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  1. Insurance abroad

    General T5 Chat
    Hi ladys and gents. Me and my wife are thinking about taking our VW T5 over to Canada for a few moths, 10 too 12 months ... We are struggling to find insures that would insure us whilst over in Canada driving around and visiting areas here, there and everywhere. Does anyone know or have any...
  2. Europe 2015. Destination slovenia.

    European and Foreign Travel
    Europe 2015. Destination slovenia. DONE Good Morning all So its time to get planning for my trip this year. Me and my fair lady have decided to road trip around Europe for a month. We've done various weeks around the west country, Yorkshire dales, black pool, so we're fairly accustom to the...
  3. Emergency!!Help required Van hire or specialst electrical Fix required

    General T4 Chat
    Hello hope you are all well We have paid for our ferry and two week holiday in France when now it looks like we will not be able to travel due to a electrical fault with our VAN!!!! please if you do have any advise on a quick way to fix or ideas on who we can hire from I would be so grateful...
  4. LEZ in Europe

    European and Foreign Travel
    map of sites http://www.lowemissionzones.eu/ How Germany deal with Foreign registered vehicles http://www.lowemissionzones.eu/de-foreign-table to sum up if you have a diesel first registered before the 01/01/2006 then you are not getting to to any of these LEZs for petrol if your van is...
  5. London LEZ 2015

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    From 2015, the Major of London has just proposed that all vehicles entering London must meet EU4 standards for Nitrous Oxide (NOx) emissions... ... meaning that all EU3 T4's and T5's built up to January 2006 currently exempt would not comply with the LEZ rules and would be subject to the £100...
  6. London Low Emmision ZOne

    Engine & Gearbox
    London low emmision zone anyone know about getting a 2000 up to standard to pass emmsin test or about mods to allow to stay used in london other wise will have to sell sad to see it go its that or pay £100 a day to use van
  7. Cost of fuel in France at the moment?

    The Pub
    Anyone know the price per litre of Diesel en France at the minute. Trying to decide where to fill up. Having managed to get £85 worth in my tank the other day and it not being full, I am hoping it's cheaper over there as I can get two weeks worth to bring back LOL: Cheers Tom
  8. French Break Down Cover

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Im off to france at the end of the month for 10 days in the van, this is my first really long trip, 1500 miles in total, i have been looking for break down cover and due to the van being over 10 years old besides the fact its fully serviced and in mint condition the break down cover is insainf...
  9. Dover-Calais Ferry.. Campervan?

    General T4 Chat
    Ok. so looking at ferry prices and Campervan prices are pretty much half the price of a standard Van. Whats the deal with putting it on as a campervan. It looks like a campervan inside?
  10. France

    General Van Chat
    Going on a tour down to South of France next year. If anyone has any useful or imortant tips or best places to stop please let me know. Sitting here with the maps trying to do a really good route and take in as much a s possible.
  11. European Breakdown cover

    The Pub
    I need to get european breakdown cover for a two week holiday to france, obviously i'll be in the camper:ILU: Can anyone recommend a company?
  12. German "Umwelt" Zones

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    The German Solution From January 2008 all vehicles must bear a windscreen sticker in order to enter Low Emissions Zones or "Umwelt Zones" in Berlin, Cologne and Hanover, with other German cities following this example in due course. Emissions Compliance Euro 0 and 1 vehicles are not...
  13. Live in or around London? Check this out...

    Tax, Insurance & Licensing
    Or just visiting friends or family? http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/lez/default.aspx More back door politics by Labour, they drop Road Pricing now this... I am somewhat miffed that the Euro 2 diesels as fitted to the majority of T4's are not listed on their exemption list. I did expect this...
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