I am told I write a scathing snottogram!
     
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    Carol Funster Life Member

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    To be honest after the many conversations and e mails we had with them at a high level I really would not bother if they would leave members in a remote part of Scotland without water even after offering to pay for it, I don't think I want to be a member of such a club any more. I'll stick with Fun and CCC.
     
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  19. The Silvers

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    Going to do it for my own satisfaction!
     
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    Carol Funster Life Member

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    I know what you mean, good luck with it, (y) we felt the same at the time, but to me they are a waste of space now. Let us know how you get on.
     
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