europe

  1. R

    Diesel Prices on the continent

    As the title says, what is the price of diesel in France compared to the UK? Is it less expensive to fill up over here or over there?
  2. Blind-dog

    Transporter HQ V2 lights with LED bulbs, where to place beam convertors for Europe

    Hi All, we're heading off to France in a couple weeks to drive down to Italy - Autohaus T6 Campervan with Transporter HQ aftermarket headlights with their LED bulbs. Will likely use Mont Blanc tunnel route so need to be sure where not dazzling oncoming traffic - does anyone know how to work...
  3. J

    France Crit’Air vehicle category?

    Hello, heading France this summer and getting my Crit’Air stick. I have a T6 Kombi and wondered if people know what vehicle category it is? M1 passenger or N1 light utility ? thanks
  4. T6 Owl

    UK & Euro Breakdown Cover

    Hi all, We’re off on a bit of a road trip around France in August in the T6 and so I am looking at getting some breakdown cover. I have UK cover via my bank account, but this doesn’t extend to Europe. Does anyone have any recommendations?
  5. bethamari

    European campsite recommendations? France/Germany/Italy

    Hi, We're planning a little break later this year - late July/early August time. We'll be travelling with our two dogs (a lab and golden retriever) and were looking at doing the Eurotunnel then some campsites in France, Germany and Italy. Would like to do Switzerland but seems like we'd need...
  6. Pauly

    T6 Bulbs & Lamps

    I want to put together some fact sheets for members reference and the first one is listing all lamp types on T6 vehicles I have all the lamp types from my kombi with standard lighting but would like to hear from Cali/caravelle/posh LED people *post updated* This list has now been compiled and...
  7. Grim Reaper

    Hmm, this could be a problem for ‘Van’ owners

    https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEELvvYc8nZnq2zQLm2vhK7sqFggEKg4IACoGCAowl6p7MN-zCTDMwRU?uo=CAUiANIBAA&hl=en-GB&gl=GB&ceid=GB%3Aen If it includes any vehicle that has LGV or ‘Van’ in the description on the V5 then this may put an end to converted campervan travel in the EU.
  8. T

    Tips to prepare for Winter in French Alps?

    Hi Everyone, We're planning on visiting friends in the French Alps this Christmas. We're going to take the Caravelle (T6.1 Non 4WD). Has anyone on this forum done a trips to the Alps before in their non 4WD van? I'd really appreciate feedback on the experience? Also any recommendations for snow...
  9. Ayjay

    Taking the van to Europe / Croatia this year.

    We’re toying with the idea of a road trip to Croatia next month – there’s no real hurry and the aim would be to spend maybe 7 (or 8) days (in total) travelling with a couple of weeks in-country. We know Croatia well and the route is likely to be our usual from Calais via Belgium, Germany...
  10. A

    Advanture Magazine - new issue out now

    Hi everyone, Alex here editor of Advanture Magazine. I just released the latest digital issue, and hope that there is something interesting for you in there! Issue 06 out now. www.advanturemagazine.com/magazines For those who might not have come across the mag yet, it is a print and digital...
  11. andy greenwood

    Europe roadtrip - Switz/Austria/Germany

    Hi , we are planning a trip to Europe in July 2022. We only have 2 weeks to do it due to work holidays. We want to spend a few days in Switzerland at Jungfrau & then head to Austria for a few days and then into Bavaria. I have not drove in Europe since 2003 so I'm after advice please, what...
  12. K

    Euro Trip 2021

    Does anyone have any suggestions for camping in Europe? We're based in Germany and hopefully if restrictions are eased next year we'll be looking to head south on tour! Cheers Kev
  13. C

    Green Card cover

    Hi all, Anyone offer any green card advice in the current minefield of EU changes?! Basically I get the standard 90 days with my current insurer Direct Line and have 18 days left to use until May 2021 when the 90 days will renew. Trouble is I need more than the 90 days annually so am trying to...
  14. taff1888

    South Wales to Switzerland

    Hi everyone. So in two weeks we (me, the wife and our 3 year old) are driving for a week in a lodge in Switzerland. The holiday has been booked for over a year and intially we were driving in the car. Since covid came around we greatly expected the holiday to be cancelled and are now proud t6...
  15. nobbyq

    English radio channels when abroad

    anyone else get bored of french channels when traveling , i know ur in france but is there anything english one can receive everywhere in europe ?
  16. Tourershine

    Getting into Europe and using aires?

    So i've just spent, or actually my wife has just spent the last 4hrs on the Eurotunnel website trying to book our crossings for August. It's well reported across the internet that Eurotunnel.com is under a huge amount of pressure due to the whole country trying to make bookings after the latest...
  17. Ian28

    Scandinavia Ideas Please

    Hi, Planning a 'pilgrimage' with my son to the Nick Cave exhibition in Copenhagen this summer in my T6 and wondered if anyone could offer any travel tips for the region? Trip will be a week-ish and I'll start by sailing Newcastle to Amsterdam and then driving up through Germany etc. Probably...
  18. Oldrat

    Germany In June, Who’s Been

    Research is just gearing up! We are just booking the Eurotunnel, and having nearly three weeks at the end of June in that there Europe. (Driving permits organised) So Where should I take me new campervan. We are thinking of Bavaria, the romantic road, castles and Rivers? We use...
  19. P

    Driving To Poland

    I am trying to decide whether to drive to poland or fly and rent a car. I have priced it up and it's cheaper to drive by around £500. That was if we don't go via Luxembourg to fill up with some cheaper fuel. And also I didn't cost in stopping somewhere on route in an aire. Has anyone ever drove...
  20. Pete C

    Warmish Locations In October

    It looks like we will have some time free for a longer campervan trip in early October. We want to go to Scotland, but I suspect it could be a bit fresh up there doing something like the NC500. We have friends in the South of France, so could drop down there, then move on to Spain and Portugal...
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