Complete disaster while on holiday

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  1. abs

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    Well me and family went skiing in les arcs France (the alps) the morning we were due to fly home we woke to the biggest ever dump of snow I've ever seen in my life .
    Our hire car was completly buried in a 10 ft snowdrift , so I dug it out and fitted our snow chains
    Our flight home was at 4 hire car due back at 2 so we left in plenty of time at 10 for our 2 hour journey ,11 hours later we had only travelled 17 miles:( we missed our flight so we had to keep the hire car and found a hotel for the night , we then had to travel the 600 miles to calais where we managed to get a ferry to dover where we had to get a hotel for the night then hire another car to travel to Birmingham airport to get our car,
    Cost a extra £700 for the 4 of us to get home , hate snow now :(
     
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  2. Tuffers

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    Time to change your avatar mate :thumbsup:
     
  3. boarcity

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    was the dover hotel nice?
     
  4. abs

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    No complete dive m8, he had a lovely view of graffiti from our room though , full English was served by a fat man with beans all over his top lol
     
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    The only time I've ever been to Dover was to go to Calais on the booze cruises. The first time I went was with a mate and we borrowed a van. Guess who drove off the ferry and up the road on the wrong side :whistle: RODNEY YOU PLONKER :laugh:
     
  6. abs

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    Lol easy done, I got so used to driving in France I nearly drove on the wrong side when I got back to England, all the ferry ports in UK are shitholes
     
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    In hindsight I beat you are thinking you should have hired a snow plough instead now :D

     
  8. abs

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    Needed a tank m8 to get down the mountains in the alps, we were lucky they was 27000 cars stranded overnight in -20 and some died driving off roads and thrown from roads in avalanches
     
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    At least you all got home safely which is the main thing :thumbsup:
     
  10. boarcity

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    a real helluva journey by all accounts .
     
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