Where do I start!

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Hey guys!

Myself, wife and 2 small kids are considering a Fifth wheel and would love to speak to or meet up with someone (Bucks Area) with extensive knowledge of the whole process of full time living / traveling please? We would like to start out traveling in the UK then take on Europe! I know your all gonna tell me to slow down ;) but there is a plan to take things really slow and just live on it for a while before even traveling to get used to everything. I'm interested in Monthly costs and limitations of such a big rig in the UK and abroad.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
 

movan

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welcome .. hopefully someone from that area will be along soon ..... but don't duscount the rest of us. :)
 
Feb 22, 2011
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Since 2015 and in that time I have learnt an awful lot from this site
Difficult but not impossible with small children. What would you plan to do about education and where would you plan to park ? Campsites ?
What is the motivation for doing it ?
Welcome to the forum by the way
 
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:welcome4:
I am looking at fifth wheels as well it seems a minefield .
Be careful and dont buy on impulse .
Do your research and look at what you can tow with what pickup and make sure your license covers you .
Dont always believe what dealers tell you .
Sounds bad because not all dealers are bad but arm yourself with the knowledge you need beforehand then you can make an informed decision .

I am still happy with my old hymer at the mo and wont change for anything less solid.

As for full timing that brings another lot of issues . I always maintain i long term đź‘Ť for a start.



Good luck and keep asking questions and letting us know how you get on.
 
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