House Sitter Reqd Motorhome swap Australia

Discussion in 'Motorhome House-Sitting' started by The wizened of OZ, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. The wizened of OZ

    The wizened of OZ

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    Hello, we are planning to be back in U.K.for about 3 months next year. If anyone would like to swap their motor home for a period between March,April,May,or July. We are hoping for a 60 to 90 day swap. We would also like a time when we can go to Motor home Fun gatherings or motor home shows.

    I have a brand new 4 bedroom house on 1 acre ( being built right now ) in a Koala corridor that you can use as a home base whilst touring Australia in my Bailey 745 se. We were going to hire a motor home but decided to hoist this idea up the flagpole and see what response we got.

    The home is in Lowood Queensland which is 5 minutes from the shops, 40 minutes from Brisbane, 60 minutes from the Gold and the North Coast.

    :)
     
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  2. Mousy

    Mousy Funster Life Member

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    Absolutely great ideal, if we were free we'd bite your hand off. Unfortunately we can't go but I wish you luck.
    I've heard of house sitting before but not with a Moho.
    Hope to see you in a field somewhere.
     
  3. The Dudess

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    Hi Tom and Sue
    I have started a conversation with you.
     
  4. jtp890

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    Hi
    conversation started
     
  5. The wizened of OZ

    The wizened of OZ

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    Hello again, Thanks for your replies and I will be in touch with you shortly. Unfortunately I have found out that I can only drive a motor home with a weight of 3500KG. In Oz I can drive up to 4500kg but this does not apply to the U.K.
     
  6. ian4apenny

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    Oh, if only you lived in (say it quietly) New Zealand, we could visit our daughter. Best of luck in your quest!
     
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  7. pmw

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    Hi I've only joined this site an hour ago. It has great information on it. I have seen another site were people swap motorhomes when visiting each others countries. I'll have a look on google for it and post the website on here. Hope I'm not breaking any rules by doing that...
     
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  8. pmw

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    Found it....
    www.
    motorhomeholidayswap.com.
     
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  9. Millie 'n us

    Millie 'n us

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    Can't do the swap but happy to offer our driveway if you're visiting the Lake District.
     
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  10. The wizened of OZ

    The wizened of OZ

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    We have hired a motorhome for our trip to the UK. We will be mothballing our motorhome for the duration of the trip ( April till early June) We will keep watching this thread as we may plan another trip later on.
    Thank you all for your interest.:)
     
  11. parknride

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    I would have jumped at this but just had to cancel our Spanish winter trip as MIL bit frail and couldn't enjoy being away. :cry:
     
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  12. wanderer

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    Can you get insurance for someone from Australia to drive your motorhome , we do house swops and find it difficult to get insurance for the car in the UK for drivers outside the EU , we have now found a company who will allow us to include them as named drivers but at a premium
     
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  13. megsdad

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    Great idea .wish I,d know before.but will keep in mind for future
     
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  14. Ian Kelly

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    Hello there,
    Seems a very good idea, we plan to visit next year and at this end we have a house in worcestershire or a small apartment. Our MH is an ace airstream 680 FB and would be available.

    Feel free to get in touch by email: ifk234@gmail.com

    Kind regards
    Ian Kelly
     
  15. tonka

    tonka Funster Life Member

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    NOTE...
    Always check the post date (y) Was 2015 !!!!!!!! ;)
     

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