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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 1 month ago #1038

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My wife and I are about to buy our first caravan - probably a new Swift Charisma 2005. Different people have said different things as regards the sort of discount we should expect to achieve on a new caravan without a part exchange. Is there a good rule of thumb?
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 1 month ago #1039

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Yes go to Earls Court you will be amazed at the discount you can achieve there - play one dealer off against the other haggle and you will literaly save thousands.
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 1 month ago #1040

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Ask & ye shall seek! Use a dealer near to home as it's a pain having to take a 'van miles for any warranty work. Most dealers will give you 10% for starters, then ask them to throw in extras like mains leads, water & waste carriers, spare wheels, battery, Alko stabiliser wheel clamp, towing mirrors, gas bottles. We've just bought a new 'van and got most of the above +
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 1 month ago #1041

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When we bought our first 'van 2 yrs ago - nearly all the dealers we spoke to would knock 10 ~ 15% off the list price - anything to match the Bailey we wanted (and bought). Try for at least 10%......
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 4 weeks ago #1042

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We secured a deal on the Charima 590 at the Lawns, a Barrons special 'Lifestyle' to be exact, I am a bit shy saying what the deal is cause of course we aint completed because the vans dont exisit yet, if you push me may say privately!
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 4 weeks ago #1043

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Mike, I dont not know much about discounts but boy will you be impressed with your new charisma, we have just purchased a new one and love it...good luck
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Discounts on new caravans 14 years 4 weeks ago #1044

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If more people would come forward over the discounts they have achieved, surely it would be more power to the buyer and a little less to the dealer!



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