Buying a camper from Europe

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Geordie, Feb 3, 2018.

  1. how can you check it’s not stolen or has money owed on it?
  2. I didn’t know they had a camper D2651650-5D81-4537-B53C-1CE0E341555F.jpeg
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  3. Check the locks and ask for euros
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  4. It never bothered you before :D
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  5. @crossy2112
    How true:D
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  6. If it’s tw’s steer clear
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  7. @Barneyrubble
    what if the steering wheels on the other side!
  8. Get in next ta the curb :thumbsup:
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  9. Just continue to drive on the right, like they do 'over there'.

    If anyone asks, just say I said it was ok.
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  10. Tell me to "hijack off" if this isn't a welcome question but, what is it like SELLING a LHD on "the mainland"?
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  11. Flakey

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    I told you you'd get some knowledgeable answers if you asked on here :rolleyes:
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  12. jivedubbin

    jivedubbin Moderator

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  13. Merlin Cat

    Merlin Cat Moderator

    @Geordie If you buy one in Spain there is a fee to pay to change ownership, it’s not as easy as here. It goes through a legal contract of purchase. Unless the seller has included the transfer cost in the purchase price that can be an added extra. I think I sold my seat Marbella for about €1100 and the transfer cost was €100 or so. Not sure if it is still the same but the transfer price goes up as vehicle cost increases.

    You need to make sure no traffic fines or tax costs outstanding or you will be liable. Vehicles in Spain tend to be more expensive than over here, it was cheaper for us to buy a lhd camper in the UK and pay about a grand to get it spanish registered than buying similar in Spain.

    Not sure if this link completely up to date but gives general gist.

    Ps if you spot a Peugeot J7 camper on your searches please let me know :) x
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  14. @Merlin Cat
    Thanks pet
    Unfortunately it’s not Spain
    But if it was where would you advise to ask?

  15. If it's france then if you have the "grey card" then that's ownership...

    are you taking Poland?
  16. Flakey

    Flakey Sponsor

    are you taking Poland?

    Probably not a good idea, they don't take kindly to it :eek:
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  18. Flakey

    Flakey Sponsor

    Or a gypsy
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  19. The majority of people on this forum have left hooker Suppose it’s a lot easier to go curb crawling!

    Some one must have gone over and bought?

    Please reply to dear Geord.
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