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  1. Jim

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    Its a Bank Holiday weekend, shouldn't you be out in the Motorhome? :BigGrin: Why aren't you away somewhere nice?

    We always stop home at Bank Holidays, can't be doing with full campsites and all those people everywhere:Smile: Going to spend today putting a new covering on a 40ft polytunnel, I hope its a windless day, I don't fancy flying anywhere this weekend:Laughing:
     
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    Same as you "Jim" dont like Bank Holidays,, to many people..:Sad:

    Was going to set off and come and give you a hand with your Pollytunnel,,:thumb:

    But I have lost your address,, still it`s the thought that counts..:Wink:

    sorry.
     
  3. dellwood33

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    I will be "Sorting" the MH getting ready for after the Bank Holiday :Smile:
    Have a few problems with the locks that need to be resolved before Stratford, so have had to forgoe the pleasure of the Steam Rally at Barnie Castle :(
     
  4. sinbad1

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    Same here Jm, Bank holiday's not my idea of motorhome fun, will be chilling out in the garden.:thumb:
    Regards
     
  5. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Alright for some! Just checking for the gossip before I embark on the M3, M25 and A21 to get down to Johns Cross for the start of our Bank Holiday Open Weekend with free hamburgers and hot dogs:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Man's gotta eat and some off us have to work.:cry:

    Peter
     
  6. haganap

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    I unfortunately have to spend today at Work. Hopefully won't be too busy as most people will be away.
    However having just come back from Romania im at work for 3 days, this being my last, before I head off to Somerset for a nice week of chilling, fishing and hot sunshine:Sad:
     
  7. Lincolnshire Rover

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    We will soon be heading for Eurotunnel later today to France then its down to Vias Plage for a couple of weeks hopefully for lots of sunshine only just returned from Port Grimaud the weather was great there , so was the Euro Harley meet.
    Being early retired make all that past hard work worthwhile havind a Eurotunnel frequent traveller account means we can come and go as we please Fantastic:thumb::thumb::Rofl1::thumb:
     
  8. Hayleylulu

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    and we are getting van ready for are trip to Cornwall happy days
     
  9. hilldweller

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    It's alright for you kids, we old 'uns can't take that much excitement.

    I'm going to get on my bike and visit my mistress in her villa on Lake Maggiore and hope I can satisfy her in time to get home before my wife starts worrying. Sometimes I do, sometimes I have say "Well I Jim's polytunnel was bigger than usual this time, I don't know why he needs so many, got to help a mate out. Perfume Dear ? That's the solvent for gluing polytunnel sheeting.".
     
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    could not find anywhere in kent, sussex,hampshire coastal areas all fully booked looking at day trips out this weekend.
     
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    Not going anywhere this W/E!
    Think I've got a touch of swine flu looking at a map of Mexico a week ago?
     
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    'cos I ain't got it yet :Rofl1: Have to wait until September to get my 'van :cry:

    So I'll just hang around here and annoy all you funsters :Rofl1:
     
  13. dylan

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    I am reading this to calm me down ! :Angry: Fed up with customers booking pitches, 5 days in this case, and not turning up or calling to cancel. I have turned 3 units away this weekend as I was fully booked and now one unit has not turned up for a five day booking so have lost customers and money. Why would they not ring and cancel, I alway ask people to let me know if they can not come for any reason and everyone says" of course I will" and they blooming well don't:swear:
    Surely its good manners !
    Sorry rant over:Blush:
     
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    I'm reading this out of idle curiosity wondering why people are reading this.....

    Hi Eileen,

    YET ANOTHER case of people Block booking over the Bank Holiday Periods and then a No-Show when they see the weather.Do You take a substantial booking deposit on a No Returns basis Eileen?

    Hope you get sorted.:thumb:
     
  15. Jim

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    Set up a paypal account and get people to book in advance, or do you think this would lose you just as many? (You would lose 3.4% +20p for every booking)

    Also, do what the airlines do. Over Book. You will always find someone somewhere to park. If they all turn up, you could even offer them a discount for not being on the proper pitch, then everyone is a winner:Smile:
     
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    You are letting them dictate terms.

    Make your booking terms: Non refundable deposit to book pitch to arrive any time on one day or no deposit to reserve pitch until 14:00.

    Force "them" to behave properly.

    I'd gladly pay you a deposit.
     
  17. IanH

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    We are here coz ours is in the States

    But we are off to do a carboot to earn a few quid.

    Newquay is full of teenage petrolheads this weekend and the A30 is chok a blok again at Jamaica Inn ,Temple on Bodmin Moor
     
  18. GJH

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    Only got back from Peterborough (and subsequent places) trip a couple of weeks ago and have been playing catch-up since. Off to see my Mum midweek then preparing for Stratford. No time to gt away this weekend.

    On the point of no-shows, I agree with others. I wouldn't mind paying a deposit at all.

    Graham
     
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    Thanks folks,I don't take a deposit maybe its something we should think about. Too trusting thats my trouble ! Think I might overbook next time by one unit then if they all turn up I will put one on our "friends and family pitch".
    We have made a black list now !!
     
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    Crikey.....Don't put me on it?:RollEyes:
     
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