How do you do it?????

harrow

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I know banks have got wise to mail box address and are refusing them for new applications.
 

jagmanx

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Suggest the OP

Becomes a full member.

As others haave posted

There are some with direct experience and real knowledge of
a) The vehicle issues
b) Lifestyle solutions
c) and more

I am happy to provide more info
But like others will not do so on an open forum

The help you get will "pay for the subscription" x many

We as 2 people use a 6.5 metre vehicle for a full 6 months in the summer (since) 2014
It is big enough being "full width" there are issues with parking an narrow roads but it is small enough and under 3500kg
We have the vehicle in secure storage in the winter !
 

Nesting Zombie

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I totally agree that the OP should consider becoming a full member, it’s bound to pay off very quickly for them in one way or another.

I’m not entirely sure,
But I ‘Think’ that a free member can PM other members that will afford some privacy !.
 

Pauljenny

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Just a thought about this big RV you fancy.
Have you checked that your driving licence allows you to drive it ?
 

Caz

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Thank you Clunegapyears. Things are not as easy as they could be - lots of little complications. Address yes but cannot do electoral register as it would affect the single occupant. As you are literally doing fulltiming now, would it be possible in some way to contact you and have a chat - i can give you my email/phone number - whatever. I am spending hours and hours on the computer - and phone, trundling through insurance companies, searching and writing on forums like this. Going to see MH which really suits my needs and fab for the price but given my circumstances which are too labourious to type I'm really doubting whether to get it yet but don't want to lose it. Difficult at the mo.

The single occupancy reduction on Council Tax is only 25%. Could you afford to cover that for the occupant - that way you could get round a lot of the difficulties, you would be on the electoral roll and could use the address for banks, insurance, and all the other red tape stuff that goes with modern life.
 

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It's obvious by the advice given how to fulltime with insurance leagalishly cough cough,but l wonder how the Travellers who are enshrined in law manage to get away with it.
 

jagmanx

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Travellers

There are many variations.

It would seem to me that there are some who...
1 Flout the law
2 pay no tax/NI
3 are not insured
4 simply do what they want.
I suspect Fairground travellers are fairly legit..
But I do not know.
Maybe "Channa" knows.u

The OP is trying to travel within the law/system but without paying exhorbitant insurance.
I say good luck with getting it sorted.
 
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martinmartin

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There are many variations.

It would seem to me that there are some who...
1 Flout the law
2 pay no tax/NI
3 are not insured
4 simply do what they want.
I suspect Fairground travellers are fairly legit..
But I do not know.
Maybe "Channa" knows.u

The OP is trying to travel within the law/system but without paying exhorbitant insurance.
I say good luck with getting it sorted.

The Travellers not fairground folk simply get away with it within the system, perhaps upforadventure should try this approach and let sleeping dogs ly.
 

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I use a relative as a point of contact, I'm on the electoral roll at that address and use it for everything.

When I asked an insurance broker about full time insurance the conversation went something like this...

Broker: Where is the vehicle parked overnight on or off the road?
Me: Wherever I happen to be.
Broker: OK, but what about when you're at the address?
Me: On the road.

The only time I'm at the address is for a couple of hours during the day collecting parcels, using the shower, doing laundry etc and the vehicle is on the road (the drive isn't wide or long enough to accommodate my motor plus it's already occupied).

The point is, brokers have a standard set of questions. Don't think about it, just give an honest simple answer.
 

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We are going down this road soon .... house is on the market as we speak !!
I'm struggling to even get a relatives address as I don't want to get them involved and affecting them in anyway. My mum is a council tenant so was worried it might have an impact on her, my brother is in rental accommodation.
Thanks for an informative thread but I can't seem to get a head start 🙄
 

Nesting Zombie

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Check out mail forwarding companies such as
Boatmail
Or get a Postal address Facility that often listed in the back pages of
The Lady
Or
Exchange & Mar
 

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We are going down this road soon .... house is on the market as we speak !!
I'm struggling to even get a relatives address as I don't want to get them involved and affecting them in anyway. My mum is a council tenant so was worried it might have an impact on her, my brother is in rental accommodation.
Thanks for an informative thread but I can't seem to get a head start 🙄
Make it plain to all concerned that you're not resident at the address concerned, it is merely a point of contact (as required by DVLA etc).

The person I use is both in "council" accommodation and on sickness benefits and no one has yet raised my registering there as an issue.
 

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Make it plain to all concerned that you're not resident at the address concerned, it is merely a point of contact (as required by DVLA etc).

The person I use is both in "council" accommodation and on sickness benefits and no one has yet raised my registering there as an issue.

Thank you very much Roger ... really ?? Does that go for any insurances and doctors etc ?
If that is the case i would probably like to use my mums address if she was willing .....
 

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Thank you very much Roger ... really ?? Does that go for any insurances and doctors etc ?
If that is the case i would probably like to use my mums address if she was willing .....
Yes, doctors, insurance, electoral register, state and other pensions, everything. No fuss, no bother. If anyone asks your mum, advise her to tell them that you don't live there she merely receives mail for you.

Since transferring my address to my present, I've never spent a night in the place. I only visit during the day and (normally) leave during daylight.
 

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So I can just use c/o ?
I wished I had known it was that simple ... I have spent days looking on line with such conflicting information.
I asked a friend and they came back to me with helpful information which is good . So it's good to get some positive feedback.
Not sure why I feel I'm doing something incredibly wrong 😂
Probably because we have been so programmed to live so called 'normal' lives 🙄
 
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RogerV

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Probably because we have been so programmed to live so called 'normal' lives 🙄
That, for a lot of people, is the biggest problem. There are certain requirements by government etc that we need to comply with to make life easier (driving licence, pensions etc). But how those requirements are complied with isn't specified. A lot of people put their own interpretation on what is required insgtead of keeping it simple.
 

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Hi, new here. Just about got my self build on the road. When looking for insurance, I went with Adrian Flux. Was asked if we were going to live full time on Gloria. They might be worth a look. I know on some FB groups, that's who they suggest for insurance for full time
 

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