New to the motor home experience

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  1. Orchid288

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    Hi
    We are totally new to motor homes and decided ( rightly or wrongly) to hire a motor home for 2 weeks and adventure over to France ( not a small trip some may say). If we then decide we love it (which I hope we do) we can then look at purchasing one as an investment for many happy years ahead. We have in the past driven through France on a number of occasions (camping) and hired a car for a month (abroad) and stopped a couple of days here and there, if we liked a place we stayed if we didn't we moved on, bottom line is we loved the freedom of not staying put in one place for our 2 week annual holiday, so a motor home seems to be the logical next steps for us. In additional it allows us to easily bring our dog on our new adventure.

    Any tips, thoughts would be very much appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. nomadic

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    Welcome to "Fun"

    It sounds like a good plan, enjoy your test run.
     
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    :hiya2::welcome3:Enjoy every minute of it and yes you have done right by hiring first if you don't like it or the layout you haven't spent to much on trying it out.
     
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    Welcome to FUN. (y)

    Like you, we love "moving on" and a MH is so much easier than any other mode of exploration. Our first trip to a camp site allowed us to sit drinking tea whilst we watched a family prepare to "decamp" with a trailer tent identical to one we used to have. They were still busy at it when we rinsed the cups, switched off the gas and drove away - tremendous!

    In France (and other European countries) you might wish to experience the freedom offered by aires: usually cheap (even free), no booking and an opportunity to meet like-minded folk.

    Enjoy - Gordon
     
  5. WynandJean

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    Hello and welcome from West Midlands. It sound as though a motorhome will be ideal for how you like to travel.



    Wyn
     
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    Does the hire company allow you to take it to France? I know of a hire company that doesnt.

    Welcome to fun :)
     
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    Hi and :welcome4: to the madhouse!!
    You will love it here,enjoy your new found hobby.
     
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    A sensible move to hire first.
    (y)
     
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    Hi @Orchid288 & Welcome,
    When are you looking to go to France & where are you thinking of heading for. Just interested.
    Terry
     
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