Shopping For A Motorhome

colin on February 24th, 2014

Wouldn’t you know it. Only a few weeks before we go back to Australia for 3 months and Sandra suggests we go window-shopping for motorhomes. Of course, the first one we look at ticks all the boxes. The dealer offers us the same as what we paid for the old one a year ago (and […]

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colin on March 5th, 2013

We think we understand why we had so much trouble with paying the tax on the van. All to do with the stated weight of the vehicle: 3501 kg. We’re convinced it’s wrong and today we set out to prove it. Off to the public weighbridge at Avonmouth. An easy 20 minute run and onto […]

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colin on March 5th, 2013

And here’s where we discover why the dealer hadn’t paid the tax on Saturday. We went to the local post office and they wouldn’t accept the tax either. Something to do with not having last year’s “log book”, only half of same. Seems like we need to go to the DVLA office near Filton, north […]

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colin on March 5th, 2013

Well, we’ve decided on the motorhome we’re getting, paid a deposit, and we’re on our way down to Paignton, in Devon, to pick it up. **ring**, **ring**. Small problem. The dealer calls us at about 10am, when we’re halfway there. (It’s a 2 hour drive). Not been able to pay the tax on the vehicle, […]

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colin on March 2nd, 2013

And, after a lot of looking around, we bought a motorhome…  

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