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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by acousticbill, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. acousticbill

    acousticbill

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    Hi fellow motorhomers.

    Well, after two years of talking about it, we have finally done it. A 15-year-old Autocruise Valentine (which looks and drives years younger) is now taking up pride of place outside our house.

    Next year we are heading off to France and Italy for the best part of two months (July / August) with our 12-year-old daughter and 15-year-old son - so exciting. Any tips would be gratefully received (I have already seen the really helpful France/Italy excel spreadsheet that some kind soul has posted in the resources section).

    Thanks for reading, and hope to get to know some of you online, or even on the road!
     
  2. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

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    Hello and welcome to the Fun! :)
     
  3. Cat53

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    Hello. Nave tons of fun in your new toy.
     
  4. peter marshall

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    Hi Enjoy your new MH and welcome. Pete :welc::welc::welc::welc:
     
  5. Baycott

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    Well exciting times lay ahead!!!!!(y)
    Welcome to the funhouse :welc:
     
  6. Wildman

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    Hi and welcome to the fun, fill your boot.
     
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    Al-Di Funster Life Member

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    Welcome,
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  8. grasscutter

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    Another welcome :welc:
     
  9. Dawn B

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    Hi & :welc:
     
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    Welcome on board :welc:
     
  11. Brian and Jo

    Brian and Jo Funster Life Member

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    Hi there and a warm welcome to MHF(y)
    Brian & Jo
     
  12. houdini

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    Hi. A trip to France and Italy sounds great.

    :welc:
     
  13. Terran

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    Congratulations on your purchase, you'll create amazing family memories on your travels. Keep us all up to date, we can't wait. (y):)
     
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    Welcome to the fun. :welc:
     
  16. joncris

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    Welcome
     
  17. f6c

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    Welcome aboard;)
     
  18. sedge

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    Lovely!

    Mid July (Bastille day) to mid August (Sat after the Feast of St John) are the main French weeks however judging by when the ACSI discount cuts off and back in again, it's after 5 July and 31st Aug - so anyway campsites in big holiday places will be packed and expensive. That's true of the summer school holidays anyway wherever you go.but if you go to places that aren't quite so popular , like not on the absolutely shortest route between A and B - you'll still have loads of choice.
     
  19. yodeli

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    Hi and Welcome from this side of the Channel ... Wishing you lots of happy travels in my country!

    Amicalement

    Frankie:)
     
  20. Baldeagle7470

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    Hi Bill and another big:france:My van is 14 years old and still looking good,nowhere near as much tech stuff to go wrong,may be a bit basic but at least that means I can fix it!!
     
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