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Thanks Larry

We intend travelling all over, but will often only stay 1 or 2 nights so a minimum 3 nights at weekends wouldn't work for us either (or were you saying the 3 night minimum is just at the site you were looking at?). The 72 hr cancellation policy is also a big thing for us as it allows the weather to be taken into account.
The Camping & Caravan Club minimum stay information.
 

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I was booked in with the CAMC last weekend. Day before my daughter had a temperature. Called them, refunded in full no issues. I’m a member of both clubs and find them to be pretty much the same in terms of overall service. The camping and caravan club did charge me when we had a death in the family in Ireland. I didn’t want a refund - just to reschedule but they said no and charged me anyway. Bit harsh but all other experiences have been good.
 
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We are at CAMC carsington water site this weekend. Toilets/showers spotless and no queue if you pick the right time. Site full, but very quiet. Site shop is open for sweets/ice cream etc and pizza van arriving tonight. Staff great - very impressed!
Very busy, we arrived at 4pm on Friday and got a reasonable choice of pitches. By 6:30, there were only a few left so you didn’t get much choice......
 
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No tents at CAMC. awnings only.
C&CC. Either awning or tent but I wouldn't think both unless just a Pup tent possibly. Pitch size/spacing would dictate what could be accommodated.
 
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No tents at CAMC. awnings only.
C&CC. Either awning or tent but I wouldn't think both unless just a Pup tent possibly. Pitch size/spacing would dictate what could be accommodated.
I know this thread is a bit old now but just read and it is pertinent to me now. We have been members of both clubs for years. Now decided to ditch Camping and Caravaning Club, stay with Caravan and Motorhome Club and try more CLs.
We have had a number of run-ins with over -zealous wardens and on reflection (plenty of time in lockdown) they were all on C&C sites. We found that one site had left a negative comment about us on “the system” but never said a word to us. Next site maybe 6 months later we were welcomed by a warden saying she expected us to be trouble and would we like to leave now? All about family size and tent size.
Also found C&CC stops negative reviews from appearing on their website.
C&MC on the other hand are just clear on their rules, never had any issues.
Please note that C&MotorhomeClub do allow tents if they are just for sleeping, storage or wc. In practice that means you can have a 2 or 3 man small tent as an ancillary to your camper. A few of their sites allow tent to be your main unit.
 
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Please note that C&MotorhomeClub do allow tents if they are just for sleeping, storage or wc. In practice that means you can have a 2 or 3 man small tent as an ancillary to your camper. A few of their sites allow tent to be your main unit.

They didn't at the Mablethorpe site in 2014. My first proper run in with a warden. Apparently if they let me put up a 2 man pop up tent to keep the BBQ in, they would have to let everybody put tents up.

So cali, no awning & 2 man pop up tent not allowed.
The pitch opposite had a Twin axle caravan, a full length awning, awning extensions on both ends, a further canopy to the side of the awning & two range rovers, that apparently was within the rules.

I refused to put our tent away & it stayed there all weekend.
 
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They didn't at the Mablethorpe site in 2014. My first proper run in with a warden. Apparently if they let me put up a 2 man pop up tent to keep the BBQ in, they would have to let everybody put tents up.

So cali, no awning & 2 man pop up tent not allowed.
The pitch opposite had a Twin axle caravan, a full length awning, awning extensions on both ends, a further canopy to the side of the awning & two range rovers, that apparently was within the rules.

I refused to put our tent away & it stayed there all weekend.
Isn’t Mablethorpe CCC rather than CMC?
CMC Site Rules say tent is allowed (with a few conditions).
 
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Ive not had any problem on any of their other sites, if we don't need the full awning we use a little pop up tent to keep the BBQ bikes etc in & to use as a pitch marker. Takes seconds to put up & hours to get back in the bag.
 
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They didn't at the Mablethorpe site in 2014. My first proper run in with a warden. Apparently if they let me put up a 2 man pop up tent to keep the BBQ in, they would have to let everybody put tents up.

So cali, no awning & 2 man pop up tent not allowed.
The pitch opposite had a Twin axle caravan, a full length awning, awning extensions on both ends, a further canopy to the side of the awning & two range rovers, that apparently was within the rules.

I refused to put our tent away & it stayed there all weekend.
Crazy inflexibility! Some discretion in applying rules is a good policy.
 
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As ArunAlex said, the CMC handbook includes specific rules on ancillary tents. They are allowed.
Mablethorpe is a CCC site.
 
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The Mablethorpe one we went to was a Caravan Club site.

Sutton-on-Sea Caravan and Motorhome Club Site

Campground in Sutton-on-Sea, England

Address: Crabtree Ln, Sutton on Sea, Mablethorpe LN12 2RS
 
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Never had a problem with the CAMC. No minimum night stay, no deposit, no cancellation charges up to 72 hours, pick your own pitch, excellent toilet/shower blocks.
Varied sites, pick the ones that appeal to you. A lot of the sites we go on have lots of areas/glens with trees etc so quite private and not staring at lots of other vans etc.
BTW anyone looking to join can get a £10 voucher for them and me using the recommend a friend scheme. Message me for details. :cool:
Hi larrylamb. Looking to join the CAMC instead of paying but can’t seem to message you? If this is still possible are you able to message me? Cheers
 
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Hi larrylamb. Looking to join the CAMC instead of paying but can’t seem to message you? If this is still possible are you able to message me? Cheers
Hi, Messages between forum members are only possible if both parties are VIP members ( one of the perks). I have had a look with CAMC and the recommend a friend scheme has changed, only the original member ie. me, gets a tenner voucher unfortunately.
 
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Hi, Messages between forum members are only possible if both parties are VIP members ( one of the perks). I have had a look with CAMC and the recommend a friend scheme has changed, only the original member ie. me, gets a tenner voucher unfortunately.
Ah okay thanks for getting back to me, happy to get you a tenner but probably more trouble than it’s worth as I’m no longer vip
 
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Ah okay thanks for getting back to me, happy to get you a tenner but probably more trouble than it’s worth as I’m no longer vip
That would be greatly appreciated.
I think you quote my membership number when signing up which is 0021172997.

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As an existing member, all you have to do is give your friend/family consent to use your membership number and invite them to join online or by phone. Your friend/family member need to add your membership number into the online join form (after the payment screen) to qualify for the £10 Club gift voucher. Your £10 Club gift voucher will then be automatically posted to you after their membership has been confirmed.


Many thanks and enjoy, always been very happy with them.
 
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No problem. Just doing it know and it asks for member surname which may not be larrylamb? Is it Lamb?
 
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No problem. Just doing it know and it asks for member surname which may not be larrylamb? Is it Lamb?
Can’t be as it didn’t accept. Let me know asap
as I need to join up ta
 

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