Wipe Your Own Arse 2012

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Rose, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. muddymatt

    muddymatt Been here awhile

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    I feel your pain Danielle,

    I was insured with Bennetts who point blank refused to cover me for Croatia with my standard insurance and wouldn't respond in writing as to whether I had minimum Third party Cover.

    I ended up cancelling my policy and taking out a new one. Although through a broker the underwriter was Aviva who were contacted and confirmed that I was covered with the same level as my UK Policy. Might be worth checking who your underwriter is.

    Matt
  2. fluff34567

    fluff34567 Long timer

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    Thats illegal as EU law states that minimum cover must be provided even without a green card. i would have spoken with the supervisor - mentioned the relevent eu laws and if they still dont want to accept it, request in writing they wont cover you at the minimum levels and then take it to the ombundsman - if you can be arsed that it. :evil
  3. Berin

    Berin Been here awhile

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    What he said - there's a thread somewhere (HUBB, maybe) where a guy contacted the FSA who made the insurer pay for the cost of changing insurer after they had mis-advised. Dani, I think you will have minimum TP cover in Croatia with your insurer, but they may not extend addiotnal cover (Fire, theft, comprehensive).

  4. RickA

    RickA Fat Old Adventurer

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    Hi guys,

    Any insurance underwritten by Aviva DOES cover Croatia. Third-party liability at a minimum ( mine is full cover - same as UK ).
    Fairly sure All the major players will be the same.

    Most brokers such as Carole Nash etc don't know details such as this off-hand and will allways reply to questions such as this in a negative way to cover their own ass. Better to say NO than to give wrong advice....

    1. Check the small-print
    2. Check-out the insurers website (the insurer not the broker) for the small print.
    3. Dont Panic!
    4. Don't worry.
    5. Ride your bike! :D

    Cheers, Rick.
  5. fluff34567

    fluff34567 Long timer

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    been fitting my GPS mount and noticed the screw for keeping the zumo in place is missing

    anyone in Belgium that i can have the packet posted to? Migsel who makes them is in Zonhoven, Belgium so would be quicker than posting it to here (CH) and the chances are I wouldnt get it in time.
  6. CrazyIvan

    CrazyIvan Vonkentrekker

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    PM'd you.
    In case it doesn't get to me in time, you might want to get a M2 screw with as few nuts from the local 'Eisenwarenladen', just in case.
  7. fluff34567

    fluff34567 Long timer

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    mark and I are staying in innsbruck on friday night, if anyone else is there send me a PM for a :1drink
  8. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    is anyone planning to use a highway vignet in austria? I'm not sure if i should with all the new rules there..
  9. LOZ

    LOZ Long timer

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    vignet is for chips mate
  10. allroadtoine

    allroadtoine Adventurer

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    Yes, we've bought a highway vignet, actually 2, because they're just 10 days valid: each € 9, 50 (are they crazy those autrians ???)
    I bought them at the ANWB and they advised me:
    - for every person in the car a reflecting shirt if you have car-problems
    - a first aid kit
    - triangle of cause

    Greetings

    Toine
    (not related to von Rundstedt)
  11. Timpo

    Timpo NORTH WALES TRF.

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    Roff-roff-roff-roff-roff.....! :lol3

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  12. LOZ

    LOZ Long timer

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    any of you dutch guys see hartynumpty on a campsite give him a slap:eek1

    loz
  13. Harty

    Harty Bloody Good Bloke!

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    I'm just meeting up and camping with all the Dutch lads who are pulling out! :kumbaya
  14. StevenD

    StevenD Hmmmm, dirt!

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    Then you better be prepared to drink some real wine and dine like a proper wiper :rofl
  15. Famous

    Famous Goin down hill fast

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    Ferry delayed!!

    That's a good start anyway:huh
  16. Gazz

    Gazz In a rut

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    Timpo is having van trouble in Germany. Still moving, but half-power. Might be a dead mass air flow meter.
  17. Timpo

    Timpo NORTH WALES TRF.

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    Yep, good call Gazz, new MAF found in Ulm City VW centre, fitted and ran fine again :thumb.

    WYOB ride so far.......

    Huge forests, gravel roads everywhere. The track has been great.
    Weather has been ok, but Wednesday saw heavy rain and a track that was very taxing on man/machine. One bike lost it's clutch, needing a logging winch tractor to retrieve it.
    I also believe that a dummy was spat out as the rider didn't have his KTMOBoLE with him...... :D
    Stayed Karlovac Tues/Wed and there is a site there displaying weapons, vehicles used in the 'Homeland War' in the early 1990s, and many houses still have damage from the troubles! :eek1

    Riders have headed South now.

    T.
  18. fluff34567

    fluff34567 Long timer

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    If anyone can get a message to Rose and group, pls tell them that mark and rob have started to go back to basel as the mighty triumph has started to have starting troubles and can't do any trails so we decided to cut trip short.


    Sent from my stupid iPhone
  19. ferret2

    ferret2 Been here awhile

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    Texted Timpo re above, hopefully message will get back to the group.
  20. Rose

    Rose Been here awhile

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    Got the message, hope you got back well.
    The weather turned bad now, so we're stuck in a restaurant with big pizza's and big pints of beer and wine again :-D