What club? Caravan club or Camping and caravan club

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  1. daved2524

    daved2524 Funster

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    Hi I am getting closer to buying my 5th wheel and truck. Looks like I will have it in April. What club would be the best? I do plan to spend a few months over the water every year and trips to Scotland. Do you join the two of them? I will be a solo full timer.
     
  2. Theonlysue

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    I'm not sure which sites will be able to accommodate your unit.
    Some have an 8 metre limit.
    Depends what you want to use the club's for.
    There is a 5th wheel forum on here which may help you :)
     
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    Hi Theonlysue the unit I am looking at is only 27' so it's not so bad I think. I wish to join a club as their seems to be a few discounts on quite a few things. That have you joined and why?
     
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    We're in both and we tend to use c&cc sites a lot more. They are both similar really but c&cc prices are probably higher. Seen plenty of fifth wheels on sites.
     
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    C & CC would be my preferred option although I am a member of both. As a solo traveller over a certain age I find this the cheaper option as there is an age concession rate during low/mid season.
     
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    We are members of both and use both club sites. C&CC have concessions for those over a certain age at times so that's good. We sometimes go on rallies with CC but mostly prefer to do our own thing nowadays. We have met some wonderful people on rallies with the CC from all over the country.
     
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    I am a member of both but use CC a lot more. I stayed at a CC site on Loch Linnhe in May 2 years ago for less than £10 per night.
     
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    CC have quite a few more sites in Scotland. They would be my recommendation, but why not join both? Many do including ourselves.
     
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    We are in both, and only tend to use 5 van CL or CS type sites but we save our subs money every year by booking our overseas ferry trips with the CC cheaper than C&CC despite what they claim.

    Martin
     
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    What are the benefits of being in one or even both? We very rarely use our MH in the UK. we did join the first year we had the MH in 2012 never went to a site so didn't bother again.
    But am open to opinions
     
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    Same goes for me with the C&CC ..but am member of both ,prefer C&CC overall. Roy
     
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    Joined both - as a newbie April 2015...

    Have used both ( Main sites, CL & CS).. But perhaps CC sites slightly more than C&CC... But mostly because CC sites have been where i've wanted to be..

    Also used Britstops and some independents

    Not sure what this years mix will be - but it may well be tuther way round as we meander to locations not covered last year!..

    Haven't been on any site that I wouldn't return too :)
     
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    Thank you all it looks like I will go for both at least for the first year anyway.
     
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    Only C&CC and only because we stay in the New Forest "Camping in the Forest Sites" and will save a lot of money with the membership. Apart from Discount at Towsure, we havent used it for anything else.
     
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    We have a fiver and use both clubs and other sites
     
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    We belong to the C & CC but don't use them very much, we use to travel abroad with them on their winter sun rallies until they tried to charge me £75 extra fee on the rally for not booking a ferry crossing with them. I now travel on the chunnel with my Tesco club card vouchers for free and do our own thing. I understand that booking on club sites is a bit hit and miss they don't have set pitch prices for each section of the year, you can be parked next to a unit on the site and find they have paid less than you because they booked at a different time, a bit like the cut price airlines. Why not join your owners club or the MCC.
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    as a solo 60 + yr old motorhome er I use c&cc sites because of age concession discount and single person price ,whereas c&c sites the prices are based on at least two adults and no discounts ..my average cost per night with c&cc is £14.50 .my average cost with c&c is £26 per night.hope this helps however for convenience I am a member of both . Roy
     
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    I gave found that caravan club charge by person and pitch, so as a singleton it can be really cheap for an excellent quality site.
    @Khizzie, cc must be charging you for 2 people or else you are going to very expensive sites.
     
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    No don't think so Sue,the c&c are charging me a set price for unit and pitch which is far more expensive than c&cc .however I will check all my this years bookings again just to make sure that I have not lost the plot.. Roy
     
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