moving RV "motorhome" from U.S. – Moving to Portugal – Expats Portugal Community Forum
moving RV "motorhom...
 
Share:
Share
Notifications
Clear all

Please feel free to view our Forum, but you must either log in or register to join in the conversation.

If you are a forum member from the old site and have not reset your password yet, please click on "Lost your password?" on the login page.

Explorations Africa Banner Ad

moving RV "motorhome" from U.S.  


Posts: 3
Premium Member
(@c9mc9d)
New Member
Joined: 5 days ago

Moving American RV ("motorhome") plus trail car ("dinghy" or "toad" in U.S. RV-speak) to Cascais to live in part-time for years to come.  Surprisingly, difficulty isn't so much shipping these two vehicles but licensing myself to drive the Class C Winnebago View built on a Mercedes Sprinter chassis because of the weight.   It's not a big RV by U.S. standards but more than the 3500 kg that is the upper limit for driving these things in Europe without a commercial drivers license.  Shipping is relatively cheap, plan to register it permanently with European plates.   Unit is never returning to U.S.   However, qualifying to drive it is another matter.    Looking for mentor or company which manages these transitions to understand step-by-step the requirements.  Driven this rig many miles in the U.S. side-by-side the big boys.   So probably could pass a European commercial driver's license.   Maybe.   Prefer to find a way around that mess.   Thanks in advance for help.  Guessing UK residents with larger RVs will soon find themselves confronting similar issues.

Sovereign Group Leaderboard

To post a reply, sign up and become a member!

    • Join any Group within our Online Community
    • Get social on Zoom meet-ups and webinars
    • List products free of charge in Buy, Swap, Sell & Wanted
    • Include your local events in our events calendar
    • Get 10% discount off Business Directory advertising
    • Receive exclusive member benefits and discounts from our partners
I WANT TO BE A PREMIUM MEMBEROnly €20 per year
Share:
Share

Copyright © 2020 Expats Portugal

Marketing by Unity Online