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PostSubject: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyMon Feb 11, 2013 11:39 am

Looking at a trip to Portugal will be going via Portsmouth down to Santander

2 adult and two kids both 14

need some info

1 late arrive to spain am looking for a campsite for 2 nights would help if it near beach or has a swimming pool

2 road info about Portugal have been informed that payment for the motorways is not the same as france true/false

3 can we do some wild camping and are there any rules


any help about Portugal would be great
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 3:57 am


Hi, I always order my ACSI card and Aires books from http://www.vicarious-shop.com/

Give them a try as they have all of the Aires/Wild camping in France and Spain as well as Portugal so you'll save a small fortune on camp sites. Also if you go anywhere out of season the ACSI card will save you money in the campsites as well.

John.
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 4:22 am

thanks a lot will look into
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 6:08 am

I concur Captain, good advice as an ACSI card is a must.

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 7:11 am

all order

thanks
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 7:09 pm

If you're motor homing don't forget France Passion as well, not campsites but if your self contained, farm and vineyards a good way to see rural France

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 7:19 pm

Looking at a trip to Portugal will be going via Portsmouth down to Santander
taking the ferry

we will be camping
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyTue Feb 12, 2013 11:31 pm

depends on where you drive in portugal regarding the road toll system
which is generally the bottom end

as regards to camping we did portugal top to bottom last summer,drove down thru france and spain from calais to get to portugal then drove back up thru spain to get to santander for the return trip so could give a few suggestions which may help give me a call 07980539915


hope to be of some help kevin
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyWed Feb 13, 2013 6:34 am

Sorry didn't read the ferry info first time round doh

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyWed Feb 13, 2013 8:22 am

That's alright I do that all the time Smile
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 8:51 pm

just got back with the kids and had a great time will be going back again sept 2014

Any one up for a nice ease trip next year?
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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyMon May 12, 2014 2:59 pm

We are planning a trip down there in August..... Will be driving all the way from Calais there and back as quotes for ferry's during the school holidays were ridiculous for my 110 with roof tent and 2 kids!!
Plus got friends we want to visit in France  glug 

Scott and GA team.


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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyWed May 14, 2014 12:26 am

Hi Scott
I'm a local so any info you need feel free to ask me. I'm more than happy to help in exchange for beers. cheers1 

August is a bad time for offroading due the fire season restrictions and also due to the heat.

Nevertheless there is a lot to be seen.

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyWed May 14, 2014 1:27 am

titomendes wrote:
Hi Scott
I'm more than happy to help in exchange for beers. cheers1 
I like this man's thinking!  thumbsup

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyThu May 15, 2014 1:24 am

Hi titomenders....
Yep, I understand the restrictions at that time, but I have no choice as I need to plan it around my work rotation and the school holidays.
I don't mind the heat and neither do my kids. We were in the Sahara last Aug!!!
I am waiting for some info from this guy - http://www.dreamlandrover.com/en.html
Yep, im happy to exchange info for a few  cheers1 

Looking forward to it..!!!  thumbsup 

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PostSubject: Re: portugal june 2013   portugal june 2013 EmptyThu May 15, 2014 1:37 am

Hi Scoot
Dreamlandrover is a comercial operator and a good one.
You are well taken care with them.
They can provide you plenty of information.

I'm here to help anyway if you need.

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