I am an ex HGV1 and PCV British and European driver and have driven many miles in Europe. I was an MOD aircraft crash Fire fighter Driver for twenty years. I was then a Coach driver for four years Then back to The MOD as a driver of all things great and small from a corsa to a 60ft artic includeing driveing dignatories and station VIP's about the country and the station and emergency spares for aircraft and helecopters bound for all corners of the world
I have a black Volvo V70 used for small and urgent loads.
I also use it for towing up to it's maximum capacity of 1900kg.
If caravans contain items which would take them over my towing limit I will ask for the excess to be taken by the customer in thier car to keep things legal. That does not often happen The same applies to boats and dinghy's. Whilst I know it is not ideal and we would not normally want to haveing been a caravanner for 40 years plus I can mend most things mechanical around caravans and certainly the running gear and lights and when towing I always take the apprpriate tools with me just in case. I also expect the owners to supply security equipment for caravans and trailers where possible. especially the through wheel types that are used on the caravans with alloy wheels on them. I do not take on oversized twin axle European/American caravans due to all the problems that go with them in being over width and over length.
I always work on my own and so try not to take on large jobs unless I am told there is someone at each end to help load and unload.
I am self employed.
I prefer to do tasks on a same day or at worst only have things one or two days as I don't do storage at this time.
I try to do jobs at a price that is fair to customers so I will not always be the cheapest but I will try to be the best for any job I bid for.
I don't set routes I go where the work takes me
Any bank transfers done if at all possible on the day before due to problems in the past. The few spoil it for the majority.Otherwise cash is prefered
Recent Feedback for swampysnr
|Touring caravan||reedgareth1||After a very long delay, through no fault of his own, he arrived. Very nice person and would use again|
Response:Thanks for the good feedback even after me being held up happy caravaning where you are now Cheers John
|touring caravan||andy.merrill||Perfect service and very friendly, would use again and would highly reccomended, thank you John for getting the caravan to me and all your help and advise while you were with us.|
Response:Thanks for your posative feedback but its all part of the service. Happy caravaning, Cheers John
|2 berth touring caravan. Avondale Avocet||d.marley25||first class service. Helpful, efficient and reliable. Job completed on time. I would recommend to anyone. Many thanks. |
Response:Thanks for the feedback, but it's all part of the service. Happy camping Cheers John
|touring caravan||frankwhitehouse123||Lovely gentleman who couldn't have been more helpful ,Will definitely use him again cannot praise him highly enough .|
Response:All part of the service for customers. Hope to have the chance to work for again. Cheers John
|Bessacarr Cameo touring caravan||lindaweath||We needed our caravan moving and John was fantastic.
Extremely helpful, no hassle.
We will definitely use him again, no hesitation at all and happy to recommend him and his company.
Response:All part of the service Happy camping
|1980 Royale Touranger to be towed||markblades2||John is a fantastic ambassador for your service. Super fellow, easy to deal with, Knowledgeble and extremely helpful. We would have know issues in recommending John to others and we plan to use his services again. Thanks Again John|
Response:Thank you Mark But all part of the service. Good luck with your new venture Cheers John
|Bailey Pegasus caravan||sanr310||John was a star! Everything went exactly to plan and John was so helpful and such a lovely man nothing was too much for him he made sure everything was perfect before he left helping us so much more than he needed to He is a very helpful man and full of useful knowledge Brilliant service would recommend him to everyone
Thanks again John!|
Response:All part of the service, will work for you again if requested Cheers John
|Elddis Crusader Storm||heatherjpick66||The gentleman delivered our caravan today, it was a great job, it was delivered on time. He was courteous and a lovely man. I would highly recommend. |
Response:Thank you for your feed back , will work for you again any time should you wish. Cheers John
|Touring caravan||stoodles57||John was very professional and delivered caravan promptly to our new site. |
Response:Big caravan to a small site but we got it into place with a bit of shunting Happy caravaning Cheers John
|Bailey Senator Louisiana Caravan 2005||dapreece1||A great job done , John is a professional at his job . We were certainly grateful for all he did , he went the extra mile and helped get us on our plot. A really nice guy too .|
Response:Thanks for the great feedback, unlike others I treat my customers as I like to be treated. If requested I will work for again This customer whenever required Cheers John
|Jetski||graham_sedwell||John gave a fantastic service and I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs something picking up. I purchased an item from an unknown buyer of which it turned out there were issues with the trailer. John went above and beyond in order to get it delivered, 250 miles in total. Great communication, I was given regular updates throughout the journey and the price was very reasonable. I will be sure to use John again and recommend him to all my friends. Thanks again :)|
Response:Thank you for the feedback Graham, i will work for you again if requested. Cheers John
|2 berth touring caravan||birdfeeder1985||Great communication couldn't do enough for me |
Response:Excellent customer good communications good instructions. Happy caravaning Cheers
|Swift 18 on trailer||cordner232||What a fantastic person, I would have been really stuck if it wasn't for John. No problem was too big or small for him to deal with. It was a long day and the boat was safely delivered to it's new home. I would definitely use him again and would fully recommend him to anyone. Many thanks again John. Regards David.
Response:Thanks for the praise,but it's all part of the service as far as I am concerned. Cheers John
|Conway folding camper trailer tent||steve-680||Excellent service provided. Been looking for a reliable collection service for a while and i know i have found it.
100% be using Johns professional servoce again.|
Response:Thanks for the vote of confidence and look forward to your further work. Cheers John
|Luna Quasar FB touring caravan||mcforesters142||I cannot recommend John highly enough. I am a complete novice to caravanning and he was so helpful. I had every confidence that my caravan was in safe hands. Not only did John transport my caravan to it's destination speedily, for a great price and without any fuss, he spent ages ensuring that the caravan was sited and levelled safely not to mention the much needed help and advice about caravanning! Nothing was too much trouble and the service was first class. I would not hesitate to use them again. Thanks John!|
Response: Not a problem all part of the service. Happy caravaning. Cheers John
|Rowing dinghy with small out board||r.jseaman||What a brilliant service, 1st class, great attention to detail.and brilliant man to communicate with .|
Response:Thanks for that Robert you yourself had great attention to detail the only thing that slowed the job was the traffic Cheers John
|touring caravan||tra3||I would recommend John to everyone, what a lovely, helpful, friendly and professional man he is. He picked my caravan up from Bury for me and dropped it off at the campsite in Wales for me. He kept in contact with me to update me on what was happening and even left me a gas bottle to start me off on my first caravan Holiday, Everything went so smoothly, I think everyone should have a John in their life.|
Response:Not a problem nothing more than my usual standard of work but don't expect a gas cylinder every time as I have no more left . Cheers John
|Sprite 400||hay3ee||John was extremely reliable from arranging collection to the delivery. He knew what he was talking about and we felt the caravan was in safe hands. Would highly recommend, the delivery couldn't have been any easier, have never needed a courier before but I know in the future who to use!
Thanks again John :) |
Response:Thank you for those kind words. If you should ever need anything moving just let me know. Cheers John
|small caravan (not the car as well!)||h.found.10||Fantastic in every way. Really cannot fault them and highly recommend them. |
Response:Excellent customers will work for again if requested
|Wooden boat with trailer||yasmine-1||Very reliable and experienced - highly recommended.|
Response:Excellent customers, will work for again if requested
|Sprite Musketeer 4 berth caravan early 90s winter project||suttonrider||WOW,
John was the right choice for a delivery guy.
He towed our caravan without fuss or complication and for a great price.
He's a smashing chap and i can't thank him enough for the job he did but also the free help and guidance he gave re owning a caravan was worth money!!
10/10 couldn't fault him.
Response:Thanks for the feedback Damon but I consider it to be all part of the service. Cheers John
|Lark dinghy||cab.duncan||Excellent, a very competent and friendly service.
Would definitely ask John to do another job if the need arose.
Response:Excellent customer would defenately work for again if requested
|Coachman Amara 380/2||gbooker45||Good service|
|lunar solaris 2 twin axle caravan||colin.newman23||John provided an excellent service very professional. I would certainly recommend A & J couriers to anyone and would certainly not hesitate to use John Spong again.|
Response:Excellent customers but I only did what I consider a proper job Cheers John
|4 berth tourer||ceeyote||Absolute wonderful man and his wife..nothing was too much trouble...thank you both of you for getting our caravan to us safely.|
Response:Not a problem it is what you pay for and I believe in a good service for all
|Rapido folding caravan,about the same size as a folded trailer tent||monkeymagic||Top bloke to deal with,great communication and a pleasure to deal with.Great price for the distance.Thanks again John,hope to do business with you again.|
Response:Great customer to deal with. Great instructions. great communications. I hope to deal with you again. Cheers John
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