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Old 25-01-2013, 21:22   #1 (permalink)
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Hope this isn't a silly question, but as I'm a newbie I'll ask anyway.....

I'm soon to take delivery of my new (to me) motorhome and was thinking of joining the Caravan Club or the Camping & Caravanning Club..... but which one or even both.

Is there an advatnage to one or the other? Would it do any harm to join both.... I'm sort of thinking I'm answering my own question with the option of joining both, but would appreciate any comments either way.

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Hope this isn't a silly question, but as I'm a newbie I'll ask anyway.....

I'm soon to take delivery of my new (to me) motorhome and was thinking of joining the Caravan Club or the Camping & Caravanning Club...
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Exactly what we did. Joined one, found where we wanted to stay was the other, so then joined both.

Pretty disappointing too, we never expected to be turned away by a lot of sites as FULL.

That was year one. Since then we've done a few meets here but the real holidaying is across the Channel. It has to be said, we've been turned away from full sites there too but there are so many more over there.
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CC brilliant for CL's which we prefer, C & CC can't be faulted and in our opinion run rings around the CC for value, friendliness of wardens, less bull sh*t and more laid back attitudes on sites, great out of season deals, join both for a year and form your own opinions dependant on your preferred requirements.

As a member of the C & CC join the motor-home branch for a very small fee, The Waggoners, a friendlier bunch of ralliers you'll be pushed to better anywhere.

My five pence worth, take as you find, we were once newbies it all depends on what you expect/want, rallies or full on site facilities.
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Then there's the Motorcaravanners Club, which don't have organised sites like the other two, but they do have some terrific meets and rallies.
Quite a few funsters are members.


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We are in all three,

1. Would choose CCC to me they are the friendliest and you can turn up at any of their rallies with out booking which is a good bonus

2 MCC they have good rallies again you do not need to book.

Best of all for meets and rallies though is Motorhome fun you can not beat it for friendlies.
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In both and for 80 ish well worth the money and if you use the deals available you get your money back anyway, worth trying for a year for sure.
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As stated earlier, join both for a year and see which you prefer.
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Hi Spenders, and welcome to the wonderful world of motorhoming!

Good advice above re trying them both out. It's all about personal preference, really. Remember though that in a motorhome you've got more freedom to "up sticks" at a moment's notice than in a caravan, so although camp sites and CLs can be great places, and perfect if you want a week/fortnight somewhere, you can also try your hand at "wild camping".

In Europe you've got the brilliant aires stopovers network, and there's the famous France Passion vineyard and farm stopover scheme.

And of course over this side of the channel, there's us

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