Due to rallies increasingly being held on commercial sites, please be aware that if you book onto these rallies and you cancel or are a non-arrival and the site is unable to rebook your pitch, you will be asked to pay the cost of the rally in full.
Ralliers could you please make sure that when making a BACS payment, you fill in the reference on the BACS form, this will be your name and rally number. Then let the Treasurer know you have made your bank transfer to enable the account to be checked and confirmed. This will make sure that the Treasurer allocates the monies to the correct rally. Thank you.
HINTS FOR NEW RALLIERS
Having made your first step by joining the Avon Centre,
you may now be wondering how to book in to your first rally.
Having chosen a Rally which interests you, either on line or in the Rally book you have 2 choices on how to book a rally. You may go on line to book in by completing the online form which is automatically sent to the Rally Officer who will confirm your booking and you can then pay your deposit by Bank Transfer.
Nat West Bank
Sort code 60-12-22
Acc. No. 29618851
Telephone the Rally Officer and check if there is spaces, if so get their address and send a completed booking slip along with a cheque for the deposit payable to “ AVON CAMC “.
You will not receive confirmation of your booking - assume you are
booked in unless the R.O. contacts you.
(If you want to, you can ring the Rally Officer to confirm your booking).
It’s advisable to have a look at the RALLY RULES, to see the guidelines
which the Centre operates under.
These rules are for your safety and well being.
Then you follow the steps listed below:
Follow directions given in your Rally Handbook. When you near your
destination you will be guided by The Avon Centre rally signs either yellow or white triangles guiding you to the site.
Always take a look at a map against the location details provided in
the Handbook. This can save you a lot of time and frustration later on,
especially if you are arriving in the dark.
Please do not arrive on the rally any earlier than the time stated.
On arrival, you will find the Rally Officers waiting for you. They will
normally be the first caravans inside the site, and will be marked with
“Rally Officer” signs. You will be welcomed and given a Rally Envelope
upon payment of the due Rally Fee. The envelope will contain a Plaque,
Programme, Competitions and Social Tickets (if you booked for Social).
You can join in as much or as little as you want - fellow Ralliers will
welcome you and help you in any way they can.The Rally Officer will
guide you to a Peg Marker where you will site your outfit.
During the Rally, usually at the end, there will be a "Flag". This is when
Ralliers assemble for news of forthcoming events, birthday and anniversary announcements, and Competition winner announcements. Children usually
receive free sweets. It is also where the Rally Officers are thanked for
running the Rally on behalf of the Avon Centre.
To be a Rallier, you will need all the usual camping equipment,
plus blocks and wedges (for sloping sites) to level up your caravan,
and a bin liner to take your dry waste home with you.
PLEASE BE AWARE: Rallies generally will require you to have your own
facilities - i.e.toilet in your caravan and your own electrical power
(12v battery, solar panel etc.) Rallies offering electric hook-ups will
be referred to as “Serviced Pitches”. If there is no mention of a serviced
pitch, then you will need your own facilities.
All rallies will always have drinking water point and toilet disposal point.
AND FINALLY: If you have booked a rally, and find that you can’t attend,
please let the Rally Officers know. Cancellation WILL incur expenditure to
the Centre, and your deposit will be forfeited.
For Your Information
General information to all ralliers, page 80 of the rally book says tents are allowed for 3 days or more. General Letters to Centres states that tents
are allowed on rallies over 5 days, which includes Bank Holidays, as these are usually from the Thursday till the Monday. Tents are NOT allowed
as yet on weekend rallies. If you would like further information please get in touch with the Secretary.
Paying By Bank Transfer
The Centre now accepts BACS payments for rallies with a minimum of £10.00.
If you would like the Centre account details to pay by BACS please speak to any member of the committee.
As a reference please put your Name and rally number from the rally book and let the Treasurer know when you have made your bank transfer so he can check the bank account.
When you are writing or receiving cheques for rallies please
make sure they are payable to "Avon Centre CAMC"