I almost forgot this one , great for Family Holidays

One that just came back to my mind  that you might want to know about, Could be a bit late  in the season for this year, but for 2014 im sure the people at  http://www.landcruise.uk.com/ would love to hear from you

English: A Motorhome

English: A Motorhome (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

These Guys are based in Chichester in west Sussex and they hire out Very good quality Mobile homes, We have used them  twice for trips and have absolutely No  problem in recommending them to any one. We Have used generally  larger vehicles so that we have not had the hassle of making up beds  each day . There are 4 of us and we like our space.

The homes all come with just about everything you need for the trip, all you need to cover is the cost of fuel , food, fun, fizzy pop, and your entertainment .

On one of our trips we went from the south coast to Scotland for 3 days, stopped pretty much  where we wanted to en route, we went to Blackpool, York and  to see some old friends in the north-east.

These  units work out to be not too expensive in my opinion for what you  get and as we found you can have a real adventure hiring one for  a week

They can be taken  overseas if you arrange this  with the team before you take the unit away

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ryc4BBvGhNk will show you a short vid

Take your motorhome into the hills

the choice of vehicles  http://www.landcruise.uk.com/motorhomes/

Special last-minute offers that may be gone by the time you look  http://www.landcruise.uk.com/special-offers/

Direct information from their www

Motorhome fleet

Our fleet of motorhomes (some people call them campervans) ensure that you have a safe and comfortable trip. We have eight different layouts ranging from 2 to 6 berths and from budget to VIP. Not sure which motorhome to hire? Have a look at our guide to choosing the right motorhome for you.  We also specialise in dog-friendly motorhome hire.

Motorhome Sales

Later this year we will be selling some of our ex hire fleet. For further details please email info@landcruise.uk.com or phone 01243 380000.

What it costs?

The cheapest 2 berth costs between £360 in winter and £720 in summer. A typical family 4-6 berth motorhome costs between £425 to £925. For further information, see our hire prices. In addition to the hire tariff, you should allow for:

  • £5 – £7 per day for second driver insurance
  • £2.50 per day if you have 3 points on your licence
  • The insurance excess is £750 with an option to reduce to £0 if you take out Collision Damage Waiver
  • £1 per day for propane gas
  • From £100 per week if you wish to travel to mainland Europe

We do not charge for taking credit card payments or have any other administration charges.

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My First Follow Up Blog .

Just in case it does get a bit bad this winter , advice from the BBC  on all the things you can do in preparation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16946762  this was published in Jan 2013 but the advice would be good for any time

Advice for UK drivers, Apparently there is Bad weather  on the way in October

This is the second time I’ve seen this, so i guess there may be some truth in it. Apparently the UK  is heading for a bit of a cold spell and we are due bad weather  in October…

AA van, Bristol, England

AA van, Bristol, England (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So i thought it best to list a few  things that might help you get through it.

Advice from The AA on winter driving  it might be snow that comes , it may be  rain and wind

Similar from the RAC  which also has some ideas on how to change your driving

A link to the BBC where you can put in a town or postcode you are in  or going to and see  what’s forecast

another good site to monitor Flood risk

Hopefully the forecasts are wrong, and we save it all up for an idyllic  White Christmas that we can all enjoy 

I guess for all our friends in the good old USA, we could learn a few things from you