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VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« on: January 17, 2012, 11:06:20 PM »
As some of you are also members of the VODC I thought I would draw your attention to the details for this years rally.

Obviously if you are a member of another VBOA affiliated club and you want to attend with them then thats fine but if you would like to attend with the VODC all we ask is that you a paid up member of the club at the time of the rally. Details of VODC membership can be found here: http://www.vodc.co.uk/showthread.php?t=73



VBOA National Rally
Billing Aquadrome
Crow Lane
Great Billing
NN3 9DA

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012





This is the 30th VBOA National Rally so promises to be a spectacular event.



On the VODC stand
* 30th Aniversary celebrations
* Club BBQ on the Saturday night
* Best Car On The Stand Competition
* Secure Club Members camping area
All of the above from only 5 per member
Around the rest of the show
* Displays from the many clubs that form the VBOA
* Autojumble
* Trade stands
Plus much more
A great show for all the family

For full details , including how to attend with us please visit VBOA RALLY INFORMAION (click to view)


All the information you need should be in the threads contained in the link above but if you have any further questions or queries please e-mail vodc-vboa@vodc.co.uk and we will be more than happy to help.


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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2012, 07:24:37 PM »
Its a 30th anniversary & lots of plans over this weekend guys, so it'll be a shame to miss all this. Would love to see you guys there again, you were sorely missed last year, so few Carltons about on all stands.. :-\


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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2012, 07:50:58 PM »
As I said on the phone Mitch - I need to hold off plans til the last possible minute just in case, but I definately want to be there!

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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2012, 07:51:53 PM »
Thats cool Murph  ;)  ;)


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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2012, 03:45:42 PM »
Was just going to book a place and stop over the saturday night but all the reasonably priced hotels such as Travelodge are all booked with everything else expensive. If any body cancels.............let me know.

There is always a one dayer but which day? At least the fuel costs have dropped a bit.
ps oil price has dropped by 25%. Fuel costs 3p ! And its going back on soon. Somebody is taking the piss.
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2012, 04:28:55 PM »
Have you tried the travelodge near to Towcester?

 Thats a reasonable pricewise & not too far to travel either. Sadly, all premier inns, when they start to fill, their tariff increases... >:(


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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2012, 06:47:19 PM »
Have you tried the travelodge near to Towcester?

 Thats a reasonable pricewise & not too far to travel either. Sadly, all premier inns, when they start to fill, their tariff increases... >:(
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #7 on: June 25, 2012, 07:13:14 PM »
Have you tried laterooms.com? I used them last month & got a proper good deal.. ;D


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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2012, 08:00:35 PM »
Just a quick heads up for you all, the closing date for attending this gig on the vodc stand is July 1st. Hope we'll be seeing more fine Carltons on display this year, Its a show not to miss & so many other fine motors to drool over,, such as



 My wee Astra,,,














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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2012, 08:01:08 AM »
Have you tried laterooms.com? I used them last month & got a proper good deal.. ;D
Tried them all and contunuing to do so. What appears to be happening is that as the hotels know there is demand and there are not many rooms available they are putting the prices up. Travelodge have increased there last few northampton rooms to over 200! Its a rip off. There are some good deals but 20+ miles away.

OK if your working but OAP find it expensive with 50 of fuel to get there and just found out its 10 to get in as well.

I should have booked much earlier. Lesson learnt.
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2012, 07:33:49 AM »
I know where you're coming from Keith. It does get pricey, especially coming from south Wales.

Been there, done it once to say I've been. I'm a Carlton fan, not a Vauxhall fan, even though I've had a couple in the past. If it was gathering of BMWs, Volvos even if some Volvo owners are stuck up, Renaults then I would definitely be there!!
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #11 on: July 04, 2012, 09:27:52 AM »
Supply and demand. Same for train tickets and air tickets. You get a wedge of tickets/rooms available early at a cheap price for those who shop around or can plan. A few seats/rooms are kept back for the late bookers that have no choice. Then at the last minute any left overs are sold cheap in the case of the airlines.

I used to get travellodge rooms cheap by booking as early as they would let us. Sometimes choosing a different travellodge nearby helps but in this case its getting a bit late.

Dont forget to look up traditional Bed and Breakfasts. Probably best to find them through the local tourist board where there is a bit of quality assurance. B&Bs tend not to use the supply and demand method so if a room is still available it will still be at their standard price  ;). Remember 20-30 years ago there were a lot less of these McDonalds of the guest house world (I mean offering a consistent familiar product).
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2012, 10:32:52 PM »
Just had a count up and we have 8 Carltons going to Billing! There is one person bringing a Carlton that some of you may recognise but I shall not steal that persons thunder and let you all find out when you get there!
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2012, 01:51:47 AM »
Unfortunately I cant make it to find out.
Someone will keep me posted Im sure.

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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2012, 11:52:40 AM »
Sad to hear you won't be there Day :o

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« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2012, 11:56:36 AM »
I'm pretty gutted TBH, but I just couldnt enjoy myself with the limitations I have at the mo.

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« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2012, 12:00:13 PM »
Yeah not good bud, hope your better soon ;)
Will get plenty of pics so you will almost feel like your there ;D

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« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2012, 12:11:48 PM »
Good plan - cheers Chris.

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« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2012, 01:00:14 PM »
Is it going to be like the ABS Belvoir meeting and Silverstone now. Mud, mud, mud? One week to go and more rain forcast!
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2012, 04:18:55 AM »
Yeah not good bud, hope your better soon ;)
Will get plenty of pics so you will almost feel like your there ;D


Ditto to that, there will be plenty of photo's rolling about!
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #20 on: July 09, 2012, 05:50:12 PM »
I don't think me or my carlton will be there now... :(
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« Reply #21 on: July 09, 2012, 06:06:20 PM »
why not Diane??
what would life be like if we all drove fwd cars? feckin boring that's what rear drive or bust

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« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2012, 06:37:23 PM »
My foots still broken even after 6 weeks, had an xray today....
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2012, 10:08:20 PM »
Stand by for the confirmed date for next years rally! Once I have conformation of the date I will post it up.

Its impossible (or really bad luck!) that we will have a wet one next year so heres hoping for scorchng hot sunshine which i am sure it will be!

Its hoped to do the same as was supposed to happen this year (celebrate the 30th aniversary of the rally) so should be a really good one!

Dont be put off by the happenings this year, it was just a blip!


Stand by for the info!!
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Re: VBOA National Rally Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July 2012
« Reply #24 on: November 26, 2012, 12:32:37 AM »
Just to keep this thread up to date the dates for the 2013 VBOA National Rally are:-

12th to 14th July 2013

Just a note that if you paid your stand fee to the VODC for the 2012 rally then you dont need to pay again for 2013 providing you are still a paid up VODC club member, this is the least we could do after the 2012 'disaster'!! even though we had no control over it.

I will post up more details on the rally as they come in.


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