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Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2020, 1:54 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Thanks San Nico,that top website is a new one to me.Looks promising,cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2020, 5:50 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

I don't relish returning to all the "pondlife" in the UK that are flouting the rules but we are lucky enough to live in the UK and Italy 50-50.Calabria until recently has probably been one of the...
Forum: Italy
Nov 9th 2020, 10:53 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Cheers guys,no it's not private,just that my OH wants to get back to see the grandkids at xmas.Bearing in mind we have to isolate when we get back which is cutting it a bit fine.We arrived here by...
Forum: Italy
Nov 9th 2020, 9:01 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Hi,what paperwork do we need to travel from red to yellow.If I could find this out,we would be gone tomorrow,cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Nov 8th 2020, 10:10 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Thanks for reply,we are doing that route in reverse but are going from red to yellow to red.We need to stopover in the middle somewhere as I am the only driver.That might present a problem with...
Forum: Italy
Nov 8th 2020, 8:02 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Are you in a yellow zone if so what paperwork do you need from red to yellow.Cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Nov 6th 2020, 1:55 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Cheers for that,I was going to book a free cancellation and then contact the property as you said.I was just trying to get info from others.We are in a red zone mainly for the reason that our medical...
Forum: Italy
Nov 6th 2020, 11:14 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Hi,I am seeing all the usual websites for hotels and apartments with loads of availability.Is this the case does anyone know,cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Nov 5th 2020, 5:36 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Thanks for that,I'll print some off,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Nov 4th 2020, 4:42 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Hi,we've just gone into lockdown in a red zone.Can anyone direct me to a link regarding certificates for shopping trips etc.Can we travel across Italy to get back to UK ,if so what certificates would...
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2020, 3:43 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By brian12

Re: Strap yourselves down for further lockdown

LOL,I don't feel or realise it but I'm 68 today and one of those vulnerable peeps I suppose,cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Oct 29th 2020, 2:05 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Lol,cheers.I'm going to wait for the dust to settle and the French confirmation of new conditions tonight.Still keeping my fingers crossed of a route through.Brian.
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2020, 1:22 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By brian12

Re: Strap yourselves down for further lockdown

Cheers anyway,we are spoilt and will be bringing a coolbox of goodies to cook up for our journey.I remember some Premier Inns being self service.Not really paranoid but being locked down in the deep...
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2020, 12:48 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By brian12

Re: Strap yourselves down for further lockdown

OK,I'll add that to my list of possibilities,cheers.PS are they self catering.
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2020, 12:19 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By brian12

Re: Strap yourselves down for further lockdown

Hi,for the reason that it is the ultimate isolation with no hotel guests and staff around.In fact our last stopover outside Rome we didn't even see the owner as it was prepaid and the key was left in...
Forum: France
Oct 29th 2020, 11:26 am
Replies: 84
Views: 3,141
Posted By brian12

Re: Strap yourselves down for further lockdown

Hi,we were going to book apartments in the Alsace and close to Calais for our drive back from Italy next week.We normally book hotels but obviously this is safer.Anyone know how I obtain an...
Forum: Italy
Oct 29th 2020, 6:23 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Might be stuck in Calabria for another month.Probably one of the safest places in Europe right now,cheers,Brian.
Forum: Italy
Oct 28th 2020, 7:39 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

I'm not the Mesiah now piss off,lol.
Forum: Italy
Oct 28th 2020, 3:03 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

I'd cut back on the Dom Perignom and the caviar,lol. We live as far South as you can get and our expenses are about 700 quid.3 stopovers,only 15 Euro tolls in France,cheap LB fuel and 105quid...
Forum: Italy
Oct 28th 2020, 6:13 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

The only snow I've seen is at the South entrance of the Gotthard tunnel and that is all piled up at the side of the road which is clear.Because we go under the Alps the altitude is lower so less snow.
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2020, 12:19 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

LOL,I had to google dirndl.I'm afraid we don't have winter tyres,not much snow here in the deep south.Our only tolls are approx. 14 euro from Strasbourg to Metz then we nip into Luxembourg,Belgium...
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2020, 11:04 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

Hi,we go into France from Basle but you can also go into Germany.Looking at the map Stuttgart is way over.If you hug the Rhine thru Frieburg that seems more direct.Looking at the Swiss covid regs we...
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2020, 9:07 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

No stress and driving over mountains with snowchains sound like a contradiction in terms,lol.I'm going to stick to nice safe tunnels I think.
Forum: Italy
Oct 26th 2020, 7:28 am
Replies: 73
Views: 3,788
Posted By brian12

Re: Overland Italy to UK

I Jim,glad you made it.With my location here and in the UK,I feel my best route is straight down the middle thru Switzerland especially as my vignette is still valid.The other option is via...
Forum: Italy
Oct 24th 2020, 10:32 am
Replies: 1,313
Views: 231,100
Posted By brian12

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Just a matter of taste really.My old man liked it and I unwittingly was brought up on it.Just that I try to avoid pure fat.We brought over a load of Atora veggy suet for dumplings but even that is...
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