Funster No : 7396
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Nr Jct 3 M6
About Me: Pete & Jenny
Interests: Reading, holidays
MH Type: C class
MH Model: Pilote Reference P716 LPR
Years Motorhoming: Aug 09 to date 9,000 miles!
Thanked 705 Times in 587 Posts
hee hee, once whilst camping in France I had a prob with one of my bits of medical equipment. My glucometer. It said 'replacement within 24 hours anywhere in the world' so I rang the UK office (in Brum) who said ring Paris. OK. Rang em and said Parlez-vous Anglais? and indeed Doreen spoke better English than me and so did her colleagues. However I then got caught in a never ending battle between Paris and Brum as to who was going to send the replacement article. Brum sent it eventually but it didn't arrive till the day before we were going home, 24 hours my foot.
I came home and replaced it with one of a better-known make and I sincerely hope they went bust frankly as they deserved to! Shame really as the meter was only the size of a credit card and there's never been anything that small, before or since.
I absolutely DREAD anything going wrong with ANYTHING elsewhere than UK for that reason. Finding a person that speaks the lingo is the LEAST of anyone's worries.