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Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

as per title, after a motorhome or worst case caravan to 'borrow' (in exchange for money) for a week / 10 days in aug, want to do a mini road trip in italy but the mileage allowances on the rentals makes that impossible for a weeks rental , don't know the logistics of doing such a thing, extra insurance I guess? can also 'lend' you a mustang as a sweetner
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as per title, after a motorhome or worst case caravan to 'borrow' (in exchange for money) for a week / 10 days in aug, want to do a mini road trip in italy but the mileage allowances on the rentals makes that impossible for a weeks rental , don't know the logistics of doing such a thing, extra insurance I guess? can also 'lend' you a mustang as a sweetner
Disconnect the speedo, i'm sure it's not beyond your talents
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

I don't have an RV but these guys rent out RVs with unlimited mileage allowance.
http://www.freywohnmobil.ch/de/home/...FQYq0wodAAEC0Q
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Old 13.06.2017, 14:05
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Disconnect the speedo, i'm sure it's not beyond your talents
I thought about that, but I'm a bit worried they would have gps trackers on too
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Old 13.06.2017, 14:14
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I don't have an RV but these guys rent out RVs with unlimited mileage allowance.
http://www.freywohnmobil.ch/de/home/...FQYq0wodAAEC0Q
thanks lib, perfect
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

Take a look at mycamper.ch. Sort of an airbnb for motorhomes. I looked into it a month back and most seemed too expensive and restrictive but maybe some cooler people have joined since then.
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Old 13.06.2017, 14:19
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Take a look at mycamper.ch. Sort of an airbnb for motorhomes. I looked into it a month back and most seemed too expensive and restrictive but maybe some cooler people have joined since then.
thanks, had a quick look on there, people want silly money for old sheds lol
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Disconnect the speedo, i'm sure it's not beyond your talents
it could be much easier
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Old 13.06.2017, 14:22
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it could be much easier
1600+ km would take a while
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

How about driving your car to Italy and rent from there?

That is what we plant to do this autumn, renting on the French side.
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Old 13.06.2017, 19:18
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

I'd rather lend you my husband than my caravan. It's a who's been sleeping in my bed type thing. Those rental places do charge a fortune though. We were thinking of hiring a campervan at one point but they price themselves out of most peoples budgets. Odiles idea sounds good... look up Fly & Drive or buy a tent.
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Old 14.06.2017, 09:56
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thanks lib, perfect
well they sent through their offer and yep no km limit, but they are 3 times more expensive then the places that do have a km limit, so totally out of the question

so back to the original question, anyone?
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Old 14.06.2017, 10:16
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

Unlimited kms here

Would it make sense to buy used (15-20k chuffs), spruce up and resell (at more or less the same price) after the trip? Possible?
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well they sent through their offer and yep no km limit, but they are 3 times more expensive then the places that do have a km limit, so totally out of the question

so back to the original question, anyone?
Good luck with that. Unless it's an absolute shed, few owners will lend theirs to a stranger or a friend of a friend.

The last time I checked, renting one for a couple of weeks wasn't far off from 1/3 the price of buying a used one, and for a likely lad such as yersel...

Rover never made motor homes, did they?
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Old 14.06.2017, 10:30
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Unlimited kms here
lol wouldn't be seen dead in that! after a few creature comforts too, like shower.

have thought about buying, but I'm getting lazy (lazier) in my old age, I can't be bothered to buy a beater and fix it up.
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I'd rather lend you my husband than my caravan. It's a who's been sleeping in my bed type thing. Those rental places do charge a fortune though. We were thinking of hiring a campervan at one point but they price themselves out of most peoples budgets. Odiles idea sounds good... look up Fly & Drive or buy a tent.
Doubs Loisirs in Jougne have really good prices and a range of vehicles- but July and August are much more expensive- of course.

They have a system of 'timeshare' there - where you buy a vehicle and use it for so many weeks a year, and they rent it on your behalf for the rest, dealing with rentors, cleaning, maintenance, etc.
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Old 14.06.2017, 10:51
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Re: Anyone got a half decent motorhome / caravan they would 'lend' me?

I presume you are looking to "tour" - surely B&Bs will work just as well?

Caravans/motorhomes have always been stupidly expensive to rent (outside of the USofA).

Tenting is a going to be a pain if you are moving on regularly.
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I presume you are looking to "tour" - surely B&Bs will work just as well?

Caravans/motorhomes have always been stupidly expensive to rent (outside of the USofA).

Tenting is a going to be a pain if you are moving on regularly.
B&B's are a pain to find when you have no idea where you are going, and ones that accept dogs. looks like it'll be plan b, rent a villa and sit by the pool
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well they sent through their offer and yep no km limit, but they are 3 times more expensive then the places that do have a km limit, so totally out of the question

so back to the original question, anyone?
Alright, 2nd attempt: http://www.carawero.ch/wohnmobile-preise.cfm (no mileage limit for a rental period longer than 8 days)
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B&B's are a pain to find when you have no idea where you are going, and ones that accept dogs. looks like it'll be plan b, rent a villa and sit by the pool
Campsites are often fully booked up too for August so you'd either need to pre-book, stay on the side of the road (not much fun in the Italian sun), or end up driving from campsite to campsite trying to find one with a vacant pitch for your motorhome.
(Which kind of takes away the free-spirit part of the motor home holiday).
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