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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466762

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Normally we go to France every year,but not this year,we're waiting on the government (what a joke) sorting out this brexit "problem" - of their own making.
Still,no problem to us,we'll probably enjoy ourselves more.
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466764

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Don't hold your breath waiting. Just get an IDP and Green card just in case ( depending on your dates) and do it.
Ignore Macron. Most of campsite owners will be delighted to see you. Only downside I can see is that diesel is seriously expensive over there (Macron again) even at supermarkets in the high 1.4's euros /litre.
Personally I would avoid the short crossings as this is where any problems are most likely. Recently return UK Roscoff to Plymouth on a Saturday night with the most relaxed crossing for many years.

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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466769

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As a caravanner living in France I'd say it's business as usual so don't be put off coming. Our regular crossing back to the UK is Caen-Portsmouth. For famiy reasons we've been to and fro quite a bit this year and there have no problems whatsoever. As RayS says, diesel is expensive now (the UK is cheaper). In fact, most things (except wine and council tax) are dearer now but thats life I guess.
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466772

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Hi all

Not even going to mention politics and brexit as I am sick of reading about it and how it's going to affect our travelling and as for macron - no comment ! I hope the yellow vests crack on and do the other half of the speed cameras that they have started when protesting ;) , safely and unviolently though ......

Paul ; I like that last sentence where you said the wine was cheap ;) that will do us as for the diesel I am not too bothered - as I have money set aside for that and after the last few weeks that we have had I can't wait for France trip to come around , the holiday is paid for , I just have the toll tag to purchase ; I even have the Dartford crossing paid for already and my CL site booked since last September for the day b4 the crossing and the green cards already issued by the insurance company ! Bring it on !! B) :)

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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466782

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Craig - where are you heading to?
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466784

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PaulT wrote:
Craig - where are you heading to?

Domaine de la Brèche
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466790

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In Portugal last October diesel was in the high €1.50's!!!
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466802

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Sorry Folks not worth going over for the next two years, just for the change of language and slightly hope of better weather. With the high exchange rate and cost of fuel.
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466804

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EH52ARH wrote:
Sorry Folks not worth going over for the next two years, just for the change of language and slightly hope of better weather. With the high exchange rate and cost of fuel.
You could always ease back on the throttle and make a saving on cheese and wines :-)
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Going To France 7 months 3 weeks ago #466810

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otherclive wrote:
EH52ARH wrote:
Sorry Folks not worth going over for the next two years, just for the change of language and slightly hope of better weather. With the high exchange rate and cost of fuel.
You could always ease back on the throttle and make a saving on cheese and wines :-)

That might be a problem for hutch !!
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