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  • Birthday 05/31/1946

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  • My outfit Compass Rallye 462 , VW Tiguan 177 Match Raleigh Altare
  • County/Town London SE
  • Real first name Rod
  • Country England
  • Expertise Over 40 years a Sparks, now semi retired

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  • Location London South
  • Interests Driving My MX5
    Starting Cycling

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  1. Rodders added a post in a topic Dog to France   

    As irritating as it is ,looks like ,by the time things are sorted ,it will be too late to get a dog ,and be ready in time to be able to take it with us on holiday , and kennels for a newly acquired dog is out of the question.
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  2. Rodders added a topic in France   

    Dog to France
    We are in the process of getting back into dog ownership . and one of the things to address is pet passport as we HOPE to be off to France in July
    I am struggling to understand the requirements for taking a dog to France, and the time scale for outward and return processes Firstly if things remain as they are , then if there is a “No Deal” exit .
    , And then should   we  even plan to get a dog before July
    In simple terms once having got a passport ( our vet will charge around £150)what is next , and on return do we have to visit a French vet .
    If no deal I guess that it will back to the dark ages with long periods of quarantine

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  3. Rodders added a post in a topic 16 Today   

    And I will have been a forum member 10 years on the 26th of this month
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  4. Rodders added a post in a topic Reverse polarity   

    Use this
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  5. Rodders added a post in a topic Meet the Manufacturer – Kampa   

    Having read negative reports about the blow up version , we opted for the conventional type with poles and can’t fault it

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  6. Rodders added a post in a topic "May " need international driving licence in Europe   

    Speaking to my insurance co ,LV. They are recommending having a "green card" for the time being if you are traveling directly after brexit day , we are so I have.

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  7. Rodders added a topic in Continental Touring   

    "May " need international driving licence in Europe
    From BBC News web site
    The government is encouraging all British driving licence holders who live in the EU to exchange their licence for a local EU driving licence as soon as possible, in case there is a "no deal" Brexit.
    It is also warning people who live in the UK that if they want to drive in Europe after March, they may need an international driving permit (IDP) in some countries.
    In the guidance, which was updated today, the government warned UK drivers: "From 29 March 2019, in the event that there is no EU Exit deal, you may need an IDP in addition to your UK driving licence to drive in EU and EEA countries."
    It also said that UK driving licence holders living in the EU from 29 March "may have to pass a driving test in the EU country you live in to be able to carry on driving there."
    "You should consider exchanging your UK driving licence for an EU driving licence as soon as possible."
    Increased demand may lead to longer processing times and delays to exchanging driving licences the closer it is to 29 March 2019," the guidance adds.
    £5.50 at Post Office
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  8. Rodders added a post in a topic 2018 nights away   

    Last of the year, 5 nights Broadway Club site ,
    Winter wheels fitted this morning , van now layed up until at least Easter , poss Norfolk , Thetford Forest
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  9. Rodders added a post in a topic Next new year sites already fully booked   

    Result , 1 last ditch attempt to book Broadway , and just managed to snap up a cancellation
    They will even cancell the booking in Morton for me . Got there in the end !!
    So if anyone is in Broadway just after Christmas until new year , see you around
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  10. Rodders added a post in a topic Next new year sites already fully booked   

    Yes called and checked site for cancellations to no avail .Broadway is popular due to new railway line opened earlier this year.
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  11. Rodders added a post in a topic Next new year sites already fully booked   

    Just booked Broadway for Christmas 2019/2020 , no chance this year though
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  12. Rodders added a post in a topic French fuel price (diesel) 11 July   

    Did shopping in Calais Saturday and fuel is at or about €1.43.5  , but with poor exchange rate , same price as Tesco near us
    So for the first time , we did not fill up over there ,
    Wine still cheaper , even with poor rate and salt for softener around £2 cheaper , so took the van and filled up with salt and wine
    The A16 was apparently blocked with a demonstration , so back to the port via the back roads unhindered
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  13. Rodders added a post in a topic 2018 nights away   

    I am curious as to where to see total nights are listed .
    Any way
    Easter 3 nights CMCC Thetford
    July 15 nights Camping la Plage Dordogne France
    Half Term 5 nights Orchards IOW
    Coming up 5 nights after Christmas, Morton in the Marsh CMCC
    Be nice to do more , still waiting for SWMBO to retire  
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  14. Rodders added a post in a topic good speak for car manufacturer   

    Ah , but I am still curious as why the orginal car was recalled , was it linked to problems highlighted above?
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  15. Rodders added a post in a topic Welcome whitedog   

    Hi white dog ,sparkyrjp here
    Or. Rodders
    This is the support page for Powrtouch , I had not noticed it is for a later controler , but the mechanics are the same as older units, and setup is the same
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