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All Change For Covid

For most people in work, 2020 and covid 19 changed everything. People started working from home and only recently have we been encouraged to return to the office. The government, in its infinite wisdom, calls it returning to work but in reality it’s just returning to the place of work.


Employees have been working from home remotely since the start of lockdown. Returning to the office however very often involves using public transport. While the office or workplace may have been made safe, the same cannot always be said for buses and trains. Obviously the use
of face masks on public transport is compulsory now but many people still do not desire to sit in a metal tube surrounded by people who may or may not be infected.

The frequency and timings of tubes, buses and trains have been reduced making travelling just that bit more inconvenient and making commuting in your own car more attractive. The reluctance to use public transport has motivated people to look at the best way to travel to work taking into account the cost, comfort, safety and privacy. For this reason a lot of people have been looking at buying a second car or trading from one family car to two smaller ones to enable an inexpensive commute to work and at the same avoid using public transport.

In 2020 many small cars will have a large car feel about them and even though they might only be running on a 3-cylinder 1000cc engine, that coupled to an automatic gearbox can be very smooth, quiet and economical. There are some great offerings from Volkswagen, Ford, Audi and Fiat to mention a few. Car choice is always a very personal thing and it’s worth having a look at the whole market to see what suits you best.

If you fancy something a bit more exciting there are even three wheeled motorbikes on the market now that can be driven on a car licence without the need to take a motorbike test. I’ll write more about these on a later blog. Check out Yamaha and Piaggio for some great offerings. If however you are part exchanging two cars or one car for two smaller cars then the transaction becomes complicated, difficult and protracted. Much better to contact sell my and get cash for your car on the same day without any hassle negotiation or sales people involved. Then you’re free to shop wherever you want for your new commuter transport and to negotiate the best deals. Sit back, turn up he radio, you’ll be at work before you know.

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Thinking of Buying a Motorhome?

Thinking of Buying a Motorhome?

Everyone’s doing it. Your grandad, your mum and dad, the kids and the bloke next door. 2020 is the year of the motorhome for a whole host of reasons. Most of them covid 19 related.
Firstly we were locked down for months and then we were set free but only to campsites without shower and toilet facilities. So you had to have everything on board. Even now many sites have no or very restricted facilities. Then covid cases rose abroad and holiday makers had to self
isolate for two weeks on their return from a number of European countries. So in effect we were confined to staying in the UK on sites where you had to take your own shower and toilet. No cruises, no package deals and very few flights but people wanted to get away in the UK, in style and with a certain degree of luxury.

The campervan or motorhome has become the choice of accommodation for a lot of people. The trouble is motorhomes and campervans don’t come cheap. In fact they can be downright expensive but they do offer a very high standard of accommodation – much more glamping than camping. And there’s something rather special about taking your own five star hotel to wherever you want to go with your clothes and kit already packed and available. When you buy a motorhome you say goodbye to packing suitcases.

There are many motorhome dealers/Manufactures in the UK, like Hymer, Carthago, Swift, Chausson and Bailey. Nottinghamshire has two of the larger multi franchise groups, Lowdhams and Brownhills.

The trouble is most motorhome dealers aren’t car dealers, which means your car is going straight off to the auction or the trade and in turn that means you are only going to get, at best, the expected auction price less all of the fees and costs involved. You do now however have an option. You can receive an independent valuation for your car on line and have the money in your account the same day. This will free you to negotiate the best deal or to buy privately. The are a lot of private sales on the web and some very good deals to be had if you’ve got the purchasing power. Arrange your loan privately, get cash for your car from sellmycars, get negotiating and get on the road.